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  1. New catalyst does more with less platinum

  2. Making the biofuels process safer for microbes

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

  4. Maddie’s new car

  5. Innovative BME design studio sets UW-Madison apart

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

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

  8. New test aids personalized cancer care

  9. Wisconsin engineers contribute to Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam discussion

  10. Wisconsin plastics collaboration yields industry, research advances

  11. Taking the long view on diversity in engineering

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

  13. Hawnn’s legacy strengthens CEE faculty

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

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

  16. Catalyzing UW-Madison’s neuroengineering community

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

  18. Family affair: Milwaukee electronics manufacturer is flying high

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

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

  21. UW–Madison microgrids help power industry in Milwaukee

  22. CFIRE summit to address sustainable transportation

  23. Giving freight rail tracks a boost

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

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

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

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

  28. 2015 Wisconsin Energy and Sustainability Challenge exceeds expectations

  29. ECE alumnus Mike Splinter to receive honorary doctorate

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

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

  32. High-power laser spinoff proves versatility is strength

  33. Cracking the (zip)code of neural cells

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

  35. Dumesic earns Vilas Research Professorship

  36. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

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

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

  39. Internship puts junior at intersection of engineering and policy

  40. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: I am The Wisconsin Idea

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

  42. Controlling energy use and costs in commercial buildings

  43. Better data tools for a bigger geothermal future

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

  45. Dan Ludois receives NSF CAREER Award

  46. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

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

  48. Computer science, industrial engineering research enhances robotic manufacturing

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

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

  51. Reconciling freight and community

  52. Air quality and its impact on transplants

  53. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

  54. Wisconsin Public Radio: A defense of UW research

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

  56. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  64. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  65. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

  67. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  68. Successful camp provides engineering experiences to students statewide

  69. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

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

  71. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

  72. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

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

  74. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  75. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

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

  78. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  79. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

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

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

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

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

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

  85. A foundation for the future

  86. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  87. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

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

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

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

  91. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  92. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

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

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

  95. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

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

  100. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

  102. Sewerage District makes bid for energy independence

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

  104. An investment in the great people of our college

  105. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

  106. New advancements in arthritis research

  107. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  108. Stem-cell advances may quell ethics debate

  109. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  110. A big boost for innovation

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

  112. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  115. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

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

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

  118. Anesthesia applicator device wins 2014 Innovative Minds Prize

  119. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  120. The world of networked objects explored

  121. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

  122. UW researchers invent UV light emitting bandages

  123. Student creates partnership between engineering and local hospitals

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

  125. 6 world-changing things invented by proud Wisconsinites

  126. Pieper Foundation awards support outreach for future female engineers

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

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

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

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

  131. Brewing biofuel

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

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

  134. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  135. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

  139. CBE undergrad meets with Baldwin, Blank

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

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

  142. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

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

  144. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  145. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  146. Huber to give sustainability lecture at University of Minnesota

  147. UW-Madison, Korean researchers establish partnership

  148. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  149. Lessons from an unlikely career

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

  151. Harnessing sparsity

  152. Reinforcing design, honoring dedication

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

  154. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  155. A big future for structural engineering

  156. Reflections on innovation

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

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

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

  160. 5 questions with Dick Schoofs

  161. Eom picked for MIT visiting professorship

  162. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

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

  164. Palecek, Shusta become AIMBE fellows

  165. Particle searches depend on UW-Madison engineers

  166. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  167. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  168. UW to strengthen college access

  169. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

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

  171. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

  172. Online engineering graduate programs ranked No. 3

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

  174. Consortium gives small engine industry an edge

  175. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

  176. Girl Scouts explore science, technology careers

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

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

  179. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

  184. Engineers among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

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

  186. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

  187. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  188. EPD provides unique education and expertise for the world

  189. WEI leaders meet with D.C. legislators

  190. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  198. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

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

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

  201. Video tool could help active workers avoid injury

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

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

  204. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

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

  207. Suresh to collaborate with Mercury Marine on topology optimization

  208. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

  209. Engine research for a cleaner future

  210. WEMPEC: Taking the Wisconsin Idea global

  211. How to ID a bee

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

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

  214. Sustainability engineers fill key industry needs

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

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

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

  218. Strengthening bonds with the welding industry

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

  220. Bringing best practices to Wisconsin manufacturers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  231. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

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

  233. Teaching the societal side of engineering

  234. Optimizing optimization when symmetry is at play

  235. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

  238. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

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

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

  241. Human gait soon could power portable electronics

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

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

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

  245. Engineering innovations impress visitors at the Wisconsin State Fair

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

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

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

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

  250. UW-Madison undergrads win NASA habitat design competition

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

  252. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  253. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  254. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

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

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

  257. Public opportunities abound at 2011 Science Olympiad National Tournament

  258. Thousands experience science at successful Engineering Expo

  259. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

  261. Engineering alumni named to WAA Forward under 40 list

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

  263. Kulcinski earns NASA medal for exceptional service

  264. Probing the mysteries of nanoscale wear

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

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

  267. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

  268. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

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

  271. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

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

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

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

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

  276. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

  277. Friction stir welding fuses engineering research and Wisconsin industry

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

  279. Entrepreneur translates research into real-world health solutions

  280. Improving the cutting edge

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

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

  283. Celebrating 11 years of Camp Badger

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  296. Scavenging energy waste to turn water into hydrogen fuel

  297. Fused cells promising for tissue regeneration

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

  299. Template engineering demonstrates possibilities of new superconducting material

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

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

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

  303. Beyond boundaries: Integrating engineering and biology

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

  305. UW-Madison students safe after Haiti quake