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  1. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

  2. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

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

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

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

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

  8. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  9. The Why Files: Stem cell advance

  10. Ma, Williams to collaborate on bioelectronics research

  11. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

  12. Benson, former student win ASTM paper award

  13. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

  15. Root shares in EPA green chemistry award

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

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

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

  19. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  20. Reconciling freight and community

  21. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

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

  23. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

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

  25. Managing asthma through mobile computing

  26. Math makes power grids more efficient

  27. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

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

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

  30. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  31. Hanna papers among most read in leading construction journal

  32. College of Engineering research 2020: A new approach

  33. Recycled biofuel byproducts could make biofuels even greener

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

  35. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

  36. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

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

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

  39. How computing is transforming materials science research

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

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

  42. Team to develop new MRI platform

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

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

  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. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  48. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

  49. Murrell receives NSF grant for cell research

  50. Kreeger, Saha named "Young Innovators"

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

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

  53. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  54. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  55. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  56. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  57. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  59. Building on a strong tradition of chemical engineering texts

  60. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

  63. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

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

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

  67. An investment in the great people of our college

  68. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

  69. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

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

  71. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

  72. A big boost for innovation

  73. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

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

  77. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

  78. McLay and collaborators receive NSF grant

  79. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

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

  81. 8 UW-Madison professors get $50,000 each for research

  82. Two engineering professors receive Romnes faculty fellowships

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

  84. UW-Madison engineers receive M-WERC grants

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

  86. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

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

  88. RCCI engine begins in-vehicle demonstration testing

  89. Antenna paper wins IEEE award

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

  91. Hagness named associate dean for research and graduate affairs

  92. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

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

  94. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

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

  96. Opotowsky honored with two nuclear opportunities

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

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

  99. Mavrikakis co-authors Science article

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

  101. Researcher finds hidden efficiencies in computer architecture

  102. Abbott wins Hilldale Professorship

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

  104. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

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

  108. Brewing biofuel

  109. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

  110. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

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

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

  117. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

  118. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  119. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  120. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  121. Harnessing sparsity

  122. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

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

  125. A big future for structural engineering

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

  127. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  128. Engine Research Center collaborates on new DOE engine research

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

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

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

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

  133. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

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

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

  136. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  137. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  138. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  139. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

  140. Cooling inspired by sweat

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

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

  143. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

  144. Control theorist crashes the market

  145. For Platypus Technologies, liquid crystals fit the bill

  146. Quicker, quake-proof skyscrapers

  147. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

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

  153. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

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

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

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

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

  158. Engineer applies new technology in medical robotics

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

  160. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  161. Engineers among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  162. Researchers to develop methods for discovering new metallic glasses

  163. Rawlings, Maravelias paper earns honor

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

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

  166. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

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

  168. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

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

  172. Thelen receives NIH grant for ACL research

  173. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

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

  175. NSF grant funds bio-manufacturing study

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

  177. Luedtke wins INFORMS young researchers prize

  178. Pfotenhauer named cryogenic society fellow

  179. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  180. Three MS&E researchers earn conference awards

  181. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  182. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

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

  184. WEI leaders meet with D.C. legislators

  185. Paper on vehicle paint quality receives award

  186. EP PhD student to attend space conference

  187. EP postdoc is competition finalist

  188. Wiegmann to receive HFES Lauer safety award

  189. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  190. Sound Engineering: The roaring HSX engines

  191. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  192. Lorenz to receive IEEE Kaufmann Award

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

  194. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

  195. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

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

  197. Advanced manufacturing focus of June 10-14 conference

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

  199. Ergonomics award for Carayon paper

  200. Sridharan earns UW-Madison academic staff award

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

  202. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  203. Perepezko honored for contributions to materials research

  204. Seven engineers named UW-Madison Vilas Associates

  205. American University of Beirut recognizes Menassa

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

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

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

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

  210. Rawlings honored with Chancellor’s Award

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

  212. Huber research gaining attention

  213. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  214. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

  215. Man-made material pushes the bounds of superconductivity

  216. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

  218. Production process doubles speed and efficiency of flexible electronics

  219. Two ChE alumni named to National Academy of Engineering

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

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

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

  223. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

  224. New tools accelerate computational materials research

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

  226. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

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

  229. Journal of Applied Physics features Shohet teamwork

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

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

  232. Kuech among AAAS honorees

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

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

  235. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  243. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

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

  245. Grad student honored for research

  246. The language of stem cells, decoded

  247. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

  248. Team studies the mechanics of stronger bones

  249. Knezevic awarded $500K for nanoscale power research

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

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

  252. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  253. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

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

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

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

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

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

  259. DOE awards funding for concentrating solar power

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

  261. Two engineering students invited to prestigious Nobel conference

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

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

  264. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

  265. BME grad student earns best poster award

  266. Early career award supports cyanobacteria biofuel research

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

  268. In chemical reactions, water adds speed without heat

  269. Behdad receives Department of Defense instrumentation grant

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

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

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

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

  274. Bringing best practices to Wisconsin manufacturers

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

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

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

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

  279. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

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

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

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

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

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

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

  286. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

  287. NASA selects student teams for microgravity research flights

  288. For industry, advanced control methods boost bottom line

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

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

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

  292. IEEE elects Rawlings and Sayeed as fellows

  293. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  294. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  295. Optimizing optimization when symmetry is at play

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

  297. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  305. Human gait soon could power portable electronics

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

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

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

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

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

  311. Nanomembranes promise new materials for advanced electronics

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

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

  314. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  315. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  316. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

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

  318. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  319. Chemical and biological engineering professor elected to American Academy

  320. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

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

  323. Insect hearing inspires new approach to small antennas

  324. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

  325. Engineering atomic interfaces for new electronics

  326. Probing the mysteries of nanoscale wear

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

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

  329. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

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

  332. Abbott named fellow of AAAS

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

  334. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

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

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

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

  339. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

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

  341. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

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

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

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

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

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

  347. Entrepreneur translates research into real-world health solutions

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

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

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

  351. UW-Madison receives grant for superconducting electron gun

  352. Academic centers merge to form statewide energy research powerhouse

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

  354. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

  355. Patents proliferating for serial inventor Robert Blick

  356. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

  358. Engineering faculty receive Intercampus Research Incentive Grants

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

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

  361. Engineers receive $3.7 million for nuclear energy research

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

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

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