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

  2. Root shares in EPA green chemistry award

  3. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

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

  5. Reconciling freight and community

  6. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

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

  8. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

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

  10. Managing asthma through mobile computing

  11. Math makes power grids more efficient

  12. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

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

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

  15. Hanna papers among most read in leading construction journal

  16. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  17. College of Engineering research 2020: A new approach

  18. Recycled biofuel byproducts could make biofuels even greener

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

  20. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

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

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

  23. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

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

  25. How computing is transforming materials science research

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

  27. Team to develop new MRI platform

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

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

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

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

  32. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  33. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

  34. Kreeger, Saha named "Young Innovators"

  35. Murrell receives NSF grant for cell research

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

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

  38. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  39. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  40. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  41. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  42. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  44. Building on a strong tradition of chemical engineering texts

  45. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

  49. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

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

  52. An investment in the great people of our college

  53. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

  54. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

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

  56. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

  57. A big boost for innovation

  58. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

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

  62. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

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

  64. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

  65. McLay and collaborators receive NSF grant

  66. 8 UW-Madison professors get $50,000 each for research

  67. Two engineering professors receive Romnes faculty fellowships

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

  69. UW-Madison engineers receive M-WERC grants

  70. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

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

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

  73. RCCI engine begins in-vehicle demonstration testing

  74. Antenna paper wins IEEE award

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

  76. Hagness named associate dean for research and graduate affairs

  77. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  78. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

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

  80. Opotowsky honored with two nuclear opportunities

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

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

  83. Mavrikakis co-authors Science article

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

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

  86. Researcher finds hidden efficiencies in computer architecture

  87. Abbott wins Hilldale Professorship

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

  89. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

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

  93. Brewing biofuel

  94. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

  95. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

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

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

  102. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

  103. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  104. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  105. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  106. Harnessing sparsity

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

  108. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

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

  111. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  112. A big future for structural engineering

  113. Engine Research Center collaborates on new DOE engine research

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

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

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

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

  118. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

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

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

  121. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  122. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  123. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  124. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

  125. Cooling inspired by sweat

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

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

  128. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

  129. Control theorist crashes the market

  130. For Platypus Technologies, liquid crystals fit the bill

  131. Quicker, quake-proof skyscrapers

  132. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

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

  138. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

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

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

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

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

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

  144. Engineer applies new technology in medical robotics

  145. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  146. Engineers among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  147. Researchers to develop methods for discovering new metallic glasses

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

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

  150. Rawlings, Maravelias paper earns honor

  151. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

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

  153. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

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

  157. Thelen receives NIH grant for ACL research

  158. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

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

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

  161. NSF grant funds bio-manufacturing study

  162. Luedtke wins INFORMS young researchers prize

  163. Pfotenhauer named cryogenic society fellow

  164. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  165. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  166. Three MS&E researchers earn conference awards

  167. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

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

  169. WEI leaders meet with D.C. legislators

  170. Wiegmann to receive HFES Lauer safety award

  171. EP postdoc is competition finalist

  172. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  173. EP PhD student to attend space conference

  174. Paper on vehicle paint quality receives award

  175. Sound Engineering: The roaring HSX engines

  176. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  177. Lorenz to receive IEEE Kaufmann Award

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

  179. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

  180. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

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

  182. Advanced manufacturing focus of June 10-14 conference

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

  184. Ergonomics award for Carayon paper

  185. Sridharan earns UW-Madison academic staff award

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

  187. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  188. Seven engineers named UW-Madison Vilas Associates

  189. Perepezko honored for contributions to materials research

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

  191. American University of Beirut recognizes Menassa

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

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

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

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

  196. Rawlings honored with Chancellor’s Award

  197. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  198. Huber research gaining attention

  199. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

  200. Man-made material pushes the bounds of superconductivity

  201. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

  203. Production process doubles speed and efficiency of flexible electronics

  204. Two ChE alumni named to National Academy of Engineering

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

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

  207. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

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

  209. New tools accelerate computational materials research

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

  211. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

  213. Journal of Applied Physics features Shohet teamwork

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

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

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

  217. Kuech among AAAS honorees

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

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

  220. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  229. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

  230. Grad student honored for research

  231. The language of stem cells, decoded

  232. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

  233. Team studies the mechanics of stronger bones

  234. Knezevic awarded $500K for nanoscale power research

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

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

  237. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  238. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

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

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

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

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

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

  244. DOE awards funding for concentrating solar power

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

  246. Two engineering students invited to prestigious Nobel conference

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

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

  249. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

  250. BME grad student earns best poster award

  251. Early career award supports cyanobacteria biofuel research

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

  253. In chemical reactions, water adds speed without heat

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

  255. Behdad receives Department of Defense instrumentation grant

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

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

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

  259. Bringing best practices to Wisconsin manufacturers

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

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

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

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

  264. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

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

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

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

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

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

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

  271. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

  272. NASA selects student teams for microgravity research flights

  273. For industry, advanced control methods boost bottom line

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

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

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

  277. IEEE elects Rawlings and Sayeed as fellows

  278. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  279. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  280. Optimizing optimization when symmetry is at play

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

  282. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  290. Human gait soon could power portable electronics

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

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

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

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

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

  296. Nanomembranes promise new materials for advanced electronics

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

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

  299. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  300. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  301. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

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

  303. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  304. Chemical and biological engineering professor elected to American Academy

  305. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

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

  308. Insect hearing inspires new approach to small antennas

  309. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

  310. Probing the mysteries of nanoscale wear

  311. Engineering atomic interfaces for new electronics

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

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

  314. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

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

  317. Abbott named fellow of AAAS

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

  319. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

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

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

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

  324. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

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

  326. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

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

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

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

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

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

  332. Entrepreneur translates research into real-world health solutions

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

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

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

  336. UW-Madison receives grant for superconducting electron gun

  337. Academic centers merge to form statewide energy research powerhouse

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

  339. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

  340. Patents proliferating for serial inventor Robert Blick

  341. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

  343. Engineering faculty receive Intercampus Research Incentive Grants

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

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

  346. Engineers receive $3.7 million for nuclear energy research

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

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

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