In 1957, newly commissioned 2nd Lt. John Morgridge was installed at a Dover Air Force Base tabulating center alongside the latest in computing technology: a 25-ton, 6,000-square-foot Honeywell DATAmatic 1000. How things have changed, said …April 25, 2023
CDIS Building’s sustainability initiatives focus on conserving water, reducing energy consumption, and promoting biophilia
The School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences (CDIS) designed our new building to be the most sustainable structure on campus, a preeminent example of a design that is forward-looking. To accomplish this vision, the …April 22, 2023
The University of Wisconsin–Madison will break ground Tuesday on a home for a group of academic programs and research vital to the future of Wisconsin’s economy and in hot demand among students. A nearly 350,000-square-foot …April 20, 2023
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Why a new building?
We want to create a hub where every Badger from any major can come together with others to creatively ideate and collaborate on projects while acquiring valuable skills.
The programs of Computer Sciences, Statistics and Information School have witnessed extraordinary student enrollment in recent years that shows no signs of slowing.
In addition to fostering entrepreneurial startups, partnering with tech companies like Epic Systems, Exact Sciences, Fetch, Google and Microsoft creates opportunities for students to gain valuable experience.
Help us build the future.
A Hub for Collaboration
This facility will be dedicated to digital excellence in both research and education. With spaces for classroom instruction, research, study, and collaboration, it will facilitate connection between students, faculty, and industry partners.
A Centralized Location
The building will create a new center of activity for the campus, enabling important connections and establishing a tech corridor from Physics and Chemistry to the Discovery Building to the College of Engineering.
Where Learning Happens
Modern classrooms with the latest features for connectivity and collaboration will facilitate hands-on learning experiences. The building will also have enough space to double our faculty to meet current and anticipated demand.
The American Family Data Science Institute, Center for High Throughput Computing and Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics will all reside in the new CDIS building, offering exciting collaboration, research and learning opportunities.