UWM Joins the Ranks of Top Tier Research Institutions in the U.S.

UWM achieves Tier One/R1 status by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions–enjoyed by only 2 percent of universities in the nation. Research distinguishes the undergraduate experience, enhances the graduate experience, promotes job growth, innovation and discoveries that improve our daily lives and community. Read more.

Manufacturers find $6.5 million of energy savings opportunities

There are 24 Industrial Assessment Centers in the United States helping small and mid-size manufacturers save millions of dollars each year. The only one located in Wisconsin is based at the College of Engineering & Applied Science at UWM. Read more.

The College of Engineering & Applied Science’s Industrial Assessment Center Names We Energies IAC Partner of the Year

Chancellor Mark Mone honored Gale Klappa, Chairman and CEO of We Energies for joining us to help manufacturers save millions of dollars and reducing use of the energy grid. Read more.

UWM Engineer Builds Device to Show How Blood Flows When We Think

Associate Professor Ramin Pashaie, electrical engineering, received a prestigious NSF CAREER grant to develop equipment with high-resolution imaging that will reveal and quantify the role played by each type of brain cell and how the types work together. Read more.

Metals Smart Enough to Save Gas

Imagine engines that conserve fuel by automatically dialing down internal friction, water pipes that seal their own cracks and iPhones that protect themselves when dropped. Metallurgist Pradeep Rohatgi has – and he invented the futuristic materials necessary to build these smart products. Read more.

Water Sensors Could Address Flint, MI Water Crisis

As citizens in Flint, Mich., wait for the government to fix the problems that led to lead contamination in their drinking water, they and many others doubtless wonder how communities can protect themselves in the future. Read more.

Milwaukee Engineers Poised to Serve Biomedical Needs

As a new biomedical engineering undergraduate degree program starts in fall, the graduate program in biomedical engineering expands with the college’s first GANN award (the U.S. Department of Education’s Graduate Assistants in Areas of National Need). Read more.

A Wrench Fends Off Injury, Feeds the Economy

Utility workers may “not get a break” from their hard work with a new wrench designed to prevent painful shoulder injuries often caused by strenuous meter work. Read more.

Student Research Poster Competition
Judges Needed April 23

Student posters represent the gold standard of research for a Carnegie Classification of Institutions R1institution. This year is our largest competition ever and a great way for engineers to engage with up and coming engineering talent. Read more.

Register for the Milwaukee Engineering Research Conference May 5 & 6

Federal agencies, industry and academia come together to advance the nation’s engineering research agenda. Learn more about our exciting line-up of speakers and conference details. Read more.