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Environment and Sustainability News

  1. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

  2. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  3. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  4. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  6. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

  10. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

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

  12. A big boost for innovation

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

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

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

  16. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  17. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

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

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

  20. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

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

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

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

  24. Wisconsin engineer earns presidential award

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

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

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

  28. Brewing biofuel

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

  30. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  31. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

  36. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  37. Reflections on innovation

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

  39. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

  40. Banholzer wins American Chemical Society's Barnes Award

  41. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  42. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  43. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  44. Sound Engineering: Hands-on sustainability

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

  46. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

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

  48. Energy engineers discuss vision for nuclear

  49. How a strong research career begins

  50. How waste wood works for forests

  51. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

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

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

  54. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

  55. Benson featured in UT-Austin lecture series

  56. Schauer part of WHO research on pollution and cancer

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

  58. Sound Engineering: How engineers can advance biofuels

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

  60. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  61. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  62. Storm water treatment will strip phosphorus from Arboretum pond

  63. ASME honors Ghandhi

  64. Solid, sustainable engineering student design

  65. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  66. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

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

  68. Early career award funds study of messenger RNA stability

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

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

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

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

  73. Huber research gaining attention

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

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

  76. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

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

  79. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

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

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

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

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

  84. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

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

  86. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  87. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

  88. Sustainability engineers fill key industry needs

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

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

  91. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

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

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

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

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

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

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

  98. It's not easy going green

  99. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  100. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

  101. Marines give Wis. team funding for diesel engine

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

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

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

  105. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

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

  107. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

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

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

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

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

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

  114. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

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

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

  117. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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