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

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

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

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

  5. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

  6. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

  7. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  8. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  9. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  11. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

  15. A big boost for innovation

  16. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

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

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

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

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

  21. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  22. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

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

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

  25. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

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

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

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

  29. Wisconsin engineer earns presidential award

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

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

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

  33. Brewing biofuel

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

  35. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  36. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

  41. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  42. Reflections on innovation

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

  44. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

  45. Banholzer wins American Chemical Society's Barnes Award

  46. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  47. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  48. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  49. Sound Engineering: Hands-on sustainability

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

  51. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

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

  53. How a strong research career begins

  54. Energy engineers discuss vision for nuclear

  55. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

  56. How waste wood works for forests

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

  58. Schauer part of WHO research on pollution and cancer

  59. Benson featured in UT-Austin lecture series

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

  61. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

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

  63. Sound Engineering: How engineers can advance biofuels

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

  65. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  66. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  67. Storm water treatment will strip phosphorus from Arboretum pond

  68. ASME honors Ghandhi

  69. Solid, sustainable engineering student design

  70. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  71. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

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

  73. Early career award funds study of messenger RNA stability

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

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

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

  77. Huber research gaining attention

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

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

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

  81. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

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

  84. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

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

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

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

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

  89. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

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

  91. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  92. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

  93. Sustainability engineers fill key industry needs

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

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

  96. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

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

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

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

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

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

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

  103. It's not easy going green

  104. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  105. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

  106. Marines give Wis. team funding for diesel engine

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

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

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

  110. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

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

  112. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

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

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

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

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

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

  119. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

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

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

  122. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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