Office of Undergraduate Research

Find a Research Project

There are approximately 200 research projects posted by UWM faculty members on this site. Use the links on this page to find projects that interest you. Think expansively. Look beyond your school or college, and think about your passions as well as your major. If you do not find something that interests you, do not despair! If you come to us with specific areas of interest, we can probably find a match for you beyond the projects listed here. If you have questions, just send a quick email to Kyla Esguerra, Associate Director, at

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Size spectra and chemical characteristics of natural organic matter in Lake Michigan

Abundance, distribution, size spectra and chemical characteristics of natural dissolved organic matter will be examine using newly purchased state of the art analytical instrument, asymmetrical flow...   Details

Small molecule inhibitors of type III secretion in Erwinia amylovora

Objective: Evaluate the inhibitory effects and determine the regulatory mechanisms of the newly synthesized compounds against T3SS. To date, along with 43 commercially available phenolic...   Details

Social Justice in a Global Environment

To develop a conceptual framework and analytical orientation that can be used to attain social justice globally   Details

Social Networking Community for the German Program

In this collaborative pilot project between the German program and the Language Resource Center, we will utilize a social networking site Ning to share information on the program events, courses,...   Details

Sociology of Medicine--Teratology Project

Teratology is the subspeciality of medicine dealing with "birth defects." I am doing a social historical research project on how the field has developed and changed over the past century. I am...   Details

Solid rocket motor research

This is an experimental study of a solid rocket engine project, where the student will design and construct a rocket nozzle of gas and liquid fluids. The simulation of alumina melt in a solid rocket...   Details

Sourcing In and Out: The Competitive Position of Small and Medium Scale Entrepreneurs from Milwaukee

The recent media and political attention on outsourcing from the U.S. keeps hitting a raw nerve of those who fear unwelcome wage and employment effects at home. With this project I plan on...   Details

Steady-state analysis of nitrite reduction by the enzyme ccNiR

We are interested in the enzymes that some bacteria use to catalyze ammonia-nitrite interconversion, an ecologically important process. In the bacterium S. oneidensis, Nitrite reduction to ammonia...   Details

Studio Processes in Metalsmithing

In this project students will be assisting with is the fabrication of a body of artwork that is being created for installation at James Watrous Gallery in Madison Wisconsin, winter of 2013. We will...   Details

Study of image similarity perception

The research group of information retrieval (RGIR) of the School of Information Studies (SOIS) is currently performing research about the perception of image similarity in the context of image...   Details