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  1. Researchers identify protein crucial for stem cell survival using editing tool CRISPR

  2. UW-Madison leading $2.6 million effort to improve solar plants

  3. Madison campus leader visits Oshkosh Corporation, site of UW-industry collaboration

  4. Civil + Structural Engineer magazine: A shot of strength

  5. Wisconsin State Journal: UW-Madison opens science labs to rural Wisconsin students

  6. To India and back: BME design students motivated to reduce infant mortality

  7. CSI Discovery: 3-D scanning researchers partner with Wisconsin law enforcement

  8. Pfefferkorn receives ASME Foundation Swanson Fellowship

  9. Catalyzing materials research across Wisconsin

  10. New catalyst does more with less platinum

  11. Making the biofuels process safer for microbes

  12. Engineering students win 2015 Tong Design Award with modified Chinese finger trap

  13. Maddie’s new car

  14. Innovative BME design studio sets UW-Madison apart

  15. Tracey Holloway focuses 2015 Energy Summit on air and energy

  16. Fusion project proposes mining helium-3 on the moon

  17. Wisconsin engineers contribute to Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam discussion

  18. New test aids personalized cancer care

  19. Wisconsin plastics collaboration yields industry, research advances

  20. Taking the long view on diversity in engineering

  21. Sound Engineering: UW-Madison’s burgeoning optimization community

  22. Hawnn’s legacy strengthens CEE faculty

  23. Marketplace: In drenched Texas, the drought may be over ... or not

  24. Progressive Railroading: UW-Madison researchers hope frac-sand impact study will help railroads improve ballast maintenance

  25. Catalyzing UW-Madison’s neuroengineering community

  26. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Virtual home intended to break down walls in health care

  27. Family affair: Milwaukee electronics manufacturer is flying high

  28. Company's collaborations with UW-Madison lead to more innovations

  29. General Motors donates dynamometers to fuel UW-Madison’s energy research

  30. UW–Madison microgrids help power industry in Milwaukee

  31. CFIRE summit to address sustainable transportation

  32. Giving freight rail tracks a boost

  33. The National Engineering Forum partners with area leaders on solutions to engineering challenges

  34. Static Mixer and Caffeinated Mint among top winners of Qualcomm Innovation Competition

  35. Engineering students program LED lighting for UW Marching Band drum feature

  36. Traumatic brain injury research gets $4.5 million boost from the Department of Defense

  37. 2015 Wisconsin Energy and Sustainability Challenge exceeds expectations

  38. ECE alumnus Mike Splinter to receive honorary doctorate

  39. Simple sample: Federal grant advances pain-free blood tests from UW startup

  40. UW–Madison’s economic impact to Wisconsin $15 billion annually, study says

  41. High-power laser spinoff proves versatility is strength

  42. Cracking the (zip)code of neural cells

  43. Storm model brings climate preparations to local decision-makers

  44. Dumesic earns Vilas Research Professorship

  45. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

  46. UW and M-WERC expand Wisconsin’s energy industry

  47. Focus on new faculty: Brock Hedegaard, integrating structures and data

  48. Internship puts junior at intersection of engineering and policy

  49. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: I am The Wisconsin Idea

  50. Six UW-Madison engineers receive Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorships

  51. Controlling energy use and costs in commercial buildings

  52. UW-Madison engineers' knowledge, skills a boon to state and national employers

  53. Better data tools for a bigger geothermal future

  54. Dan Ludois receives NSF CAREER Award

  55. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

  56. New $3M distinguished chair at UW-Madison honors influential alumni voice

  57. Computer science, industrial engineering research enhances robotic manufacturing

  58. UW–Madison’s online engineering graduate programs no. 6 in latest U.S. News & World Report rankings

  59. Education Week: Lessons on small particles yield big gains, say proponents

  60. Reconciling freight and community

  61. Air quality and its impact on transplants

  62. Wisconsin Public Radio: A defense of UW research

  63. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

  64. Full color 3-D printing takes top prize in Collegiate Inventors Competition

  65. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

  66. Huffington Post: Bathrooms: A necessity denied to too many

  67. Wisconsin Alumni Association honors Silicon Valley leader with Distinguished Alumni Award

  68. WJLA: Students unveil latest innovations at Collegiate Inventors Competition

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

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

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

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

  73. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  74. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

  76. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  77. Successful camp provides engineering experiences to students statewide

  78. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

  79. WKOW: Smartphone app would allow patients to send doctors photos

  80. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

  81. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

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

  83. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  84. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

  86. The Capital Times: Science to the people: UW-Madison’s outreach efforts aim to reinforce the value of research

  87. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  88. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

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

  90. University spinoff aims to hit the mark precisely with brain-scanning tool

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

  92. UW-Madison launches online Master of Engineering in Environmental Engineering

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

  94. A foundation for the future

  95. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  96. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

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

  98. Wisconsin plastics industry has roots in modest, multitalented UW-Madison professor

  99. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  100. Shi receives grant to benefit industrial planning from top floor to shop floor

  101. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

  102. The Capital Times: College material: UW’s PEOPLE program plants the idea of attending college early

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

  104. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

  107. Alumna’s desire to learn and help reaches well beyond the classroom

  108. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

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

  111. Sewerage District makes bid for energy independence

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

  113. An investment in the great people of our college

  114. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

  115. New advancements in arthritis research

  116. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  117. Stem-cell advances may quell ethics debate

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

  119. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  120. A big boost for innovation

  121. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  124. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

  125. UW-Madison engineers win in Governor's Business Plan Contest

  126. Controversial iron mine the hot topic at June 5 forum in Minocqua

  127. Anesthesia applicator device wins 2014 Innovative Minds Prize

  128. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  129. The world of networked objects explored

  130. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

  131. UW researchers invent UV light emitting bandages

  132. Student creates partnership between engineering and local hospitals

  133. Driving the electric truck, Orchid Monroe, and UW-Madison's win-win

  134. 6 world-changing things invented by proud Wisconsinites

  135. Pieper Foundation awards support outreach for future female engineers

  136. Madison's tiny houses for homeless an example of 'housing co-production,' says planning journal

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

  138. UW-Madison engineering programs ranked highly in U.S. News and World Report

  139. Experts to focus on driver distraction as safety concerns grow

  140. Brewing biofuel

  141. Focus on new faculty: Soyoung (Sue) Ahn, filling the gaps in traffic research

  142. Ayse Gurses (PhD ISyE '05) among alumni association 40 Under 40

  143. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  144. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

  149. CBE undergrad meets with Baldwin, Blank

  150. Alums giving back: A Q&A with two members of the ISyE alumi board

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

  152. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

  153. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  154. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  155. Huber to give sustainability lecture at University of Minnesota

  156. UW-Madison, Korean researchers establish partnership

  157. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  158. Lessons from an unlikely career

  159. Harnessing sparsity

  160. Innovation Days marks 20 years of undergrad entrepreneurship Feb. 13-14

  161. Reinforcing design, honoring dedication

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

  163. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  164. A big future for structural engineering

  165. Reflections on innovation

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

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

  168. Eom picked for MIT visiting professorship

  169. 5 questions with Dick Schoofs

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

  171. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

  172. Palecek, Shusta become AIMBE fellows

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

  174. Particle searches depend on UW-Madison engineers

  175. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  176. UW to strengthen college access

  177. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  178. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  179. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

  180. Engineer’s ingenuity connects MS patient with touchscreen device

  181. Online engineering graduate programs ranked No. 3

  182. Focus on new faculty: Zongfu Yu, harnessing light at a small scale

  183. Consortium gives small engine industry an edge

  184. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

  185. Girl Scouts explore science, technology careers

  186. Verona third-graders get a diverse tour of mechanical engineering labs

  187. Engineering World Health: A small but potent student group on a mission to save lives across the globe

  188. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

  191. An innovative past: A look at Wisconsin’s most interesting and impactful inventions

  192. Racine students explore engineering’s possibilities at UW-Madison

  193. Engineers among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  194. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

  195. Engineering faculty to join energy discussion at Tales from Planet Earth Film Festival

  196. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  197. EPD provides unique education and expertise for the world

  198. WEI leaders meet with D.C. legislators

  199. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  200. Underrepresented high-schoolers get a taste of COE undergrad life

  201. Five questions ... about manufacturing systems engineering education

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

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

  204. Fast companies: 20 years of quick-response manufacturing

  205. Sustainability master's helps professional engineers grow in new directions

  206. Our global footprint: How faculty, staff and student connections extend around the world

  207. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

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

  209. Adaptive ski project gives people with disabilities a new chance to participate

  210. Video tool could help active workers avoid injury

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

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

  213. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

  215. New interdisciplinary collaboration will develop coaching program for surgical excellence

  216. Suresh to collaborate with Mercury Marine on topology optimization

  217. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

  218. Engine research for a cleaner future

  219. WEMPEC: Taking the Wisconsin Idea global

  220. How to ID a bee

  221. Bucky's day out: UW-Madison at the Wisconsin State Fair

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

  223. Sustainability engineers fill key industry needs

  224. Corporate open house: For industry, UW-Madison is 'one-stop shopping'

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

  226. UW-Madison launches online sustainable systems engineering graduate program

  227. Strengthening bonds with the welding industry

  228. Deaf-communication pioneer to receive honorary degree at spring commencement

  229. Bringing best practices to Wisconsin manufacturers

  230. UW-Madison spinoff company earns funding to improve unique wound-healing technology

  231. "Impact the World" series profiles Engineers Without Borders in Rwanda

  232. When process equals progress: Building blocks for biotech businesses

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

  234. UW-Madison professor gets top honor for work in South Korea

  235. UW-Madison engineer honored for contributions in South Korea

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

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

  238. Spin-off company earns $4 million in recent funding

  239. UW-Madison online engineering master's programs ranked No. 1

  240. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

  241. From the Menominee Forest to Madison: Engineering a path for American Indian transfer students

  242. Teaching the societal side of engineering

  243. Optimizing optimization when symmetry is at play

  244. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  245. University, private-sector collaboration brings Bucky Wagon back for homecoming

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

  247. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

  248. UW-Madison's first online degree program celebrates 10 years of success

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

  250. Human gait soon could power portable electronics

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

  252. New pond will protect Arboretum, Lake Wingra, from stormwater influx

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

  254. Engineering innovations impress visitors at the Wisconsin State Fair

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

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

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

  258. UW-Madison undergrads win NASA habitat design competition

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

  260. Russell named dean of the UW-Madison Division of Continuing Studies

  261. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  262. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  263. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

  264. Ohio middle, high school teams top National Science Olympiad

  265. Kenneth and Ruth Wright among three to receive UW-Madison honorary degrees at spring commencement

  266. Public opportunities abound at 2011 Science Olympiad National Tournament

  267. Thousands experience science at successful Engineering Expo

  268. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

  270. Engineering alumni named to WAA Forward under 40 list

  271. UW-Madison to host 2011 Science Olympiad National Tournament May 18-21

  272. Kulcinski earns NASA medal for exceptional service

  273. Probing the mysteries of nanoscale wear

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

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

  276. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

  277. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

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

  280. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

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

  282. Alumni and students ‘cook up’ future of vehicle teams

  283. Exploring engineering: Young Racine students connect with campus early and often

  284. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

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

  286. Friction stir welding fuses engineering research and Wisconsin industry

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

  288. Entrepreneur translates research into real-world health solutions

  289. Improving the cutting edge

  290. Google executive to address Wisconsin industry at E-Business conference

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

  292. Celebrating 11 years of Camp Badger

  293. Join Engineers Without Borders to design Lake Wingra biofiltration garden

  294. By design, camps for students with disabilities take anxiety out of step to college

  295. UW-Madison engineer lends expertise to ambitious bridge-building effort

  296. Student news: Living and learning in China: Engineering students travel to Hangzhou

  297. With an extensive international network, Lorenz is Wisconsin Idea ‘ambassador’

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

  299. Partnering with UW-Madison QRM center gives Phoenix Products a bright future

  300. A step forward: Assisted walking system wins national innovation award

  301. May 7 biomedical engineering student invention expo to showcase real medical solutions

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

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

  304. Low-power computers could benefit environment and U.S. economy

  305. Scavenging energy waste to turn water into hydrogen fuel

  306. Fused cells promising for tissue regeneration

  307. Nano-foundry technique yields ultra-durable probes from diamond

  308. Finding the right path: New approach could produce multi-function nanodevices

  309. Template engineering demonstrates possibilities of new superconducting material

  310. New process yields high-energy-density plant-based transportation fuel

  311. Not just another pretty place: Pecatonica River provides scientific basis for future restoration projects

  312. Beyond boundaries: Integrating engineering and biology

  313. Not-so-risky business: New computational models will offer decision support

  314. UW-Madison students safe after Haiti quake