Future of Wearables – Engineering Meets Fashion

Catherine Finedore (right), a senior in Biomedical Engineering, does a great job presenting her work during an industry workshop on integrating interactive LED technology into dress she designed. She was also featured in this article for receiving a scholarship for her work in biomedical engineering.

Bringing Corporate Executives Together with Startups and UW Faculty and Students

We had students and faculty from business, engineering, computer science, and law attend our Corporate Executive Industry Event in November. Sid Ramesh, an industrial engineering junior, presented on the projects and work he is doing in enterprise blockchain. Jignesh Patel, computer science faculty and entrepreneur, presented on his work in AI. See this short videoContinue reading “Bringing Corporate Executives Together with Startups and UW Faculty and Students”

UW-Madison Students and High School Girls in STEM Bootcamp

Two of our interns, biomedical engineering student Catherine Finedore, and computer science student, Rita Roloff, co-developed an experiential program for taking a group of middle school girls from ideation to product development. They also mentored the girls and provided strong role models of successful women in STEM fields. Besides being fun, one of the participantsContinue reading “UW-Madison Students and High School Girls in STEM Bootcamp”

Learning More Effective Communication with Graphic Recording Skills

We had a professional graphic facilitator from a San Francisco, CA-based consulting firm teach students graphic recording skills to capture information and story tell in a more effective and visual way. Mary Finedore, graduate student in neurobiology, and Tayler Nowak, an MBA student, practice the techniques before facilitating an industry session.

Accelerating Product Development for a Biomedical Startup with a Student Team

Biomedical engineering undergraduate students Connor Sheedy, Kevin Knapp, and Lexi Cheng met with the CEO of Lohman Technologies, makers of AfibAlert, regularly to get feedback while accelerating product development for the medical device startup.

Forbes Video Highlighting Successes of the UW-Madison IoT Lab

Internet Of Things 101: Inside The Latest Trend In Higher Education The Internet of Things (IoT) will connect everyone and everything like never before. Through an innovative new education lab in America’s heartland, the University of Wisconsin is preparing the next generation of engineers to harness it: Watch Video on Forbes.com