UWM will bring its expertise in microgrid technology to the industry-academic effort “to make the U.S. electrical grid more reliable, greener and less expensive,” according to Adel Nasiri.
Results of a study on the relocation of a community of desert tortoises in California has unveiled a mystery: When moved only a short distance from their habitat, the females in the group assimilated to their new location and reproduced normally – but not the transported males. The study originated in 2008 with a planned […]
UWM faculty members Ilya Avdeev and Anne Basting have been named as the first Kellner Entrepreneurship Fellows. The positions are awarded to UWM scholars who contribute to the growing culture of entrepreneurship at UWM through research and teaching. Avdeev, an associate professor of mechanical engineering, and Basting, a professor of theater, are supported by the Mary […]
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 […]
A professor of social work at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has been named the new director of the Center for Urban Population Health (CUPH), a collaborative research organization among UWM, the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, and Aurora Health Care Inc. Lisa Berger replaces Ron Cisler, who left CUPH to become […]
The Milwaukee Institute for Drug Discovery combines the research talent and tools needed for the next generation of treatments.
Harvey Bootsma studies, among other things, the yearly discharge of carbon dioxide from from the lake into the atmosphere. The event could offer insights into maintaining a healthy food chain and the role of lakes in climate change.
People with Alzheimer’s disease often experience a period of restlessness or agitation late in the day. Known as “sundowning,” it also disrupts the patients’ sleep. Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee believe a condition called restless legs syndrome (RLS), an inability to sit or lie still in the […]
Paul Roebber can’t change the weather, but he’s still revolutionizing how it’s predicted.
A team of investigators led by UWM epidemiologist Amy Kalkbrenner has landed a $2.3 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to explore the connection between air pollution and autism.