For being audaciously young, Dan Ludois has an appreciation for history.

Electricity Systems, Materials

| Serena Larkin

Students and staff returning to the University of Wisconsin–Madison can protect each other from COVID-19 with masks designed by the university’s experts in textiles, filtration and infectious disease, and made by one of Wisconsin’s oldest companies.

| Jason Daley

On July 5, 2020, Karen and William Monfre Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering Jennifer Reed passed away at age 41 after a protracted struggle with cancer.

| Jason Daley

Some of the most exciting advancements in modern chemistry don’t require test tubes, bioreactors or even lab coats. Computational chemistry is a branch of the science that uses computer simulations to determine the structure and properties of chemicals and materials.

Materials, Modeling

| Jason Daley

The August 2020 issue of the journal Topics in Catalysis is dedicated to Paul A. Elfers, James A. Dumesic, and Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor Manos Mavrikakis in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering.


| Jason Daley

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office, part of the Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, is funding a new $10 million Multi-University Center on Chemical Upcycling of Waste Plastics (CUWP) under the direction of Richard L.

Energy & Society

| Jason Daley

Depending on who you are, there are many contenders for the most important building on a university campus—the football stadium, the chancellor’s office or the coffee shop.

Electricity Distribution, Energy & Society