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// Civil & Environmental Engineering

Tracking PFAS to preserve a community's water supply

The city of Rhinelander in northern Wisconsin has dangerous “forever chemicals” in its water. In fact, in 2019, the city shut down two of its…

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// Mechanical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Prabhakar brings composite materials expertise to mechanical engineering

Pavana Prabhakar’s new position with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Mechanical Engineering will allow her to combine the best of two worlds. Prabhakar, the…

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// Civil & Environmental Engineering

Making sustainable cement is hard, but likely not impossible

Cement has a carbon footprint problem. A key ingredient in concrete—one of the most widely used manmade construction materials on the planet—it's the "paste" that…

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