Fourteen highly innovative research projects have been chosen for the first round of funding by the University of Wisconsin—Madison Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education for the UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative. Among them is a project for which Prof. Michael Ferris will serve as PI, "Reserve Energy Co-Optimization with Real-time Data from Satellites." Ferris will be joined by co-PIs from Electrical and Computer Engineering, as well as Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences.
Find out more about other funded projects and the UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative here. Several affiliate faculty of computer sciences, such as Marc Craven, Antony Gitter and Vikas Singh, are also involved in the proposals recently selected for funding.