| Renee Meiller

In today’s increasingly powerful electronics, tiny materials are a must as manufacturers seek to increase performance without adding bulk.

Electricity Systems, Materials, Solar

| Aaron R. Conklin

You’ve likely heard of fens, a particular type of miry and mineral-rich wetland, in the context of European geography or literature. Shakespeare referenced fens in “King Lear,” and J.K Rowling included them in the Harry Potter universe.

Energy & Society, Environmental Studies

| Krista Eastman

Could cellulosic biofuels – or liquid energy derived from grasses and wood – become a green fuel of the future, providing an environmentally sustainable way of meeting energy needs?

Transportation & Fuels, Biofuels & Bioproducts, Sustainable Agriculture, Environmental Studies

| Krista Eastman

Engineers from the University of Wisconsin–Madison will receive an estimated $9.3 million in funding from the United States Department of Energy (DOE) for advanced nuclear energy research.

Electricity Systems, Nuclear, Supercritical Fluids


The innovative research being done at UW-Madison is something that can hardly be missed by the public. Below is some of our energy experts' cutting-edge research that has been publicized in the media this month.

Transportation & Fuels, Electricity Systems, Energy & Society