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2014 News Release Archive

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

  2. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

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

  4. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

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

  7. Blanchard named college executive associate dean

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

  9. ME student wins award for engine research presentation

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

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

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

  13. M-WERC names Corradini board chair

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

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

  16. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  17. Research advances: Grainger Institute momentum continues

  18. Ma, Williams to collaborate on bioelectronics research

  19. Parra-Montesinos selected for ACI Whitney Medal

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

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

  22. Graduate student Michael Umhoefer dies at age 23

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

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

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

  26. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

  27. Benson, former student win ASTM paper award

  28. Linderoth honored by INFORMS Computing Society

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

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

  31. Root shares in EPA green chemistry award

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

  33. Structural engineer Hedegaard joins CEE faculty

  34. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

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

  36. Successful camp provides engineering experiences to students statewide

  37. Reconciling freight and community

  38. Air quality and its impact on transplants

  39. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

  40. Robertson receives 2014 ASM Edward DeMille Campbell Memorial Lectureship

  41. Alum to judge NAE essay contest

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

  43. EPD Professor Emerita Sandra Lee Courter passes away

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

  45. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

  46. Lorenz receives IEEE Richard Harold Kaufman Award

  47. Lorenz receives 2014 EPE Outstanding Achievement Award

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

  49. Empowering parents to make teen drivers safer

  50. Managing asthma through mobile computing

  51. Math makes power grids more efficient

  52. Budget planning exercise makes good fiscal and strategic sense

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

  54. Charlotte Observer: Needed: buckets of research funding

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

  56. Mechanical engineering alum elected honorary member of ASME

  57. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  58. Chemical and biological engineering programs rank highly

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

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

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

  62. CBE graduate program fuels ongoing advancements

  63. BME faculty honored by cellular and molecular engineering journal

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

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

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

  67. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

  68. Bier named National Academies BMSA member

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

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

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

  72. Mavrikakis earns Wilhelm Award from AIChE

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

  74. Student wins award in ASME Innovative Design Simulation Challenge

  75. Recent BME grad receives young scientist award from ASB

  76. BME PhD student recognized with two awards

  77. Crone set to guide Graduate School into new era

  78. New award named for Bird, Stewart and Lightfoot

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

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

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

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

  83. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

  84. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  85. Hanna papers among most read in leading construction journal

  86. Computer innovator supports tenacious Badger engineers

  87. Honoring a Wisconsin materials science visionary

  88. College welcomes new students

  89. College of Engineering research 2020: A new approach

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

  91. Researchers awarded $500,000 NSF grant

  92. Student leader encourages other women to pursue engineering

  93. Benson earns ASTM soil and rock award

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

  95. Radwin elected to HFES executive council

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

  97. McLay paper receives IIE award

  98. PhD student earns Directed Energy Professional Society scholarship

  99. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

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

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

  102. How computing is transforming materials science research

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

  104. To the moon and beyond

  105. Shapiro receives 2014 Design Automation Award from ASME

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

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

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

  109. Team to develop new MRI platform

  110. Researchers gain new understanding of layered oxide growth

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

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

  113. Competition offers financial reward for seniors’ hard work

  114. Banholzer earns University of Illinois alumni honor

  115. Strong engineers, strong community

  116. Professorships keep CBE on global stage

  117. A foundation for the future

  118. Encouraging tomorrow’s international engineers

  119. Wish you were here

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

  121. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

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

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

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

  125. SURE program welcomes 18 visiting undergraduates

  126. Murrell receives NSF grant for cell research

  127. Chesler receives diversity honor

  128. Kreeger, Saha named "Young Innovators"

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

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

  131. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

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

  133. Liu receives NSF grant to research Alzheimer’s

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

  135. Carayon named to Institute of Medicine committee

  136. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

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

  138. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  139. Rowlands receives Felix Zandman Award from SEM

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

  141. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  142. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  144. Building on a strong tradition of chemical engineering texts

  145. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

  147. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  156. An investment in the great people of our college

  157. Booske receives IEEE education honor

  158. UW-Madison engineer a 2014 NAE workshop participant

  159. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

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

  161. Crone named Society of Experimental Mechanics fellow

  162. Wiegmann honored by AMA

  163. ISyE PhD student wins peer mentor award

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

  165. Engineering physics alum receives Linus Pauling Award

  166. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  167. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

  168. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

  169. Cramer named to vice provost position

  170. Van Veen receives Michigan Tech honor

  171. Sridharan represents United States at IAEA conference in Vienna

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

  173. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

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

  175. McLay and collaborators receive NSF grant

  176. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

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

  178. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

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

  180. McLay paper receives honor

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

  182. It is a good time to be an engineer

  183. Wisconsin Robotics brings Scorpio to national competition

  184. Two engineering professors receive Romnes faculty fellowships

  185. Chance to represent Team USA arrives 34 years later

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

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

  188. UW-Madison engineers receive M-WERC grants

  189. Grad students explore wireless power transfer

  190. Likos earns Norman Medal from ASCE

  191. Nuclear engineering grad student receives Poukey award

  192. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

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

  194. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

  195. Vanderheiden funded to assess Internet accessibility

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

  197. WisCEL receives Teaching and Learning Innovation Award

  198. Anesthesia applicator device wins 2014 Innovative Minds Prize

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

  200. Undergrads win NOAA scholarships

  201. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  202. Remembering Chuck Salmon, 1930-2014

  203. Mackie to receive highest honor in medical physics

  204. Engineering students among Chancellor’s Undergraduate Awards winners

  205. Antenna paper wins IEEE award

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

  207. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

  208. Five receive Holdridge teaching awards

  209. Geological engineering alum receives presidential honor

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

  211. Hagness named associate dean for research and graduate affairs

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

  213. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  214. Plesha wins Distinguished Teaching Award

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

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

  217. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

  218. Help make inaugural engineering commencement memorable for our graduates

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

  220. Three engineers named Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professors

  221. The world of networked objects explored

  222. Chesler graduates from ELATE program

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

  224. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

  225. Nowak, Mavrikakis earn Kellett Mid-Career Awards

  226. Engineers shine in the Wisconsin Energy and Sustainability Challenge

  227. Anderson named associate editor of new nuclear power journal

  228. Opotowsky honored with two nuclear opportunities

  229. Engineering Physics PhD student wins NASA fellowship

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

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

  232. Nuclear engineering senior receives Boren scholarship

  233. Mavrikakis co-authors Science article

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

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

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

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

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

  239. Wisconsin engineer earns presidential award

  240. Abbott wins Hilldale Professorship

  241. Pieper Foundation awards support outreach for future female engineers

  242. Steuber Prize announces 2014 winners

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

  244. Likos wins ASCE research award

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

  246. Honoring our excellence

  247. ASCE recognizes team for paper on geotechnical engineering

  248. MARC researchers receive paper presentation award

  249. MARC student awarded AMAP scholarship

  250. UW-Madison Society of Plastics Engineers chapter honored

  251. CEE PhD student recognized for research

  252. GLE student earns paper award

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

  254. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

  256. Four ISYE students win case study competition

  257. CEE grads lead Cullen into 'Deep Space'

  258. Engelstad becomes ASME fellow

  259. Russell honored for contributions to engineering education

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

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

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

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

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

  265. Howard Aiken receives posthumous honor for computing breakthrough

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

  267. Elevating our research leadership, planning for spring commencement

  268. Kuech visits new Shandong University president

  269. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  270. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

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

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

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

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

  275. CBE undergrad meets with Baldwin, Blank

  276. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

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

  278. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  279. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  280. McLay named INFORMS SPPSN president

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

  282. Huber to give sustainability lecture at University of Minnesota

  283. UW-Madison, Korean researchers establish partnership

  284. Nelson joins Global Infrastructure Asset Management

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

  286. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  287. Instructors innovating ISyE senior design

  288. Lessons from an unlikely career

  289. Harnessing sparsity

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

  291. CEE senior earns Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute scholarship

  292. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

  294. Reinforcing design, honoring dedication

  295. Banholzer wins AIChE AGILE Award

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

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

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

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

  300. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  301. A big future for structural engineering

  302. Engine Research Center collaborates on new DOE engine research

  303. Reflections on innovation

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

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

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

  307. 5 questions with Dick Schoofs

  308. Eom picked for MIT visiting professorship

  309. Ginder-Vogel visits scholars in China

  310. Sridharan gives invited talk at Applied Materials

  311. Adams honored by Council of University Transportation Centers

  312. UW-Madison researchers win Transportation Research Board award

  313. Palecek, Shusta become AIMBE fellows

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

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

  316. Particle searches depend on UW-Madison engineers

  317. Banholzer wins American Chemical Society's Barnes Award

  318. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  319. UW to strengthen college access

  320. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

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

  322. Engineering TA wins 2013 teaching award

  323. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

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

  325. Huber, Dumesic named among top 100 in bioenergy

  326. Online engineering graduate programs ranked No. 3

  327. Plans and progress for 2014