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2014 News Release Archive

  1. Company sponsorship provides support for senior design project

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

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

  4. Rudolph honored as outstanding young manufacturing engineer

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

  6. SME honors Rudolph as outstanding young manufacturing engineer

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

  8. Hybrid team experience leads to grad research with ERC

  9. Q&A with Professor Emeritus John Mitchell

  10. Internet of Things Lab open house showcases student innovation

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

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

  13. Focus on new faculty: Alberto Del Pia

  14. Quick Response Manufacturing book now available in six languages

  15. CBE alum wins AIChE Industrial Progress Award

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

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

  18. Looking back on 2014 at the College of Engineering

  19. With gratitude for our growth in 2014

  20. Sandrik selected as honored instructor

  21. Mackie focuses future on entrepreneurship

  22. BME alum Domenech Garcia wins role model award

  23. Mavrikakis elected AAAS fellow

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

  25. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

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

  27. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

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

  30. Blanchard named college executive associate dean

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

  32. ME student wins award for engine research presentation

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

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

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

  36. M-WERC names Corradini board chair

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

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

  39. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  40. Research advances: Grainger Institute momentum continues

  41. Ma, Williams to collaborate on bioelectronics research

  42. Parra-Montesinos selected for ACI Whitney Medal

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

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

  45. Graduate student Michael Umhoefer dies at age 23

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

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

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

  49. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

  50. Benson, former student win ASTM paper award

  51. Linderoth honored by INFORMS Computing Society

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

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

  54. Root shares in EPA green chemistry award

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

  56. Structural engineer Hedegaard joins CEE faculty

  57. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

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

  59. Successful camp provides engineering experiences to students statewide

  60. Reconciling freight and community

  61. Air quality and its impact on transplants

  62. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

  63. Robertson receives 2014 ASM Edward DeMille Campbell Memorial Lectureship

  64. Alum to judge NAE essay contest

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

  66. EPD Professor Emerita Sandra Lee Courter passes away

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

  68. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

  69. Lorenz receives IEEE Richard Harold Kaufman Award

  70. Lorenz receives 2014 EPE Outstanding Achievement Award

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

  72. Empowering parents to make teen drivers safer

  73. Managing asthma through mobile computing

  74. Math makes power grids more efficient

  75. Budget planning exercise makes good fiscal and strategic sense

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

  77. Charlotte Observer: Needed: buckets of research funding

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

  79. Mechanical engineering alum elected honorary member of ASME

  80. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  81. Chemical and biological engineering programs rank highly

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

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

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

  85. CBE graduate program fuels ongoing advancements

  86. BME faculty honored by cellular and molecular engineering journal

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

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

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

  90. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

  91. Bier named National Academies BMSA member

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

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

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

  95. Mavrikakis earns Wilhelm Award from AIChE

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

  97. Student wins award in ASME Innovative Design Simulation Challenge

  98. Recent BME grad receives young scientist award from ASB

  99. BME PhD student recognized with two awards

  100. Crone set to guide Graduate School into new era

  101. New award named for Bird, Stewart and Lightfoot

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

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

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

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

  106. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

  107. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  108. Hanna papers among most read in leading construction journal

  109. Computer innovator supports tenacious Badger engineers

  110. Honoring a Wisconsin materials science visionary

  111. College welcomes new students

  112. College of Engineering research 2020: A new approach

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

  114. Researchers awarded $500,000 NSF grant

  115. Student leader encourages other women to pursue engineering

  116. Benson earns ASTM soil and rock award

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

  118. Radwin elected to HFES executive council

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

  120. McLay paper receives IIE award

  121. PhD student earns Directed Energy Professional Society scholarship

  122. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

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

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

  125. How computing is transforming materials science research

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

  127. To the moon and beyond

  128. Shapiro receives 2014 Design Automation Award from ASME

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

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

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

  132. Team to develop new MRI platform

  133. Researchers gain new understanding of layered oxide growth

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

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

  136. Competition offers financial reward for seniors’ hard work

  137. Banholzer earns University of Illinois alumni honor

  138. Strong engineers, strong community

  139. Professorships keep CBE on global stage

  140. A foundation for the future

  141. Encouraging tomorrow’s international engineers

  142. Wish you were here

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

  144. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

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

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

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

  148. SURE program welcomes 18 visiting undergraduates

  149. Murrell receives NSF grant for cell research

  150. Chesler receives diversity honor

  151. Kreeger, Saha named "Young Innovators"

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

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

  154. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

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

  156. Liu receives NSF grant to research Alzheimer’s

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

  158. Carayon named to Institute of Medicine committee

  159. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

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

  161. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  162. Rowlands receives Felix Zandman Award from SEM

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

  164. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  165. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  167. Building on a strong tradition of chemical engineering texts

  168. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

  170. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  179. An investment in the great people of our college

  180. Booske receives IEEE education honor

  181. UW-Madison engineer a 2014 NAE workshop participant

  182. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

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

  184. Crone named Society of Experimental Mechanics fellow

  185. Wiegmann honored by AMA

  186. ISyE PhD student wins peer mentor award

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

  188. Engineering physics alum receives Linus Pauling Award

  189. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  190. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

  191. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

  192. Cramer named to vice provost position

  193. Van Veen receives Michigan Tech honor

  194. Sridharan represents United States at IAEA conference in Vienna

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

  196. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

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

  198. McLay and collaborators receive NSF grant

  199. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

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

  201. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

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

  203. McLay paper receives honor

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

  205. It is a good time to be an engineer

  206. Wisconsin Robotics brings Scorpio to national competition

  207. Two engineering professors receive Romnes faculty fellowships

  208. Chance to represent Team USA arrives 34 years later

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

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

  211. UW-Madison engineers receive M-WERC grants

  212. Grad students explore wireless power transfer

  213. Likos earns Norman Medal from ASCE

  214. Nuclear engineering grad student receives Poukey award

  215. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

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

  217. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

  218. Vanderheiden funded to assess Internet accessibility

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

  220. WisCEL receives Teaching and Learning Innovation Award

  221. Anesthesia applicator device wins 2014 Innovative Minds Prize

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

  223. Undergrads win NOAA scholarships

  224. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  225. Remembering Chuck Salmon, 1930-2014

  226. Mackie to receive highest honor in medical physics

  227. Engineering students among Chancellor’s Undergraduate Awards winners

  228. Antenna paper wins IEEE award

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

  230. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

  231. Five receive Holdridge teaching awards

  232. Geological engineering alum receives presidential honor

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

  234. Hagness named associate dean for research and graduate affairs

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

  236. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  237. Plesha wins Distinguished Teaching Award

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

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

  240. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

  241. Help make inaugural engineering commencement memorable for our graduates

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

  243. Three engineers named Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professors

  244. The world of networked objects explored

  245. Chesler graduates from ELATE program

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

  247. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

  248. Nowak, Mavrikakis earn Kellett Mid-Career Awards

  249. Engineers shine in the Wisconsin Energy and Sustainability Challenge

  250. Anderson named associate editor of new nuclear power journal

  251. Opotowsky honored with two nuclear opportunities

  252. Engineering Physics PhD student wins NASA fellowship

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

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

  255. Nuclear engineering senior receives Boren scholarship

  256. Mavrikakis co-authors Science article

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

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

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

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

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

  262. Wisconsin engineer earns presidential award

  263. Abbott wins Hilldale Professorship

  264. Pieper Foundation awards support outreach for future female engineers

  265. Steuber Prize announces 2014 winners

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

  267. Likos wins ASCE research award

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

  269. Honoring our excellence

  270. ASCE recognizes team for paper on geotechnical engineering

  271. MARC researchers receive paper presentation award

  272. MARC student awarded AMAP scholarship

  273. UW-Madison Society of Plastics Engineers chapter honored

  274. CEE PhD student recognized for research

  275. GLE student earns paper award

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

  277. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

  279. Four ISYE students win case study competition

  280. CEE grads lead Cullen into 'Deep Space'

  281. Engelstad becomes ASME fellow

  282. Russell honored for contributions to engineering education

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

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

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

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

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

  288. Howard Aiken receives posthumous honor for computing breakthrough

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

  290. Elevating our research leadership, planning for spring commencement

  291. Kuech visits new Shandong University president

  292. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  293. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

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

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

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

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

  298. CBE undergrad meets with Baldwin, Blank

  299. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

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

  301. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  302. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  303. McLay named INFORMS SPPSN president

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

  305. Huber to give sustainability lecture at University of Minnesota

  306. UW-Madison, Korean researchers establish partnership

  307. Nelson joins Global Infrastructure Asset Management

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

  309. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  310. Instructors innovating ISyE senior design

  311. Lessons from an unlikely career

  312. Harnessing sparsity

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

  314. CEE senior earns Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute scholarship

  315. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

  317. Reinforcing design, honoring dedication

  318. Banholzer wins AIChE AGILE Award

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

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

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

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

  323. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  324. A big future for structural engineering

  325. Engine Research Center collaborates on new DOE engine research

  326. Reflections on innovation

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

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

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

  330. 5 questions with Dick Schoofs

  331. Eom picked for MIT visiting professorship

  332. Ginder-Vogel visits scholars in China

  333. Sridharan gives invited talk at Applied Materials

  334. Adams honored by Council of University Transportation Centers

  335. UW-Madison researchers win Transportation Research Board award

  336. Palecek, Shusta become AIMBE fellows

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

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

  339. Particle searches depend on UW-Madison engineers

  340. Banholzer wins American Chemical Society's Barnes Award

  341. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  342. UW to strengthen college access

  343. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

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

  345. Engineering TA wins 2013 teaching award

  346. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

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

  348. Huber, Dumesic named among top 100 in bioenergy

  349. Online engineering graduate programs ranked No. 3

  350. Plans and progress for 2014