Research

UW-Stout applies practical, creative, hands-on investigation to complex industry challenges.
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UW-Stout has earned a reputation for high-impact, transdisciplinary applied research that strengthens faculty and staff expertise and empowers students through real-world applications with industry and community partners.

Faculty, staff and students engage in applied, theoretical and creative research activities that advance knowledge and invention, and produce new works of literature, music, entertainment, and fine arts. 

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Archives & Area Research Cent

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Sustainability Sciences Institute

Sustainability Sciences Institute

Engaging students, faculty, community, and industry in collaborative, applied research.
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Student & Faculty Research

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LAKES REU researchers combine interdisciplinary knowledge to analyze health of Red Cedar watershed

Professors lead eleven students from around the U.S. in ‘helping to facilitate positive change in land use, water quality’

Food science Assistant Professor Mitra leads research in Food Process Engineering Research Lab

Graduate students seek to convert fruit, soybean and brewing byproducts into healthy, sustainable foods

Three teams named as national competition winners, receive real-world experiences in sustainable packaging solutions

Professional associations offer design challenge, scholarships to help prepare students for careers

Faculty and Student Research

All Faculty and Student Research News

Health of Red Cedar watershed topic of LAKES students, mentors Aug. 11 community presentation

Eleven researchers from around U.S. invite conversations on challenges, opportunities in the region

LAKES REU researchers combine interdisciplinary knowledge to analyze health of Red Cedar watershed

Professors lead eleven students from around the U.S. in ‘helping to facilitate positive change in land use, water quality’

Food science Assistant Professor Mitra leads research in Food Process Engineering Research Lab

Graduate students seek to convert fruit, soybean and brewing byproducts into healthy, sustainable foods