Students and Faculty

We welcome students from all disciplines. Our students have come from a variety of backgrounds, including engineering, computer sciences, business and retail. Starting in fall of 2016, the student experience evolved into a class, and this spring, Introduction to Internet of Things: Technologies and Applications, a three-credit course, will be offered. The class is open to all majors and years, but registration is by instructor consent only.

  • Credits: This course is three credits.
  • Offered by: Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering.
  • Course number: ISyE 601 Section 004, Class #34304 (Special Topics in Industrial Engineering).
  • Time: 5:00–7:30 pm on Wednesdays.
  • Instructor: Alfonso Gutierrez

To register: Place yourself on the WAIT LIST, and the instructor will follow up.


We welcome involvement from companies and other groups that share interests in our center. We have opportunities for collaborating on research, sponsorship for lab projects and events. Find out more about the benefits of joining, and contact Dr. Raj Veeramani at for more information.


If you are a member of the press, contact Lori Wilson at

What Should We Work on Next?

Do you have innovative ideas for our next project? Give us some feedback, we are always interested in technologies in retail, healthcare, and manufacturing that we can bring into the lab for research and hands-on experimentation. See Student Projects for more information about recent projects.

Upcoming Events

Check out our Events page for an up-to-date list of Industry Events, Work Group updates and student poster sessions. events.

Forbes features UW IoT Systems Research Center

Forbes videoForbes BrandVoice featured the UW Internet of Things Systems Research Center (then known as the IoT Lab) in a video highlighting IoT in higher education. The video explores the many ways the University of Wisconsin is embracing the Internet of Things.

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