Senator Baldwin visits campus to learn about UW renewable energy research

Tim Donohue (right), Director of the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) and UW–Madison Professor of Bacteriology, explains the unique features of the Wisconsin Energy Institute (WEI)’s labs to U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin.

Senator Tammy Baldwin came to campus last Thursday to tour the new Wisconsin Energy Institute building, learn more about renewable energy research on campus and discuss with with university leadership and researchers how budget sequestration will impact the campus.

Senator Baldwin takes the wheel of a Corbin Sparrow in the Wisconsin Energy Institute (WEI) Building. Photos: Matthew Wisniewski / Wisconsin Energy Institute