New program focuses on managing change from the industrial internet of things

MILWAUKEE _ Big data streaming on the industrial internet of things (IIoT) has the potential to revolutionize manufacturing by connecting all functions of an enterprise and by spawning technologies that accomplish that. A new four-day program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Lubar School of Business introduces senior managers and those who work with them to […]

UWM researchers use big data to solve big problems

Scientists are harnessing the huge volumes of data generated in today’s computerized world to find better ways to treat disease, make better decisions in business, make more accurate predictions about weather and create better public policy, to name a few. UWM researchers are on the cutting edge.

The Ethics of Big Data

A UWM study asks how researchers should approach an era of unprecedented information about people’s private lives.

UWM School of Information Studies joins groundbreaking study on big data ethics

Michael Zimmer, associate professor at the UWM School of Information Studies and director of the Center for Information Policy Research, will participate in a four year study of the ethics of “big data,” funded by a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The project, PERVADE (Pervasive Data Ethics for Computational Research), brings together […]

Milwaukee Engineering Research Conference begins Thursday at UWM

MILWAUKEE _ Finding and delivering cheaper, greener energy and cleaner water. Advancing medical breakthroughs. Building and designing stronger, safer roads, bridges and infrastructure. The Internet of Things and “big data.” These are among the topics to be addressed at the Milwaukee Engineering Research Conference (MERC) on Thursday and Friday at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The […]

Grant enables UWM to research smart cities

Yue Liu, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at UW-Milwaukee, received a five-year, $1,562,564 grant from Precision Systems, Inc. to research next-generation work zone management systems and data-hub development. It is part of a national, Department of Transportation push for smart cities. Smart cities would fully integrate innovative technology (self-driving cars, connected vehicles, artificial intelligence and […]