From Dean Brett Peters

Colleagues and Friends,

I hope this email finds you celebrating a wonderful summer. If you've had the opportunity to read Wisconsin news, you probably know that UWM recently brought home the gold: the university earned the highest rating for a research institution from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Only 2 percent of the nation's university enjoy this top-tier status. Read more.

Milwaukee Engineers Instrumental in Achieving Elite University Research Status

UWM earned the highest rating – R1 – for a research institution from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, the gold standard for assessment. See how Milwaukee Engineers helped make UWM one of the top colleges and universities in the country when it comes to research. Read more and watch video.
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10 Ways UWM Engineers Improved Milwaukee and the World

From a 1950s graduate who earned a Nobel Prize to a 2014 graduate who today leads Microsoft, the impact of UWM engineers is felt across Southeastern Wisconsin and the world, giving us safer roads, greener energy and next-generation electronics. Read more.

First Engineering Research Conference Draws Federal, State, Local Speakers

Guest speakers from the National Science Foundation, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Wisconsin Department of Transportation and 300 people attended the first Milwaukee Engineering Research Conference, May 5-6. Download or view a short video. Read more.

Milwaukee Engineer's Technology Could Save Lives

Industry leaders including A.O. Smith and the Medical College of Wisconsin partnered with Junhong Chen, UWM Distinguished Professor (Mechanical Engineering), as he developed low-cost sensors that could be used to prevent public health catastrophes -- as examples: early detection of lead in drinking water or the Ebola virus. Read more and watch video.

UWM to host first US Bicycle & Motorcycle Dynamics Symposium

The small and wildly enthusiastic community of leading researchers in bicycle and motorcycle dynamics will gather in Milwaukee to discuss topics like wobble and weave in September, thanks to UWM's College of Engineering & Applied Science, Harley-Davidson and MSOE. Read more.

Congratulations to Milwaukee Engineers

In spring, the college awarded degrees to 267 people from 15 countries joining more than 10,000 UW-Milwaukee Engineering alumni. Students quickly accepted jobs with employers including Apple, Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Johnson Controls, Rockwell Automation and others, many after taking the Order of the Engineer oath. Watch video.

Here's to 50 More Years, 10,000 More Alumni

April's 50th anniversary celebration raised about $10,000 for scholarships. With the New York Times Education Life reporting the same month that engineering graduates faced some of the lowest underemployment rates in the nation, we had good reason to celebrate. In 50 years, we held steady to our mission of educating generations of engineers and collaborating with industry in timely research. Read more and watch video.
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Girls Who Code

The college is proud to host a Girls Who Code Club for middle and high school aged girls interested in computer science. By 2020, there will be 1.4 million jobs available in computing related fields. Women are on track to fill just three percent. Girls Who Code was founded with a single mission -- to close the gender gap in technology. Registration opens August 1; space is limited. Read more.


Registration is Open for the Milwaukee Engineer Panther Prowl Team

Lace up your running shoes. We have a Panther Prowl "largest team" title to defend. Last year, our Milwaukee Engineer team brought home the award for the largest team with 104 runners/walkers. Help us beat this number and keep our title for 2016 and have even more fun than last year. Read more.

About UW-Milwaukee College of Engineering & Applied Science

UWM was recently rated with an R1 ranking, the highest standard of assessment by the Carnegie Classification of Higher Education. UW-Milwaukee’s College of Engineering & Applied Science seeks to expand the boundaries of knowledge and change the world through research, education and technology transfer.