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.