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  1. Recycled biofuel byproducts could make biofuels even greener

  2. Research and graduate education transition includes familiar, new faces

  3. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

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

  5. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

  6. Wisconsin nuclear researchers receive $4 million in DOE grants

  7. How computing is transforming materials science research

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

  9. Channel 3000: Map shows 13 years of traffic fatalities

  10. Sound Engineering: Spreading the benefits of stem-cell advances

  11. Team to develop new MRI platform

  12. Biomedical engineers to collaborate on stem cell culture platform research

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

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

  15. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  16. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

  17. Murrell receives NSF grant for cell research

  18. Kreeger, Saha named "Young Innovators"

  19. To your health: Researchers explore what happens when heart cells fail

  20. Preventative medicine: Algorithms enable manufacturers to remotely anticipate machine health crises

  21. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  22. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  23. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  24. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  25. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  27. Building on a strong tradition of chemical engineering texts

  28. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

  30. UW-Madison researchers part of new cell manufacturing consortium

  31. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

  33. Company co-founded by professor partners with Johnson and Johnson

  34. Focus on new faculty: Michael Murrell, using photographs to understand mechanical forces in cells

  35. An investment in the great people of our college

  36. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

  37. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  38. A big boost for innovation

  39. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

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

  41. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

  43. Newly formed Grainger Institute catalyst for redefining Wisconsin engineering research enterprise

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

  45. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

  46. McLay and collaborators receive NSF grant

  47. Researchers develop method to measure positions of atomic sites with groundbreaking precision

  48. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

  49. Two engineering professors receive Romnes faculty fellowships

  50. 8 UW-Madison professors get $50,000 each for research

  51. Soil framework earns researcher prestigious medal for the second time

  52. UW-Madison engineers receive M-WERC grants

  53. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

  54. Biomedical engineers to study vascular network development in tissue scaffolds

  55. Biomedical engineers offer much-needed update for blood-sampling process

  56. RCCI engine begins in-vehicle demonstration testing

  57. Antenna paper wins IEEE award

  58. Saha receives NSF CAREER Award to improve the genetic engineering of stem cells

  59. Hagness named associate dean for research and graduate affairs

  60. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  61. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

  62. UW-Madison paper wins Society of Plastics Engineers award

  63. New imaging system brings lobster-eye design down to scale

  64. Opotowsky honored with two nuclear opportunities

  65. Xinyu Zhang receives NSF CAREER Award to improve wireless network performance

  66. Mavrikakis co-authors Science article

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

  68. Made-in-Wisconsin atom probe assisted dating of oldest piece of earth

  69. Researcher finds hidden efficiencies in computer architecture

  70. Abbott wins Hilldale Professorship

  71. The key to easy asthma diagnosis is in the blood

  72. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

  73. CFIRE signs agreement with Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center

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

  75. Small scale, large potential: an expert weighs in on the future of microfluidics

  76. Brewing biofuel

  77. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

  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. UW-Madison a partner in national effort to retool U.S. manufacturing

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

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

  83. Sawan, Wilson team developing predictive capabilities for nuclear fusion systems

  84. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

  85. UW-Madison engineering professor developing cellphone charger without electrical cord

  86. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  87. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  88. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  89. Harnessing sparsity

  90. Two UW-Madison faculty named to National Academy of Engineering

  91. Engineers named Vilas Associates

  92. Grad support endowment fund enables engineer to help nursing homes

  93. A big future for structural engineering

  94. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  95. How you can help shape the college's future

  96. Engine Research Center collaborates on new DOE engine research

  97. UW-Madison student team takes on global health challenge in Hult Prize

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

  99. UW-Madison students chosen to compete for Hult Prize

  100. Popular Science welcomes non-pneumatic tires to the market

  101. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

  102. While you were away: Catching up on a not-so-dead winter break

  103. Ramanathan, Saluja win best paper award at VLSI design conference

  104. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  105. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  106. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  107. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

  108. Cooling inspired by sweat

  109. Ma receives $353K to seek new laser for silicon chips

  110. Ma receives $450K to speed up communication transistors

  111. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

  112. Control theorist crashes the market

  113. For Platypus Technologies, liquid crystals fit the bill

  114. Quicker, quake-proof skyscrapers

  115. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

  116. Closing the loop on big data … one beer at a time

  117. In Wisconsin, cold-spray knowledge is a hot commodity

  118. Her response: Increase the ‘reward’ of high-risk scenarios

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

  120. ‘Smart’ medical material aims to unfurl at 98.6 degrees

  121. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

  122. Printing without boundaries: Expanding uses for 3D printers

  123. Eom, Ma to develop high-speed optical modulators

  124. Engineers explore ways to understand, outwit blood-brain barrier

  125. Discovery sheds light on how changes in lungs can hurt the heart

  126. Focus on new faculty: Rebecca Willett, harnessing big data for myriad collaborations

  127. Engineer applies new technology in medical robotics

  128. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  129. Engineers among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  130. Researchers to develop methods for discovering new metallic glasses

  131. Callen gives invited talk at math and experimental physics meeting

  132. Rawlings, Maravelias paper earns honor

  133. Biomedical engineer aims to mitigate older adults' risk of falls

  134. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  135. Mechanical engineers collaborate with Wisconsin company to ID weld defects

  136. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

  137. Nuclear researchers receive more than $2M from DOE for R&D

  138. Grant funds more individualized cancer therapy from a single blood draw

  139. Wisconsin Applied Computing Center harnesses supercomputing for engineering and much more

  140. Thelen receives NIH grant for ACL research

  141. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

  142. Informatics of 'making' aims to unite computing, materials and manufacturing advances

  143. Luedtke wins INFORMS young researchers prize

  144. NSF grant funds bio-manufacturing study

  145. Pfotenhauer named cryogenic society fellow

  146. Zhou earns collaboration grant to help meet the needs of teleservice systems

  147. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  148. Three MS&E researchers earn conference awards

  149. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  150. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

  151. Focus on new faculty: Xinyu Zhang, mixing disciplines to improve wireless communication

  152. WEI leaders meet with D.C. legislators

  153. EP PhD student to attend space conference

  154. Wiegmann to receive HFES Lauer safety award

  155. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  156. Paper on vehicle paint quality receives award

  157. EP postdoc is competition finalist

  158. Sound Engineering: The roaring HSX engines

  159. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  160. Lorenz to receive IEEE Kaufmann Award

  161. Innovation institute to broaden U.S. palette of advanced materials

  162. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

  163. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

  164. RFID advance to improve safety of nation’s blood supply

  165. Advanced manufacturing focus of June 10-14 conference

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

  167. Ergonomics award for Carayon paper

  168. Sridharan earns UW-Madison academic staff award

  169. Material screening method allows more precise control over stem cells

  170. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  171. American University of Beirut recognizes Menassa

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

  173. Perepezko honored for contributions to materials research

  174. Seven engineers named UW-Madison Vilas Associates

  175. Virtual exertions research uses muscle activity to move virtual objects

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

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

  178. Sridharan, Sun Prairie company, to explore cold-spray coating applications

  179. Huber research gaining attention

  180. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  181. Rawlings honored with Chancellor’s Award

  182. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

  183. Man-made material pushes the bounds of superconductivity

  184. Two engineers among UW-Madison Romnes Faculty Fellowship recipients

  185. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

  186. Production process doubles speed and efficiency of flexible electronics

  187. Two ChE alumni named to National Academy of Engineering

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

  189. UW-Madison engineer named to National Academy of Engineering

  190. UW-Madison engineer is expert for NOVA chariot documentary

  191. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

  192. New tools accelerate computational materials research

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

  194. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

  196. Journal of Applied Physics features Shohet teamwork

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

  198. Ma to pursue diamond transistors, biotransistors and nanomembrane lasers

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

  200. Kuech among AAAS honorees

  201. Spotting ovarian cancer, before it's too late

  202. It's the stuff of dreams: Better healthcare at home

  203. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

  204. With new high-tech materials, researchers aim to catalyze U.S. manufacturing future

  205. In static friction, chemistry is key to stronger bonds

  206. Team to study link between BPD and adult heart disease

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

  208. CPU-GPU optimization could offer big power savings for drones, data centers

  209. NSF funds research of computational materials data and design tools

  210. Recovery at work: Treatment may end, but challenges persist for breast cancer survivors

  211. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

  212. Li earns NSF funding to improve rapid-response healthcare

  213. Grad student honored for research

  214. The language of stem cells, decoded

  215. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

  216. Team studies the mechanics of stronger bones

  217. Knezevic awarded $500K for nanoscale power research

  218. Network of neurons: A dynamic model of brain activity

  219. Collide and conquer: How blood cells sort themselves out

  220. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  221. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

  222. Million-dollar Keck Foundation grant funds UW-Madison genome research

  223. High-tech silver dressings ward off infection in wounds

  224. Thomson lab lands $2.2 million NIH grant for human cellular modeling for drug testing

  225. Printed photonic crystal mirrors shrink on-chip lasers down to size

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

  227. DOE awards funding for concentrating solar power

  228. In mouse trial, high-tech wound dressing fights infection

  229. Two engineering students invited to prestigious Nobel conference

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

  231. Blood-brain barrier building blocks forged from human stem cells

  232. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

  233. BME grad student earns best poster award

  234. Early career award supports cyanobacteria biofuel research

  235. New stem cell technique promises abundance of key heart cells

  236. In chemical reactions, water adds speed without heat

  237. Unsafe at any speed: Even for driving pros, distractions increase crash risk

  238. Behdad receives Department of Defense instrumentation grant

  239. There are more than five sides to this story: In metallic glasses, researchers find a few new atomic structures

  240. UW-Madison earns DOE funding for nuclear engineering innovations

  241. At smallest scale, liquid crystal behavior portends new materials

  242. Bringing best practices to Wisconsin manufacturers

  243. On March 8, UW-Madison nuclear engineer to help unveil report on Fukushima

  244. For plastics knowledge, India looks to UW-Madison engineers

  245. Inspired by steel, nano-manufacturing gets wear-resistant carbide tip

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

  247. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

  248. Roundabouts emerging as the ideal intersection between driver safety and efficiency

  249. Behdad’s paper on bio-inspired antenna arrays was most read in 2011

  250. With second company, laser researchers are seeing new light

  251. With $3.5 million, UW-Madison-led consortium will address national freight issues

  252. Two projects to study cell-to-cell communications

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

  254. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

  255. NASA selects student teams for microgravity research flights

  256. For industry, advanced control methods boost bottom line

  257. Rethinking military communications: Research may yield more compact antennas

  258. With careful thought, brain sensors connect neurons with actions

  259. Grant funds effort to improve patient OR to ICU transitions

  260. IEEE elects Rawlings and Sayeed as fellows

  261. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  262. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  263. Optimizing optimization when symmetry is at play

  264. Geological engineering grad student: Teaching others through rocks and soil

  265. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  266. New 'microgrid' test beds will foster state industry opportunities

  267. Faculty, alum receive White House early-career award

  268. DOE upgrades UW-Madison nuclear facilities, funds new projects

  269. Innovation awards go to biochemist, micro-engineer at UW–Madison

  270. Wisconsin engineer, entrepreneur move 'green' diesel engine closer to market

  271. NSF renews/expands mission of Materials Research Science and Engineering Center

  272. New study will explore impact of exercise on pulmonary hypertension

  273. Human gait soon could power portable electronics

  274. Human factors expert to help guide safety in next generation of space exploration

  275. UW-Madison spinoff receives $1.5 million for optimizing dual-fuel engines

  276. UW-Madison expert can discuss breakthrough in flexible electronics

  277. QRM helps Plover, Wisconsin, company to slash lead times, expand into new markets

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

  279. Nanomembranes promise new materials for advanced electronics

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

  281. Johnson Controls teams up with UW-Madison for energy-storage research

  282. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  283. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  284. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

  285. Liquid crystal droplets discovered to be exquisitely sensitive to an important bacterial lipid

  286. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  287. Chemical and biological engineering professor elected to American Academy

  288. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

  289. UW-Madison's economic impact statewide hits $12.4 billion

  290. Doing more with less: Efficient experiments for bacterial engineering

  291. Insect hearing inspires new approach to small antennas

  292. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

  293. Engineering atomic interfaces for new electronics

  294. Probing the mysteries of nanoscale wear

  295. Drug courts test smart phone app to help addicted offenders

  296. A matter of timing: New strategies for debugging electronics

  297. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

  298. Transportation researchers help identify economic impact of traffic congestion on truck-borne freight

  299. Abbott named fellow of AAAS

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

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

  302. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

  303. Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery facility opens on UW-Madison campus

  304. Less pain, more gain: Silver-lined bandages prevent infection and promote healing

  305. Engineers receive U.S. Air Force early-career support

  306. Warning system shows potential for alleviating crashes at dangerous rural intersections

  307. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

  308. New simulator puts UW-Madison on the map for driving research

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

  310. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

  311. Mississippi Valley Freight Coalition now the Mid-America Freight Coalition

  312. UW-Madison students make 'genetic machines' for international competition

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

  314. It's about time: U.S. manufacturers CAN compete

  315. Entrepreneur translates research into real-world health solutions

  316. New nano techniques integrate electron gas-producing oxides with silicon

  317. UW-Madison research expenditures top the $1 billion mark

  318. Major grant aims at breaking the habit of implicit bias

  319. UW-Madison receives grant for superconducting electron gun

  320. Academic centers merge to form statewide energy research powerhouse

  321. Computers—and people—work in parallel at new laboratory

  322. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

  323. Patents proliferating for serial inventor Robert Blick

  324. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

  325. Powertrain Control Research Lab celebrates 20-plus years of vehicle research

  326. Engineering faculty receive Intercampus Research Incentive Grants

  327. Back in circulation: Why certain polymers improve blood flow

  328. The chemistry of memory: New strategies for battling brain disease

  329. Engineers receive $3.7 million for nuclear energy research

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

  331. CAREER award funds study of how estrogen-mimics affect cells

  332. Can you see me now? Flexible photodetectors could help sharpen photos