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  1. Catalyzing materials research across Wisconsin

  2. Nanoscale device has big profile in light

  3. New catalyst does more with less platinum

  4. Making the biofuels process safer for microbes

  5. Generating power from rolling tires

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

  7. Wisconsin engineers contribute to Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam discussion

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

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

  10. Alumnus Werner shares perspective on solar energy

  11. CFIRE summit to address sustainable transportation

  12. New materials repel oil under water and under duress

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

  14. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

  15. Dumesic earns Vilas Research Professorship

  16. Internship puts junior at intersection of engineering and policy

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

  18. Engineers are making strides in reducing air pollution

  19. Energy research for a stronger society

  20. Controlling energy use and costs in commercial buildings

  21. Better data tools for a bigger geothermal future

  22. Dan Ludois receives NSF CAREER Award

  23. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

  24. Calculating the future of solar fuels

  25. With new professor, university-industry effort to focus on energy

  26. Reconciling freight and community

  27. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Battery researcher named to lead UWM energy storage effort

  28. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

  30. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

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

  32. UW-Madison bioproducts researchers to share in $3.3 million Department of Energy grant

  33. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  34. Recycled biofuel byproducts could make biofuels even greener

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

  36. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

  37. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: UW-Madison awarded $4 million for nuclear power R&D

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

  39. UW-Madison engineers develop new, extremely fuel-efficient car engine

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

  41. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

  42. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  43. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

  44. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  45. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  47. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

  51. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

  52. A big boost for innovation

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

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

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

  56. Kewaunee closing makes Wisconsin's task to meet EPA rules tougher

  57. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  58. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

  59. UW–Madison Styrofoam reuse and recycling program wins competition

  60. UW-Madison engineer elected to National Academy of Sciences

  61. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

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

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

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

  65. Wisconsin engineer earns presidential award

  66. The inventor of everything: Banholzer takes on shoddy science

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

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

  69. Brewing biofuel

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

  71. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  72. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

  74. "Greener" aerogel technology holds potential for oil and chemical clean-up

  75. Meet the BAT 600, UW-Madison’s next clean snowmobile

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

  77. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  78. Reflections on innovation

  79. Researchers seek to understand the brain, boost batteries, improve patient care, and produce advanced biofuels

  80. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

  81. Banholzer wins American Chemical Society's Barnes Award

  82. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  83. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  84. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  85. Sound Engineering: Hands-on sustainability

  86. Focus on new faculty: Sage Kokjohn, tackling the mysteries of internal-combustion engines

  87. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

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

  89. How a strong research career begins

  90. Energy engineers discuss vision for nuclear

  91. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

  92. How waste wood works for forests

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

  94. Benson featured in UT-Austin lecture series

  95. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

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

  97. Schauer part of WHO research on pollution and cancer

  98. The chemistry of color: Energy researcher develops dye-based solar cells

  99. Sound Engineering: How engineers can advance biofuels

  100. At UW-Madison, retired Dow exec will focus on innovation

  101. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  102. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  103. Storm water treatment will strip phosphorus from Arboretum pond

  104. ASME honors Ghandhi

  105. Solid, sustainable engineering student design

  106. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  107. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

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

  109. Early career award funds study of messenger RNA stability

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

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

  112. With 400th PhD grad, UW-Madison celebrates half a century of fusion energy

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

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

  115. Huber research gaining attention

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

  117. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

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

  120. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

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

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

  123. Building green gas technology without a manual: An interview with grad student Robert Coolman

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

  125. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

  126. Researchers develop efficient, scalable process for making renewable liquid fuels

  127. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  128. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

  129. Sustainability engineers fill key industry needs

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

  131. Designing microbes that make energy-dense biofuels, without the sugar

  132. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

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

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

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

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

  137. Optimizing internal combustion: CAREER award supports study of new diagnostic tool

  138. Forage know-how gives Wisconsin farmers an edge in growing biomass

  139. It's not easy going green

  140. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  141. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

  142. Marines give Wis. team funding for diesel engine

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

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

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

  146. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

  147. Humans and the clean-energy debate: Lectures to address carbon emissions and how we all can agree on a solution

  148. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

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

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

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

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

  154. Researchers discover less-expensive low-temperature catalyst for hydrogen purification

  155. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

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

  157. UW-Madison and American Le Mans Series showcase green vehicles

  158. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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