Wisconsin Discovery Portal


The Wisconsin Discovery Portal (WDP) is a database of profiles of researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The WDP, which contains over 3,000 carefully maintained research profiles, is an outgrowth of the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery project’s goal of facilitating collaborative research. Each profile has been gathered by WDP staff by searching existing public websites and contains information such as:

Keyword Search

The WDP database offers a user-friendly search-by-keyword platform where results are returned by relevance.


The WDP can be used to: