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Yaoyi Li (foreground) and Mingxing Chen, UWM physics postdoctoral researchers, display an image of a ribbon of graphene 1 nanometer wide. In the image, achieved with a scanning-tunneling microscope, atoms are visible as “bumps.” Click on the image for a print--resolution copy)

With ‘ribbons’ of graphene, width matters

A narrow enough ribbon will transform a conductor into a semiconductor.

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.

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.

Urban Autism Summit Set for June 25

The summit will serve as an update on work accomplished since the first Urban Autism Summit in 2009.

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.

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 […]

Tomas Lipinski

Lipinski named UWM Information Studies dean

Tomas A. Lipinski has been named dean of the School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

UW-Milwaukee chancellor search committee named

MADISON – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross today appointed a 27-member search and screen committee to help identify a successor to UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Michael R. Lovell, who announced on March 26 that he had been named the first lay president of Marquette University in Milwaukee. Cross appointed 14 UW-Milwaukee faculty members, two academic […]