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Environment and Sustainability News

  1. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  2. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  3. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  5. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

  9. A big boost for innovation

  10. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

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

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

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

  14. Kewaunee closing makes Wisconsin's task to meet EPA rules tougher

  15. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  16. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

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

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

  19. Coal ash = environmental win (when you recycle it)

  20. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

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

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

  23. Wisconsin engineer earns presidential award

  24. The inventor of everything: Banholzer takes on shoddy science

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

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

  27. Brewing biofuel

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

  29. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  30. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

  31. New technology could make for cheaper, faster oil spill cleanup, UW researchers say

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

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

  34. Oil spill cleanup by sponge: Madison scientists tout tidy technology

  35. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  36. Reflections on innovation

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

  38. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

  39. Banholzer wins American Chemical Society's Barnes Award

  40. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  41. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  42. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  43. Sound Engineering: Hands-on sustainability

  44. Focus on new faculty: Sage Kokjohn, tackling the mysteries of internal-combustion engines

  45. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

  46. Water systems research fills in the details for Africa’s largest dam

  47. Energy engineers discuss vision for nuclear

  48. How a strong research career begins

  49. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

  50. How waste wood works for forests

  51. Nov. 4 author lecture to spark dialog about ailing U.S. infrastructure

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

  53. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

  54. Benson featured in UT-Austin lecture series

  55. Schauer part of WHO research on pollution and cancer

  56. The chemistry of color: Energy researcher develops dye-based solar cells

  57. Sound Engineering: How engineers can advance biofuels

  58. At UW-Madison, retired Dow exec will focus on innovation

  59. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  60. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  61. Storm water treatment will strip phosphorus from Arboretum pond

  62. ASME honors Ghandhi

  63. Solid, sustainable engineering student design

  64. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  65. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

  66. Sustainability master's helps professional engineers grow in new directions

  67. Early career award funds study of messenger RNA stability

  68. Focus on new faculty: Christy Remucal, optimizing ways to remove contaminants from water

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

  70. With 400th PhD grad, UW-Madison celebrates half a century of fusion energy

  71. Huber research gaining attention

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

  73. Team to study how the sun could help make fuel

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

  75. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

  77. Focus on new faculty: Bill Likos and the mechanics of unsaturated soils

  78. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

  79. Focus on new faculty: Matt Ginder-Vogel, using chemistry for a cleaner environment

  80. Ferris and others to create tool to guide bioenergy policy

  81. Building green gas technology without a manual: An interview with grad student Robert Coolman

  82. In Yosemite meadow, study could spark conversation about restoration

  83. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

  84. Researchers develop efficient, scalable process for making renewable liquid fuels

  85. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  86. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

  87. Sustainability engineers fill key industry needs

  88. Lake algae: What you can't see can hurt you

  89. Designing microbes that make energy-dense biofuels, without the sugar

  90. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

  91. UW-Madison launches online sustainable systems engineering graduate program

  92. "Impact the World" series profiles Engineers Without Borders in Rwanda

  93. Geotechnical, nuclear engineers named to National Academy of Engineering

  94. Spin-off company earns $4 million in recent funding

  95. Optimizing internal combustion: CAREER award supports study of new diagnostic tool

  96. Forage know-how gives Wisconsin farmers an edge in growing biomass

  97. It's not easy going green

  98. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  99. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

  100. Marines give Wis. team funding for diesel engine

  101. New pond will protect Arboretum, Lake Wingra, from stormwater influx

  102. Hybrid vehicle team to test drive new, efficient dual-fuel engine

  103. Benson appointed UW-Madison sustainability research and education director

  104. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

  105. Humans and the clean-energy debate: Lectures to address carbon emissions and how we all can agree on a solution

  106. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

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

  109. Alumni and students ‘cook up’ future of vehicle teams

  110. UW-Madison research informs upcoming EPA coal-combustion products ruling

  111. New technique shows 50-year history of toxic algae in Lake Wingra

  112. Researchers discover less-expensive low-temperature catalyst for hydrogen purification

  113. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

  114. Join Engineers Without Borders to design Lake Wingra biofiltration garden

  115. UW-Madison and American Le Mans Series showcase green vehicles

  116. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

  117. From sky and lake, researchers study blue-green algae