Opus College News and Events

Leading research

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

Drs. Robert Scheidt, Leigh Ann Mrotek and Kristy Nielsen received $359,000 from the National Institutes of Health to help stroke victims improve motor control.

Drs. Brooke Mayer and Anthony Parolari received a grant from the Fund for Lake Michigan for their work to remove nitrate and phosphate from storm water.

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


Reimagining graduate education

Practicing engineers ready to take the next step in their career will find flexible and affordable graduate certificate programs ranging from environmental engineering and renewal energy technology to systems engineering and machine learning. Learn more and apply today.


Making news 

Innovation starts here: College of Engineering PhD student, Paige Peters, and her team at Rapid Radicals Technology, was selected from 330 entries as one of 29 finalists for the 2021 Wisconsin Innovation Award

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

Dr. Margaret McNamara on the importance of public transportation in MIlwaukee. "I want people to think beyond the car." Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Dr. Frank Pintar, chair of the joint Marquette and Medical College of Wisconsin department of Biomedical Engineering, discussed the importance of safety devices in vehicle crashes with NPR.

Leading education:

Marquette ranked 83rd among national universities in U.S. News and World Report 2022 undergraduate rankings    


Where will engineering take you?

Mining the Moon: NASA's LUNABOTIC Competition - College of Engineering students placed 8th of 31 teams in NASA’s annual LUNABOTICS competition. Watch the demo video.

Improving lives in Guatemala: Engineers Without Borders

Engineers Without Borders

Check out this video to see how members of the Marquette chapter of EWB are using their engineering skills to make a difference.  


Mobilizing in Milwaukee: Go, Baby, Go! Marquette engineering and Children's Milwaukee were featured on Spectrum News for their work to give children the gift of mobility.   gobabygo