Tag: natural and applied sciences

Forsythe, Houghton receive fisheries grant for sturgeon and whitefish research

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Patrick Forsythe and Associate Research Scientist Chris Houghton (UWGB Aquatic Ecology and Fisheries Laboratory) received $635,728 in support of local fisheries research. Forsythe and Houghton have proposed to gain a better understanding of lake sturgeon and lake whitefish reproductive and behavioral ecology in lower Green Bay with emphasis on the Fox, […]

Faculty note: Mahfuz presentation

Assistant Prof. Mohammad Upal Mahfuz (NAS), was invited to present “Fundamentals of Molecular Communication Nanonetworks,” Monday, June 27 at the BRAC University in Dhaka, Bangladesh. His presentation focused on a brief introduction to molecular communication (MC) nanonetworks, which is a new communication paradigm and an interdisciplinary area of research at the crossroads of several disciplines […]

Day trip to Toft Point: Millers join student and faculty researchers for a day in one of UW-Green Bay’s natural areas

Toft Point

In Northern Door County is a one-mile peninsula along the Lake Michigan coast with outstanding native plant communities and endangered species. This beautiful piece of property was gifted and entrusted to the care of UW-Green Bay by conservationist Emma Toft in 1968, and it continues as a rich research space and treasured natural area. UW-Green […]

Student inventor and ‘tinkerer’ facilitates drone research at UWGB

Cody Becker flying drone camera

With a combination of his own inventiveness and ingenuity, and support from UW‑Green Bay faculty, sophomore Cody Becker is using high-impact experiences to uniquely tackle a local problem (invasive plants) while preparing himself for the evolving demands of the contemporary workplace. UW‑Green Bay sophomore Cody Becker is a self-proclaimed tinkerer and inventor with an entrepreneurial spirit. […]

Prof. Mike Draney guest speaks on WPR

UWGB Prof. Michael Draney (Natural and Applied Sciences) was featured on Wisconsin Public Radio last week (July 13th), to discuss the major spider donation to the Richter Museum of Natural History in Mary Ann Cofrin Hall. The 10,000 specimens came from Professor John “Jack” Kaspar PhD, an arachnologist who had been collecting and researching the […]

Faculty note: Fermanich invited to Great Lakes Workshop

Last week (July 12-13), UW-Green Bay’s Kevin Fermanich (Natural and Applied Sciences) was an invited expert at the International Joint Commission’s (IJC) Great Lakes Water Quality Board (WQB), as part of the Emerging Issues Work Group’s (EIWG) Great Lakes Climate Adaptation and Resilience Workshop in Windsor, Canada. The purpose of the workshop was ultimately to develop a […]

Prof. Kevin Fermanich (and team) receives EPA grant

UW-Green Bay’s Kevin Fermanich (Natural and Applied Sciences) was awarded an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) grant of $200,000 to aid in his research of the water quality impact of managed grazing. Fermanich will work in collaboration with UWGB Assistant Scientist Paul Baumgart, as well as UWGB grads and undergrads, NEW Water (Green Bay Metropolitan Sanitary […]

Faculty note: Mahfuz publication

Assistant Prof. Mohammad Upal Mahfuz (Natural and Applied Sciences) recently had a paper accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience Journal. The title is “Concentration-Encoded Subdiffusive Molecular Communication: Theory, Channel Characteristics, and Optimum Signal Detection.” Details on the paper as well as its abstract can be found here. Prof. Mahfuz’s research interests are […]

U.S. Forest Service spotlights recent Howe (and company) research

In a recent news release, the U.S. Forest Service praised the work of Prof. Bob Howe, Director of UWGB Cofrin Center for Biodiversity, and his research collaborators. The release describes recently published results from the Nicolet National Bird Survey (NNBS) and parallel studies in other western Great Lakes national forests. For more than 25 years, […]