April 2016

Professor Timothy Bertram to Receive Promotion and Tenure

Assistant Professor Timothy Bertram has been recommended for tenure and will be promoted to the rank of associate professor in August. This decision reflects the department, college, and university's joint recognition of Bertram's excellent teaching, research, and outreach contributions.

Madison-made Electrolyte Going Big at Global Battery Manufacturer

Silatronix, a University of Wisconsin—Madison startup that has invented a safer electrolyte for the lithium-ion batteries used in phones, laptops and tablets, says its formulation has survived several years of evaluation and is now moving into pilot production at a major Japanese battery manufacturer.