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2014 News Release Archive

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

  2. Root shares in EPA green chemistry award

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

  4. Structural engineer Hedegaard joins CEE faculty

  5. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

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

  7. Successful camp provides engineering experiences to students statewide

  8. Reconciling freight and community

  9. Air quality and its impact on transplants

  10. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

  11. Robertson receives 2014 ASM Edward DeMille Campbell Memorial Lectureship

  12. Alum to judge NAE essay contest

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

  14. EPD Professor Emerita Sandra Lee Courter passes away

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

  16. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

  17. Lorenz receives IEEE Richard Harold Kaufman Award

  18. Lorenz receives 2014 EPE Outstanding Achievement Award

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

  20. Empowering parents to make teen drivers safer

  21. Managing asthma through mobile computing

  22. Math makes power grids more efficient

  23. Budget planning exercise makes good fiscal and strategic sense

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

  25. Charlotte Observer: Needed: buckets of research funding

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

  27. Mechanical engineering alum elected honorary member of ASME

  28. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  29. Chemical and biological engineering programs rank highly

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

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

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

  33. CBE graduate program fuels ongoing advancements

  34. BME faculty honored by cellular and molecular engineering journal

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

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

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

  38. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

  39. Bier named National Academies BMSA member

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

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

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

  43. Mavrikakis earns Wilhelm Award from AIChE

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

  45. Student wins award in ASME Innovative Design Simulation Challenge

  46. Recent BME grad receives young scientist award from ASB

  47. BME PhD student recognized with two awards

  48. Crone set to guide Graduate School into new era

  49. New award named for Bird, Stewart and Lightfoot

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

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

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

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

  54. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

  55. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  56. Hanna papers among most read in leading construction journal

  57. Computer innovator supports tenacious Badger engineers

  58. Honoring a Wisconsin materials science visionary

  59. College welcomes new students

  60. College of Engineering research 2020: A new approach

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

  62. Researchers awarded $500,000 NSF grant

  63. Student leader encourages other women to pursue engineering

  64. Benson earns ASTM soil and rock award

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

  66. Radwin elected to HFES executive council

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

  68. McLay paper receives IIE award

  69. PhD student earns Directed Energy Professional Society scholarship

  70. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

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

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

  73. How computing is transforming materials science research

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

  75. To the moon and beyond

  76. Shapiro receives 2014 Design Automation Award from ASME

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

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

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

  80. Team to develop new MRI platform

  81. Researchers gain new understanding of layered oxide growth

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

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

  84. Competition offers financial reward for seniors’ hard work

  85. Banholzer earns University of Illinois alumni honor

  86. Strong engineers, strong community

  87. Professorships keep CBE on global stage

  88. A foundation for the future

  89. Encouraging tomorrow’s international engineers

  90. Wish you were here

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

  92. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

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

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

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

  96. SURE program welcomes 18 visiting undergraduates

  97. Murrell receives NSF grant for cell research

  98. Chesler receives diversity honor

  99. Kreeger, Saha named "Young Innovators"

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

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

  102. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

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

  104. Liu receives NSF grant to research Alzheimer’s

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

  106. Carayon named to Institute of Medicine committee

  107. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

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

  109. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  110. Rowlands receives Felix Zandman Award from SEM

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

  112. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  113. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  115. Building on a strong tradition of chemical engineering texts

  116. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

  118. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  127. An investment in the great people of our college

  128. Booske receives IEEE education honor

  129. UW-Madison engineer a 2014 NAE workshop participant

  130. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

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

  132. Crone named Society of Experimental Mechanics fellow

  133. Wiegmann honored by AMA

  134. ISyE PhD student wins peer mentor award

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

  136. Engineering physics alum receives Linus Pauling Award

  137. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  138. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

  139. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

  140. Cramer named to vice provost position

  141. Van Veen receives Michigan Tech honor

  142. Sridharan represents United States at IAEA conference in Vienna

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

  144. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

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

  146. McLay and collaborators receive NSF grant

  147. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

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

  149. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

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

  151. McLay paper receives honor

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

  153. It is a good time to be an engineer

  154. Wisconsin Robotics brings Scorpio to national competition

  155. Two engineering professors receive Romnes faculty fellowships

  156. Chance to represent Team USA arrives 34 years later

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

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

  159. UW-Madison engineers receive M-WERC grants

  160. Grad students explore wireless power transfer

  161. Likos earns Norman Medal from ASCE

  162. Nuclear engineering grad student receives Poukey award

  163. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

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

  165. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

  166. Vanderheiden funded to assess Internet accessibility

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

  168. WisCEL receives Teaching and Learning Innovation Award

  169. Anesthesia applicator device wins 2014 Innovative Minds Prize

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

  171. Undergrads win NOAA scholarships

  172. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  173. Remembering Chuck Salmon, 1930-2014

  174. Mackie to receive highest honor in medical physics

  175. Engineering students among Chancellor’s Undergraduate Awards winners

  176. Antenna paper wins IEEE award

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

  178. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

  179. Five receive Holdridge teaching awards

  180. Geological engineering alum receives presidential honor

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

  182. Hagness named associate dean for research and graduate affairs

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

  184. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  185. Plesha wins Distinguished Teaching Award

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

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

  188. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

  189. Help make inaugural engineering commencement memorable for our graduates

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

  191. Three engineers named Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professors

  192. The world of networked objects explored

  193. Chesler graduates from ELATE program

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

  195. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

  196. Nowak, Mavrikakis earn Kellett Mid-Career Awards

  197. Engineers shine in the Wisconsin Energy and Sustainability Challenge

  198. Anderson named associate editor of new nuclear power journal

  199. Opotowsky honored with two nuclear opportunities

  200. Engineering Physics PhD student wins NASA fellowship

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

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

  203. Nuclear engineering senior receives Boren scholarship

  204. Mavrikakis co-authors Science article

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

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

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

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

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

  210. Wisconsin engineer earns presidential award

  211. Abbott wins Hilldale Professorship

  212. Pieper Foundation awards support outreach for future female engineers

  213. Steuber Prize announces 2014 winners

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

  215. Likos wins ASCE research award

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

  217. Honoring our excellence

  218. ASCE recognizes team for paper on geotechnical engineering

  219. MARC researchers receive paper presentation award

  220. MARC student awarded AMAP scholarship

  221. UW-Madison Society of Plastics Engineers chapter honored

  222. CEE PhD student recognized for research

  223. GLE student earns paper award

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

  225. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

  227. Four ISYE students win case study competition

  228. CEE grads lead Cullen into 'Deep Space'

  229. Engelstad becomes ASME fellow

  230. Russell honored for contributions to engineering education

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

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

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

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

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

  236. Howard Aiken receives posthumous honor for computing breakthrough

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

  238. Elevating our research leadership, planning for spring commencement

  239. Kuech visits new Shandong University president

  240. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  241. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

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

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

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

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

  246. CBE undergrad meets with Baldwin, Blank

  247. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

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

  249. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  250. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  251. McLay named INFORMS SPPSN president

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

  253. Huber to give sustainability lecture at University of Minnesota

  254. UW-Madison, Korean researchers establish partnership

  255. Nelson joins Global Infrastructure Asset Management

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

  257. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  258. Instructors innovating ISyE senior design

  259. Lessons from an unlikely career

  260. Harnessing sparsity

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

  262. CEE senior earns Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute scholarship

  263. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

  265. Reinforcing design, honoring dedication

  266. Banholzer wins AIChE AGILE Award

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

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

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

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

  271. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  272. A big future for structural engineering

  273. Engine Research Center collaborates on new DOE engine research

  274. Reflections on innovation

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

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

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

  278. 5 questions with Dick Schoofs

  279. Eom picked for MIT visiting professorship

  280. Ginder-Vogel visits scholars in China

  281. Sridharan gives invited talk at Applied Materials

  282. Adams honored by Council of University Transportation Centers

  283. UW-Madison researchers win Transportation Research Board award

  284. Palecek, Shusta become AIMBE fellows

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

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

  287. Particle searches depend on UW-Madison engineers

  288. Banholzer wins American Chemical Society's Barnes Award

  289. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  290. UW to strengthen college access

  291. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

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

  293. Engineering TA wins 2013 teaching award

  294. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

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

  296. Huber, Dumesic named among top 100 in bioenergy

  297. Online engineering graduate programs ranked No. 3

  298. Plans and progress for 2014