Chen takes leave for National Science Foundation post

A distinguished professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is taking a leave of absence to join the National Science Foundation to manage a subset of federally funded engineering research centers. Junhong Chen, a UWM distinguished professor of mechanical and materials engineering, has been named program director of NSF’s Engineering Research Centers Program, a post that […]

UWM joins new $20 million institute on Great Lakes research

UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences is a partner in a new research institute focused on sustainable management of the Great Lakes. The Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research represents a partnership between nine universities across the Great Lakes region, plus nongovernmental organizations and private businesses. CIGLR is led by the University of Michigan and funded […]

Undergraduates compete for research glory

More than 270 UWM students from across disciplines presented results of their research from this academic year at the annual symposium sponsored by the UWM Office of Undergraduate Research on April 28. The projects included oral, performance and poster presentations on a range of topics – from sustainable neighborhoods to the effect of meditation on […]