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  1. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  3. Building on a strong tradition of chemical engineering texts

  4. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

  8. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

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

  11. An investment in the great people of our college

  12. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

  13. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

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

  15. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

  16. A big boost for innovation

  17. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

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

  21. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

  22. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

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

  24. McLay and collaborators receive NSF grant

  25. Two engineering professors receive Romnes faculty fellowships

  26. 8 UW-Madison professors get $50,000 each for research

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

  28. UW-Madison engineers receive M-WERC grants

  29. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

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

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

  32. RCCI engine begins in-vehicle demonstration testing

  33. Antenna paper wins IEEE award

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

  35. Hagness named associate dean for research and graduate affairs

  36. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

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

  38. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

  39. Opotowsky honored with two nuclear opportunities

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

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

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

  43. Mavrikakis co-authors Science article

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

  45. Researcher finds hidden efficiencies in computer architecture

  46. Abbott wins Hilldale Professorship

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

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

  49. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

  52. Brewing biofuel

  53. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

  54. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

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

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

  61. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

  62. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  63. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  64. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  65. Harnessing sparsity

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

  67. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

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

  70. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  71. A big future for structural engineering

  72. Engine Research Center collaborates on new DOE engine research

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

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

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

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

  77. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

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

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

  80. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  81. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  82. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  83. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

  84. Cooling inspired by sweat

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

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

  87. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

  88. Control theorist crashes the market

  89. For Platypus Technologies, liquid crystals fit the bill

  90. Quicker, quake-proof skyscrapers

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

  92. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

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

  98. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

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

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

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

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

  103. Engineer applies new technology in medical robotics

  104. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  105. Engineers among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  106. Researchers to develop methods for discovering new metallic glasses

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

  108. Rawlings, Maravelias paper earns honor

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

  110. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

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

  112. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

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

  116. Thelen receives NIH grant for ACL research

  117. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

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

  119. Pfotenhauer named cryogenic society fellow

  120. NSF grant funds bio-manufacturing study

  121. Luedtke wins INFORMS young researchers prize

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

  123. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  124. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  125. Three MS&E researchers earn conference awards

  126. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

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

  128. WEI leaders meet with D.C. legislators

  129. EP PhD student to attend space conference

  130. Paper on vehicle paint quality receives award

  131. EP postdoc is competition finalist

  132. Wiegmann to receive HFES Lauer safety award

  133. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  134. Sound Engineering: The roaring HSX engines

  135. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  136. Lorenz to receive IEEE Kaufmann Award

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

  138. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

  139. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

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

  141. Advanced manufacturing focus of June 10-14 conference

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

  143. Ergonomics award for Carayon paper

  144. Sridharan earns UW-Madison academic staff award

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

  146. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  147. American University of Beirut recognizes Menassa

  148. Seven engineers named UW-Madison Vilas Associates

  149. Perepezko honored for contributions to materials research

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

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

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

  153. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  154. Huber research gaining attention

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

  156. Rawlings honored with Chancellor’s Award

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

  158. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

  159. Man-made material pushes the bounds of superconductivity

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

  161. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

  162. Production process doubles speed and efficiency of flexible electronics

  163. Two ChE alumni named to National Academy of Engineering

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

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

  166. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

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

  168. New tools accelerate computational materials research

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

  170. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

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

  173. Journal of Applied Physics features Shohet teamwork

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

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

  176. Kuech among AAAS honorees

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

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

  179. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  187. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

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

  189. Grad student honored for research

  190. The language of stem cells, decoded

  191. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

  192. Team studies the mechanics of stronger bones

  193. Knezevic awarded $500K for nanoscale power research

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

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

  196. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  197. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

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

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

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

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

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

  203. DOE awards funding for concentrating solar power

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

  205. Two engineering students invited to prestigious Nobel conference

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

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

  208. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

  209. BME grad student earns best poster award

  210. Early career award supports cyanobacteria biofuel research

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

  212. In chemical reactions, water adds speed without heat

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

  214. Behdad receives Department of Defense instrumentation grant

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

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

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

  218. Bringing best practices to Wisconsin manufacturers

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

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

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

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

  223. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

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

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

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

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

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

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

  230. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

  231. NASA selects student teams for microgravity research flights

  232. For industry, advanced control methods boost bottom line

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

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

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

  236. IEEE elects Rawlings and Sayeed as fellows

  237. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  238. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  239. Optimizing optimization when symmetry is at play

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

  241. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  249. Human gait soon could power portable electronics

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

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

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

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

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

  255. Nanomembranes promise new materials for advanced electronics

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

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

  258. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  259. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  260. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

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

  262. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  263. Chemical and biological engineering professor elected to American Academy

  264. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

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

  267. Insect hearing inspires new approach to small antennas

  268. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

  269. Engineering atomic interfaces for new electronics

  270. Probing the mysteries of nanoscale wear

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

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

  273. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

  275. Abbott named fellow of AAAS

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

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

  278. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

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

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

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

  283. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

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

  285. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

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

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

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

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

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

  291. Entrepreneur translates research into real-world health solutions

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

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

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

  295. UW-Madison receives grant for superconducting electron gun

  296. Academic centers merge to form statewide energy research powerhouse

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

  298. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

  299. Patents proliferating for serial inventor Robert Blick

  300. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

  302. Engineering faculty receive Intercampus Research Incentive Grants

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

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

  305. Engineers receive $3.7 million for nuclear energy research

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

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

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