University News: Engineering
News and stories from Marquette featuring the College of Engineering. For more news, visit the College of Engineering website.

Marquette guarantees admission to select Bruce-Guadalupe Community School students into Opus College of Engineering

News release, June 23, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Qualified students at Bruce-Guadalupe Community School would be guaranteed enrollment in Marquette University’s Opus College of Engineering under a new partnership between Marquette and the United Community Center. Beginning with the Bruce-Guadalupe Community School Class of 2016, select middle school students will be guaranteed admission to Marquette’s engineering program contingent on their academic […]

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Marquette engineering students honored with national award for bridge project

News release, June 23, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Students from Marquette University’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering in the Opus College of Engineering received the 2015 NCEES Engineering Award for Connecting Professional Practice and Education for its submission, Sechum Vehicle Bridge. The project was designed and constructed to aid three rural Guatemalan communities in safely crossing the Rio Pasaguay […]

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Marquette professor honored for research excellence

News release, June 12, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Nabeel Demerdash, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Marquette University, has been named the university’s 2015 recipient of the Lawrence G. Haggerty Award for Research Excellence. The annual award recognizes a faculty member who has demonstrated scholarly distinction and an all-encompassing belief in excellence. As a world-renowned authority and author in […]

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Marquette names next Opus Dean of Engineering

News release, May 12, 2015

Dr. Kristina Ropella, interim dean will assume permanent role MILWAUKEE – Dr. Kristina Ropella, interim Opus Dean of the Opus College of Engineering and professor of biomedical engineering, has been named the next Opus Dean, President Michael R. Lovell announced today. She will assume the permanent role on July 1. “Dr. Ropella is a renowned […]

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Marquette receives $200,000 federal grant to study drinking water treatment

News release, March 24, 2015

MILWAUKEE – A group of professors in the Opus College of Engineering at Marquette University has received a $199,679 grant from the National Science Foundation to study drinking water treatment. The research will be done in Marquette’s Water Quality Center, housed in the college’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering and be led by […]

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Marquette engineer to be inducted into National Academy of Inventors

News release, March 12, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Joseph Schimmels, associate dean for research and professor of mechanical engineering at Marquette University, will be included into the National Academy of Inventors on Friday, March 20. Election to the National Academy of Inventors is an exclusive professional distinction for academic inventors, who are nominated by their peers for outstanding contributions to […]

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Marquette receives NSF grant to address gender gap in robotics industry

News release, January 28, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Opus College of Engineering has received a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to address the gender gap in the multi-billion dollar robotics industry. Marquette’s Dr. Andrew Williams, John P. Raynor, S.J., Chair and professor of electrical and computer engineering and principal investigator on the grant, will collaborate with Dr. […]

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Dean’s Message

Engineering, 2014

News release, January 27, 2015

At Marquette, the creative and curious student is supported by a hands-on, challenge-based, student-centered engineering curriculum offered by faculty who leverage their research to inform their teaching.

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RoboCup 2014 – Shooting for Their Goals

Engineer, 2014

News release, January 27, 2015

Established two years ago, Marquette’s Humanoid Engineering and Intelligent Robotics Lab is making impressive progress on its lofty goals. The lab qualified for the RoboCup, an annual international robotics and artificial intelligence competition.

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Innovators in Action

Engineer, 2014

News release, January 27, 2015

Biomedical engineering professor Dr. Brian Schmit is nine months into a four-year research study. Like his study participants, he remains focused on the end result: improved muscle function and mobility for men and women with incomplete spinal injuries.

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Promising Pursuits

Engineer, 2014

News release, January 27, 2015

Marquette embraces intellectual property developed by its researchers.

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A-ha

Engineer, 2014

News release, January 27, 2015

Somewhere out there, a high school student is sitting with an iPad, quietly sketching out ideas for the next big thing in personal technology, architecture or transportation.

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Five Ways Engineering Education is Getting Creative

Engineering, 2014

News release, January 27, 2015

A list of way that the College of Engineering is getting creative.

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Building Tomorrow’s Leaders

Engineer, 2014

News release, January 27, 2015

At the helm of E-Lead is Dr. Kristina Ropella, Eng ’85, interim Opus Dean and professor of biomedical engineering. She describes a people-focused program built on leadership, engineering and Jesuit ideals.

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Nuts & Bolts

Engineer, 2014

News release, January 27, 2015

Master class turns corporate tower project into massive engineering classroom

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Marquette Research & Innovation

Engineer, 2014

News release, January 27, 2015

The Opus College of Engineering is TRANSFORMING engineering education by PREPARING today’s engineers to be CREATIVE PROBLEM-SOLVERS. Marquette targets four global areas of concern for which it encourages students to find innovative solutions.

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Opus College of Engineering recognizes Rauenhorst’s lifelong commitment to finding ‘a better way’

Engineer, 2014

News release, January 27, 2015

On Sept. 2, 2014, Marquette University unveiled the Opus College of Engineering to honor the life and legacy of alumnus Gerald “Gerry” Rauenhorst, Eng ’51, who founded The Opus Group®, a family of commercial real estate development, construction and design companies headquartered in Minneapolis. In announcing the naming, President Michael R. Lovell said, “It’s clear Gerry embodied the […]

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Girl Powered – Senior design project creatively merges function and fashion

Marquette Magazine, Fall/Winter 2015

News release, January 8, 2015

For students in the Opus College of Engineering, the senior design project represents the pinnacle of their Marquette experience — a chance to show they can work on a collaborative team to create a functional prototype of a machine designed to tackle one of any number of real world challenges. Several of the senior design projects are designed to serve others, […]

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Robots becoming mainstream topic of Marquette engineering lecture

News release, October 16, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Tim Trainer, vice president of robotic products for iRobot, will present “Robots Go Mainstream,” Friday, Oct. 24, at noon in Marquette University’s Olin Engineering Center, 1515 W. Wisconsin Ave. The lecture, free and open to the public, is part of the Opus College of Engineering Connecting with the World lecture series. For more than […]

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Marquette University names College of Engineering in honor of alumnus

News release, September 2, 2014

Opus College of Engineering name recognizes contributions of Gerald Rauenhorst Marquette University announced it is naming its engineering college the Opus College of Engineering to honor the life and legacy of alumnus Gerald “Gerry” Rauenhorst, who founded The Opus Group®, a family of commercial real estate development, construction and design companies headquartered in Minneapolis with […]

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