Media coverage of WEI this month included stories on climate change, energy, pollution, waste management, and pollination, among other topics.

Transportation & Fuels, Engine Research, Electricity Systems, Electricity Distribution, Energy & Society, Environmental Studies, Sustainable Agriculture


The complexity of life makes it difficult to study. In biochemistry, there are often just too many processes and reactions taking place in a cell for humans to wrap their heads around. What helps biochemists make sense of it all?  Cue computational biology and biochemistry.

Electricity Systems, Materials

| Kai Brito

When we think about the health impacts of air pollution, it’s important to know which pollutants are in the air we breathe. Fortunately, the U.S. has a large network of air monitoring instruments designed to measure this “nose-level” pollution, from ozone to particulates. In fact, the U.S.

Energy & Society, Environmental Studies

| Eric Hamilton

Your next bite of local bread or gulp of Madison beer might just have a little piece of Sheboygan in it. Sheboygan yeast, anyway.

Transportation & Fuels, Biofuels & Bioproducts, Conversion


Seventeen  innovative projects ranging from personalizing diabetes prevention and treatment, to transforming wood into a renewable electronic material, to improving outcomes for incarcerated parents and their children, to fusion energy research that integrates optimized plasma confinement,&n

Biofuels & Bioproducts, Plant Deconstruction, Plant Genetics & Breeding, Materials, Energy & Society, Science Communication, Water, Modeling