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Environment and Sustainability News

  1. The Badger Herald: Frac sand mining business booms in Wisconsin, sparks controversy

  2. Air quality and its impact on transplants

  3. Reconciling freight and community

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

  5. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  6. Recycled biofuel byproducts could make biofuels even greener

  7. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

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

  9. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: UW-Madison awarded $4 million for nuclear power R&D

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

  11. UW-Madison engineers develop new, extremely fuel-efficient car engine

  12. The Capital Times: Q&A: UW’s Teresa Adams on why a driverless car won’t be in your driveway soon

  13. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

  14. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  15. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

  16. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  17. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  19. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

  23. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

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

  25. A big boost for innovation

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

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

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

  29. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  30. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

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

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

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

  34. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

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

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

  37. Wisconsin engineer earns presidential award

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

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

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

  41. Brewing biofuel

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

  43. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  44. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

  49. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  50. Reflections on innovation

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

  52. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

  53. Banholzer wins American Chemical Society's Barnes Award

  54. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  55. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  56. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  57. Sound Engineering: Hands-on sustainability

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

  59. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

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

  61. How a strong research career begins

  62. Energy engineers discuss vision for nuclear

  63. How waste wood works for forests

  64. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

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

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

  67. Benson featured in UT-Austin lecture series

  68. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

  69. Schauer part of WHO research on pollution and cancer

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

  71. Sound Engineering: How engineers can advance biofuels

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

  73. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  74. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  75. Storm water treatment will strip phosphorus from Arboretum pond

  76. ASME honors Ghandhi

  77. Solid, sustainable engineering student design

  78. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  79. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

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

  81. Early career award funds study of messenger RNA stability

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

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

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

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

  86. Huber research gaining attention

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

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

  89. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

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

  92. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

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

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

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

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

  97. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

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

  99. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  100. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

  101. Sustainability engineers fill key industry needs

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

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

  104. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

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

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

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

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

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

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

  111. It's not easy going green

  112. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  113. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

  114. Marines give Wis. team funding for diesel engine

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

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

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

  118. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

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

  120. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

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

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

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

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

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

  127. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

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

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

  130. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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