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  1. Making the biofuels process safer for microbes

  2. Announcing some of our new faculty stars

  3. CEE, GLE researchers win best paper award at coal ash conference

  4. Mark your calendar for these upcoming CEE events

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

  6. Wisconsin engineers contribute to Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam discussion

  7. Fostering cross-disciplinary construction engineers

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

  9. Hawnn’s legacy strengthens CEE faculty

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

  11. UW-Madison team places highly in national Steel Bridge competition

  12. Wisconsin Public Radio: UW engineers look to stop frac sand from damaging rail lines

  13. Wisconsin State Journal: Raine Gardner: How to turn more girls into engineers

  14. Badger civil engineers: Respected and always prepared

  15. CFIRE summit to address sustainable transportation

  16. Giving freight rail tracks a boost

  17. Many engineering students honored at chancellor’s undergraduate awards ceremony

  18. Qatar looks to Wisconsin for asphalt expertise

  19. MIT Club of Wisconsin to honor Beebe, AquaMost

  20. Professorships power structures legacy into the future

  21. Engineering Expo inspires K-12 students to explore engineering

  22. UW-Madison Steel Bridge, Concrete Canoe teams advance to 2015 national competitions

  23. CEE graduate student earns ASCE Leisch Fellowship

  24. Badger Herald: Wisconsin sees highest traffic deaths since 2007 in March

  25. Wausau Daily Herald: Engineers buttress Wisconsin industries

  26. Wisconsin Public Radio: GOP lawmakers set sights on ending Wisconsin's prevailing wage

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

  28. Lawmakers eye end to state's prevailing wage laws

  29. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

  30. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: UW alums' technology firm SnowShoe makes tracks to angel investors

  31. CEE PhD alum gives commencement speech at Kuwait University

  32. Geosynthetics Magazine: ASTM honors Craig Benson with Johnson Award

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

  34. Computing with grand demands

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

  36. Badger Herald: UW’s Office of Sustainability holds environmental forum to ‘rethink consumption’

  37. Engineers are making strides in reducing air pollution

  38. Energy research for a stronger society

  39. Hanna earns ASCE Rowland Prize

  40. Transportation PhD student earns SAFER-SIM award

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

  42. A winning partnership

  43. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

  44. Reconciling freight and community

  45. Internet of Things Lab open house showcases student innovation

  46. Air quality and its impact on transplants

  47. Gauging a vehicle’s performance in various scenarios—before it’s built

  48. ESPN: Joel Stave's journey to the Big Ten title game

  49. Wisconsin Public Radio: Geothermal exchange for heating and cooling in Wisconsin

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

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

  52. Parra-Montesinos selected for ACI Whitney Medal

  53. Report, experts analyze surging STEM activity at UW-Madison

  54. Benson, former student win ASTM paper award

  55. The Daily Cardinal: UW-Madison to create a new center for transportation education

  56. UW-Madison College of Engineering to honor alumni at Engineers’ Day

  57. Structural engineer Hedegaard joins CEE faculty

  58. The Badger Herald: Frac sand mining business booms in Wisconsin, sparks controversy

  59. UW-Madison to host new regional transportation workforce center

  60. Alum to judge NAE essay contest

  61. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

  62. Parra-Montesinos, Pincheira contribute to 2014 ACI Building Code

  63. Driverless cars and V2V communication: The future is here

  64. Inside Higher Ed: Co-teaching a blended class across universities

  65. Hanna papers among most read in leading construction journal

  66. Benson earns ASTM soil and rock award

  67. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

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

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

  70. Wisconsin State Journal: New online degree in environmental engineering at UW-Madison

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

  72. Strong engineers, strong community

  73. The Capital Times: Q&A: UW’s Teresa Adams on why a driverless car won’t be in your driveway soon

  74. A foundation for the future

  75. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  76. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  77. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  78. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

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

  81. Sewerage District makes bid for energy independence

  82. O.C. Boldt not the retiring type

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

  84. A big boost for innovation

  85. Vice provosts named at UW-Madison

  86. Cramer named to vice provost position

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

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

  89. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

  90. Passion for science leads to engineering career

  91. Soil framework earns researcher prestigious medal for the second time

  92. Likos earns Norman Medal from ASCE

  93. Geosynthetic soil makes for superior bridges

  94. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  95. Remembering Chuck Salmon, 1930-2014

  96. Geological engineering alum receives presidential honor

  97. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  98. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

  99. Three engineers named Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professors

  100. Coal ash = environmental win (when you recycle it)

  101. Loheide to pursue hydrology research in Argentina with Fulbright award

  102. PhD student's company wins $26,000 in Rice Business Plan Competition

  103. Likos wins ASCE research award

  104. ASCE recognizes team for paper on geotechnical engineering

  105. MARC student awarded AMAP scholarship

  106. MARC researchers receive paper presentation award

  107. CEE PhD student recognized for research

  108. CFIRE signs agreement with Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center

  109. CEE grads lead Cullen into 'Deep Space'

  110. Russell honored for contributions to engineering education

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

  112. Longevity in business: Firm's engineering expertise seen around U.S.

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

  114. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  115. Nelson joins Global Infrastructure Asset Management

  116. Officials seek solutions to Highway PD driving nightmare

  117. CEE senior earns Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute scholarship

  118. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  119. A big future for structural engineering

  120. Reflections on innovation

  121. Adams honored by Council of University Transportation Centers

  122. Ginder-Vogel visits scholars in China

  123. UW-Madison researchers win Transportation Research Board award

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

  125. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  126. Microbe Detectives brings DNA sequencing to water

  127. Bridge and canoe teams build on donor resources

  128. AEG chapter grows industry connections

  129. Quicker, quake-proof skyscrapers

  130. Water systems research fills in the details for Africa’s largest dam

  131. How a strong research career begins

  132. Blended learning empowers engineers for life

  133. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

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

  135. Cramer recognized for efforts to advance women in engineering

  136. Video: What call to action is needed for infrastructure right now

  137. Nov. 4 author lecture to spark dialog about ailing U.S. infrastructure

  138. ASTM committee honors CEE alum

  139. Alum, retired professor release e-book

  140. CEE golf outing a success

  141. CEE awards more than $100k in scholarships

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

  143. Oliva discusses Leo Frigo bridge in Engineering News-Record

  144. ASCE names Edil a distinguished member

  145. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

  146. Benson featured in UT-Austin lecture series

  147. Schauer part of WHO research on pollution and cancer

  148. How to make your own (floating) concrete boat

  149. Sound Engineering: Why the Leo Frigo bridge buckled

  150. Sound Engineering: How engineers can advance biofuels

  151. UW-Madison College of Engineering to honor eight outstanding alumni

  152. Sound Engineering: Teaching through parody songs

  153. Undergraduates learn to harness geothermal energy

  154. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  155. Apostle Islands kayakers get real-time view of caves from shore

  156. Sound Engineering: Wisconsin as a roundabout frontier

  157. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  158. Benson delivers lecture in honor of famed geotechnical engineer

  159. Engineering students honored for classroom, community productivity

  160. Distance-delivered graduate education proposals advance

  161. Focus on new faculty: Christy Remucal, optimizing ways to remove contaminants from water

  162. Civil engineering professor C.K. Wang dies at 95

  163. Freshmen get an all-in introduction to engineering

  164. American University of Beirut recognizes Menassa

  165. Seven engineers named UW-Madison Vilas Associates

  166. CEE Professor Hoopes passes away

  167. College, grad programs, in top-20 in U.S. News rankings

  168. Team to study how the sun could help make fuel

  169. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

  170. Edil honored for geotechnical contributions

  171. Focus on new faculty: Bill Likos and the mechanics of unsaturated soils

  172. Focus on new faculty: Matt Ginder-Vogel, using chemistry for a cleaner environment

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

  174. Ian Robertson named new UW-Madison engineering dean

  175. Active, engaging education. Anywhere. And right here.

  176. Private gifts support nearly 40 engineering faculty professorships

  177. On October 26, the college will honor seven outstanding engineering alumni

  178. NSF funds UW sustainability project studying the human component of green buildings

  179. UW-Madison, college, among top U.S. public universities

  180. Save the dates: Blended learning seminar series begins September 19

  181. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  182. From summer abroad in China, students acquire a new view of the world

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

  184. The Badger Engineering Perspective podcast: Craig Benson

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

  186. Adams named to World Road Association committee

  187. Paper written by civil engineer and ECE professor earns accolades

  188. Geotechnical, nuclear engineers named to National Academy of Engineering

  189. Roundabouts emerging as the ideal intersection between driver safety and efficiency

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

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

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

  193. Benson honored for service, research

  194. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

  195. Staying smart: Engineers and universities work to advance career-long learning

  196. Cramer receives L.J. Markwardt award from ASTM

  197. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  198. Engineering alumni to receive top college honors at Oct. 14 Engineers' Day

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

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

  201. UW-Madison Concrete Canoe Team in nation's top-two

  202. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

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

  204. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  205. Thousands experience science at successful Engineering Expo

  206. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

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

  208. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

  209. Football standout Gabe Carimi applies the team concept to engineering success

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

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

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

  213. Mississippi Valley Freight Coalition now the Mid-America Freight Coalition

  214. New technique shows 50-year history of toxic algae in Lake Wingra

  215. College honors distinguished alumni at Oct. 8 Engineers' Day celebration

  216. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

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

  218. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

  220. Chi Epsilon wins Top 5 Food/Fund Drive at Second Harvest Foodbank