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Environment and Sustainability News

  1. Alumnus Werner shares perspective on solar energy

  2. CFIRE summit to address sustainable transportation

  3. New materials repel oil under water and under duress

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

  5. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

  6. Dumesic earns Vilas Research Professorship

  7. Internship puts junior at intersection of engineering and policy

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

  9. Engineers are making strides in reducing air pollution

  10. Energy research for a stronger society

  11. Controlling energy use and costs in commercial buildings

  12. Better data tools for a bigger geothermal future

  13. Dan Ludois receives NSF CAREER Award

  14. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

  15. Calculating the future of solar fuels

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

  17. Reconciling freight and community

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

  19. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

  21. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

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

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

  24. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  25. Recycled biofuel byproducts could make biofuels even greener

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

  27. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

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

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

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

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

  32. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

  33. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  34. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

  35. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  36. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  38. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

  42. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

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

  44. A big boost for innovation

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

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

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

  48. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  49. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

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

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

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

  53. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

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

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

  56. Wisconsin engineer earns presidential award

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

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

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

  60. Brewing biofuel

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

  62. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  63. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

  68. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  69. Reflections on innovation

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

  71. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

  72. Banholzer wins American Chemical Society's Barnes Award

  73. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  74. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  75. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  76. Sound Engineering: Hands-on sustainability

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

  78. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

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

  80. How a strong research career begins

  81. Energy engineers discuss vision for nuclear

  82. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

  83. How waste wood works for forests

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

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

  86. Schauer part of WHO research on pollution and cancer

  87. Benson featured in UT-Austin lecture series

  88. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

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

  90. Sound Engineering: How engineers can advance biofuels

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

  92. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  93. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  94. Storm water treatment will strip phosphorus from Arboretum pond

  95. ASME honors Ghandhi

  96. Solid, sustainable engineering student design

  97. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  98. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

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

  100. Early career award funds study of messenger RNA stability

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

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

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

  104. Huber research gaining attention

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

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

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

  108. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

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

  111. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

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

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

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

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

  116. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

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

  118. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  119. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

  120. Sustainability engineers fill key industry needs

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

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

  123. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

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

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

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

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

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

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

  130. It's not easy going green

  131. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  132. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

  133. Marines give Wis. team funding for diesel engine

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

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

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

  137. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

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

  139. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

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

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

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

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

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

  146. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

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

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

  149. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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