A UWM engineering professor has been chosen to serve on a committee that will review the failure and collapse of the mammoth radio telescope at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico last year.
The new graduate certificate for working civil and environmental engineers with undergraduate degrees is geared toward students who are interested in continuing their education but not yet ready to commit to a master’s program.
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded funding to UWM to operate an Industrial Assessment Center, which offers free evaluations to manufacturers and wastewater treatment plants to help them reduce waste, save energy and reduce carbon emissions.
UWM alumna Carrie Bristoll-Groll noticed a lack of proper stormwater management in the Milwaukee area, so she built a successful business to fill this void. She now helps municipalities, businesses and homeowners manage the water that flows so abundantly across the region.
Mohammad “Habib” Rahman has been awarded a three-year, $1.49 million grant for research on a robotic assistive arm that would allow users to feed themselves, open doors, pick up an object and perform other activities that are essential for independence.
Woo-Jin Chang will investigate the effectiveness of an “electric filter” to quickly extract the viruses that cause COVID-19 in as little as one minute from a saliva or blood sample.
UWM engineer Junjie Niu has developed an electrode material that delivers quick charging with higher capacity and more energy for the batteries used in smartphones and electric cars.
The coronavirus pandemic scotched the opportunity for several engineering students to travel to Taiwan for an internship, but now four of them are helping with a project to help battle the disease.
The secrets of success for an entrepreneur really aren’t all that secret, according to four UWM alums and entrepreneurs who spoke at the 2020 Milwaukee Engineering Research Conference.
Students from 10 Milwaukee-area schools are putting their heads together to improve the Milwaukee County Zoo’s trains, with help from UWM and other partners.