Opus College News and Events

Making News 

Congratulations Dr. Ayman EL-Refaie, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, for receiving the Lawrence G Haggerty Faculty Award for Excellence in Research! 

krisropellaOpus Dean Kristina Ropella was honored by Professional Dimensions with a 2023 Imprint Award for the positive imprint she has made across higher education, the community, and the engineering profession.


Kate Trevey, Nana Fotsch Director of the Fotsch Innovation and Engineering Leadership Development (FIELD) Center was named a Notable Women in STEM by the BizTimes.


Dr. Nathan Weise named 2022 Young Engineer of the Year by STEM Forward.

Dr. Ayman EL-Refaie was elected NAI Fellow by the National Academy of Inventors.

Marquette and the Medical College of Wisconsin launched Clinical Immersion in Medical Device Design, a new certificate for medical device design professionals.

OMRON Corporation gifts $1+ million to develop the OMRON Advanced Automation Lab. The lab combines automation and robotics technology with supply chain platforms to build connections between engineering and business. Learn more.

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Celebrating Students

teamNASA rates the lunar mining robot designed by engineering students 3rd of 71 entries. 

Leading Research

Dr. Ayman EL-Refaie received a $4 million Department of Energy grant.

Dr. Brian Schmit received $3.34 million from the NIH for multiple sclerosis research.

Dr. Bing Yu received $1.54 million from NIH to help better detect tumors during breast conserving surgeries.  

Dr. Amit Joshi received $1.78 million from the NIH Cancer Institute.

Drs. Adam Dempsey and Casey Allen win $2.5 million from the Department of Energy for research on flex-fuel for heavy-duty engines. Learn more.