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  1. Focus on new faculty: Hiroki Sone, experiments in rock mechanics

  2. UW-Madison and other universities receive NSF grant to investigate human and water security in Ethiopia

  3. Floating gardens protect Cherokee Marsh's sensitive shores

  4. University-industry team receives funding to develop energy-efficient small engine technologies

  5. Holloway named inaugural fellow of AAAS Leshner Leadership Institute

  6. Engineers bring environmental passion to UW Boxable project

  7. Catalyzing materials research across Wisconsin

  8. Nanoscale device has big profile in light

  9. New catalyst does more with less platinum

  10. Making the biofuels process safer for microbes

  11. Generating power from rolling tires

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

  13. Wisconsin engineers contribute to Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam discussion

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

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

  16. Alumnus Werner shares perspective on solar energy

  17. CFIRE summit to address sustainable transportation

  18. New materials repel oil under water and under duress

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

  20. Dumesic earns Vilas Research Professorship

  21. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

  22. Internship puts junior at intersection of engineering and policy

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

  24. Engineers are making strides in reducing air pollution

  25. Energy research for a stronger society

  26. Controlling energy use and costs in commercial buildings

  27. Better data tools for a bigger geothermal future

  28. Dan Ludois receives NSF CAREER Award

  29. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

  30. Calculating the future of solar fuels

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

  32. Reconciling freight and community

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

  34. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

  36. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

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

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

  39. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  40. Recycled biofuel byproducts could make biofuels even greener

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

  42. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

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

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

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

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

  47. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

  48. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

  49. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  50. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  51. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  53. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

  57. A big boost for innovation

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

  59. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

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

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

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

  63. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  64. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

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

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

  67. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

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

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

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

  71. Wisconsin engineer earns presidential award

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

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

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

  75. Brewing biofuel

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

  77. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  78. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

  83. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  84. Reflections on innovation

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

  86. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

  87. Banholzer wins American Chemical Society's Barnes Award

  88. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  89. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  90. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  91. Sound Engineering: Hands-on sustainability

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

  93. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

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

  95. How a strong research career begins

  96. Energy engineers discuss vision for nuclear

  97. How waste wood works for forests

  98. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

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

  100. Schauer part of WHO research on pollution and cancer

  101. Benson featured in UT-Austin lecture series

  102. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

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

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

  105. Sound Engineering: How engineers can advance biofuels

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

  107. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  108. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  109. Storm water treatment will strip phosphorus from Arboretum pond

  110. ASME honors Ghandhi

  111. Solid, sustainable engineering student design

  112. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  113. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

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

  115. Early career award funds study of messenger RNA stability

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

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

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

  119. Huber research gaining attention

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

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

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

  123. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

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

  126. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

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

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

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

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

  131. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

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

  133. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  134. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

  135. Sustainability engineers fill key industry needs

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

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

  138. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

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

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

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

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

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

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

  145. It's not easy going green

  146. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  147. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

  148. Marines give Wis. team funding for diesel engine

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

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

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

  152. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

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

  154. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

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

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

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

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

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

  161. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

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

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

  164. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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