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  1. Ma, Williams to collaborate on bioelectronics research

  2. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

  3. Benson, former student win ASTM paper award

  4. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

  5. The Badger Herald: UW center transforms research, understanding of brain function

  6. DARPA: Atom-width graphene sensors could provide unprecedented insights into brain structure and function

  7. Root shares in EPA green chemistry award

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

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

  10. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  11. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

  12. Reconciling freight and community

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

  14. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

  15. Managing asthma through mobile computing

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

  17. Math makes power grids more efficient

  18. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

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

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

  21. Hanna papers among most read in leading construction journal

  22. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  23. College of Engineering research 2020: A new approach

  24. Recycled biofuel byproducts could make biofuels even greener

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

  26. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

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

  28. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

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

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

  31. How computing is transforming materials science research

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

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

  34. Team to develop new MRI platform

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

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

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

  38. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  39. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

  40. Kreeger, Saha named "Young Innovators"

  41. Murrell receives NSF grant for cell research

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

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

  44. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  45. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  46. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  47. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  48. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  50. Building on a strong tradition of chemical engineering texts

  51. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

  55. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

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

  58. An investment in the great people of our college

  59. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

  60. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  61. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

  62. A big boost for innovation

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

  64. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

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

  68. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

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

  70. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

  71. McLay and collaborators receive NSF grant

  72. 8 UW-Madison professors get $50,000 each for research

  73. Two engineering professors receive Romnes faculty fellowships

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

  75. UW-Madison engineers receive M-WERC grants

  76. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

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

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

  79. RCCI engine begins in-vehicle demonstration testing

  80. Antenna paper wins IEEE award

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

  82. Hagness named associate dean for research and graduate affairs

  83. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

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

  85. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

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

  87. Opotowsky honored with two nuclear opportunities

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

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

  90. Mavrikakis co-authors Science article

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

  92. Researcher finds hidden efficiencies in computer architecture

  93. Abbott wins Hilldale Professorship

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

  95. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

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

  99. Brewing biofuel

  100. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

  101. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

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

  107. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

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

  109. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  110. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  111. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  112. Harnessing sparsity

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

  114. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

  116. A big future for structural engineering

  117. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

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

  119. Engine Research Center collaborates on new DOE engine research

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

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

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

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

  124. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

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

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

  127. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  128. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  129. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  130. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

  131. Cooling inspired by sweat

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

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

  134. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

  135. Control theorist crashes the market

  136. For Platypus Technologies, liquid crystals fit the bill

  137. Quicker, quake-proof skyscrapers

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

  139. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

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

  145. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

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

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

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

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

  150. Engineer applies new technology in medical robotics

  151. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  152. Engineers among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  153. Rawlings, Maravelias paper earns honor

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

  155. Researchers to develop methods for discovering new metallic glasses

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

  157. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

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

  159. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

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

  163. Thelen receives NIH grant for ACL research

  164. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

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

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

  167. Pfotenhauer named cryogenic society fellow

  168. NSF grant funds bio-manufacturing study

  169. Luedtke wins INFORMS young researchers prize

  170. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  171. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  172. Three MS&E researchers earn conference awards

  173. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

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

  175. WEI leaders meet with D.C. legislators

  176. Paper on vehicle paint quality receives award

  177. Wiegmann to receive HFES Lauer safety award

  178. EP PhD student to attend space conference

  179. EP postdoc is competition finalist

  180. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  181. Sound Engineering: The roaring HSX engines

  182. Lorenz to receive IEEE Kaufmann Award

  183. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

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

  185. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

  186. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

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

  188. Advanced manufacturing focus of June 10-14 conference

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

  190. Ergonomics award for Carayon paper

  191. Sridharan earns UW-Madison academic staff award

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

  193. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  194. Seven engineers named UW-Madison Vilas Associates

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

  196. American University of Beirut recognizes Menassa

  197. Perepezko honored for contributions to materials research

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

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

  200. Huber research gaining attention

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

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

  203. Rawlings honored with Chancellor’s Award

  204. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  205. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

  206. Man-made material pushes the bounds of superconductivity

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

  208. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

  209. Production process doubles speed and efficiency of flexible electronics

  210. Two ChE alumni named to National Academy of Engineering

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

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

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

  214. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

  215. New tools accelerate computational materials research

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

  217. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

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

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

  221. Journal of Applied Physics features Shohet teamwork

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

  223. Kuech among AAAS honorees

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

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

  226. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  234. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

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

  236. Grad student honored for research

  237. The language of stem cells, decoded

  238. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

  239. Team studies the mechanics of stronger bones

  240. Knezevic awarded $500K for nanoscale power research

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

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

  243. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  244. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

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

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

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

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

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

  250. DOE awards funding for concentrating solar power

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

  252. Two engineering students invited to prestigious Nobel conference

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

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

  255. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

  256. BME grad student earns best poster award

  257. Early career award supports cyanobacteria biofuel research

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

  259. In chemical reactions, water adds speed without heat

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

  261. Behdad receives Department of Defense instrumentation grant

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

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

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

  265. Bringing best practices to Wisconsin manufacturers

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

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

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

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

  270. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

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

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

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

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

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

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

  277. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

  278. NASA selects student teams for microgravity research flights

  279. For industry, advanced control methods boost bottom line

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

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

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

  283. IEEE elects Rawlings and Sayeed as fellows

  284. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  285. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  286. Optimizing optimization when symmetry is at play

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

  288. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  296. Human gait soon could power portable electronics

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

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

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

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

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

  302. Nanomembranes promise new materials for advanced electronics

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

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

  305. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  306. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  307. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

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

  309. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  310. Chemical and biological engineering professor elected to American Academy

  311. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

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

  314. Insect hearing inspires new approach to small antennas

  315. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

  316. Probing the mysteries of nanoscale wear

  317. Engineering atomic interfaces for new electronics

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

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

  320. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

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

  323. Abbott named fellow of AAAS

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

  325. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

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

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

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

  330. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

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

  332. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

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

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

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

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

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

  338. Entrepreneur translates research into real-world health solutions

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

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

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

  342. UW-Madison receives grant for superconducting electron gun

  343. Academic centers merge to form statewide energy research powerhouse

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

  345. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

  346. Patents proliferating for serial inventor Robert Blick

  347. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

  349. Engineering faculty receive Intercampus Research Incentive Grants

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

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

  352. Engineers receive $3.7 million for nuclear energy research

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

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

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