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  1. Calculating the future of solar fuels

  2. Chemical dial controls attraction between water-repelling molecules

  3. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: UW researchers developing software to predict vehicles' combat readiness

  4. Rudolph honored as outstanding young manufacturing engineer

  5. Reconciling freight and community

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

  7. SAE Off-Highway Engineering Online: University of Wisconsin researchers develop mobility analysis tool for military applications

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

  9. Air quality and its impact on transplants

  10. The Daily Cardinal: Scientists track imagination in the brain

  11. Keeping track: Stem cell spare-parts inventory needed

  12. The Badger Herald: UW researches difference in brain activity between reality and imagination

  13. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

  14. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

  15. Morgridges give $100 million to invest in UW-Madison faculty

  16. Med Device Online: Attacking tumors with miniaturized, high-frequency antennas

  17. The Daily Cardinal: UW-Madison traffic lab releases interactive traffic accident map

  18. BellBrook Labs and UW-Madison team awarded NCI contract to develop next generation cancer models

  19. Microtubes create cozy space for neurons to grow, and grow fast

  20. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  21. Ma, Williams to collaborate on bioelectronics research

  22. The Why Files: Stem cell advance

  23. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

  24. Benson, former student win ASTM paper award

  25. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

  26. See-through sensors open new window into the brain

  27. Root shares in EPA green chemistry award

  28. DARPA: Atom-width graphene sensors could provide unprecedented insights into brain structure and function

  29. The Badger Herald: UW center transforms research, understanding of brain function

  30. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  31. UW-Madison to host new regional transportation workforce center

  32. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

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

  34. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

  35. Elucent tracks down an improvement in breast-cancer treatment

  36. Managing asthma through mobile computing

  37. Math makes power grids more efficient

  38. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  39. UW-Madison team developing 'tissue chip' to screen neurological toxins

  40. Undergrad finds his passion by jumping into the deep end

  41. Hanna papers among most read in leading construction journal

  42. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  43. College of Engineering research 2020: A new approach

  44. Recycled biofuel byproducts could make biofuels even greener

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

  46. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

  47. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

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

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

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

  51. How computing is transforming materials science research

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

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

  54. Team to develop new MRI platform

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

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

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

  58. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  59. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

  60. Kreeger, Saha named "Young Innovators"

  61. Murrell receives NSF grant for cell research

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

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

  64. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  65. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  66. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  67. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  68. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  70. Building on a strong tradition of chemical engineering texts

  71. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

  72. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

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

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

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

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

  78. An investment in the great people of our college

  79. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

  80. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  81. A big boost for innovation

  82. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

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

  84. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

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

  88. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

  89. McLay and collaborators receive NSF grant

  90. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

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

  92. 8 UW-Madison professors get $50,000 each for research

  93. Two engineering professors receive Romnes faculty fellowships

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

  95. UW-Madison engineers receive M-WERC grants

  96. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

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

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

  99. RCCI engine begins in-vehicle demonstration testing

  100. Antenna paper wins IEEE award

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

  102. Hagness named associate dean for research and graduate affairs

  103. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  104. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

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

  106. Opotowsky honored with two nuclear opportunities

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

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

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

  110. Mavrikakis co-authors Science article

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

  112. Researcher finds hidden efficiencies in computer architecture

  113. Abbott wins Hilldale Professorship

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

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

  116. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

  119. Brewing biofuel

  120. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

  121. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

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

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

  128. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

  129. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  130. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  131. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  132. Harnessing sparsity

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

  134. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

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

  137. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  138. A big future for structural engineering

  139. Engine Research Center collaborates on new DOE engine research

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

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

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

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

  144. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

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

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

  147. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  148. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  149. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  150. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

  151. Cooling inspired by sweat

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

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

  154. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

  155. Control theorist crashes the market

  156. For Platypus Technologies, liquid crystals fit the bill

  157. Quicker, quake-proof skyscrapers

  158. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

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

  164. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

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

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

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

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

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

  170. Engineer applies new technology in medical robotics

  171. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  172. Engineers among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  173. Researchers to develop methods for discovering new metallic glasses

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

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

  176. Rawlings, Maravelias paper earns honor

  177. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

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

  179. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

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

  183. Thelen receives NIH grant for ACL research

  184. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

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

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

  187. NSF grant funds bio-manufacturing study

  188. Pfotenhauer named cryogenic society fellow

  189. Luedtke wins INFORMS young researchers prize

  190. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  191. Three MS&E researchers earn conference awards

  192. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  193. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

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

  195. WEI leaders meet with D.C. legislators

  196. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  197. Wiegmann to receive HFES Lauer safety award

  198. Paper on vehicle paint quality receives award

  199. EP PhD student to attend space conference

  200. EP postdoc is competition finalist

  201. Sound Engineering: The roaring HSX engines

  202. Lorenz to receive IEEE Kaufmann Award

  203. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

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

  205. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

  206. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

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

  208. Advanced manufacturing focus of June 10-14 conference

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

  210. Ergonomics award for Carayon paper

  211. Sridharan earns UW-Madison academic staff award

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

  213. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  214. Seven engineers named UW-Madison Vilas Associates

  215. American University of Beirut recognizes Menassa

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

  217. Perepezko honored for contributions to materials research

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

  219. Rawlings honored with Chancellor’s Award

  220. Huber research gaining attention

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

  222. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

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

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

  225. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

  226. Man-made material pushes the bounds of superconductivity

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

  228. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

  229. Production process doubles speed and efficiency of flexible electronics

  230. Two ChE alumni named to National Academy of Engineering

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

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

  233. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

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

  235. New tools accelerate computational materials research

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

  237. What proteins say about cell behavior

  238. Journal of Applied Physics features Shohet teamwork

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

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

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

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

  243. Kuech among AAAS honorees

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

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

  246. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  255. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

  256. Grad student honored for research

  257. The language of stem cells, decoded

  258. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

  259. Team studies the mechanics of stronger bones

  260. Knezevic awarded $500K for nanoscale power research

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

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

  263. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  264. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

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

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

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

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

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

  270. DOE awards funding for concentrating solar power

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

  272. Two engineering students invited to prestigious Nobel conference

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

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

  275. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

  276. BME grad student earns best poster award

  277. Early career award supports cyanobacteria biofuel research

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

  279. In chemical reactions, water adds speed without heat

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

  281. Behdad receives Department of Defense instrumentation grant

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

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

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

  285. Bringing best practices to Wisconsin manufacturers

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

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

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

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

  290. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

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

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

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

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

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

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

  297. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

  298. NASA selects student teams for microgravity research flights

  299. For industry, advanced control methods boost bottom line

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

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

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

  303. IEEE elects Rawlings and Sayeed as fellows

  304. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  305. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  306. Optimizing optimization when symmetry is at play

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

  308. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  316. Human gait soon could power portable electronics

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

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

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

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

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

  322. Nanomembranes promise new materials for advanced electronics

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

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

  325. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  326. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  327. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

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

  329. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  330. Chemical and biological engineering professor elected to American Academy

  331. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

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

  334. Insect hearing inspires new approach to small antennas

  335. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

  336. Engineering atomic interfaces for new electronics

  337. Probing the mysteries of nanoscale wear

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

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

  340. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

  342. Abbott named fellow of AAAS

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

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

  345. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

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

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

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

  350. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

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

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

  353. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

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

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

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

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

  358. Entrepreneur translates research into real-world health solutions

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

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

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

  362. UW-Madison receives grant for superconducting electron gun

  363. Academic centers merge to form statewide energy research powerhouse

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

  365. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

  366. Patents proliferating for serial inventor Robert Blick

  367. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

  369. Engineering faculty receive Intercampus Research Incentive Grants

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

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

  372. Engineers receive $3.7 million for nuclear energy research

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

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

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