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Environment and Sustainability News

  1. Ma earns 2015 Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award

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

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

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

  5. Floating gardens protect Cherokee Marsh's sensitive shores

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

  7. Holloway named inaugural fellow of AAAS Leshner Leadership Institute

  8. Engineers bring environmental passion to UW Boxable project

  9. Nanoscale device has big profile in light

  10. Catalyzing materials research across Wisconsin

  11. New catalyst does more with less platinum

  12. Making the biofuels process safer for microbes

  13. Generating power from rolling tires

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

  15. Wisconsin engineers contribute to Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam discussion

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

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

  18. Alumnus Werner shares perspective on solar energy

  19. CFIRE summit to address sustainable transportation

  20. New materials repel oil under water and under duress

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

  22. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

  23. Dumesic earns Vilas Research Professorship

  24. Internship puts junior at intersection of engineering and policy

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

  26. Engineers are making strides in reducing air pollution

  27. Energy research for a stronger society

  28. Controlling energy use and costs in commercial buildings

  29. Better data tools for a bigger geothermal future

  30. Dan Ludois receives NSF CAREER Award

  31. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

  32. Calculating the future of solar fuels

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

  34. Reconciling freight and community

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

  36. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

  38. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

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

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

  41. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  42. Recycled biofuel byproducts could make biofuels even greener

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

  44. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

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

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

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

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

  49. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

  50. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

  51. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  52. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  53. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  55. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

  59. A big boost for innovation

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

  61. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

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

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

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

  65. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  66. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

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

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

  69. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

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

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

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

  73. Wisconsin engineer earns presidential award

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

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

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

  77. Brewing biofuel

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

  79. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  80. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

  85. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  86. Reflections on innovation

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

  88. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

  89. Banholzer wins American Chemical Society's Barnes Award

  90. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  91. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  92. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  93. Sound Engineering: Hands-on sustainability

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

  95. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

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

  97. Energy engineers discuss vision for nuclear

  98. How a strong research career begins

  99. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

  100. How waste wood works for forests

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

  102. Benson featured in UT-Austin lecture series

  103. Schauer part of WHO research on pollution and cancer

  104. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

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

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

  107. Sound Engineering: How engineers can advance biofuels

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

  109. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  110. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  111. Storm water treatment will strip phosphorus from Arboretum pond

  112. ASME honors Ghandhi

  113. Solid, sustainable engineering student design

  114. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  115. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

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

  117. Early career award funds study of messenger RNA stability

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

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

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

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

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

  123. Huber research gaining attention

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

  125. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

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

  128. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

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

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

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

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

  133. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

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

  135. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  136. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

  137. Sustainability engineers fill key industry needs

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

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

  140. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

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

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

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

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

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

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

  147. It's not easy going green

  148. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  149. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

  150. Marines give Wis. team funding for diesel engine

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

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

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

  154. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

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

  156. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

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

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

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

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

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

  163. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

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

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

  166. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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