Abbas Ourmazd, a UWM distinguished professor of physics, has been appointed to serve on the Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC) of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
When Rust-Oleum needed some answers, UWM researchers did a different type of paint-by-numbers work.
UWM has received three highly competitive awards from the National Science Foundation to fund research instrumentation. “It is quite unusual for an institution to receive multiple MRI awards in a single year, and it’s certainly unprecedented at UWM,” said Mark Harris, interim vice provost for research.
UWM physics students got the chance to combine science with an adventure when they ventured to the Australian Outback recently. They helped build a radio telescope array that’s part of an international hunt for pulsars.
The announcement of this year’s Nobel Prize winners struck home for one UWM faculty member. Alexander “Leggy” Arnold, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, did his master’s and doctoral research under one of the winners, Bernard “Ben” Feringa.
A century after Albert Einstein’s gravitational wave prediction, meet the UWM scientists who helped prove him correct, his doubts wrong, and cemented the school’s status as a premier research institution.
Adam Greenberg, assistant professor of psychology at UWM, is researching how the brain recognizes music and our response to it.
UWM physicists are part of an international team that has detected gravitational waves for a second time.
New drugs under development by UWM scientists, who are working through the Milwaukee Institute for Drug Discovery, could eventually change millions of lives.
UWM researchers used a groundbreaking experiment to observe molecular changes with unprecedented detail and speed.