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.
UWM physicists have created a machine-learning algorithm that improves the accuracy of timing estimates by a factor of up to 300.
UWM researchers Marius Schmidt and Jason Tenboer harnessed X-Ray Free Electron Laser technology and became the first people to witness proteins changing in real time.
The Cultural Resource Management Program at UWM carefully picks up the pieces when construction projects dig into forgotten city cemeteries or mass graves.
UWM paleontologist Stephen Dornbos found 555-million-year-old fossilized multicellular marine algae, or seaweed, and it’s among the oldest examples of multicellular life.
A UWM faculty member helps Milwaukee’s Betty Brinn Children’s Museum design and evaluate an exhibit where children build circuits, make music and learn about science.