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  1. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  2. Hanna papers among most read in leading construction journal

  3. College of Engineering research 2020: A new approach

  4. Recycled biofuel byproducts could make biofuels even greener

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

  6. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

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

  8. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

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

  10. How computing is transforming materials science research

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

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

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

  14. Team to develop new MRI platform

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

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

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

  18. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  19. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

  20. Kreeger, Saha named "Young Innovators"

  21. Murrell receives NSF grant for cell research

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

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

  24. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  25. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  26. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  27. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  28. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  30. Building on a strong tradition of chemical engineering texts

  31. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

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

  36. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

  38. An investment in the great people of our college

  39. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

  40. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  41. A big boost for innovation

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

  43. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

  44. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

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

  48. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

  49. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

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

  51. McLay and collaborators receive NSF grant

  52. Two engineering professors receive Romnes faculty fellowships

  53. 8 UW-Madison professors get $50,000 each for research

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

  55. UW-Madison engineers receive M-WERC grants

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

  57. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

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

  59. RCCI engine begins in-vehicle demonstration testing

  60. Antenna paper wins IEEE award

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

  62. Hagness named associate dean for research and graduate affairs

  63. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  64. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

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

  66. Opotowsky honored with two nuclear opportunities

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

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

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

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

  71. Mavrikakis co-authors Science article

  72. Researcher finds hidden efficiencies in computer architecture

  73. Abbott wins Hilldale Professorship

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

  75. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

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

  79. Brewing biofuel

  80. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

  81. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

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

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

  88. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

  89. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  90. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  91. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  92. Harnessing sparsity

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

  94. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

  96. A big future for structural engineering

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

  98. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  99. Engine Research Center collaborates on new DOE engine research

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

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

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

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

  104. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

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

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

  107. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  108. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  109. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  110. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

  111. Cooling inspired by sweat

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

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

  114. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

  115. Control theorist crashes the market

  116. For Platypus Technologies, liquid crystals fit the bill

  117. Quicker, quake-proof skyscrapers

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

  119. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

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

  125. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

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

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

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

  129. Engineer applies new technology in medical robotics

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

  131. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  132. Engineers among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

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

  134. Researchers to develop methods for discovering new metallic glasses

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

  136. Rawlings, Maravelias paper earns honor

  137. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

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

  139. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

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

  143. Thelen receives NIH grant for ACL research

  144. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

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

  146. Luedtke wins INFORMS young researchers prize

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

  148. Pfotenhauer named cryogenic society fellow

  149. NSF grant funds bio-manufacturing study

  150. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  151. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  152. Three MS&E researchers earn conference awards

  153. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

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

  155. WEI leaders meet with D.C. legislators

  156. EP PhD student to attend space conference

  157. Paper on vehicle paint quality receives award

  158. EP postdoc is competition finalist

  159. Wiegmann to receive HFES Lauer safety award

  160. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  161. Sound Engineering: The roaring HSX engines

  162. Lorenz to receive IEEE Kaufmann Award

  163. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

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

  165. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

  166. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

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

  168. Advanced manufacturing focus of June 10-14 conference

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

  170. Ergonomics award for Carayon paper

  171. Sridharan earns UW-Madison academic staff award

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

  173. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  174. Seven engineers named UW-Madison Vilas Associates

  175. American University of Beirut recognizes Menassa

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

  177. Perepezko honored for contributions to materials research

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

  179. Rawlings honored with Chancellor’s Award

  180. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

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

  182. Huber research gaining attention

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

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

  185. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

  186. Man-made material pushes the bounds of superconductivity

  187. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

  189. Production process doubles speed and efficiency of flexible electronics

  190. Two ChE alumni named to National Academy of Engineering

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

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

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

  194. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

  195. New tools accelerate computational materials research

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

  197. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

  199. Journal of Applied Physics features Shohet teamwork

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

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

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

  203. Kuech among AAAS honorees

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

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

  206. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  214. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

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

  216. Grad student honored for research

  217. The language of stem cells, decoded

  218. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

  219. Team studies the mechanics of stronger bones

  220. Knezevic awarded $500K for nanoscale power research

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

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

  223. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  224. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

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

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

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

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

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

  230. DOE awards funding for concentrating solar power

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

  232. Two engineering students invited to prestigious Nobel conference

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

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

  235. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

  236. BME grad student earns best poster award

  237. Early career award supports cyanobacteria biofuel research

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

  239. In chemical reactions, water adds speed without heat

  240. Behdad receives Department of Defense instrumentation grant

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

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

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

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

  245. Bringing best practices to Wisconsin manufacturers

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

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

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

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

  250. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

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

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

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

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

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

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

  257. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

  258. NASA selects student teams for microgravity research flights

  259. For industry, advanced control methods boost bottom line

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

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

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

  263. IEEE elects Rawlings and Sayeed as fellows

  264. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  265. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  266. Optimizing optimization when symmetry is at play

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

  268. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  276. Human gait soon could power portable electronics

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

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

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

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

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

  282. Nanomembranes promise new materials for advanced electronics

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

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

  285. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  286. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  287. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

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

  289. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  290. Chemical and biological engineering professor elected to American Academy

  291. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

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

  294. Insect hearing inspires new approach to small antennas

  295. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

  296. Probing the mysteries of nanoscale wear

  297. Engineering atomic interfaces for new electronics

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

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

  300. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

  302. Abbott named fellow of AAAS

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

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

  305. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

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

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

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

  310. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

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

  312. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

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

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

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

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

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

  318. Entrepreneur translates research into real-world health solutions

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

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

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

  322. UW-Madison receives grant for superconducting electron gun

  323. Academic centers merge to form statewide energy research powerhouse

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

  325. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

  326. Patents proliferating for serial inventor Robert Blick

  327. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

  329. Engineering faculty receive Intercampus Research Incentive Grants

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

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

  332. Engineers receive $3.7 million for nuclear energy research

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

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

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