April 2021 InFocus Newsletter Features PhD Student John Jurkiewicz

The April 2021 InFocus Newsletter constructed by the college of Letters & Science recognizes UW-Milwaukee Mathematics applied mathematics doctoral student John Jurkiewicz.

Jurkiewicz has been with the UW-Milwaukee Mathematics department since 2011, when he started what would be his first of three degrees in Mathematics from the University. He won both the Morris & Miriam Marden Undergraduate Mathematics Award and the James Martin Memorial Scholarship during his time as an undergraduate. Now, he is in a partnership with the Advocate Aurora Research Institute – developing an accessible algorithm that will allow heart cell researchers to receive results in minutes instead of hours.

Click here to read about his work in collaboration with his faculty advisor, Peter Hinow!