Chris Kucharik is the developer and steward of a powerful computer model known as Agro-IBIS, which enables him to explore the complex challenges that arise where the interconnected demands for food, water, and energy collide. It can also factor in climate change, a moving target that compounds these challenges.
Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center scientists discovered an efficient and economically feasible process for producing a versatile plant-derived chemical considered crucial for building a renewable economy.
Student teams from around the state constructed their own model wind turbines and tested them in a wind tunnel, competing to see which team could produce the most energy.
2018 marked an exciting year of transition and change at the Wisconsin Energy Institute. Read all the highlights here.
A new study led by Vatsan Raman at UW–Madison, unveils a biosensor that may light the way to the best microbial candidates for biofuel production.