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  1. Robertson signs ASEE pledge to promote diversity in engineering

  2. The algebraic revolution: Solving for chocolate

  3. ‘Garage Physics’ is a makerspace for undergraduate brainstorms

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

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

  6. Major commitment to elevate UW-Madison undergraduate engineering education

  7. Bright light from the tiny

  8. U.S. News ranks college No. 14 for undergrad education

  9. Camera smaller than a drop of water could change surgical imaging

  10. ECE Professor is named a fellow of the Institute of Physics

  11. Wireless microcamera clusters broaden laparoscopic imaging

  12. EDN Network: Semiconductor chip made from wood aims to reduce e-waste

  13. ECE Professor helps organize symposium in Saudi Arabia

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

  15. ECE PhD students win top awards at Student Paper Competition in Vancouver

  16. Project will bring light to Ethiopian villages

  17. PhD student awarded fellowship for international students

  18. Six faculty members receive Spangler funding for new research

  19. ECE alumna earns early-career award

  20. ECE alum Struck named acoustical society standards director

  21. Smaller and smarter antennas for military use

  22. Elektronik Informationen: Nano-Lichtemitter mit besonders hoher Ausgangsleistung

  23. Engineering students gain global perspective studying in China

  24. With UW-Madison engineers' expertise, German fusion experiment achieves major milestone

  25. MIT Technology Review: A biodegradable computer chip that performs surprisingly well

  26. Silicon Republic: Put your shades on, this nanoresonator can emit light 10,000-times its size

  27. Nanoscale device has big profile in light

  28. Catalyzing materials research across Wisconsin

  29. Celebrate summer and raise your app…um…glass!

  30. Announcing some of our new faculty stars

  31. Nader Behdad: Restless energy

  32. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Lindberg launches a quest for high-performance computing projects

  33. Honoring a tenacious, non-traditional alumnus

  34. Davoodi, PhD alum win best paper award

  35. Wall Street Journal: Scientists develop chips made almost entirely from wood

  36. Laser Focus World: DARPA grant funds aluminum-nitride chip-based UV laser development

  37. Fostering cross-disciplinary construction engineers

  38. Supporting ECE’s evolution

  39. Honoring Wisconsin’s legacy in computing

  40. Smithsonian: These new computer chips are made from wood

  41. Catalyzing UW-Madison’s neuroengineering community

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

  43. Engadget: ‘Nano-paper' chips end up in compost heaps, not landfills

  44. Popular Science: Computer chips can now be made from wood

  45. Biodegradable computer chips created by UW, Forest Lab researchers

  46. What could a wood chip do? Advance could mean biodegradable computer chips

  47. Gizmodo: We can now make computer chips out of wood

  48. IOP Physics World: New maze-like beamsplitter is world's smallest

  49. Isthmus: Building a better battery

  50. UW–Madison microgrids help power industry in Milwaukee

  51. Shohet group’s paper among most cited in Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A

  52. A hands-on education in hardware security

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

  54. Van Veen recognized for outstanding teaching

  55. Nasdaq: Plexus contributes to innovative engineering lab at UW-Madison

  56. Compact UV lasers could identify substances from a distance

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

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

  59. Focus on new faculty: Jing Li, championing hardware in a big-data world

  60. Two UW-Madison engineers receive Romnes Faculty Fellowships

  61. ECE alumnus Mike Splinter to receive honorary doctorate

  62. High-power laser spinoff proves versatility is strength

  63. Wausau Daily Herald: Engineers buttress Wisconsin industries

  64. Focus on new faculty: Mikhail Kats, bridging applied physics and engineering

  65. Isthmus: A 'technology sandbox'

  66. Internship puts junior at intersection of engineering and policy

  67. Boston earns Simon Fellowship

  68. Computing with grand demands

  69. RFID Journal: RFID may ease one aspect of breast cancer surgery

  70. Energy research for a stronger society

  71. Xconomy: UW-Madison IoT Lab honing its role amid campus entrepreneurship push

  72. Wisconsin State Journal: Rowheels: Reinventing the wheelchair

  73. Sound Engineering: Analyzing “Clapping Music”

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

  75. Dan Ludois receives NSF CAREER Award

  76. ECE Professor Emeritus Greiner passes away

  77. Two UW-Madison engineers named to National Academy of Engineering

  78. Ma receives $213,000 D2P grant

  79. Big Ten Network: Wisconsin researchers track neural pathways in the brain

  80. Plexus Collaboratory: The next step in UW-Madison engineering educational innovation

  81. Internet of Things Lab open house showcases student innovation

  82. The Daily Cardinal: Scientists track imagination in the brain

  83. The Badger Herald: UW researches difference in brain activity between reality and imagination

  84. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

  86. The Badger Herald: WisCEL ties technology with teaching

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

  88. Two UW student teams are finalists in national inventors competition

  89. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  90. Ma, Williams to collaborate on bioelectronics research

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

  92. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

  93. See-through sensors open new window into the brain

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

  95. DARPA: Atom-width graphene sensors could provide unprecedented insights into brain structure and function

  96. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  97. BTN LiveB1G: Wisconsin grad creates 'hackerspace' in Madison

  98. Wisconsin State Journal: Sky guy flies high

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

  100. Two UW student teams are finalists in national inventors competition

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

  102. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  103. Computer innovator supports tenacious Badger engineers

  104. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

  105. PhD student earns Directed Energy Professional Society scholarship

  106. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  107. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

  108. Successful Middleton company maintains strong relationship with the College of Engineering

  109. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  110. Chicago investors flock to Madison start-ups

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

  112. Booske receives IEEE education honor

  113. UW-Madison to receive electric micro cars for sustainability research

  114. Professor Nick Hitchon on "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me"

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

  116. A big boost for innovation

  117. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

  118. Van Veen receives Michigan Tech honor

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

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

  121. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

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

  123. Wisconsin Robotics brings Scorpio to national competition

  124. Elucent Medical wins 2014 Governor's Business Plan Contest

  125. The electric car is undergoing resurrection, says UW researcher

  126. Grad students explore wireless power transfer

  127. UW-Madison engineers receive M-WERC grants

  128. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

  129. Peter Tong named WARF board president

  130. WisCEL receives Teaching and Learning Innovation Award

  131. Engineering students among Chancellor’s Undergraduate Awards winners

  132. Antenna paper wins IEEE award

  133. Hagness named associate dean for research and graduate affairs

  134. Five receive Holdridge teaching awards

  135. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

  136. Nowak, Mavrikakis earn Kellett Mid-Career Awards

  137. New imaging system brings lobster-eye design down to scale

  138. Xinyu Zhang receives NSF CAREER Award to improve wireless network performance

  139. UV light-emitting bandage wins 2014 Qualcomm Innovation Prize

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

  141. Researcher finds hidden efficiencies in computer architecture

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

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

  144. UW-Madison student innovators win Desire 2 Learn grand prize

  145. Howard Aiken receives posthumous honor for computing breakthrough

  146. Harnessing sparsity

  147. Reflections on innovation

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

  149. Ramanathan, Saluja win best paper award at VLSI design conference

  150. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  151. Online engineering graduate programs ranked No. 3

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

  153. Nowak receives IEEE Baker award

  154. Sound Engineering: Hands-on sustainability

  155. Ma receives $353K to seek new laser for silicon chips

  156. Ma receives $450K to speed up communication transistors

  157. Control theorist crashes the market

  158. Lipo receives IEEE medal

  159. Closing the loop on big data … one beer at a time

  160. Eom, Ma to develop high-speed optical modulators

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

  162. Focus on new faculty: Rebecca Willett, harnessing big data for myriad collaborations

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

  164. Astronaut scholarship honors undergrad’s bold adventures in research

  165. Training course makes MATLAB work for undergrads

  166. Flipping signal-processing instruction

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

  168. Students game the system, train computer to play Angry Birds

  169. Micro cameras flex their way into the future of imaging

  170. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  171. Sound Engineering: A control theorist crashes the market

  172. Focus on new faculty: Daniel Ludois, applying research advances to shrink and improve power conversion devices

  173. Bose Scholars program immerses Indian undergrads in graduate research

  174. Focus on new faculty: Xinyu Zhang, mixing disciplines to improve wireless communication

  175. Solid, sustainable engineering student design

  176. Sound Engineering: The roaring HSX engines

  177. Silicon Valley Badger engineers share their secrets of success

  178. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

  179. Ma papers featured on covers of prestigious research journals

  180. Distance-delivered graduate education proposals advance

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

  182. Banerjee honored by mobile technology research group

  183. Grad students receive Sandia research awards

  184. Students in UW housing celebrate outstanding educators

  185. Cancer-screening software wins wireless competition

  186. Creative energy harvest and storage ideas top energy and sustainability competition

  187. Seven engineers named UW-Madison Vilas Associates

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

  189. UW-Madison engineering students win 2013 Clean Snowmobile Challenge

  190. Palframan earns IBM fellowship to support computer architecture research

  191. Focus on new faculty: Sarlioglu seeks to bolster the efficiency of electrical systems

  192. Production process doubles speed and efficiency of flexible electronics

  193. UW-Madison engineer named to National Academy of Engineering

  194. Journal of Applied Physics features Shohet teamwork

  195. Military projects push boundaries of flexible electronics in imaging technologies

  196. Ian Robertson named new UW-Madison engineering dean

  197. The hand is the hook: With competition prizes, printable prosthetic moves closer to market

  198. APS names five UW-Madison faculty as fellows

  199. Hagness and Taflove text is seventh most cited via Google Scholar

  200. Private gifts support nearly 40 engineering faculty professorships

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

  202. CPU-GPU optimization could offer big power savings for drones, data centers

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

  204. Multiple awards support Kim's low-power accelerated processor research

  205. Knezevic awarded $500K for nanoscale power research

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

  207. Network of neurons: A dynamic model of brain activity

  208. Wedging wireless broadband between TV signals

  209. Fast, flexible electronics for the next generation of gadgetry

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

  211. Shrinking the lab bench down to size

  212. WEMPEC: Taking the Wisconsin Idea global

  213. How to ID a bee

  214. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

  215. Million-dollar Keck Foundation grant funds UW-Madison genome research

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

  217. Printed photonic crystal mirrors shrink on-chip lasers down to size

  218. Behdad receives Department of Defense instrumentation grant

  219. Ren receives ECE dissertation award

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

  221. Modernized inventory system wins Qualcomm Wireless Innovation Prize

  222. UW-Madison students to compete in Qualcomm Wireless Prize Competition

  223. Bio-inspired antenna design earns IEEE paper prize

  224. Learning in libraries: New center marries instructional and study space

  225. Wilcox wins poster prize at fusion conference

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

  227. Gregerson recognized for outstanding service as a teaching assistant

  228. Behdad’s paper on bio-inspired antenna arrays was most read in 2011

  229. Ma earns UW-Madison fellowship, other funding

  230. Wright, Nowak and Figueiredo earn best paper award

  231. Burfeindt earns award for paper on breast cancer imaging

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

  233. Rethinking military communications: Research may yield more compact antennas

  234. Teaching the societal side of engineering

  235. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  236. Dielectric study awarded PMB citations prize

  237. WEMPEC co-directors receive IEEE awards

  238. Malloy wins Best Student Paper award from IEEE conference

  239. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

  242. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

  243. Innovation awards go to biochemist, micro-engineer at UW–Madison

  244. UW-Madison expert can discuss breakthrough in flexible electronics

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

  246. Science Olympiad rocks Madison

  247. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  248. Thousands experience science at successful Engineering Expo

  249. Insect hearing inspires new approach to small antennas

  250. Electronic stent deployment system wins top prize at 2011 Innovation Days

  251. A matter of timing: New strategies for debugging electronics

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

  253. UW-Madison fusion experiments earn nearly $11 million in grants

  254. Engineers receive U.S. Air Force early-career support

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

  256. Competition invites students to invent the future of wireless technology

  257. Fellowship a boost for budding energy researchers

  258. Patents proliferating for serial inventor Robert Blick

  259. Can you see me now? Flexible photodetectors could help sharpen photos

  260. 1995 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grants

  261. ECE faculty member receives prestigious PECASE Award