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2014 News Release Archive

  1. Ma, Williams to collaborate on bioelectronics research

  2. Parra-Montesinos selected for ACI Whitney Medal

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

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

  5. Graduate student Michael Umhoefer dies at age 23

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

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

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

  9. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

  10. Benson, former student win ASTM paper award

  11. Linderoth honored by INFORMS Computing Society

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

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

  14. Root shares in EPA green chemistry award

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

  16. Structural engineer Hedegaard joins CEE faculty

  17. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

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

  19. Successful camp provides engineering experiences to students statewide

  20. Reconciling freight and community

  21. Air quality and its impact on transplants

  22. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

  23. Robertson receives 2014 ASM Edward DeMille Campbell Memorial Lectureship

  24. Alum to judge NAE essay contest

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

  26. EPD Professor Emerita Sandra Lee Courter passes away

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

  28. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

  29. Lorenz receives IEEE Richard Harold Kaufman Award

  30. Lorenz receives 2014 EPE Outstanding Achievement Award

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

  32. Empowering parents to make teen drivers safer

  33. Managing asthma through mobile computing

  34. Math makes power grids more efficient

  35. Budget planning exercise makes good fiscal and strategic sense

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

  37. Charlotte Observer: Needed: buckets of research funding

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

  39. Mechanical engineering alum elected honorary member of ASME

  40. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  41. Chemical and biological engineering programs rank highly

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

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

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

  45. CBE graduate program fuels ongoing advancements

  46. BME faculty honored by cellular and molecular engineering journal

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

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

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

  50. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

  51. Bier named National Academies BMSA member

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

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

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

  55. Mavrikakis earns Wilhelm Award from AIChE

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

  57. Student wins award in ASME Innovative Design Simulation Challenge

  58. Recent BME grad receives young scientist award from ASB

  59. BME PhD student recognized with two awards

  60. Crone set to guide Graduate School into new era

  61. New award named for Bird, Stewart and Lightfoot

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

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

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

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

  66. Medical Engineering team makes foray into microfluidics

  67. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  68. Hanna papers among most read in leading construction journal

  69. Computer innovator supports tenacious Badger engineers

  70. Honoring a Wisconsin materials science visionary

  71. College welcomes new students

  72. College of Engineering research 2020: A new approach

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

  74. Researchers awarded $500,000 NSF grant

  75. Student leader encourages other women to pursue engineering

  76. Benson earns ASTM soil and rock award

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

  78. Radwin elected to HFES executive council

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

  80. McLay paper receives IIE award

  81. PhD student earns Directed Energy Professional Society scholarship

  82. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

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

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

  85. How computing is transforming materials science research

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

  87. To the moon and beyond

  88. Shapiro receives 2014 Design Automation Award from ASME

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

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

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

  92. Team to develop new MRI platform

  93. Researchers gain new understanding of layered oxide growth

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

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

  96. Competition offers financial reward for seniors’ hard work

  97. Banholzer earns University of Illinois alumni honor

  98. Strong engineers, strong community

  99. Professorships keep CBE on global stage

  100. A foundation for the future

  101. Encouraging tomorrow’s international engineers

  102. Wish you were here

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

  104. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

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

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

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

  108. SURE program welcomes 18 visiting undergraduates

  109. Murrell receives NSF grant for cell research

  110. Chesler receives diversity honor

  111. Kreeger, Saha named "Young Innovators"

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

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

  114. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

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

  116. Liu receives NSF grant to research Alzheimer’s

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

  118. Carayon named to Institute of Medicine committee

  119. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

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

  121. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  122. Rowlands receives Felix Zandman Award from SEM

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

  124. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  125. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  127. Building on a strong tradition of chemical engineering texts

  128. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

  130. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  139. An investment in the great people of our college

  140. Booske receives IEEE education honor

  141. UW-Madison engineer a 2014 NAE workshop participant

  142. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

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

  144. Crone named Society of Experimental Mechanics fellow

  145. Wiegmann honored by AMA

  146. ISyE PhD student wins peer mentor award

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

  148. Engineering physics alum receives Linus Pauling Award

  149. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  150. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

  151. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

  152. Cramer named to vice provost position

  153. Van Veen receives Michigan Tech honor

  154. Sridharan represents United States at IAEA conference in Vienna

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

  156. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

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

  158. McLay and collaborators receive NSF grant

  159. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

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

  161. Murphy joins editorial board of biomaterials journal

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

  163. McLay paper receives honor

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

  165. It is a good time to be an engineer

  166. Wisconsin Robotics brings Scorpio to national competition

  167. Two engineering professors receive Romnes faculty fellowships

  168. Chance to represent Team USA arrives 34 years later

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

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

  171. UW-Madison engineers receive M-WERC grants

  172. Grad students explore wireless power transfer

  173. Likos earns Norman Medal from ASCE

  174. Nuclear engineering grad student receives Poukey award

  175. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

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

  177. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

  178. Vanderheiden funded to assess Internet accessibility

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

  180. WisCEL receives Teaching and Learning Innovation Award

  181. Anesthesia applicator device wins 2014 Innovative Minds Prize

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

  183. Undergrads win NOAA scholarships

  184. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  185. Remembering Chuck Salmon, 1930-2014

  186. Mackie to receive highest honor in medical physics

  187. Engineering students among Chancellor’s Undergraduate Awards winners

  188. Antenna paper wins IEEE award

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

  190. Williams' research featured in web teaching tool

  191. Five receive Holdridge teaching awards

  192. Geological engineering alum receives presidential honor

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

  194. Hagness named associate dean for research and graduate affairs

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

  196. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  197. Plesha wins Distinguished Teaching Award

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

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

  200. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

  201. Help make inaugural engineering commencement memorable for our graduates

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

  203. Three engineers named Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professors

  204. The world of networked objects explored

  205. Chesler graduates from ELATE program

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

  207. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

  208. Nowak, Mavrikakis earn Kellett Mid-Career Awards

  209. Engineers shine in the Wisconsin Energy and Sustainability Challenge

  210. Anderson named associate editor of new nuclear power journal

  211. Opotowsky honored with two nuclear opportunities

  212. Engineering Physics PhD student wins NASA fellowship

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

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

  215. Nuclear engineering senior receives Boren scholarship

  216. Mavrikakis co-authors Science article

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

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

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

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

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

  222. Wisconsin engineer earns presidential award

  223. Abbott wins Hilldale Professorship

  224. Pieper Foundation awards support outreach for future female engineers

  225. Steuber Prize announces 2014 winners

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

  227. Likos wins ASCE research award

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

  229. Honoring our excellence

  230. ASCE recognizes team for paper on geotechnical engineering

  231. MARC researchers receive paper presentation award

  232. MARC student awarded AMAP scholarship

  233. UW-Madison Society of Plastics Engineers chapter honored

  234. CEE PhD student recognized for research

  235. GLE student earns paper award

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

  237. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

  239. Four ISYE students win case study competition

  240. CEE grads lead Cullen into 'Deep Space'

  241. Engelstad becomes ASME fellow

  242. Russell honored for contributions to engineering education

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

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

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

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

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

  248. Howard Aiken receives posthumous honor for computing breakthrough

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

  250. Elevating our research leadership, planning for spring commencement

  251. Kuech visits new Shandong University president

  252. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  253. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

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

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

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

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

  258. CBE undergrad meets with Baldwin, Blank

  259. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

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

  261. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  262. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  263. McLay named INFORMS SPPSN president

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

  265. Huber to give sustainability lecture at University of Minnesota

  266. UW-Madison, Korean researchers establish partnership

  267. Nelson joins Global Infrastructure Asset Management

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

  269. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  270. Instructors innovating ISyE senior design

  271. Lessons from an unlikely career

  272. Harnessing sparsity

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

  274. CEE senior earns Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute scholarship

  275. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

  277. Reinforcing design, honoring dedication

  278. Banholzer wins AIChE AGILE Award

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

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

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

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

  283. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  284. A big future for structural engineering

  285. Engine Research Center collaborates on new DOE engine research

  286. Reflections on innovation

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

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

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

  290. 5 questions with Dick Schoofs

  291. Eom picked for MIT visiting professorship

  292. Ginder-Vogel visits scholars in China

  293. Sridharan gives invited talk at Applied Materials

  294. Adams honored by Council of University Transportation Centers

  295. UW-Madison researchers win Transportation Research Board award

  296. Palecek, Shusta become AIMBE fellows

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

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

  299. Particle searches depend on UW-Madison engineers

  300. Banholzer wins American Chemical Society's Barnes Award

  301. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  302. UW to strengthen college access

  303. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

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

  305. Engineering TA wins 2013 teaching award

  306. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

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

  308. Huber, Dumesic named among top 100 in bioenergy

  309. Online engineering graduate programs ranked No. 3

  310. Plans and progress for 2014