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  1. UW–Madison microgrids help power industry in Milwaukee

  2. CFIRE summit to address sustainable transportation

  3. Giving freight rail tracks a boost

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

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

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

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

  8. 2015 Wisconsin Energy and Sustainability Challenge exceeds expectations

  9. ECE alumnus Mike Splinter to receive honorary doctorate

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

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

  12. High-power laser spinoff proves versatility is strength

  13. Cracking the (zip)code of neural cells

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

  15. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

  16. Dumesic earns Vilas Research Professorship

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

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

  19. Internship puts junior at intersection of engineering and policy

  20. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: I am The Wisconsin Idea

  21. Five UW-Madison engineers receive Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorships

  22. Controlling energy use and costs in commercial buildings

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

  24. Better data tools for a bigger geothermal future

  25. Dan Ludois receives NSF CAREER Award

  26. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

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

  28. Computer science, industrial engineering research enhances robotic manufacturing

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

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

  31. Reconciling freight and community

  32. Air quality and its impact on transplants

  33. Wisconsin Public Radio: A defense of UW research

  34. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

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

  36. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  44. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  45. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

  47. Successful camp provides engineering experiences to students statewide

  48. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  49. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

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

  51. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

  52. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

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

  54. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  55. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

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

  58. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  59. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

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

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

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

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

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

  65. A foundation for the future

  66. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  67. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

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

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

  70. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

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

  72. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

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

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

  75. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

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

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

  81. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

  82. Sewerage District makes bid for energy independence

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

  84. An investment in the great people of our college

  85. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

  86. New advancements in arthritis research

  87. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  88. Stem-cell advances may quell ethics debate

  89. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  90. A big boost for innovation

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

  92. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  95. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

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

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

  98. Anesthesia applicator device wins 2014 Innovative Minds Prize

  99. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  100. The world of networked objects explored

  101. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

  102. UW researchers invent UV light emitting bandages

  103. Student creates partnership between engineering and local hospitals

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

  105. 6 world-changing things invented by proud Wisconsinites

  106. Pieper Foundation awards support outreach for future female engineers

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

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

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

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

  111. Brewing biofuel

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

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

  114. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  115. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

  119. CBE undergrad meets with Baldwin, Blank

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

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

  122. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

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

  124. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  125. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  126. Huber to give sustainability lecture at University of Minnesota

  127. UW-Madison, Korean researchers establish partnership

  128. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  129. Lessons from an unlikely career

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

  131. Harnessing sparsity

  132. Reinforcing design, honoring dedication

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

  134. A big future for structural engineering

  135. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  136. Reflections on innovation

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

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

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

  140. 5 questions with Dick Schoofs

  141. Eom picked for MIT visiting professorship

  142. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

  143. Palecek, Shusta become AIMBE fellows

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

  145. Particle searches depend on UW-Madison engineers

  146. UW to strengthen college access

  147. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  148. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  149. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

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

  151. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

  152. Online engineering graduate programs ranked No. 3

  153. Consortium gives small engine industry an edge

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

  155. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

  156. Girl Scouts explore science, technology careers

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

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

  159. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

  164. Engineers among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

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

  166. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

  167. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  168. EPD provides unique education and expertise for the world

  169. WEI leaders meet with D.C. legislators

  170. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  178. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

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

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

  181. Video tool could help active workers avoid injury

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

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

  184. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

  186. Suresh to collaborate with Mercury Marine on topology optimization

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

  188. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

  189. Engine research for a cleaner future

  190. WEMPEC: Taking the Wisconsin Idea global

  191. How to ID a bee

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

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

  194. Sustainability engineers fill key industry needs

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

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

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

  198. Strengthening bonds with the welding industry

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

  200. Bringing best practices to Wisconsin manufacturers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  211. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

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

  213. Teaching the societal side of engineering

  214. Optimizing optimization when symmetry is at play

  215. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

  218. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

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

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

  221. Human gait soon could power portable electronics

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

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

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

  225. Engineering innovations impress visitors at the Wisconsin State Fair

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

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

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

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

  230. UW-Madison undergrads win NASA habitat design competition

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

  232. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  233. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  234. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

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

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

  237. Public opportunities abound at 2011 Science Olympiad National Tournament

  238. Thousands experience science at successful Engineering Expo

  239. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

  241. Engineering alumni named to WAA Forward under 40 list

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

  243. Kulcinski earns NASA medal for exceptional service

  244. Probing the mysteries of nanoscale wear

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

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

  247. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

  248. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

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

  251. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

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

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

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

  255. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

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

  257. Friction stir welding fuses engineering research and Wisconsin industry

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

  259. Entrepreneur translates research into real-world health solutions

  260. Improving the cutting edge

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

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

  263. Celebrating 11 years of Camp Badger

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  276. Scavenging energy waste to turn water into hydrogen fuel

  277. Fused cells promising for tissue regeneration

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

  279. Template engineering demonstrates possibilities of new superconducting material

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

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

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

  283. Beyond boundaries: Integrating engineering and biology

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

  285. UW-Madison students safe after Haiti quake