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Environment and Sustainability News

  1. WRP: Modeling Effects Of Extreme Rain Over Madison

  2. Ma earns 2015 Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award

  3. Focus on new faculty: Andrea Hicks, assessing environmental impacts

  4. Focus on new faculty: Hiroki Sone, experiments in rock mechanics

  5. UW-Madison and other universities receive NSF grant to investigate human and water security in Ethiopia

  6. Floating gardens protect Cherokee Marsh's sensitive shores

  7. University-industry team receives funding to develop energy-efficient small engine technologies

  8. Holloway named inaugural fellow of AAAS Leshner Leadership Institute

  9. Engineers bring environmental passion to UW Boxable project

  10. Catalyzing materials research across Wisconsin

  11. Nanoscale device has big profile in light

  12. New catalyst does more with less platinum

  13. Making the biofuels process safer for microbes

  14. Generating power from rolling tires

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

  16. Wisconsin engineers contribute to Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam discussion

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

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

  19. Alumnus Werner shares perspective on solar energy

  20. CFIRE summit to address sustainable transportation

  21. New materials repel oil under water and under duress

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

  23. Dumesic earns Vilas Research Professorship

  24. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

  25. Internship puts junior at intersection of engineering and policy

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

  27. Engineers are making strides in reducing air pollution

  28. Energy research for a stronger society

  29. Controlling energy use and costs in commercial buildings

  30. Better data tools for a bigger geothermal future

  31. Dan Ludois receives NSF CAREER Award

  32. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

  33. Calculating the future of solar fuels

  34. Reconciling freight and community

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

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

  37. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

  39. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

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

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

  42. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  43. Recycled biofuel byproducts could make biofuels even greener

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

  45. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

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

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

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

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

  50. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

  51. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  52. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

  53. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  54. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  56. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

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

  61. A big boost for innovation

  62. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

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

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

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

  66. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  67. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

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

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

  70. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

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

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

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

  74. Wisconsin engineer earns presidential award

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

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

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

  78. Brewing biofuel

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

  80. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  81. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

  86. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  87. Reflections on innovation

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

  89. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

  90. Banholzer wins American Chemical Society's Barnes Award

  91. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  92. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  93. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  94. Sound Engineering: Hands-on sustainability

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

  96. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

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

  98. Energy engineers discuss vision for nuclear

  99. How a strong research career begins

  100. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

  101. How waste wood works for forests

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

  103. Schauer part of WHO research on pollution and cancer

  104. Benson featured in UT-Austin lecture series

  105. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

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

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

  108. Sound Engineering: How engineers can advance biofuels

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

  110. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  111. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  112. Storm water treatment will strip phosphorus from Arboretum pond

  113. ASME honors Ghandhi

  114. Solid, sustainable engineering student design

  115. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  116. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

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

  118. Early career award funds study of messenger RNA stability

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

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

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

  122. Huber research gaining attention

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

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

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

  126. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

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

  129. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

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

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

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

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

  134. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

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

  136. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  137. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

  138. Sustainability engineers fill key industry needs

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

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

  141. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

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

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

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

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

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

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

  148. It's not easy going green

  149. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  150. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

  151. Marines give Wis. team funding for diesel engine

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

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

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

  155. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

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

  157. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

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

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

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

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

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

  164. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

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

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

  167. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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