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2014 News Release Archive

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

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

  3. Graduate student Michael Umhoefer dies at age 23

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

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

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

  7. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

  8. Benson, former student win ASTM paper award

  9. Linderoth honored by INFORMS Computing Society

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

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

  12. Root shares in EPA green chemistry award

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

  14. Structural engineer Hedegaard joins CEE faculty

  15. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

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

  17. Successful camp provides engineering experiences to students statewide

  18. Reconciling freight and community

  19. Air quality and its impact on transplants

  20. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

  21. Robertson receives 2014 ASM Edward DeMille Campbell Memorial Lectureship

  22. Alum to judge NAE essay contest

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

  24. EPD Professor Emerita Sandra Lee Courter passes away

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

  26. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

  27. Lorenz receives IEEE Richard Harold Kaufman Award

  28. Lorenz receives 2014 EPE Outstanding Achievement Award

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

  30. Empowering parents to make teen drivers safer

  31. Managing asthma through mobile computing

  32. Math makes power grids more efficient

  33. Budget planning exercise makes good fiscal and strategic sense

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

  35. Charlotte Observer: Needed: buckets of research funding

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

  37. Mechanical engineering alum elected honorary member of ASME

  38. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  39. Chemical and biological engineering programs rank highly

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

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

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

  43. CBE graduate program fuels ongoing advancements

  44. BME faculty honored by cellular and molecular engineering journal

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

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

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

  48. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

  49. Bier named National Academies BMSA member

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

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

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

  53. Mavrikakis earns Wilhelm Award from AIChE

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

  55. Student wins award in ASME Innovative Design Simulation Challenge

  56. Recent BME grad receives young scientist award from ASB

  57. BME PhD student recognized with two awards

  58. Crone set to guide Graduate School into new era

  59. New award named for Bird, Stewart and Lightfoot

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

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

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

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

  64. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

  65. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  66. Hanna papers among most read in leading construction journal

  67. Computer innovator supports tenacious Badger engineers

  68. Honoring a Wisconsin materials science visionary

  69. College welcomes new students

  70. College of Engineering research 2020: A new approach

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

  72. Researchers awarded $500,000 NSF grant

  73. Student leader encourages other women to pursue engineering

  74. Benson earns ASTM soil and rock award

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

  76. Radwin elected to HFES executive council

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

  78. McLay paper receives IIE award

  79. PhD student earns Directed Energy Professional Society scholarship

  80. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

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

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

  83. How computing is transforming materials science research

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

  85. To the moon and beyond

  86. Shapiro receives 2014 Design Automation Award from ASME

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

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

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

  90. Team to develop new MRI platform

  91. Researchers gain new understanding of layered oxide growth

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

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

  94. Competition offers financial reward for seniors’ hard work

  95. Banholzer earns University of Illinois alumni honor

  96. Strong engineers, strong community

  97. Professorships keep CBE on global stage

  98. A foundation for the future

  99. Encouraging tomorrow’s international engineers

  100. Wish you were here

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

  102. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

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

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

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

  106. SURE program welcomes 18 visiting undergraduates

  107. Murrell receives NSF grant for cell research

  108. Chesler receives diversity honor

  109. Kreeger, Saha named "Young Innovators"

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

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

  112. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

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

  114. Liu receives NSF grant to research Alzheimer’s

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

  116. Carayon named to Institute of Medicine committee

  117. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

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

  119. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  120. Rowlands receives Felix Zandman Award from SEM

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

  122. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  123. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  125. Building on a strong tradition of chemical engineering texts

  126. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

  128. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  137. An investment in the great people of our college

  138. Booske receives IEEE education honor

  139. UW-Madison engineer a 2014 NAE workshop participant

  140. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

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

  142. Crone named Society of Experimental Mechanics fellow

  143. Wiegmann honored by AMA

  144. ISyE PhD student wins peer mentor award

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

  146. Engineering physics alum receives Linus Pauling Award

  147. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  148. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

  149. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

  150. Cramer named to vice provost position

  151. Van Veen receives Michigan Tech honor

  152. Sridharan represents United States at IAEA conference in Vienna

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

  154. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

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

  156. McLay and collaborators receive NSF grant

  157. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

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

  159. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

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

  161. McLay paper receives honor

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

  163. It is a good time to be an engineer

  164. Wisconsin Robotics brings Scorpio to national competition

  165. Two engineering professors receive Romnes faculty fellowships

  166. Chance to represent Team USA arrives 34 years later

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

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

  169. UW-Madison engineers receive M-WERC grants

  170. Grad students explore wireless power transfer

  171. Likos earns Norman Medal from ASCE

  172. Nuclear engineering grad student receives Poukey award

  173. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

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

  175. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

  176. Vanderheiden funded to assess Internet accessibility

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

  178. WisCEL receives Teaching and Learning Innovation Award

  179. Anesthesia applicator device wins 2014 Innovative Minds Prize

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

  181. Undergrads win NOAA scholarships

  182. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  183. Remembering Chuck Salmon, 1930-2014

  184. Mackie to receive highest honor in medical physics

  185. Engineering students among Chancellor’s Undergraduate Awards winners

  186. Antenna paper wins IEEE award

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

  188. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

  189. Five receive Holdridge teaching awards

  190. Geological engineering alum receives presidential honor

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

  192. Hagness named associate dean for research and graduate affairs

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

  194. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  195. Plesha wins Distinguished Teaching Award

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

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

  198. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

  199. Help make inaugural engineering commencement memorable for our graduates

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

  201. Three engineers named Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professors

  202. The world of networked objects explored

  203. Chesler graduates from ELATE program

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

  205. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

  206. Nowak, Mavrikakis earn Kellett Mid-Career Awards

  207. Engineers shine in the Wisconsin Energy and Sustainability Challenge

  208. Anderson named associate editor of new nuclear power journal

  209. Opotowsky honored with two nuclear opportunities

  210. Engineering Physics PhD student wins NASA fellowship

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

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

  213. Nuclear engineering senior receives Boren scholarship

  214. Mavrikakis co-authors Science article

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

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

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

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

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

  220. Wisconsin engineer earns presidential award

  221. Abbott wins Hilldale Professorship

  222. Pieper Foundation awards support outreach for future female engineers

  223. Steuber Prize announces 2014 winners

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

  225. Likos wins ASCE research award

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

  227. Honoring our excellence

  228. ASCE recognizes team for paper on geotechnical engineering

  229. MARC researchers receive paper presentation award

  230. MARC student awarded AMAP scholarship

  231. UW-Madison Society of Plastics Engineers chapter honored

  232. CEE PhD student recognized for research

  233. GLE student earns paper award

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

  235. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

  237. Four ISYE students win case study competition

  238. CEE grads lead Cullen into 'Deep Space'

  239. Engelstad becomes ASME fellow

  240. Russell honored for contributions to engineering education

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

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

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

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

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

  246. Howard Aiken receives posthumous honor for computing breakthrough

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

  248. Elevating our research leadership, planning for spring commencement

  249. Kuech visits new Shandong University president

  250. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  251. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

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

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

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

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

  256. CBE undergrad meets with Baldwin, Blank

  257. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

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

  259. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  260. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  261. McLay named INFORMS SPPSN president

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

  263. Huber to give sustainability lecture at University of Minnesota

  264. UW-Madison, Korean researchers establish partnership

  265. Nelson joins Global Infrastructure Asset Management

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

  267. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  268. Instructors innovating ISyE senior design

  269. Lessons from an unlikely career

  270. Harnessing sparsity

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

  272. CEE senior earns Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute scholarship

  273. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

  275. Reinforcing design, honoring dedication

  276. Banholzer wins AIChE AGILE Award

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

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

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

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

  281. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  282. A big future for structural engineering

  283. Engine Research Center collaborates on new DOE engine research

  284. Reflections on innovation

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

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

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

  288. 5 questions with Dick Schoofs

  289. Eom picked for MIT visiting professorship

  290. Ginder-Vogel visits scholars in China

  291. Sridharan gives invited talk at Applied Materials

  292. Adams honored by Council of University Transportation Centers

  293. UW-Madison researchers win Transportation Research Board award

  294. Palecek, Shusta become AIMBE fellows

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

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

  297. Particle searches depend on UW-Madison engineers

  298. Banholzer wins American Chemical Society's Barnes Award

  299. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  300. UW to strengthen college access

  301. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

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

  303. Engineering TA wins 2013 teaching award

  304. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

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

  306. Huber, Dumesic named among top 100 in bioenergy

  307. Online engineering graduate programs ranked No. 3

  308. Plans and progress for 2014