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

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

  3. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  4. Hanna papers among most read in leading construction journal

  5. College of Engineering research 2020: A new approach

  6. Recycled biofuel byproducts could make biofuels even greener

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

  8. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

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

  10. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

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

  12. How computing is transforming materials science research

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

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

  15. Team to develop new MRI platform

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

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

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

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

  20. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  21. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

  22. Murrell receives NSF grant for cell research

  23. Kreeger, Saha named "Young Innovators"

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

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

  26. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  27. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  28. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  29. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  30. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  32. Building on a strong tradition of chemical engineering texts

  33. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

  36. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

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

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

  40. An investment in the great people of our college

  41. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

  42. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  43. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

  44. A big boost for innovation

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

  46. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

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

  50. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

  51. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

  52. McLay and collaborators receive NSF grant

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

  54. 8 UW-Madison professors get $50,000 each for research

  55. Two engineering professors receive Romnes faculty fellowships

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

  57. UW-Madison engineers receive M-WERC grants

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

  59. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

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

  61. RCCI engine begins in-vehicle demonstration testing

  62. Antenna paper wins IEEE award

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

  64. Hagness named associate dean for research and graduate affairs

  65. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

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

  67. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

  68. Opotowsky honored with two nuclear opportunities

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

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

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

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

  73. Mavrikakis co-authors Science article

  74. Researcher finds hidden efficiencies in computer architecture

  75. Abbott wins Hilldale Professorship

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

  77. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

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

  81. Brewing biofuel

  82. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

  83. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

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

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

  90. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

  91. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  92. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  93. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  94. Harnessing sparsity

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

  96. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

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

  99. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  100. A big future for structural engineering

  101. Engine Research Center collaborates on new DOE engine research

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

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

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

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

  106. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

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

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

  109. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  110. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  111. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  112. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

  113. Cooling inspired by sweat

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

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

  116. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

  117. Control theorist crashes the market

  118. For Platypus Technologies, liquid crystals fit the bill

  119. Quicker, quake-proof skyscrapers

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

  121. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

  126. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

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

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

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

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

  131. Engineer applies new technology in medical robotics

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

  133. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  134. Engineers among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  135. Rawlings, Maravelias paper earns honor

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

  137. Researchers to develop methods for discovering new metallic glasses

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

  139. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

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

  141. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

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

  145. Thelen receives NIH grant for ACL research

  146. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

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

  148. Pfotenhauer named cryogenic society fellow

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

  150. NSF grant funds bio-manufacturing study

  151. Luedtke wins INFORMS young researchers prize

  152. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  153. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  154. Three MS&E researchers earn conference awards

  155. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

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

  157. WEI leaders meet with D.C. legislators

  158. EP postdoc is competition finalist

  159. Wiegmann to receive HFES Lauer safety award

  160. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  161. Paper on vehicle paint quality receives award

  162. EP PhD student to attend space conference

  163. Sound Engineering: The roaring HSX engines

  164. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  165. Lorenz to receive IEEE Kaufmann Award

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

  167. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

  168. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

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

  170. Advanced manufacturing focus of June 10-14 conference

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

  172. Ergonomics award for Carayon paper

  173. Sridharan earns UW-Madison academic staff award

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

  175. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

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

  177. Seven engineers named UW-Madison Vilas Associates

  178. Perepezko honored for contributions to materials research

  179. American University of Beirut recognizes Menassa

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

  181. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  182. Huber research gaining attention

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

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

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

  186. Rawlings honored with Chancellor’s Award

  187. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

  188. Man-made material pushes the bounds of superconductivity

  189. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

  191. Production process doubles speed and efficiency of flexible electronics

  192. Two ChE alumni named to National Academy of Engineering

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

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

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

  196. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

  197. New tools accelerate computational materials research

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

  199. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

  201. Journal of Applied Physics features Shohet teamwork

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

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

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

  205. Kuech among AAAS honorees

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

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

  208. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  216. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

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

  218. Grad student honored for research

  219. The language of stem cells, decoded

  220. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

  221. Team studies the mechanics of stronger bones

  222. Knezevic awarded $500K for nanoscale power research

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

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

  225. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  226. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

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

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

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

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

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

  232. DOE awards funding for concentrating solar power

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

  234. Two engineering students invited to prestigious Nobel conference

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

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

  237. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

  238. BME grad student earns best poster award

  239. Early career award supports cyanobacteria biofuel research

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

  241. In chemical reactions, water adds speed without heat

  242. Behdad receives Department of Defense instrumentation grant

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

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

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

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

  247. Bringing best practices to Wisconsin manufacturers

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

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

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

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

  252. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

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

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

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

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

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

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

  259. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

  260. NASA selects student teams for microgravity research flights

  261. For industry, advanced control methods boost bottom line

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

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

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


  265. IEEE elects Rawlings and Sayeed as fellows

  266. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  267. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  268. Optimizing optimization when symmetry is at play

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

  270. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  278. Human gait soon could power portable electronics

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

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

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

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

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

  284. Nanomembranes promise new materials for advanced electronics

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

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

  287. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  288. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  289. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

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

  291. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  292. Chemical and biological engineering professor elected to American Academy

  293. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

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

  296. Insect hearing inspires new approach to small antennas

  297. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

  298. Engineering atomic interfaces for new electronics

  299. Probing the mysteries of nanoscale wear

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

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

  302. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

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

  305. Abbott named fellow of AAAS

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

  307. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

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

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

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

  312. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

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

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

  315. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

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

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

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

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

  320. Entrepreneur translates research into real-world health solutions

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

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

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

  324. UW-Madison receives grant for superconducting electron gun

  325. Academic centers merge to form statewide energy research powerhouse

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

  327. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

  328. Patents proliferating for serial inventor Robert Blick

  329. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

  331. Engineering faculty receive Intercampus Research Incentive Grants

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

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

  334. Engineers receive $3.7 million for nuclear energy research

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

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

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