Tag: NAS

Local scientist (Prof. Draney) weighs in on Amazon forest fires – NBC 26

“Scientists at UW-Green Bay say you won’t be able to feel any direct affects from the Amazon fires, such as seeing smoke or feeling warmer temperatures. But they say the fires burning could have a long-term effect on the ecosystem. ‘Forests are adapted to fire and there is a process of succession and regeneration and […]

Faculty note: Collaboration between faculty (Zhu, Reilly, Olson Hunt, Horvarter) leads to publication

An eight-year span of data collection, two years of data analysis, and hard work over summer 2019 resulted in a collaborative publication by Associate Prof. Janet Reilly (Nursing), Associate Prof. Le Zhu (Human Biology), Associate Prof. Megan Olson Hunt (Mathematics & Statistics), Senior Lecturer Rebecca Hovarter (Nursing) and a retired public health nurse, M. Brigid […]

Faculty note: Prof. Bakshi publication

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Mandeep Singh Bakshi  (Chemistry, NAS) published the research work of Indo-US post-doctoral fellow Meenakshi in the high impact “Journal of Materials Chemistry C” of Royal Society of Chemistry, UK. This work highlights an efficient way of removing toxic metal particulates from fresh water by using magnetic nanomaterials.  

Three UW-Green Bay faculty bestowed named professorships

Green Bay, Wis. — Three members of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay faculty were bestowed named professorships today (August 21, 2019) at the University’s 2019 Fall Faculty and Staff Convocation. Named professorships are created through private gifts that support the study and research of a faculty member who has an outstanding record of scholarly accomplishment. […]

Faculty note: Prof. Draney publication

UW-Green Bay Prof. Michael Draney (NAS) has published “A Revision of the spider genus Epiceraticelus (Araneae: Linyphiidae) with a description of a new species” in the journal Zootaxa, with three coauthors from the University of Indianapolis and the US Forest Service Southern Research Station (Athens, GA). They described a new species first discovered by Draney, […]

UW-Green Bay student wins third place at Wisconsin Science and Tech. Symposium

WSTS symposium

UW-Green Bay undergraduate student Akanksha Gurtu (Human Biology, Philosophy) won third place out of 63 poster entries at the Wisconsin Science and Technology Symposium (WSTS) at UW-Stout, July 22 and 23, 2019. Gurtu works as an undergraduate research student with Assistant Prof. Mandeep Singh Bakshi (NAS). Her work highlighted the applications of functional magnetic nanomaterials in removing […]

Green Bay Partners With NASA To Monitor Blue-Green Algae | Wisconsin Public Radio

Green Bay is now one of three freshwater locations where NASA is monitoring blooms of blue-green algae. WPR talks with a local researcher — Prof Kevin Fermanich ·(NAS) about how the program will work and the types of water pollution the area is dealing with. via Green Bay Partners With NASA To Monitor Blue-Green Algae […]