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2014 News Release Archive

  1. Root shares in EPA green chemistry award

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

  3. Structural engineer Hedegaard joins CEE faculty

  4. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

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

  6. Successful camp provides engineering experiences to students statewide

  7. Reconciling freight and community

  8. Air quality and its impact on transplants

  9. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

  10. Robertson receives 2014 ASM Edward DeMille Campbell Memorial Lectureship

  11. Alum to judge NAE essay contest

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

  13. EPD Professor Emerita Sandra Lee Courter passes away

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

  15. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

  16. Lorenz receives IEEE Richard Harold Kaufman Award

  17. Lorenz receives 2014 EPE Outstanding Achievement Award

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

  19. Empowering parents to make teen drivers safer

  20. Managing asthma through mobile computing

  21. Math makes power grids more efficient

  22. Budget planning exercise makes good fiscal and strategic sense

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

  24. Charlotte Observer: Needed: buckets of research funding

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

  26. Mechanical engineering alum elected honorary member of ASME

  27. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  28. Chemical and biological engineering programs rank highly

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

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

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

  32. CBE graduate program fuels ongoing advancements

  33. BME faculty honored by cellular and molecular engineering journal

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

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

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

  37. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

  38. Bier named National Academies BMSA member

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

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

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

  42. Mavrikakis earns Wilhelm Award from AIChE

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

  44. Student wins award in ASME Innovative Design Simulation Challenge

  45. Recent BME grad receives young scientist award from ASB

  46. BME PhD student recognized with two awards

  47. Crone set to guide Graduate School into new era

  48. New award named for Bird, Stewart and Lightfoot

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

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

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

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

  53. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

  54. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  55. Hanna papers among most read in leading construction journal

  56. Computer innovator supports tenacious Badger engineers

  57. Honoring a Wisconsin materials science visionary

  58. College welcomes new students

  59. College of Engineering research 2020: A new approach

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

  61. Researchers awarded $500,000 NSF grant

  62. Student leader encourages other women to pursue engineering

  63. Benson earns ASTM soil and rock award

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

  65. Radwin elected to HFES executive council

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

  67. McLay paper receives IIE award

  68. PhD student earns Directed Energy Professional Society scholarship

  69. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

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

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

  72. How computing is transforming materials science research

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

  74. To the moon and beyond

  75. Shapiro receives 2014 Design Automation Award from ASME

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

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

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

  79. Team to develop new MRI platform

  80. Researchers gain new understanding of layered oxide growth

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

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

  83. Competition offers financial reward for seniors’ hard work

  84. Banholzer earns University of Illinois alumni honor

  85. Strong engineers, strong community

  86. Professorships keep CBE on global stage

  87. A foundation for the future

  88. Encouraging tomorrow’s international engineers

  89. Wish you were here

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

  91. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

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

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

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

  95. SURE program welcomes 18 visiting undergraduates

  96. Murrell receives NSF grant for cell research

  97. Chesler receives diversity honor

  98. Kreeger, Saha named "Young Innovators"

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

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

  101. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

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

  103. Liu receives NSF grant to research Alzheimer’s

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

  105. Carayon named to Institute of Medicine committee

  106. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

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

  108. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  109. Rowlands receives Felix Zandman Award from SEM

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

  111. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  112. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  114. Building on a strong tradition of chemical engineering texts

  115. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

  117. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  126. An investment in the great people of our college

  127. Booske receives IEEE education honor

  128. UW-Madison engineer a 2014 NAE workshop participant

  129. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

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

  131. Crone named Society of Experimental Mechanics fellow

  132. Wiegmann honored by AMA

  133. ISyE PhD student wins peer mentor award

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

  135. Engineering physics alum receives Linus Pauling Award

  136. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  137. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

  138. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

  139. Cramer named to vice provost position

  140. Van Veen receives Michigan Tech honor

  141. Sridharan represents United States at IAEA conference in Vienna

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

  143. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

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

  145. McLay and collaborators receive NSF grant

  146. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

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

  148. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

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

  150. McLay paper receives honor

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

  152. It is a good time to be an engineer

  153. Wisconsin Robotics brings Scorpio to national competition

  154. Two engineering professors receive Romnes faculty fellowships

  155. Chance to represent Team USA arrives 34 years later

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

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

  158. UW-Madison engineers receive M-WERC grants

  159. Grad students explore wireless power transfer

  160. Likos earns Norman Medal from ASCE

  161. Nuclear engineering grad student receives Poukey award

  162. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

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

  164. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

  165. Vanderheiden funded to assess Internet accessibility

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

  167. WisCEL receives Teaching and Learning Innovation Award

  168. Anesthesia applicator device wins 2014 Innovative Minds Prize

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

  170. Undergrads win NOAA scholarships

  171. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  172. Remembering Chuck Salmon, 1930-2014

  173. Mackie to receive highest honor in medical physics

  174. Engineering students among Chancellor’s Undergraduate Awards winners

  175. Antenna paper wins IEEE award

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

  177. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

  178. Five receive Holdridge teaching awards

  179. Geological engineering alum receives presidential honor

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

  181. Hagness named associate dean for research and graduate affairs

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

  183. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  184. Plesha wins Distinguished Teaching Award

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

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

  187. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

  188. Help make inaugural engineering commencement memorable for our graduates

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

  190. Three engineers named Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professors

  191. The world of networked objects explored

  192. Chesler graduates from ELATE program

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

  194. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

  195. Nowak, Mavrikakis earn Kellett Mid-Career Awards

  196. Engineers shine in the Wisconsin Energy and Sustainability Challenge

  197. Anderson named associate editor of new nuclear power journal

  198. Opotowsky honored with two nuclear opportunities

  199. Engineering Physics PhD student wins NASA fellowship

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

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

  202. Nuclear engineering senior receives Boren scholarship

  203. Mavrikakis co-authors Science article

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

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

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

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

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

  209. Wisconsin engineer earns presidential award

  210. Abbott wins Hilldale Professorship

  211. Pieper Foundation awards support outreach for future female engineers

  212. Steuber Prize announces 2014 winners

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

  214. Likos wins ASCE research award

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

  216. Honoring our excellence

  217. ASCE recognizes team for paper on geotechnical engineering

  218. MARC researchers receive paper presentation award

  219. MARC student awarded AMAP scholarship

  220. UW-Madison Society of Plastics Engineers chapter honored

  221. CEE PhD student recognized for research

  222. GLE student earns paper award

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

  224. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

  226. Four ISYE students win case study competition

  227. CEE grads lead Cullen into 'Deep Space'

  228. Engelstad becomes ASME fellow

  229. Russell honored for contributions to engineering education

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

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

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

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

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

  235. Howard Aiken receives posthumous honor for computing breakthrough

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

  237. Elevating our research leadership, planning for spring commencement

  238. Kuech visits new Shandong University president

  239. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  240. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

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

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

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

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

  245. CBE undergrad meets with Baldwin, Blank

  246. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

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

  248. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  249. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  250. McLay named INFORMS SPPSN president

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

  252. Huber to give sustainability lecture at University of Minnesota

  253. UW-Madison, Korean researchers establish partnership

  254. Nelson joins Global Infrastructure Asset Management

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

  256. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  257. Instructors innovating ISyE senior design

  258. Lessons from an unlikely career

  259. Harnessing sparsity

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

  261. CEE senior earns Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute scholarship

  262. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

  264. Reinforcing design, honoring dedication

  265. Banholzer wins AIChE AGILE Award

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

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

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

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

  270. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  271. A big future for structural engineering

  272. Engine Research Center collaborates on new DOE engine research

  273. Reflections on innovation

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

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

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

  277. 5 questions with Dick Schoofs

  278. Eom picked for MIT visiting professorship

  279. Ginder-Vogel visits scholars in China

  280. Sridharan gives invited talk at Applied Materials

  281. Adams honored by Council of University Transportation Centers

  282. UW-Madison researchers win Transportation Research Board award

  283. Palecek, Shusta become AIMBE fellows

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

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

  286. Particle searches depend on UW-Madison engineers

  287. Banholzer wins American Chemical Society's Barnes Award

  288. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  289. UW to strengthen college access

  290. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

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

  292. Engineering TA wins 2013 teaching award

  293. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

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

  295. Huber, Dumesic named among top 100 in bioenergy

  296. Online engineering graduate programs ranked No. 3

  297. Plans and progress for 2014