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Environment and Sustainability News

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

  2. Reconciling freight and community

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

  4. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

  6. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

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

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

  9. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  10. Recycled biofuel byproducts could make biofuels even greener

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

  12. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

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

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

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

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

  17. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

  18. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

  19. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  20. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  21. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  23. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

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

  28. A big boost for innovation

  29. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

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

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

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

  33. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  34. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

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

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

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

  38. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

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

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

  41. Wisconsin engineer earns presidential award

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

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

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

  45. Brewing biofuel

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

  47. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  48. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

  53. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  54. Reflections on innovation

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

  56. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

  57. Banholzer wins American Chemical Society's Barnes Award

  58. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  59. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  60. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  61. Sound Engineering: Hands-on sustainability

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

  63. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

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

  65. How a strong research career begins

  66. Energy engineers discuss vision for nuclear

  67. How waste wood works for forests

  68. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

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

  70. Benson featured in UT-Austin lecture series

  71. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

  72. Schauer part of WHO research on pollution and cancer

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

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

  75. Sound Engineering: How engineers can advance biofuels

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

  77. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  78. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  79. Storm water treatment will strip phosphorus from Arboretum pond

  80. ASME honors Ghandhi

  81. Solid, sustainable engineering student design

  82. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  83. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

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

  85. Early career award funds study of messenger RNA stability

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

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

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

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

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

  91. Huber research gaining attention

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

  93. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

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

  96. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

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

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

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

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

  101. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

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

  103. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  104. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

  105. Sustainability engineers fill key industry needs

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

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

  108. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

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

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

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

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

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

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

  115. It's not easy going green

  116. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  117. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

  118. Marines give Wis. team funding for diesel engine

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

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

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

  122. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

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

  124. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

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

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

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

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

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

  131. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

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

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

  134. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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