Opus College News and Events

Leading research

Dr. Somesh Roy earned a five-year $550,000 award from the National Science Foundation CAREER program for the project “CAREER: A scalable multiscale modeling framework to explore soot formation in reacting flows.”

Drs. Brooke Mayer and Anthony Parolari are leading research as part of a $3.8 million U.S. Department of Defense grant for the "In Defense of Water" program. Learn more.

Dr. Brandon Tefft received $1.9 million from the National Institutes of Health for the project, "Transcriptomics of adherent endothelial cells for improved endothelialization of small-diameter vascular grafts". Learn more here. 

Dr. Le Zhou received $200,000 from the National Science Foundation for the project, “ERI: Manufacturability of Novel High Temperature Aluminum Alloys Through Additive Manufacturing Cycle.”

Dr. Henry Medeiros received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for his work to improve autonomous robotic systems' ability to model agricultural crops. 

Dr. Ayman EL-Refaie received $5 million from Department of Energy for research to develop the next generation of electric-drive drivetrains.

Making news 

Dr. Ayman EL-Refaie was named 2021 Engineer of the Year by STEM Forward for his research in electric vehicles.

An article by Dr. Brooke Mayer was featured in Water Conditioning & Purification International Magazine.

Drs. Nathan Weise and Ayman EL-Refaie were featured for their work on lightweight batteries for aircraft in the  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

The BizTimes recognized Go Baby Go Milwaukee as one of its  “Notable Heroes in Healthcare.” 

Dr. Patrick McNamara spoke to CBS58 about the likelihood of drinking water contamination amid cleanup efforts for the recent Menomonee River oil spill.

Dr. Baolin Wan discussed building standards and structural failure with Spectrum 1 after a condo evacuation in Waukesha.

Dr. Anthony Parolari  talked to WUWM about a study that shows pandemics are more likely than we may think.

PhD student, Paige Peters and the team at Rapid Radicals Technology won the People's Choice Award at the 2021 Wisconsin Innovation Awards

Dean Kristina Ropella discussed diversity in engineering with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel



Where will engineering take you?

Check out the Marquette Rocketry club and see how far engineering can take you!  

MU Engineering students placed 8th in NASA’s annual LUNABOTICS competition

Improving lives in Guatemala: Engineers Without Borders

Engineers Without Borders

Watch this video to see how members of the Marquette chapter of EWB use their engineering skills to make a difference. 

Reimagining graduate education

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