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2014 News Release Archive

  1. Beebe, team awarded $2.8 million grant to improve prostate cancer testing

  2. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: UW researchers developing software to predict vehicles' combat readiness

  3. Rudolph honored as outstanding young manufacturing engineer

  4. Spin doctor: Paul Voyles begins his third year in C-SPIN

  5. SME honors Rudolph as outstanding young manufacturing engineer

  6. Researchers aim to help hospitalized patients avoid fatal blood clots

  7. Hybrid team experience leads to grad research with ERC

  8. Q&A with Professor Emeritus John Mitchell

  9. Internet of Things Lab open house showcases student innovation

  10. With new professor, university-industry effort to focus on energy

  11. Solar prophets: A history of UW-Madison’s Solar Energy Lab

  12. Focus on new faculty: Alberto Del Pia

  13. Quick Response Manufacturing book now available in six languages

  14. CBE alum wins AIChE Industrial Progress Award

  15. Keeping track: Stem cell spare-parts inventory needed

  16. Gauging a vehicle’s performance in various scenarios—before it’s built

  17. Looking back on 2014 at the College of Engineering

  18. With gratitude for our growth in 2014

  19. Sandrik selected as honored instructor

  20. Mackie focuses future on entrepreneurship

  21. BME alum Domenech Garcia wins role model award

  22. Mavrikakis elected AAAS fellow

  23. EP alum Adam Steltzner awarded Yvonne C. Brill Lectureship

  24. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

  25. Full color 3-D printing takes top prize in Collegiate Inventors Competition

  26. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

  27. Wisconsin Alumni Association honors Silicon Valley leader with Distinguished Alumni Award

  28. Morgridges give $100 million to invest in UW-Madison faculty

  29. Blanchard named college executive associate dean

  30. Spinoff SHINE Medical signs supply agreement with Lantheus Medical Imaging

  31. ME student wins award for engine research presentation

  32. BellBrook Labs and UW-Madison team awarded NCI contract to develop next generation cancer models

  33. Microtubes create cozy space for neurons to grow, and grow fast

  34. Two UW student teams are finalists in national inventors competition

  35. M-WERC names Corradini board chair

  36. Wilson quoted in Energy Intelligence Weekly article about nuclear waste rules

  37. Mike Arnold’s carbon-based nanomaterials could lower cost of solar energy

  38. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  39. Research advances: Grainger Institute momentum continues

  40. Ma, Williams to collaborate on bioelectronics research

  41. Parra-Montesinos selected for ACI Whitney Medal

  42. Report, experts analyze surging STEM activity at UW-Madison

  43. You share: Support your alma mater during the UW-Madison annual campaign

  44. Graduate student Michael Umhoefer dies at age 23

  45. Industry networking and community outreach help UW-Madison HFES student chapter excel

  46. HFES student chapter wins gold award for National Ergonomics Month

  47. Paschke teaches seminar at the largest agricultural university in China

  48. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

  49. Benson, former student win ASTM paper award

  50. Linderoth honored by INFORMS Computing Society

  51. Zhou receives $650K to develop Air Force aircraft damage-detection system

  52. UW-Madison College of Engineering to honor alumni at Engineers’ Day

  53. Root shares in EPA green chemistry award

  54. See-through sensors open new window into the brain

  55. Structural engineer Hedegaard joins CEE faculty

  56. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  57. UW-Madison to host new regional transportation workforce center

  58. Successful camp provides engineering experiences to students statewide

  59. Reconciling freight and community

  60. Air quality and its impact on transplants

  61. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

  62. Robertson receives 2014 ASM Edward DeMille Campbell Memorial Lectureship

  63. Alum to judge NAE essay contest

  64. UW-Madison bioproducts researchers to share in $3.3 million Department of Energy grant

  65. EPD Professor Emerita Sandra Lee Courter passes away

  66. EP PhD student participates in site visit with DOE official, congressman

  67. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

  68. Lorenz receives IEEE Richard Harold Kaufman Award

  69. Lorenz receives 2014 EPE Outstanding Achievement Award

  70. Elucent tracks down an improvement in breast-cancer treatment

  71. Empowering parents to make teen drivers safer

  72. Managing asthma through mobile computing

  73. Math makes power grids more efficient

  74. Budget planning exercise makes good fiscal and strategic sense

  75. Focus on new faculty: Oliver Schmitz, optimizing 3D plasma edge transport and wall interaction for fusion energy research

  76. Charlotte Observer: Needed: buckets of research funding

  77. BizTimes Milwaukee: Inaugural internship at Industrial Controls Company played role in strategic upgrade

  78. Mechanical engineering alum elected honorary member of ASME

  79. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  80. Chemical and biological engineering programs rank highly

  81. Two UW student teams are finalists in national inventors competition

  82. Alliant Energy Foundation and UW System recognizes two UW-Madison engineers as outstanding students

  83. Parra-Montesinos, Pincheira contribute to 2014 ACI Building Code

  84. CBE graduate program fuels ongoing advancements

  85. BME faculty honored by cellular and molecular engineering journal

  86. Li and Zhou receive grant to model performance indicators in smart manufacturing

  87. F.M. Young Award still recognizing top students 64 years later

  88. Prototyping success: Students harness startup principles in ambitious design project

  89. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

  90. Bier named National Academies BMSA member

  91. New program recognizes valuable contributions made by early-career scientists

  92. McLay and Luedtke funded to assess supply chain cyber-security

  93. UW-Madison team developing 'tissue chip' to screen neurological toxins

  94. Mavrikakis earns Wilhelm Award from AIChE

  95. Undergrad finds his passion by jumping into the deep end

  96. Student wins award in ASME Innovative Design Simulation Challenge

  97. Recent BME grad receives young scientist award from ASB

  98. BME PhD student recognized with two awards

  99. Crone set to guide Graduate School into new era

  100. New award named for Bird, Stewart and Lightfoot

  101. Sridharan elected to ASM Thermal Spray Society board of directors

  102. Callen presents lectures at French summer school on modeling magnetic fusion plasmas

  103. Distinguished Alumni Lecture: Craig Palmer, Silicon Valley innovator

  104. Focus on new faculty: Xiaoping Qian, using computers to analyze and design 3D shapes

  105. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

  106. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  107. Hanna papers among most read in leading construction journal

  108. Computer innovator supports tenacious Badger engineers

  109. Honoring a Wisconsin materials science visionary

  110. College welcomes new students

  111. College of Engineering research 2020: A new approach

  112. PhD student wins second place in Department of Energy competition

  113. Researchers awarded $500,000 NSF grant

  114. Student leader encourages other women to pursue engineering

  115. Benson earns ASTM soil and rock award

  116. Research and graduate education transition includes familiar, new faces

  117. Radwin elected to HFES executive council

  118. HFES student chapter wins gold award for third straight year

  119. McLay paper receives IIE award

  120. PhD student earns Directed Energy Professional Society scholarship

  121. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

  122. Collaboration aims at longer-lasting roads for northern states

  123. Wisconsin nuclear researchers receive $4 million in DOE grants

  124. How computing is transforming materials science research

  125. University spinoff aims to hit the mark precisely with brain-scanning tool

  126. To the moon and beyond

  127. Shapiro receives 2014 Design Automation Award from ASME

  128. High-level South Korean fusion experts visit UW-Madison

  129. UW-Madison launches online Master of Engineering in Environmental Engineering

  130. Sound Engineering: Spreading the benefits of stem-cell advances

  131. Team to develop new MRI platform

  132. Researchers gain new understanding of layered oxide growth

  133. Biomedical engineers to collaborate on stem cell culture platform research

  134. NSF renews funding for effort to increase minority participation in STEM

  135. Competition offers financial reward for seniors’ hard work

  136. Banholzer earns University of Illinois alumni honor

  137. Strong engineers, strong community

  138. Professorships keep CBE on global stage

  139. A foundation for the future

  140. Encouraging tomorrow’s international engineers

  141. Wish you were here

  142. Gerald Nadler, former ISyE professor, dies at 90

  143. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  144. College leadership team reorganizes in response to today's needs

  145. New design lab is critical part of BME undergraduate education

  146. NIH awards $1.5 million to company founded by alumnus

  147. SURE program welcomes 18 visiting undergraduates

  148. Murrell receives NSF grant for cell research

  149. Chesler receives diversity honor

  150. Kreeger, Saha named "Young Innovators"

  151. To your health: Researchers explore what happens when heart cells fail

  152. Preventative medicine: Algorithms enable manufacturers to remotely anticipate machine health crises

  153. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  154. NSF grant funds new method for extracting data from manufacturing machines

  155. Liu receives NSF grant to research Alzheimer’s

  156. Shi receives grant to benefit industrial planning from top floor to shop floor

  157. Carayon named to Institute of Medicine committee

  158. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  159. Wisconsin plastics industry has roots in modest, multitalented UW-Madison professor

  160. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  161. Rowlands receives Felix Zandman Award from SEM

  162. Successful Middleton company maintains strong relationship with the College of Engineering

  163. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  164. Containing the worst industrial waste

  165. Best-ever efficiency points to clean, green gas-diesel engine

  166. Building on a strong tradition of chemical engineering texts

  167. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

  168. Three new studies to take a look at angles related to Wisconsin water

  169. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

  170. UW-Madison researchers part of new cell manufacturing consortium

  171. Company co-founded by professor partners with Johnson and Johnson

  172. Alumna’s desire to learn and help reaches well beyond the classroom

  173. A livable city solution: The powerful potential of microgrids

  174. Focus on new faculty: Michael Murrell, using photographs to understand mechanical forces in cells

  175. Hershkowitz receives IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society's highest award

  176. Hegna, Callen recognized for excellence in plasma physics research

  177. Renamed Master of Engineering Management advances UW leadership in online education

  178. An investment in the great people of our college

  179. Booske receives IEEE education honor

  180. UW-Madison engineer a 2014 NAE workshop participant

  181. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

  182. Strategic approach to materials research aims to benefit U.S. manufacturers

  183. Crone named Society of Experimental Mechanics fellow

  184. Wiegmann honored by AMA

  185. ISyE PhD student wins peer mentor award

  186. UW-Madison to receive electric micro cars for sustainability research

  187. Engineering physics alum receives Linus Pauling Award

  188. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  189. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

  190. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

  191. Cramer named to vice provost position

  192. Van Veen receives Michigan Tech honor

  193. Sridharan represents United States at IAEA conference in Vienna

  194. Newly formed Grainger Institute catalyst for redefining Wisconsin engineering research enterprise

  195. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

  196. Studying in Hong Kong expands Wisconsin native’s worldview

  197. McLay and collaborators receive NSF grant

  198. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

  199. Researchers develop method to measure positions of atomic sites with groundbreaking precision

  200. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

  201. UW-Madison ME alum participates in Education DesignShop at MIT

  202. McLay paper receives honor

  203. UW-Madison engineers win in Governor's Business Plan Contest

  204. It is a good time to be an engineer

  205. Wisconsin Robotics brings Scorpio to national competition

  206. Two engineering professors receive Romnes faculty fellowships

  207. Chance to represent Team USA arrives 34 years later

  208. College of Engineering spring 2014 commencement: An event to remember

  209. Soil framework earns researcher prestigious medal for the second time

  210. UW-Madison engineers receive M-WERC grants

  211. Grad students explore wireless power transfer

  212. Likos earns Norman Medal from ASCE

  213. Nuclear engineering grad student receives Poukey award

  214. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

  215. Biomedical engineers to study vascular network development in tissue scaffolds

  216. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

  217. Vanderheiden funded to assess Internet accessibility

  218. Congratulations to our 2014 College of Engineering graduates: Scenes from commencement

  219. WisCEL receives Teaching and Learning Innovation Award

  220. Anesthesia applicator device wins 2014 Innovative Minds Prize

  221. Biomedical engineers offer much-needed update for blood-sampling process

  222. Undergrads win NOAA scholarships

  223. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  224. Remembering Chuck Salmon, 1930-2014

  225. Mackie to receive highest honor in medical physics

  226. Engineering students among Chancellor’s Undergraduate Awards winners

  227. Antenna paper wins IEEE award

  228. Saha receives NSF CAREER Award to improve the genetic engineering of stem cells

  229. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

  230. Five receive Holdridge teaching awards

  231. Geological engineering alum receives presidential honor

  232. UW-Madison researchers receive awards for injection molding papers

  233. Hagness named associate dean for research and graduate affairs

  234. Disposable timer could be a nurse's best friend

  235. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  236. Plesha wins Distinguished Teaching Award

  237. UW-Madison students win $12,000 in American Nuclear Society Scholarships

  238. UW-Madison paper wins Society of Plastics Engineers award

  239. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

  240. Help make inaugural engineering commencement memorable for our graduates

  241. UW-Madison engineer elected to National Academy of Sciences

  242. Three engineers named Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professors

  243. The world of networked objects explored

  244. Chesler graduates from ELATE program

  245. UW–Madison Styrofoam reuse and recycling program wins competition

  246. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

  247. Nowak, Mavrikakis earn Kellett Mid-Career Awards

  248. Engineers shine in the Wisconsin Energy and Sustainability Challenge

  249. Anderson named associate editor of new nuclear power journal

  250. Opotowsky honored with two nuclear opportunities

  251. Engineering Physics PhD student wins NASA fellowship

  252. New imaging system brings lobster-eye design down to scale

  253. Xinyu Zhang receives NSF CAREER Award to improve wireless network performance

  254. Nuclear engineering senior receives Boren scholarship

  255. Mavrikakis co-authors Science article

  256. Loheide to pursue hydrology research in Argentina with Fulbright award

  257. UV light-emitting bandage wins 2014 Qualcomm Innovation Prize

  258. Driving the electric truck, Orchid Monroe, and UW-Madison's win-win

  259. Made-in-Wisconsin atom probe assisted dating of oldest piece of earth

  260. PhD student's company wins $26,000 in Rice Business Plan Competition

  261. Wisconsin engineer earns presidential award

  262. Abbott wins Hilldale Professorship

  263. Pieper Foundation awards support outreach for future female engineers

  264. Steuber Prize announces 2014 winners

  265. Kuech named honorary professor at City University of Hong Kong

  266. Likos wins ASCE research award

  267. The key to easy asthma diagnosis is in the blood

  268. Honoring our excellence

  269. ASCE recognizes team for paper on geotechnical engineering

  270. MARC researchers receive paper presentation award

  271. MARC student awarded AMAP scholarship

  272. UW-Madison Society of Plastics Engineers chapter honored

  273. CEE PhD student recognized for research

  274. GLE student earns paper award

  275. CFIRE signs agreement with Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center

  276. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

  277. ISyE PhD candidate’s paper selected for Vienna research symposium

  278. Four ISYE students win case study competition

  279. CEE grads lead Cullen into 'Deep Space'

  280. Engelstad becomes ASME fellow

  281. Russell honored for contributions to engineering education

  282. Startup focuses on reliable, efficient cooling for computer servers

  283. Small scale, large potential: an expert weighs in on the future of microfluidics

  284. UW-Madison engineering programs ranked highly in U.S. News and World Report

  285. Focus on new faculty: Soyoung (Sue) Ahn, filling the gaps in traffic research

  286. UW-Madison student innovators win Desire 2 Learn grand prize

  287. Howard Aiken receives posthumous honor for computing breakthrough

  288. Ayse Gurses (PhD ISyE '05) among alumni association 40 Under 40

  289. Elevating our research leadership, planning for spring commencement

  290. Kuech visits new Shandong University president

  291. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  292. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

  293. UW-Madison a partner in national effort to retool U.S. manufacturing

  294. Meet the BAT 600, UW-Madison’s next clean snowmobile

  295. "Greener" aerogel technology holds potential for oil and chemical clean-up

  296. Sawan, Wilson team developing predictive capabilities for nuclear fusion systems

  297. CBE undergrad meets with Baldwin, Blank

  298. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

  299. Alums giving back: A Q&A with two members of the ISyE alumi board

  300. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  301. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  302. McLay named INFORMS SPPSN president

  303. Turng named honored service member of Society of Plastics Engineers

  304. Huber to give sustainability lecture at University of Minnesota

  305. UW-Madison, Korean researchers establish partnership

  306. Nelson joins Global Infrastructure Asset Management

  307. The next dimension: 3D color printer wins innovation competition

  308. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  309. Instructors innovating ISyE senior design

  310. Lessons from an unlikely career

  311. Harnessing sparsity

  312. Innovation Days marks 20 years of undergrad entrepreneurship Feb. 13-14

  313. CEE senior earns Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute scholarship

  314. Engineers named Vilas Associates

  315. Two UW-Madison faculty named to National Academy of Engineering

  316. Reinforcing design, honoring dedication

  317. Banholzer wins AIChE AGILE Award

  318. Spring Career Connection brings 200 employers, 1,500 students to Union South

  319. Grad support endowment fund enables engineer to help nursing homes

  320. Focus on new faculty: Kaibo Liu, making data translate in the real world

  321. How you can help shape the college's future

  322. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  323. A big future for structural engineering

  324. Engine Research Center collaborates on new DOE engine research

  325. Reflections on innovation

  326. UW-Madison student team takes on global health challenge in Hult Prize

  327. Researchers seek to understand the brain, boost batteries, improve patient care, and produce advanced biofuels

  328. Popular Science welcomes non-pneumatic tires to the market

  329. 5 questions with Dick Schoofs

  330. Eom picked for MIT visiting professorship

  331. Ginder-Vogel visits scholars in China

  332. Sridharan gives invited talk at Applied Materials

  333. Adams honored by Council of University Transportation Centers

  334. UW-Madison researchers win Transportation Research Board award

  335. Palecek, Shusta become AIMBE fellows

  336. While you were away: Catching up on a not-so-dead winter break

  337. Ramanathan, Saluja win best paper award at VLSI design conference

  338. Particle searches depend on UW-Madison engineers

  339. Banholzer wins American Chemical Society's Barnes Award

  340. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  341. UW to strengthen college access

  342. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  343. Engineering PhD student to present at international human-computer interaction convention

  344. Engineering TA wins 2013 teaching award

  345. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

  346. Engineer’s ingenuity connects MS patient with touchscreen device

  347. Huber, Dumesic named among top 100 in bioenergy

  348. Online engineering graduate programs ranked No. 3

  349. Plans and progress for 2014