Tag: natural and applied sciences

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, […]

Register for the Wis. Science and Technology Forum

Time is running out to register for the ninth annual Wisconsin Science and Technology Symposium, a signature networking event for UW researchers, students and industry. The symposium takes place August 2-3, 2016, on the UW Oshkosh campus and will showcase R&D – from CO2 reduction and quorum sensing in plants to award-winning undergraduate research that […]

Faculty publication: NAS faculty team up for key research, groundwater findings

When NAS faculty members teamed-up for key groundwater research, they discovered minerals that had not previously been found in Northeast Wisconsin. Professors John Luczaj, Michael McIntire and Megan Olson Hunt had an article, “Geochemical Characterization of Trace MVT Mineralization in Paleozoic Sedimentary Rocks of Northeastern Wisconsin, USA,” published recently by Geosciences 2016. The article links […]

Sprouting sustainability practices: UW-Green Bay student Tyler Delsart grows in SLO garden manager role

Tyler Delsart SLO Food

Nestled into the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Student Services Plaza, between the University Union and the Cofrin Library, is a quaint organic garden, complements of the student organization, “Sustainable, Local, and Organic (SLO) Food Alliance.” The guy with the trowel and a hose is likely student Tyler Delsart. SLO was created in 2008, when a […]