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  1. Reconciling freight and community

  2. SAE Off-Highway Engineering Online: University of Wisconsin researchers develop mobility analysis tool for military applications

  3. With new professor, university-industry effort to focus on energy

  4. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Battery researcher named to lead UWM energy storage effort

  5. Air quality and its impact on transplants

  6. The Daily Cardinal: Scientists track imagination in the brain

  7. Keeping track: Stem cell spare-parts inventory needed

  8. The Badger Herald: UW researches difference in brain activity between reality and imagination

  9. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

  10. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

  11. Morgridges give $100 million to invest in UW-Madison faculty

  12. Med Device Online: Attacking tumors with miniaturized, high-frequency antennas

  13. The Daily Cardinal: UW-Madison traffic lab releases interactive traffic accident map

  14. BellBrook Labs and UW-Madison team awarded NCI contract to develop next generation cancer models

  15. Microtubes create cozy space for neurons to grow, and grow fast

  16. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  17. Ma, Williams to collaborate on bioelectronics research

  18. The Why Files: Stem cell advance

  19. Benson, former student win ASTM paper award

  20. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

  21. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

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

  24. Root shares in EPA green chemistry award

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

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

  27. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  28. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

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

  30. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

  31. Managing asthma through mobile computing

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

  33. Math makes power grids more efficient

  34. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

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

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

  37. Hanna papers among most read in leading construction journal

  38. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  39. College of Engineering research 2020: A new approach

  40. Recycled biofuel byproducts could make biofuels even greener

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

  42. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

  43. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

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

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

  46. How computing is transforming materials science research

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

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

  49. Team to develop new MRI platform

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

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

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

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

  54. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  55. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

  56. Murrell receives NSF grant for cell research

  57. Kreeger, Saha named "Young Innovators"

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

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

  60. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  61. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  62. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  63. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  64. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  66. Building on a strong tradition of chemical engineering texts

  67. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

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

  72. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

  74. An investment in the great people of our college

  75. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

  76. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

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

  78. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

  79. A big boost for innovation

  80. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

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

  84. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

  85. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

  86. McLay and collaborators receive NSF grant

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

  88. Two engineering professors receive Romnes faculty fellowships

  89. 8 UW-Madison professors get $50,000 each for research

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

  91. UW-Madison engineers receive M-WERC grants

  92. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

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

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

  95. RCCI engine begins in-vehicle demonstration testing

  96. Antenna paper wins IEEE award

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

  98. Hagness named associate dean for research and graduate affairs

  99. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

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

  101. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

  102. Opotowsky honored with two nuclear opportunities

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

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

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

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

  107. Mavrikakis co-authors Science article

  108. Researcher finds hidden efficiencies in computer architecture

  109. Abbott wins Hilldale Professorship

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

  111. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

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

  115. Brewing biofuel

  116. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

  117. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

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

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

  124. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

  125. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  126. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  127. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  128. Harnessing sparsity

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

  130. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

  132. A big future for structural engineering

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

  134. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  135. Engine Research Center collaborates on new DOE engine research

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

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

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

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

  140. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

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

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

  143. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  144. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  145. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  146. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

  147. Cooling inspired by sweat

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

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

  150. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

  151. Control theorist crashes the market

  152. For Platypus Technologies, liquid crystals fit the bill

  153. Quicker, quake-proof skyscrapers

  154. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

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

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

  161. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

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

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

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

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

  166. Engineer applies new technology in medical robotics

  167. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  168. Engineers among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

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

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

  171. Rawlings, Maravelias paper earns honor

  172. Researchers to develop methods for discovering new metallic glasses

  173. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

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

  175. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

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

  179. Thelen receives NIH grant for ACL research

  180. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

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

  182. Luedtke wins INFORMS young researchers prize

  183. Pfotenhauer named cryogenic society fellow

  184. NSF grant funds bio-manufacturing study

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

  186. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  187. Three MS&E researchers earn conference awards

  188. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  189. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

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

  191. WEI leaders meet with D.C. legislators

  192. EP postdoc is competition finalist

  193. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  194. Wiegmann to receive HFES Lauer safety award

  195. Paper on vehicle paint quality receives award

  196. EP PhD student to attend space conference

  197. Sound Engineering: The roaring HSX engines

  198. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  199. Lorenz to receive IEEE Kaufmann Award

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

  201. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

  202. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

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

  204. Advanced manufacturing focus of June 10-14 conference

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

  206. Ergonomics award for Carayon paper

  207. Sridharan earns UW-Madison academic staff award

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

  209. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  210. Perepezko honored for contributions to materials research

  211. American University of Beirut recognizes Menassa

  212. Seven engineers named UW-Madison Vilas Associates

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

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

  215. Rawlings honored with Chancellor’s Award

  216. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

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

  218. Huber research gaining attention

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

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

  221. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

  222. Man-made material pushes the bounds of superconductivity

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

  224. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

  225. Production process doubles speed and efficiency of flexible electronics

  226. Two ChE alumni named to National Academy of Engineering

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

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

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

  230. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

  231. New tools accelerate computational materials research

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

  233. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

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

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

  237. Journal of Applied Physics features Shohet teamwork

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

  239. Kuech among AAAS honorees

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

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

  242. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  250. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

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

  252. Grad student honored for research

  253. The language of stem cells, decoded

  254. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

  255. Team studies the mechanics of stronger bones

  256. Knezevic awarded $500K for nanoscale power research

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

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

  259. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  260. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

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

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

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

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

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

  266. DOE awards funding for concentrating solar power

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

  268. Two engineering students invited to prestigious Nobel conference

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

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

  271. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

  272. BME grad student earns best poster award

  273. Early career award supports cyanobacteria biofuel research

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

  275. In chemical reactions, water adds speed without heat

  276. Behdad receives Department of Defense instrumentation grant

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

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

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

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

  281. Bringing best practices to Wisconsin manufacturers

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

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

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

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

  286. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

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

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

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

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

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

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

  293. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

  294. NASA selects student teams for microgravity research flights

  295. For industry, advanced control methods boost bottom line

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

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

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

  299. IEEE elects Rawlings and Sayeed as fellows

  300. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  301. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  302. Optimizing optimization when symmetry is at play

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

  304. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  312. Human gait soon could power portable electronics

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

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

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

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

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

  318. Nanomembranes promise new materials for advanced electronics

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

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

  321. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  322. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  323. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

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

  325. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  326. Chemical and biological engineering professor elected to American Academy

  327. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

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

  330. Insect hearing inspires new approach to small antennas

  331. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

  332. Engineering atomic interfaces for new electronics

  333. Probing the mysteries of nanoscale wear

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

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

  336. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

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

  339. Abbott named fellow of AAAS

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

  341. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

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

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

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

  346. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

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

  348. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

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

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

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

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

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

  354. Entrepreneur translates research into real-world health solutions

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

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

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

  358. UW-Madison receives grant for superconducting electron gun

  359. Academic centers merge to form statewide energy research powerhouse

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

  361. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

  362. Patents proliferating for serial inventor Robert Blick

  363. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

  365. Engineering faculty receive Intercampus Research Incentive Grants

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

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

  368. Engineers receive $3.7 million for nuclear energy research

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

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

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