At 59, engineering grad ready to begin a new career

At 59, engineering grad ready to begin a new career

At an age when many people are thinking about retirement, Gonzalo Couto-Lain is thinking about a new career. He receives his UWM degree in May, then plans to work while pursuing a master’s degree. “If you start a career at 60, you have 15, 20 years left,” he says. “That’s not bad.”

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Roads Scholars

UWM engineering associate professors Xiao Qin and Troy Liu pore over data pulled from roadside sensors, mobile phones and simple police crash reports, all with the goal of making driving safer.