Tom Ziemer, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Robot workers can help humans in manufacturing jobs
Researchers are developing methods to show how collaborative robots (cobots) can help and even improve human workers' roles in manufacturing.
Simpler COVID-19 test could be applied for future pandemics
Researchers from UW-Madison are working on commercialization of a faster, simpler and less expensive alternative to PCR tests for detecting COVID-19, which could be adapted to other infectious diseases.
Engineering student helps organize PPE production, COVID response in developing countries
University of Wisconsin-Madison grad student Rebecca Alcock is playing a leading role in a large-scale, U.N.-backed effort to mobilize production of personal protective equipment (PPE) and more in developing countries around the world amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Medical shield for coronavirus being developed
University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers are working with Madison-area manufacturers to make medical face shields, which is an important piece of personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers treating coronavirus patients.