Liu and Chang receive UWMRF catalyst grants

Congratulations to Yue Liu (left ) and Woo Jin Chang (right), who received UWM Research Foundation catalyst grants for the period Aug. 1, 2019-Aug. 1, 2020.

The Catalyst Grant Program focuses on areas in which the university has the greatest potential to impact the local economy through commercialization activities including science and engineering.

Liu, a professor of civil & environmental engineering, was awarded $55,000 for his project “A Microscopic Agent-based Simulator and Data Analytics Tool for Smart Off-street Parking Facilities.”

Chang, as associate professor of mechanical engineering and biomedical engineering, was awarded $30,000 for his project “Characterization and Optimization of the Water Sensors to Increase Technology Readiness Level.”