Navigation Content
University of Wisconsin - Madison College of Engineering

Icon: RSS feed.

Environment and Sustainability News

  1. Dumesic earns Vilas Research Professorship

  2. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

  3. Internship puts junior at intersection of engineering and policy

  4. Five UW-Madison engineers receive Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorships

  5. Engineers are making strides in reducing air pollution

  6. Energy research for a stronger society

  7. Controlling energy use and costs in commercial buildings

  8. Better data tools for a bigger geothermal future

  9. Dan Ludois receives NSF CAREER Award

  10. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

  11. Calculating the future of solar fuels

  12. Reconciling freight and community

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

  14. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Battery researcher named to lead UWM energy storage effort

  15. Air quality and its impact on transplants

  16. Wisconsin Public Radio: Geothermal exchange for heating and cooling in Wisconsin

  17. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

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

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

  20. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  21. Recycled biofuel byproducts could make biofuels even greener

  22. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

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

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

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

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

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

  28. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

  29. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  30. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

  31. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  32. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  34. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

  38. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

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

  40. A big boost for innovation

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

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

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

  44. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  45. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

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

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

  48. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

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

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

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

  52. Wisconsin engineer earns presidential award

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

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

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

  56. Brewing biofuel

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

  58. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  59. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

  64. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  65. Reflections on innovation

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

  67. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

  68. Banholzer wins American Chemical Society's Barnes Award

  69. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  70. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  71. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  72. Sound Engineering: Hands-on sustainability

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

  74. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

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

  76. Energy engineers discuss vision for nuclear

  77. How a strong research career begins

  78. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

  79. How waste wood works for forests

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

  81. Schauer part of WHO research on pollution and cancer

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

  83. Benson featured in UT-Austin lecture series

  84. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

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

  86. Sound Engineering: How engineers can advance biofuels

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

  88. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  89. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  90. Storm water treatment will strip phosphorus from Arboretum pond

  91. ASME honors Ghandhi

  92. Solid, sustainable engineering student design

  93. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  94. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

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

  96. Early career award funds study of messenger RNA stability

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

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

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

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

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

  102. Huber research gaining attention

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

  104. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

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

  107. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

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

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

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

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

  112. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

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

  114. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  115. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

  116. Sustainability engineers fill key industry needs

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

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

  119. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

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

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

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

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

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

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

  126. It's not easy going green

  127. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  128. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

  129. Marines give Wis. team funding for diesel engine

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

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

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

  133. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

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

  135. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

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

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

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

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

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

  142. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

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

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

  145. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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