High-performance concrete research center attracts media attention

Spectrum News interviews Konstantin Sobolev, professor of civil & environmental engineering, about a new federally funded research center he is directing that aims to make concrete more sustainable and durable, and less costly. Called the Concrete Advancement Network, it will …

Doctoral students make energy fun for kids at Salam School

Eight doctoral students from mechanical engineering – all members of the Association of Energy Engineers at UWM – took their love of engineering to a group of fifth- and sixth-graders at Salam School in Milwaukee last month.   “The objective …

Spectrum News highlights research from Rahman’s Biorobotics Lab

Spectrum News featured student researchers in the biorobotics lab of Associate Professor Habib Rahman, as they demonstrated the robotic arm they have created for people who use a wheelchair and have limited use of their upper body. The report, which …

Rohatgi named an inaugural ‘Highly Ranked Scholar’ by ScholarGPS

ScholarGPS has ranked Distinguished Professor Pradeep Rohatgi, materials science & engineering, No. 1 in the world for lifetime achievement in the field of metal matrix composites. The organization has also named Rohatgi as a Highly Ranked Scholar, or one who …

Martinez wins first prize in national foundry research competition

For the second year in a row, a UWM engineering undergraduate earned first prize at a national competition showcasing original metal-casting research. Carol Martinez, a senior in materials science & engineering, took the top prize at the International Journal of …

Slavens lab hosts National Biomechanics Day at UWM

For the second year, Brooke Slavens, professor, mechanical engineering, and her lab members celebrated National Biomechanics Day, April 19, by hosting an event for 30 Milwaukee Public Schools high school students. Participants joined in hands-on activities to explore motion analysis, …