Sean Breckling has a career that he didn’t even imagine existed when he graduated from UWM. He’s part of a team that works to keep the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile safe.
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.
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.
UWM grad Ellen Censky has been chosen as president and chief executive officer of the Milwaukee Public Museum. Censky has been serving in those roles on an interim basis since the resignation of Dennis Kois in September 2018.
Nearly two years after a detecting gravitational waves from a neutron star collision, three detectors have found waves from two other such sources. UWM researchers are an integral part of the effort.
UWM faculty Linda Whittingham and Peter Dunn have been awarded the 2019 Elliott Coues Award from the American Ornithological Society.
A team led by Marius Schmidt, UWM professor of physics, co-authored a paper about the first test of an imaging device that showed the structural changes of an enzyme as it rendered an antibiotic useless.
National Science Foundation’s Science and Technology Center includes researchers from nine institutions, including UWM. NSF has just renewed $22.5 million funding forBioXFEL so members will continue work they began in 2013.
More than 600 scientists from a range of disciplines will gather at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to discuss a host of topics involving all kinds of animals, from communication strategies to mating preferences, at the annual meeting of the Animal Behavior Society Aug. 3-6.