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Category Archives: Water Researchers
The Fund for Lake Michigan, created through a legal settlement between environmental groups and three utilities, won two more years of funding last month to support efforts to improve water quality in Lake Michigan and its tributaries. The Wisconsin Public … Continue reading
The Fund for Lake Michigan has approved a $500,000 grant to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) School of Freshwater Sciences to support its $53 million expansion along Milwaukee’s inner harbor. The grant will support the Great Lakes Genomics Center, the … Continue reading
Dr. Peter Geissinger is an Associate Professor at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Dr. Geissinger’s research interests are the investigation of internal electric fields in condensed systems using high- resolution laser spectroscopy as well as the application of fiber-optic sensor technologies for environmental monitoring. – … Continue reading
Dr. Nancy Frank is an Associate Professor in the Urban Planning department at UW-Milwaukee. Dr. Frank’s areas of interest include policy issues related to water, land use, brownfield redevelopment, urban green space, and climate change. She also serves as editor of WAPA News, the … Continue reading
Dr. Thomas Consi is an Assistant Professor in the School of Freshwater Science at UW-Milwaukee. Dr. Consi’s interests lie with developing robotics for field research applications. His work helps to develop tools to collect data in underwater environments. Student involvement helps in the … Continue reading
Dr. Timothy Ehlinger is an Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at UW-Milwaukee. In this week’s Water Research Wednesday, Dr. Ehlinger talks about how he worked with the DNR and the community of Mount Pleasant to create a solution to their … Continue reading
This week we will be hearing from Dr. Erik Christensen, Distinguished Professor at UW-Milwaukee. Dr. Christensen discusses modeling storm water runoff volume and concentrations. Issues addressed are the monitoring of water contaminants in runoff water and developing advice on how to minimize … Continue reading
Junhong Chen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at UW-Milwaukee’s College of Engineering & Applied Sciences. In this week’s Water Research Wednesday video, he discusses the use of nanomaterials to detect and remove organic pollutants from water … Continue reading
Dr. Phillip Barak is a professor in the Department of Soil Science at UW-Madison. In this week’s video, Dr. Barak demonstrates how struvite crystallization on Langmuir monolayers, self-assembled monolayers and cation exchange membranes is used as a means to recover and recycle … Continue reading
Dr. Terence P. Barry is a Senior Scientist with the Department of Animal Sciences at University of Wisconsin-Madison. In the following video, Dr. Barry discusses his research measuring the effects of cattle steroids on fish. Fathead minnows are used to study the hormone’s impact … Continue reading