Flint, Michigan, is the poster child for contaminated water. But Seth Siegel, an attorney author and activist, warns that the problem is not contained to just one city. It is, he argues, is a national problem.
UWM researchers Ionel Popa and Luai Khoury have developed a technique that may advance the field of soft robotics, which involves robots made of pliable materials like those found in living organisms.
An exhibit featuring Graduate School dean and physics professor Marija Gajdardziska-Josifovska will be on display through the end of the year.
From Agent Orange to Iraq burn pits, U.S. troops are sometimes exposed to toxic chemicals. The long-lasting health problems created are an issue Rebecca Pattterson, a UWM alum and Navy veteran, works to resolve.
The new research vessel for the School of Freshwater Sciences will be named the Maggi Sue. It will replace the current vessel, the Neeskay, a converted Army T-boat that is more than 65 years old.
Brian Armstrong was recently named a senior member of the National Academy of Inventors, the first faculty member at UWM to earn this honor.
The National Science Foundation awarded UWM and nine other collaborating organizations $2.8 million to further develop the concept for a Scalable Cyberinfrastructure Institute for Multi-Messenger Astrophysics.
Janeé Pederson is working on projects that are transforming former industrial sites into usable land, while also reducing problems with flooding and sewage backups.
Renewable energy expert Deyang Qu was recently awarded a $1.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to fund research on high-energy, solid-state battery systems for electric vehicles.
Two decades ago, a newborn Breyley Stephenson needed surgery at Children’s Hospital, and his parents stayed at the Ronald McDonald House. Now, Stephenson is giving back to the charity that helped his family.