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  1. UW-Madison spinoff on track to build medical isotope source in Janesville

  2. GERS students bring science and engineering to underrepresented minority students in Madison

  3. Tiny is beautiful: SonoPlot makes a viable business from the invisible

  4. Researchers bring geothermal energy to rural Wisconsin

  5. ECE Assistant Professor receives NSF Grant to develop efficient permanent magnet electric machine

  6. Massively open online course teaches excellence in teaching

  7. UW-Madison and other universities receive NSF grant to investigate human and water security in Ethiopia

  8. Focus on new faculty: Laurent Lessard, at the cornerstone of control theory and optimization

  9. Heavy-duty neutron accelerators paint promising future for UW-Madison spinoff

  10. Floating gardens protect Cherokee Marsh's sensitive shores

  11. University-industry team receives funding to develop energy-efficient small engine technologies

  12. Souped-up software reduces guesswork, tedium in computer-aided engineering

  13. Holloway named inaugural fellow of AAAS Leshner Leadership Institute

  14. Innovative cancer treatment machine: Still made in Wisconsin

  15. Wisconsin State Journal: Imagination is the limit for printable programming students

  16. Agri-View: Soggy not always a bad thing

  17. DOD’s Joint Light Tactical Vehicle simulated by UW-Madison engineers

  18. UW-Madison engineers contribute expertise to Oshkosh Corporation

  19. Communities have turned to water resources program for 50 years

  20. Psychology and computer science experts use machine teaching to elevate the learning process

  21. ECE Professor helps organize symposium in Saudi Arabia

  22. Sea Caves Watch promotes kayaker safety in northern Wisconsin

  23. Project will bring light to Ethiopian villages

  24. CEM alum takes bold approach to massive hospital project

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  32. Pfefferkorn receives ASME Foundation Swanson Fellowship

  33. Catalyzing materials research across Wisconsin

  34. New catalyst does more with less platinum

  35. Making the biofuels process safer for microbes

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

  37. Maddie’s new car

  38. Innovative BME design studio sets UW-Madison apart

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

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

  41. Wisconsin engineers contribute to Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam discussion

  42. New test aids personalized cancer care

  43. Wisconsin plastics collaboration yields industry, research advances

  44. Taking the long view on diversity in engineering

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

  46. Hawnn’s legacy strengthens CEE faculty

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

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

  49. Catalyzing UW-Madison’s neuroengineering community

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

  51. Family affair: Milwaukee electronics manufacturer is flying high

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

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

  54. UW–Madison microgrids help power industry in Milwaukee

  55. CFIRE summit to address sustainable transportation

  56. Giving freight rail tracks a boost

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

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

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

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

  61. 2015 Wisconsin Energy and Sustainability Challenge exceeds expectations

  62. ECE alumnus Mike Splinter to receive honorary doctorate

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

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

  65. High-power laser spinoff proves versatility is strength

  66. Cracking the (zip)code of neural cells

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

  68. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

  69. Dumesic earns Vilas Research Professorship

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

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

  72. Internship puts junior at intersection of engineering and policy

  73. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: I am The Wisconsin Idea

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

  75. Controlling energy use and costs in commercial buildings

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

  77. Better data tools for a bigger geothermal future

  78. Dan Ludois receives NSF CAREER Award

  79. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

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

  81. Computer science, industrial engineering research enhances robotic manufacturing

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

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

  84. Reconciling freight and community

  85. Air quality and its impact on transplants

  86. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

  87. Wisconsin Public Radio: A defense of UW research

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

  89. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  97. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  98. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

  100. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  101. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

  102. Successful camp provides engineering experiences to students statewide

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

  104. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

  105. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

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

  107. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  108. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

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

  111. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  112. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

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

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

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

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

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

  118. A foundation for the future

  119. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  120. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

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

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

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

  124. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

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

  126. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

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

  128. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

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

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

  134. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

  135. Sewerage District makes bid for energy independence

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

  137. An investment in the great people of our college

  138. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

  139. New advancements in arthritis research

  140. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  141. Stem-cell advances may quell ethics debate

  142. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

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

  144. A big boost for innovation

  145. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  148. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

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

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

  151. Anesthesia applicator device wins 2014 Innovative Minds Prize

  152. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  153. The world of networked objects explored

  154. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

  155. UW researchers invent UV light emitting bandages

  156. Student creates partnership between engineering and local hospitals

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

  158. 6 world-changing things invented by proud Wisconsinites

  159. Pieper Foundation awards support outreach for future female engineers

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

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

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

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

  164. Brewing biofuel

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

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

  167. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  168. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

  172. CBE undergrad meets with Baldwin, Blank

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

  174. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

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

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

  177. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  178. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  179. Huber to give sustainability lecture at University of Minnesota

  180. UW-Madison, Korean researchers establish partnership

  181. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  182. Lessons from an unlikely career

  183. Harnessing sparsity

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

  185. Reinforcing design, honoring dedication

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

  187. A big future for structural engineering

  188. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  189. Reflections on innovation

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

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

  192. Eom picked for MIT visiting professorship

  193. 5 questions with Dick Schoofs

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

  195. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

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

  197. Palecek, Shusta become AIMBE fellows

  198. Particle searches depend on UW-Madison engineers

  199. UW to strengthen college access

  200. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  201. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  202. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  203. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

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

  205. Online engineering graduate programs ranked No. 3

  206. Consortium gives small engine industry an edge

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

  208. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

  209. Girl Scouts explore science, technology careers

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

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

  212. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

  217. Engineers among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

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

  219. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

  220. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  221. EPD provides unique education and expertise for the world

  222. WEI leaders meet with D.C. legislators

  223. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  231. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

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

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

  234. Video tool could help active workers avoid injury

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

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

  237. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

  239. Suresh to collaborate with Mercury Marine on topology optimization

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

  241. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

  242. Engine research for a cleaner future

  243. WEMPEC: Taking the Wisconsin Idea global

  244. How to ID a bee

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

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

  247. Sustainability engineers fill key industry needs

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

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

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

  251. Strengthening bonds with the welding industry

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

  253. Bringing best practices to Wisconsin manufacturers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  264. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

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

  266. Teaching the societal side of engineering

  267. Optimizing optimization when symmetry is at play

  268. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

  271. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

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

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

  274. Human gait soon could power portable electronics

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

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

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

  278. Engineering innovations impress visitors at the Wisconsin State Fair

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

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

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

  282. UW-Madison undergrads win NASA habitat design competition

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

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

  285. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  286. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  287. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

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

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

  290. Public opportunities abound at 2011 Science Olympiad National Tournament

  291. Thousands experience science at successful Engineering Expo

  292. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

  294. Engineering alumni named to WAA Forward under 40 list

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

  296. Kulcinski earns NASA medal for exceptional service

  297. Probing the mysteries of nanoscale wear

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

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

  300. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

  301. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

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

  304. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

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

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

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

  308. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

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

  310. Friction stir welding fuses engineering research and Wisconsin industry

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

  312. Entrepreneur translates research into real-world health solutions

  313. Improving the cutting edge

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

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

  316. Celebrating 11 years of Camp Badger

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  329. Scavenging energy waste to turn water into hydrogen fuel

  330. Fused cells promising for tissue regeneration

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

  332. Template engineering demonstrates possibilities of new superconducting material

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

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

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

  336. Beyond boundaries: Integrating engineering and biology

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

  338. UW-Madison students safe after Haiti quake