David Kaplan

The Coolest Known White Dwarf: A Diamond in the Sky?

This ancient stellar remnant is so cool that its carbon has crystallized, forming – in effect – an Earth-sized diamond in space.

An image taken in visible light at the SOAR telescope of the field of the pulsar/white dwarf pair. There is no evidence for the white dwarf in this deep image, indicating that the white dwarf is much fainter, therefore cooler, than any such known object. (Credit B. Saxton, NRAO/AUI/NSF) Click image for larger view.

The Coolest Known White Dwarf: A Diamond in the Sky?

This ancient stellar remnant is so cool that its carbon has crystallized, forming, in effect, an Earth-sized diamond in space.

Adel Nasiri

Dynamic Blade Technologies licenses UWM wind turbine energy-storage technology

Developed in the laboratory of Adel Nasiri, professor of electrical engineering, the patent-pending technology uses ultra-capacitors as an energy-storage element on the turbine.

Wisconsin Economic Scorecard released for second quarter of 2014

The report shows that an overwhelming majority of Wisconsin voters (76 percent) support increasing the state’s minimum wage.

UWM researchers among M-WERC grant winners

The Mid-West Energy Research Consortium has awarded six grants to continue scientific work in energy, power and control systems that can benefit Wisconsin.

Devrah Arndt (left) and Ben Blair, first PhD graduates of UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences, flank their doctoral adviser, Associate Professor Rebecca Klaper, after commencement.

SFS produces its first two doctoral graduates

Devrah Arndt and Benjamin Blair have become the first PhD graduates of UWM’s unique graduate school.

UWM joins forces with Nissan and ABB to add campus EV fast-charge stations

UWM has installed two EV fast chargers on their campus for public use, the first EV fast-charge stations in Milwaukee County.

Click on the image to view and download a PDF map showing EV charging statinos on campus

UWM adds campus EV fast-charge stations

The two new UWM stations are the first EV fast-charge stations in Milwaukee County

Colleges team up to boost technical proficiency of SE Wisconsin students

Colleges team up to boost technical proficiency of SE Wisconsin students

KENOSHA, WI – A new guaranteed transfer agreement between UW-Milwaukee (UWM) and UW-Parkside (UWP) provides students with a seamless pathway to complete a bachelor’s degree in mechanical or electrical engineering. Under the agreement, students complete their first two years of coursework at UWP, then transfer to the College of Engineering & Applied Science (CEAS) at […]

An Asian influence on Milwaukee

An Asian influence on Milwaukee

A group of UWM students were taught by rising architectural star Sou Fujimoto.