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  • 17 mechanical engineering grad students earn ME Graduate Research Achievement Awards
    The Mechanical Engineering Department presented 17 students with Graduate Student Research Achievement Awards in November. The awards recognize students’ research accomplishments in 2022-2023, with publishing in journals being the main criterion. Department Chair Deyang Qu praised the students' accomplishments, stating, "Your hard work … Read more
  • UWM support earns Association of Energy Engineers award
    The Wisconsin Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers (WAEE) received the National Division: Best Student Chapter Support Award during the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) World Energy Conference and Expo held in Orlando, FL Oct. 24-27, 2023. The AEE … Read more
  • College celebrates renovated research spaces and researchers
    On Nov. 2 the College of Engineering & Applied Science showed off its newly renovated 9th and 10th floor research spaces to alumni, business and community partners. Dean Brett Peters noted that, in addition to sharing the incredible transformation of … Read more
  • 2023 Southeast Wisconsin Transportation Symposium Breaks Attendance Records
    The 2023 Southeast Wisconsin Transportation Symposium, co-hosted by UWM's Institute for Physical Infrastructure and Transportation and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, saw attendance climb for the second straight year, with close to 200 registrants. The symposium, which began in 2021, … Read more
  • Naderi Wins 2023 ASME Computers and Information Division Poster Session Award
    Congratulations to Forouzan Naderi, graduate student in Mechanical Engineering, on winning the 2023 ASME Computers and Information Division Poster Session Award for the poster titled “Physics-Informed Deep Learning for Chemical Source Localization and Characterization.” The event took place at the ASME International Design … Read more
  • Welcome Aditya Akundi, industrial manufacturing and systems engineer
    The college welcomes Aditya Akundi as an assistant professor, industrial & manufacturing engineering. Akundi's primary research is in complex systems engineering, including model-based systems engineering, cyber-physical systems, and digital quality control. He also pursues research in engineering education. Akundi's research … Read more


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