Astronomers take first radio look for habitability of distant planets

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee astronomer David Kaplan and colleagues have begun a radio search for the magnetic fields of planets orbiting distant stars. The team reported its initial findings in “A search for circularly polarized emission from young exoplanets,” published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. The astronomers conducted a search of star […]

Phenology tracking network cofounded by UWM climatologist honored

When the National Parks Service wanted know if spring was coming earlier at many national parks around the U.S., it turned to the USA National Phenology Network (USA-NPN), an online environmental change-tracking resource cofounded by Mark D. Schwartz, UWM distinguished professor of geography. The National Phenology Network provides Start of Spring maps and tools that […]

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 […]

Publications & Presentations

Bravo, H. R., McLellan, S., Klump, J. V., Hamidi, S. A., & Talarczyk, D. (2017, September). Modeling the fecal coliform footprint in a Lake Michigan urban coastal area. Environmental Modelling & Software, 95, 401-419.
Nguyen, T., Wud, M., Lewd, J., , Albaugh, M., N, J, Fonov, V. S., Collins, D. L., Campbell, B. C., Booij, L., Herba, C., Monnier, P., Ducharme, S., & McCraken, J. T. (2017, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Dehydroepiandrosterone may impact working memory by shaping cortico-hippocampal structure covariance during development. Psyoneuroendocrinology.
Frick, D. N. (2017, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Faculty of 1000 evaluation for MTH1 inhibition eradicates cancer by preventing sanitation of the dNTP pool. F1000 - Post-publication peer review of the biomedical literature.