Opus College News and Events

Making news 

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

Dr. Ayman EL-Refaie, Werner Endowed Chair in Secure/Sustainable Energy and professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been elected an NAI Fellow by the National Academy of Inventors. Learn more.

newmedicaldeviceNew! Marquette University and Medical College of Wisconsin launch Clinical Immersion in Medical Device Design, a new certificate for medical device design professionals. Learn more.

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

Dr. Kristina Ropella, Opus Dean, discussed engineering graduate degrees in U.S. News & World Report and her vision as Marquette's first female dean of engineering with CBS 58 for Women's History Month.

Congratulations Dr. Brooke Mayer for being recognized by BizTimes Media as one of the 2022 Notable Women in Engineering!

A $7 million gift from the Fotsch Family Foundation will establish a new endowed leadership center to house the E-Lead program. Learn more! 

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Leading Research

Dr. Ayman EL-Refaie recieves phase two approval for $4 million funding for Department of Energy grant.

Dr. Brian Schmit received $3.34 million from the NIH for his work to improve the mobility of people with multiple sclerosis.

Dr. Bing Yu received $1.54 million from NIH to more accurately find tumor margins during breast conserving surgeries.  

See how Dr. Adam Demsey is working to prevent methane leaks in the gas-pipeline industry.

Celebrating Students

teamNASA rates the lunar mining robot designed by College of Engineering students 3rd out of 71 entries. Congratulations team! Read more here.

Check out 2022 student projects for Design Day! 

Research awards 

Dr. Bing Yu received $1.54 million from the NIH for, "Deep learning enabled, deep ultraviolet scanning microscopy for intraoperative assessment of margin status during breast cancer surgery.”  Co-Investigators are Dr. Taly Schmidt and Drs. Tina Yen and Julie Jorns (MCW).

Dr. Amit Joshi received $1.78 million from the NIH Cancer Institute to see how genetic mapping can better target breast cancer and $600,000 for an IVIS Spectrum CT imager for the Medical College of Wisconsin. 

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