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  1. New catalyst does more with less platinum

  2. Making the biofuels process safer for microbes

  3. Generating power from rolling tires

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

  5. Wisconsin engineers contribute to Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam discussion

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

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

  8. Alumnus Werner shares perspective on solar energy

  9. CFIRE summit to address sustainable transportation

  10. New materials repel oil under water and under duress

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

  12. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

  13. Dumesic earns Vilas Research Professorship

  14. Internship puts junior at intersection of engineering and policy

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

  16. Engineers are making strides in reducing air pollution

  17. Energy research for a stronger society

  18. Controlling energy use and costs in commercial buildings

  19. Better data tools for a bigger geothermal future

  20. Dan Ludois receives NSF CAREER Award

  21. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

  22. Calculating the future of solar fuels

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

  24. Reconciling freight and community

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

  26. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

  28. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

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

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

  31. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  32. Recycled biofuel byproducts could make biofuels even greener

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

  34. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

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

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

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

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

  39. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

  40. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  41. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

  42. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  43. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  45. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

  49. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

  50. A big boost for innovation

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

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

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

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

  55. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  56. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

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

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

  59. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

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

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

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

  63. Wisconsin engineer earns presidential award

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

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

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

  67. Brewing biofuel

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

  69. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  70. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

  75. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  76. Reflections on innovation

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

  78. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

  79. Banholzer wins American Chemical Society's Barnes Award

  80. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  81. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  82. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  83. Sound Engineering: Hands-on sustainability

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

  85. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

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

  87. Energy engineers discuss vision for nuclear

  88. How a strong research career begins

  89. How waste wood works for forests

  90. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

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

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

  93. Benson featured in UT-Austin lecture series

  94. Schauer part of WHO research on pollution and cancer

  95. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

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

  97. Sound Engineering: How engineers can advance biofuels

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

  99. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  100. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  101. Storm water treatment will strip phosphorus from Arboretum pond

  102. ASME honors Ghandhi

  103. Solid, sustainable engineering student design

  104. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  105. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

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

  107. Early career award funds study of messenger RNA stability

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

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

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

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

  112. Huber research gaining attention

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

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

  115. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

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

  118. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

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

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

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

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

  123. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

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

  125. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  126. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

  127. Sustainability engineers fill key industry needs

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

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

  130. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

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

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

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

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

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

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

  137. It's not easy going green

  138. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  139. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

  140. Marines give Wis. team funding for diesel engine

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

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

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

  144. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

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

  146. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

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

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

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

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

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

  153. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

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

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

  156. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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