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  1. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

  2. Kreeger, Saha named "Young Innovators"

  3. Murrell receives NSF grant for cell research

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

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

  6. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  7. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  8. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  9. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  10. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  12. Building on a strong tradition of chemical engineering texts

  13. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

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

  18. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

  20. An investment in the great people of our college

  21. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

  22. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  23. A big boost for innovation

  24. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

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

  26. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

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

  30. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

  31. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

  32. McLay and collaborators receive NSF grant

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

  34. Two engineering professors receive Romnes faculty fellowships

  35. 8 UW-Madison professors get $50,000 each for research

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

  37. UW-Madison engineers receive M-WERC grants

  38. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

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

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

  41. RCCI engine begins in-vehicle demonstration testing

  42. Antenna paper wins IEEE award

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

  44. Hagness named associate dean for research and graduate affairs

  45. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  46. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

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

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

  49. Opotowsky honored with two nuclear opportunities

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

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

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

  53. Mavrikakis co-authors Science article

  54. Researcher finds hidden efficiencies in computer architecture

  55. Abbott wins Hilldale Professorship

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

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

  58. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

  61. Brewing biofuel

  62. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

  63. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

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

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

  70. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

  71. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  72. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  73. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  74. Harnessing sparsity

  75. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

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

  78. A big future for structural engineering

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

  80. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  81. Engine Research Center collaborates on new DOE engine research

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

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

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

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

  86. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

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

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

  89. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  90. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  91. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  92. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

  93. Cooling inspired by sweat

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

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

  96. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

  97. Control theorist crashes the market

  98. For Platypus Technologies, liquid crystals fit the bill

  99. Quicker, quake-proof skyscrapers

  100. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

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

  106. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

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

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

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

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

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

  112. Engineer applies new technology in medical robotics

  113. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  114. Engineers among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  115. Researchers to develop methods for discovering new metallic glasses

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

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

  118. Rawlings, Maravelias paper earns honor

  119. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

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

  121. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

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

  125. Thelen receives NIH grant for ACL research

  126. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

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

  128. Pfotenhauer named cryogenic society fellow

  129. Luedtke wins INFORMS young researchers prize

  130. NSF grant funds bio-manufacturing study

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

  132. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  133. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  134. Three MS&E researchers earn conference awards

  135. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

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

  137. WEI leaders meet with D.C. legislators

  138. EP postdoc is competition finalist

  139. Paper on vehicle paint quality receives award

  140. Wiegmann to receive HFES Lauer safety award

  141. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  142. EP PhD student to attend space conference

  143. Sound Engineering: The roaring HSX engines

  144. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  145. Lorenz to receive IEEE Kaufmann Award

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

  147. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

  148. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

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

  150. Advanced manufacturing focus of June 10-14 conference

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

  152. Ergonomics award for Carayon paper

  153. Sridharan earns UW-Madison academic staff award

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

  155. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

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

  157. American University of Beirut recognizes Menassa

  158. Seven engineers named UW-Madison Vilas Associates

  159. Perepezko honored for contributions to materials research

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

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

  162. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

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

  164. Rawlings honored with Chancellor’s Award

  165. Huber research gaining attention

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

  167. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

  168. Man-made material pushes the bounds of superconductivity

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

  170. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

  171. Production process doubles speed and efficiency of flexible electronics

  172. Two ChE alumni named to National Academy of Engineering

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

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

  175. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

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

  177. New tools accelerate computational materials research

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

  179. What proteins say about cell behavior

  180. Journal of Applied Physics features Shohet teamwork

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

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

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

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

  185. Kuech among AAAS honorees

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

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

  188. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  196. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

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

  198. Grad student honored for research

  199. The language of stem cells, decoded

  200. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

  201. Team studies the mechanics of stronger bones

  202. Knezevic awarded $500K for nanoscale power research

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

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

  205. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  206. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

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

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

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

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

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

  212. DOE awards funding for concentrating solar power

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

  214. Two engineering students invited to prestigious Nobel conference

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

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

  217. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

  218. BME grad student earns best poster award

  219. Early career award supports cyanobacteria biofuel research

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

  221. In chemical reactions, water adds speed without heat

  222. Behdad receives Department of Defense instrumentation grant

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

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

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

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

  227. Bringing best practices to Wisconsin manufacturers

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

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

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

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

  232. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

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

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

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

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

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

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

  239. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

  240. NASA selects student teams for microgravity research flights

  241. For industry, advanced control methods boost bottom line

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

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

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

  245. IEEE elects Rawlings and Sayeed as fellows

  246. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  247. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  248. Optimizing optimization when symmetry is at play

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

  250. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  258. Human gait soon could power portable electronics

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

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

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

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

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

  264. Nanomembranes promise new materials for advanced electronics

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

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

  267. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  268. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  269. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

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

  271. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  272. Chemical and biological engineering professor elected to American Academy

  273. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

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

  276. Insect hearing inspires new approach to small antennas

  277. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

  278. Probing the mysteries of nanoscale wear

  279. Engineering atomic interfaces for new electronics

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

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

  282. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

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

  285. Abbott named fellow of AAAS

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

  287. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

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

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

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

  292. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

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

  294. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

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

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

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

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

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

  300. Entrepreneur translates research into real-world health solutions

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

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

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

  304. UW-Madison receives grant for superconducting electron gun

  305. Academic centers merge to form statewide energy research powerhouse

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

  307. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

  308. Patents proliferating for serial inventor Robert Blick

  309. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

  311. Engineering faculty receive Intercampus Research Incentive Grants

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

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

  314. Engineers receive $3.7 million for nuclear energy research

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

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

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