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.
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
The National Science Foundation funds research opportunities for undergraduate students through its REU Sites program. UW-Stout has recently hosted two REU programs. In 2016 and 2017, the Robotics for Assistive Technology REU project sought to improve the technology that enables robotics to enhance our daily lives. From 2014 to 2019, The LAKES-REU project has researched the root causes and vialble solutions to phosphorus pollution in our watersheds.