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Environment and Sustainability News

  1. Engineers bring environmental passion to UW Boxable project

  2. Catalyzing materials research across Wisconsin

  3. Nanoscale device has big profile in light

  4. New catalyst does more with less platinum

  5. Making the biofuels process safer for microbes

  6. Generating power from rolling tires

  7. CEE, GLE researchers win best paper award at coal ash conference

  8. Wisconsin engineers contribute to Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam discussion

  9. Sound Engineering: UW-Madison’s burgeoning optimization community

  10. Marketplace: In drenched Texas, the drought may be over ... or not

  11. Alumnus Werner shares perspective on solar energy

  12. CFIRE summit to address sustainable transportation

  13. New materials repel oil under water and under duress

  14. Storm model brings climate preparations to local decision-makers

  15. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

  16. Dumesic earns Vilas Research Professorship

  17. Internship puts junior at intersection of engineering and policy

  18. Six UW-Madison engineers receive Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorships

  19. Engineers are making strides in reducing air pollution

  20. Energy research for a stronger society

  21. Controlling energy use and costs in commercial buildings

  22. Better data tools for a bigger geothermal future

  23. Dan Ludois receives NSF CAREER Award

  24. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

  25. Calculating the future of solar fuels

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

  27. Reconciling freight and community

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

  29. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

  31. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

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

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

  34. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  35. Recycled biofuel byproducts could make biofuels even greener

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

  37. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

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

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

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

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

  42. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

  43. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

  44. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  45. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  46. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  48. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

  52. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

  53. A big boost for innovation

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

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

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

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

  58. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  59. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

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

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

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

  63. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

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

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

  66. Wisconsin engineer earns presidential award

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

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

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

  70. Brewing biofuel

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

  72. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  73. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

  78. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  79. Reflections on innovation

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

  81. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

  82. Banholzer wins American Chemical Society's Barnes Award

  83. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  84. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  85. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  86. Sound Engineering: Hands-on sustainability

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

  88. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

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

  90. Energy engineers discuss vision for nuclear

  91. How a strong research career begins

  92. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

  93. How waste wood works for forests

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

  95. Benson featured in UT-Austin lecture series

  96. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

  97. Schauer part of WHO research on pollution and cancer

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

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

  100. Sound Engineering: How engineers can advance biofuels

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

  102. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  103. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  104. Storm water treatment will strip phosphorus from Arboretum pond

  105. ASME honors Ghandhi

  106. Solid, sustainable engineering student design

  107. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  108. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

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

  110. Early career award funds study of messenger RNA stability

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

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

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

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

  115. Huber research gaining attention

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

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

  118. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

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

  121. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

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

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

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

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

  126. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

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

  128. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  129. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

  130. Sustainability engineers fill key industry needs

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

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

  133. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

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

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

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

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

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

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

  140. It's not easy going green

  141. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  142. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

  143. Marines give Wis. team funding for diesel engine

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

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

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

  147. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

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

  149. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

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

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

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

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

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

  156. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

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

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

  159. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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