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Environment and Sustainability News

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

  2. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

  3. Dumesic earns Vilas Research Professorship

  4. Internship puts junior at intersection of engineering and policy

  5. Five UW-Madison engineers receive Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorships

  6. Engineers are making strides in reducing air pollution

  7. Energy research for a stronger society

  8. Controlling energy use and costs in commercial buildings

  9. Better data tools for a bigger geothermal future

  10. Dan Ludois receives NSF CAREER Award

  11. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

  12. Calculating the future of solar fuels

  13. Reconciling freight and community

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

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

  16. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

  18. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

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

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

  21. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  22. Recycled biofuel byproducts could make biofuels even greener

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

  24. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

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

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

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

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

  29. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

  30. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  31. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

  32. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  33. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  35. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

  39. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

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

  41. A big boost for innovation

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

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

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

  45. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  46. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

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

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

  49. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

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

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

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

  53. Wisconsin engineer earns presidential award

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

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

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

  57. Brewing biofuel

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

  59. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  60. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

  65. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  66. Reflections on innovation

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

  68. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

  69. Banholzer wins American Chemical Society's Barnes Award

  70. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  71. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  72. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  73. Sound Engineering: Hands-on sustainability

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

  75. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

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

  77. How a strong research career begins

  78. Energy engineers discuss vision for nuclear

  79. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

  80. How waste wood works for forests

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

  82. Benson featured in UT-Austin lecture series

  83. Schauer part of WHO research on pollution and cancer

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

  85. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

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

  87. Sound Engineering: How engineers can advance biofuels

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

  89. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  90. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  91. Storm water treatment will strip phosphorus from Arboretum pond

  92. ASME honors Ghandhi

  93. Solid, sustainable engineering student design

  94. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  95. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

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

  97. Early career award funds study of messenger RNA stability

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

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

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

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

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

  103. Huber research gaining attention

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

  105. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

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

  108. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

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

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

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

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

  113. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

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

  115. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  116. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

  117. Sustainability engineers fill key industry needs

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

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

  120. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

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

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

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

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

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

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

  127. It's not easy going green

  128. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  129. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

  130. Marines give Wis. team funding for diesel engine

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

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

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

  134. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

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

  136. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

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

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

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

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

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

  143. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

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

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

  146. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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