Otieno named STEM Forward Engineer of the Year

Wilkistar Otieno, associate professor and department chair, industrial & manufacturing engineering, was named the 2022 STEM Forward Engineer of the Year, an award that recognizes outstanding contributors to the engineering profession from the greater Milwaukee area.  She will receive the… Read more

In memoriam: Gilbert Roderick

Gilbert Roderick, associate professor emerit, civil & environmental engineering, died Oct. 16 in St. Anthony, MN. He was 89 years old. Roderick served UWM’s College of Engineering & Applied Science for 30 years, during which time he was president of… Read more

In memoriam: Kenneth Neusen

Kenneth Neusen, professor emerit of mechanical engineering in UWM’s College of Engineering & Applied Science, passed away Dec. 9 at age 87. Neusen, a Milwaukee native, had worked as a nuclear engineer for Allis-Chalmers before joining the university’s small Energetics… Read more

Longer lasting lithium-metal batteries is goal of Niu’s research

Congratulations to Junjie Niu, a Richard and Joanne Grigg associate professor of materials science & engineering. Niu is a corresponding author of a research paper on improving the energy density and extending the lifetime of lithium-metal batteries. Advanced Materials published… Read more