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  1. UW-Madison places among top teams in SpaceX Hyperloop competition

  2. Three faculty members inducted into American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering

  3. Hongrui Jiang: An interdisciplinary innovator

  4. Bulent Sarlioglu receives NSF CAREER Award

  5. Tunable materials clear the way for advanced optics

  6. Kats named to 2016 Forbes “30 under 30” list of talented young scientists

  7. ECE professor elected fellow to American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

  8. DDS: Toward a more resilient and flexible power grid

  9. ECE professor named a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

  10. Materials Views: Advanced optical materials top 5 - December 2015

  11. UW-Madison senior wins Marine Corps Commandant’s Trophy

  12. Gene Amdahl, UW-Madison alum and computer pioneer, dies at 92

  13. EETimes: Thin film micro-lenses stretch to focus

  14. Wall Street Journal: Tiny lenses inspired by insect eyes

  15. UW-Madison ranks 4th in research expenditures

  16. Big Ten Network: At Wisconsin, innovation is in the 'eye' of the beholder

  17. Wisconsin Energy and Sustainability Challenge: Bringing new ideas forward

  18. The New Yorker: Cartoon Lounge: Show me the funny

  19. ECE professor accepts Sven Berggren prize in Lund, Sweden

  20. Alumnus Shen Luo receives top honor from the College of Engineering

  21. Alumnus Craig Palmer receives top honor from the College of Engineering

  22. Alumnus Daniel Reich receives top honor from College of Engineering

  23. Alumnus Gregory Piefer receives top honor from the College of Engineering

  24. Ma earns 2015 Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award

  25. Engadget: Scientists create a tiny, flexible lens modeled on insect eyes

  26. “Mammalian eyes” boost machine vision

  27. IEEE Spectrum: Researchers develop fastest and most flexible silicon phototransistor ever

  28. Minuscule, flexible compound lenses visualize vast fields of view

  29. UW-Madison engineers reveal record-setting flexible phototransistor

  30. Huffington Post: Can wood chips help reduce e-waste?

  31. Engineering alumni to receive top college honors at Oct. 16 Engineers' Day

  32. Robertson signs ASEE pledge to promote diversity in engineering

  33. ‘Garage Physics’ is a makerspace for undergraduate brainstorms

  34. The algebraic revolution: Solving for chocolate

  35. ECE Assistant Professor receives NSF Grant to develop efficient permanent magnet electric machine

  36. Focus on new faculty: Laurent Lessard, at the cornerstone of control theory and optimization

  37. Major commitment to elevate UW-Madison undergraduate engineering education

  38. Bright light from the tiny

  39. U.S. News ranks college No. 14 for undergrad education

  40. Camera smaller than a drop of water could change surgical imaging

  41. ECE Professor is named a fellow of the Institute of Physics

  42. Wireless microcamera clusters broaden laparoscopic imaging

  43. EDN Network: Semiconductor chip made from wood aims to reduce e-waste

  44. ECE Professor helps organize symposium in Saudi Arabia

  45. Psychology and computer science experts use machine teaching to elevate the learning process

  46. ECE PhD students win top awards at Student Paper Competition in Vancouver

  47. PhD student awarded fellowship for international students

  48. Project will bring light to Ethiopian villages

  49. Six faculty members receive Spangler funding for new research

  50. ECE alum Struck named acoustical society standards director

  51. ECE alumna earns early-career award

  52. Smaller and smarter antennas for military use

  53. Elektronik Informationen: Nano-Lichtemitter mit besonders hoher Ausgangsleistung

  54. Engineering students gain global perspective studying in China

  55. With UW-Madison engineers' expertise, German fusion experiment achieves major milestone

  56. MIT Technology Review: A biodegradable computer chip that performs surprisingly well

  57. Silicon Republic: Put your shades on, this nanoresonator can emit light 10,000-times its size

  58. Nanoscale device has big profile in light

  59. Catalyzing materials research across Wisconsin

  60. Celebrate summer and raise your app…um…glass!

  61. Announcing some of our new faculty stars

  62. Nader Behdad: Restless energy

  63. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Lindberg launches a quest for high-performance computing projects

  64. Davoodi, PhD alum win best paper award

  65. Honoring a tenacious, non-traditional alumnus

  66. Wall Street Journal: Scientists develop chips made almost entirely from wood

  67. Laser Focus World: DARPA grant funds aluminum-nitride chip-based UV laser development

  68. Smithsonian: These new computer chips are made from wood

  69. Fostering cross-disciplinary construction engineers

  70. Supporting ECE’s evolution

  71. Honoring Wisconsin’s legacy in computing

  72. Catalyzing UW-Madison’s neuroengineering community

  73. General Motors donates dynamometers to fuel UW-Madison’s energy research

  74. Engadget: ‘Nano-paper' chips end up in compost heaps, not landfills

  75. Popular Science: Computer chips can now be made from wood

  76. What could a wood chip do? Advance could mean biodegradable computer chips

  77. Gizmodo: We can now make computer chips out of wood

  78. Biodegradable computer chips created by UW, Forest Lab researchers

  79. IOP Physics World: New maze-like beamsplitter is world's smallest

  80. Isthmus: Building a better battery

  81. UW–Madison microgrids help power industry in Milwaukee

  82. Shohet group’s paper among most cited in Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A

  83. A hands-on education in hardware security

  84. Many engineering students honored at chancellor’s undergraduate awards ceremony

  85. Van Veen recognized for outstanding teaching

  86. Nasdaq: Plexus contributes to innovative engineering lab at UW-Madison

  87. Compact UV lasers could identify substances from a distance

  88. Engineering students program LED lighting for UW Marching Band drum feature

  89. Engineering Expo inspires K-12 students to explore engineering

  90. Focus on new faculty: Jing Li, championing hardware in a big-data world

  91. Two UW-Madison engineers receive Romnes Faculty Fellowships

  92. ECE alumnus Mike Splinter to receive honorary doctorate

  93. High-power laser spinoff proves versatility is strength

  94. Wausau Daily Herald: Engineers buttress Wisconsin industries

  95. Focus on new faculty: Mikhail Kats, bridging applied physics and engineering

  96. Isthmus: A 'technology sandbox'

  97. Internship puts junior at intersection of engineering and policy

  98. Boston earns Simon Fellowship

  99. Computing with grand demands

  100. RFID Journal: RFID may ease one aspect of breast cancer surgery

  101. Energy research for a stronger society

  102. Xconomy: UW-Madison IoT Lab honing its role amid campus entrepreneurship push

  103. Wisconsin State Journal: Rowheels: Reinventing the wheelchair

  104. Sound Engineering: Analyzing “Clapping Music”

  105. UW-Madison engineers' knowledge, skills a boon to state and national employers

  106. Dan Ludois receives NSF CAREER Award

  107. ECE Professor Emeritus Greiner passes away

  108. Two UW-Madison engineers named to National Academy of Engineering

  109. Ma receives $213,000 D2P grant

  110. Big Ten Network: Wisconsin researchers track neural pathways in the brain

  111. Plexus Collaboratory: The next step in UW-Madison engineering educational innovation

  112. Internet of Things Lab open house showcases student innovation

  113. The Daily Cardinal: Scientists track imagination in the brain

  114. The Badger Herald: UW researches difference in brain activity between reality and imagination

  115. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

  117. The Badger Herald: WisCEL ties technology with teaching

  118. Med Device Online: Attacking tumors with miniaturized, high-frequency antennas

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

  120. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  121. Ma, Williams to collaborate on bioelectronics research

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

  123. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

  124. DARPA: Atom-width graphene sensors could provide unprecedented insights into brain structure and function

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

  126. The Badger Herald: UW center transforms research, understanding of brain function

  127. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  128. BTN LiveB1G: Wisconsin grad creates 'hackerspace' in Madison

  129. Wisconsin State Journal: Sky guy flies high

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

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

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

  133. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  134. Computer innovator supports tenacious Badger engineers

  135. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

  136. PhD student earns Directed Energy Professional Society scholarship

  137. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  138. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

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

  140. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  141. Chicago investors flock to Madison start-ups

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

  143. Booske receives IEEE education honor

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

  145. Professor Nick Hitchon on "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me"

  146. A big boost for innovation

  147. UW-Madison College of Engineering up, loons down

  148. Van Veen receives Michigan Tech honor

  149. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

  150. UW-Madison College of Engineering receives $25 million grant

  151. UW-Madson College of Engineering gets $25 million research gift

  152. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

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

  154. Wisconsin Robotics brings Scorpio to national competition

  155. Elucent Medical wins 2014 Governor's Business Plan Contest

  156. The electric car is undergoing resurrection, says UW researcher

  157. UW-Madison engineers receive M-WERC grants

  158. Grad students explore wireless power transfer

  159. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

  160. Peter Tong named WARF board president

  161. WisCEL receives Teaching and Learning Innovation Award

  162. Engineering students among Chancellor’s Undergraduate Awards winners

  163. Antenna paper wins IEEE award

  164. Hagness named associate dean for research and graduate affairs

  165. Five receive Holdridge teaching awards

  166. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

  167. Nowak, Mavrikakis earn Kellett Mid-Career Awards

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

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

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

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

  172. Researcher finds hidden efficiencies in computer architecture

  173. Madison's tiny houses for homeless an example of 'housing co-production,' says planning journal

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

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

  176. Howard Aiken receives posthumous honor for computing breakthrough

  177. Harnessing sparsity

  178. Reflections on innovation

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

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

  181. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  182. Online engineering graduate programs ranked No. 3

  183. Focus on new faculty: Zongfu Yu, harnessing light at a small scale

  184. Sound Engineering: Hands-on sustainability

  185. Nowak receives IEEE Baker award

  186. Ma receives $353K to seek new laser for silicon chips

  187. Ma receives $450K to speed up communication transistors

  188. Control theorist crashes the market

  189. Lipo receives IEEE medal

  190. Closing the loop on big data … one beer at a time

  191. Eom, Ma to develop high-speed optical modulators

  192. Racine students explore engineering’s possibilities at UW-Madison

  193. Focus on new faculty: Rebecca Willett, harnessing big data for myriad collaborations

  194. Engineering faculty to join energy discussion at Tales from Planet Earth Film Festival

  195. Astronaut scholarship honors undergrad’s bold adventures in research

  196. Flipping signal-processing instruction

  197. Training course makes MATLAB work for undergrads

  198. UW-Madison College of Engineering to honor eight outstanding alumni

  199. Students game the system, train computer to play Angry Birds

  200. Micro cameras flex their way into the future of imaging

  201. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  202. Sound Engineering: A control theorist crashes the market

  203. Focus on new faculty: Daniel Ludois, applying research advances to shrink and improve power conversion devices

  204. Bose Scholars program immerses Indian undergrads in graduate research

  205. Focus on new faculty: Xinyu Zhang, mixing disciplines to improve wireless communication

  206. Solid, sustainable engineering student design

  207. Sound Engineering: The roaring HSX engines

  208. Silicon Valley Badger engineers share their secrets of success

  209. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

  210. Ma papers featured on covers of prestigious research journals

  211. Distance-delivered graduate education proposals advance

  212. Our global footprint: How faculty, staff and student connections extend around the world

  213. Banerjee honored by mobile technology research group

  214. Students in UW housing celebrate outstanding educators

  215. Grad students receive Sandia research awards

  216. Cancer-screening software wins wireless competition

  217. Creative energy harvest and storage ideas top energy and sustainability competition

  218. Seven engineers named UW-Madison Vilas Associates

  219. College, grad programs, in top-20 in U.S. News rankings

  220. UW-Madison engineering students win 2013 Clean Snowmobile Challenge

  221. Palframan earns IBM fellowship to support computer architecture research

  222. Focus on new faculty: Sarlioglu seeks to bolster the efficiency of electrical systems

  223. Production process doubles speed and efficiency of flexible electronics

  224. UW-Madison engineer named to National Academy of Engineering

  225. Journal of Applied Physics features Shohet teamwork

  226. Military projects push boundaries of flexible electronics in imaging technologies

  227. Ian Robertson named new UW-Madison engineering dean

  228. The hand is the hook: With competition prizes, printable prosthetic moves closer to market

  229. APS names five UW-Madison faculty as fellows

  230. Hagness and Taflove text is seventh most cited via Google Scholar

  231. Private gifts support nearly 40 engineering faculty professorships

  232. On October 26, the college will honor seven outstanding engineering alumni

  233. CPU-GPU optimization could offer big power savings for drones, data centers

  234. NSF funds UW sustainability project studying the human component of green buildings

  235. Knezevic awarded $500K for nanoscale power research

  236. Multiple awards support Kim's low-power accelerated processor research

  237. Network of neurons: A dynamic model of brain activity

  238. UW-Madison, college, among top U.S. public universities

  239. Wedging wireless broadband between TV signals

  240. Fast, flexible electronics for the next generation of gadgetry

  241. Save the dates: Blended learning seminar series begins September 19

  242. Shrinking the lab bench down to size

  243. WEMPEC: Taking the Wisconsin Idea global

  244. How to ID a bee

  245. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

  246. Million-dollar Keck Foundation grant funds UW-Madison genome research

  247. From summer abroad in China, students acquire a new view of the world

  248. Printed photonic crystal mirrors shrink on-chip lasers down to size

  249. Behdad receives Department of Defense instrumentation grant

  250. Ren receives ECE dissertation award

  251. Deaf-communication pioneer to receive honorary degree at spring commencement

  252. Modernized inventory system wins Qualcomm Wireless Innovation Prize

  253. UW-Madison students to compete in Qualcomm Wireless Prize Competition

  254. Bio-inspired antenna design earns IEEE paper prize

  255. Wilcox wins poster prize at fusion conference

  256. Learning in libraries: New center marries instructional and study space

  257. Gregerson recognized for outstanding service as a teaching assistant

  258. Paper written by civil engineer and ECE professor earns accolades

  259. Behdad’s paper on bio-inspired antenna arrays was most read in 2011

  260. Ma earns UW-Madison fellowship, other funding

  261. Wright, Nowak and Figueiredo earn best paper award

  262. Burfeindt earns award for paper on breast cancer imaging

  263. UW-Madison online engineering master's programs ranked No. 1

  264. Rethinking military communications: Research may yield more compact antennas

  265. Teaching the societal side of engineering

  266. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  267. Dielectric study awarded PMB citations prize

  268. WEMPEC co-directors receive IEEE awards

  269. Malloy wins Best Student Paper award from IEEE conference

  270. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  271. Engineering alumni to receive top college honors at Oct. 14 Engineers' Day

  272. New 'microgrid' test beds will foster state industry opportunities

  273. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

  274. Innovation awards go to biochemist, micro-engineer at UW–Madison

  275. UW-Madison expert can discuss breakthrough in flexible electronics

  276. Johnson Controls teams up with UW-Madison for energy-storage research

  277. Science Olympiad rocks Madison

  278. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  279. Thousands experience science at successful Engineering Expo

  280. Insect hearing inspires new approach to small antennas

  281. Electronic stent deployment system wins top prize at 2011 Innovation Days

  282. A matter of timing: New strategies for debugging electronics

  283. Monroe manufacturer partners with UW-Madison on electric truck

  284. UW-Madison fusion experiments earn nearly $11 million in grants

  285. Engineers receive U.S. Air Force early-career support

  286. College honors distinguished alumni at Oct. 8 Engineers' Day celebration

  287. Competition invites students to invent the future of wireless technology

  288. Fellowship a boost for budding energy researchers

  289. Patents proliferating for serial inventor Robert Blick

  290. Can you see me now? Flexible photodetectors could help sharpen photos

  291. 1995 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grants

  292. ECE faculty member receives prestigious PECASE Award