Tag: natural and applied sciences

Welsch, Moore receive local coverage on the solar eclipse

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Brian Welsch led “Oh, the Things You’ll See! A 30-minute Discussion of the Upcoming Eclipse,” Friday, Aug. 11 in the Christie Theatre. A total solar eclipse will be observable around midday Monday, August 21 along a path spanning the United States. While the path of totality will miss Wisconsin, the sun […]

Faculty note: Amiri publications

Assistant Prof. Saeid Amiri (Statistics, Natural and Applied Sciences) announced two recent publications: -Amiri, S., Clarke, B, & Clarke, J. (2017). Clustering categorical data via ensembling dissimilarity matrices, Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, Doi: 10.1080/10618600.2017.1305278. -Amiri, S., & Dinov, I. D. (2017). msktuple: An Integrated R Library for Alignment-Free Multiple Sequence k-Tuple Analysis, Chemometrics and […]

Faculty note: Prof. Draney on Wisconsin Public Radio

It’s high-spider season in Wisconsin. Two venomous Northern Black Widow spiders have been found for the first time in Brown County. WPR Central Time talks with spider expert UW-Green Bay Prof. Professor Mike Draney about how prevalent these dangerous types of spiders are in Wisconsin (spoiler alert: they aren’t very likely to be found here). […]

Faculty note: Mahfuz co-authors a book

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Mohammad Upal Mahfuz (Electrical Engineering Technology, Natural and Applied Sciences) has recently co-authored a book chapter entitled “Integration of Renewable Energy Resources in the Smart Grid: Opportunities and Challenges” in the book entitled “Transportation and Power Grid in Smart Cities: Communication Networks and Services,” to be published by John Wiley, UK. […]

UW-Green Bay graduate students counted on to study habitat and plan for restoration

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Green Bay and its local tributaries offer some of the best outdoor lab facilities imaginable for future biologists. And the research students perform can inform decisions in restoration and bay health for years to come. This summer members of UW-Green Bay’s Aquatic Ecology and Fisheries Lab have been active in local streams, using an electrofishing […]

Prof. Draney talks ticks and mosquitoes with Joy Cardin

UW-Green Bay Prof. Michael Draney (Biology, Natural and Applied Science) was featured on an hour-long segment of Wisconsin Public Radio’s Joy Cardin Show July 13 discussing mosquitoes and ticks in Wisconsin. Hot, rainy weather has brought the little buggers out in full force. Listen to the show.