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Environment and Sustainability News

  1. New materials repel oil under water and under duress

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

  3. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

  4. Dumesic earns Vilas Research Professorship

  5. Internship puts junior at intersection of engineering and policy

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

  7. Engineers are making strides in reducing air pollution

  8. Energy research for a stronger society

  9. Controlling energy use and costs in commercial buildings

  10. Better data tools for a bigger geothermal future

  11. Dan Ludois receives NSF CAREER Award

  12. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

  13. Calculating the future of solar fuels

  14. Reconciling freight and community

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

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

  17. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

  19. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

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

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

  22. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  23. Recycled biofuel byproducts could make biofuels even greener

  24. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

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

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

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

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

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

  30. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

  31. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  32. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

  33. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  34. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  36. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

  40. A big boost for innovation

  41. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

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

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

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

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

  46. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  47. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

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

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

  50. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

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

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

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

  54. Wisconsin engineer earns presidential award

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

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

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

  58. Brewing biofuel

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

  60. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  61. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

  66. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  67. Reflections on innovation

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

  69. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

  70. Banholzer wins American Chemical Society's Barnes Award

  71. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  72. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  73. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  74. Sound Engineering: Hands-on sustainability

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

  76. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

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

  78. How a strong research career begins

  79. Energy engineers discuss vision for nuclear

  80. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

  81. How waste wood works for forests

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

  83. Benson featured in UT-Austin lecture series

  84. Schauer part of WHO research on pollution and cancer

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

  86. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

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

  88. Sound Engineering: How engineers can advance biofuels

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

  90. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  91. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  92. Storm water treatment will strip phosphorus from Arboretum pond

  93. ASME honors Ghandhi

  94. Solid, sustainable engineering student design

  95. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  96. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

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

  98. Early career award funds study of messenger RNA stability

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

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

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

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

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

  104. Huber research gaining attention

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

  106. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

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

  109. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

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

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

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

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

  114. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

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

  116. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  117. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

  118. Sustainability engineers fill key industry needs

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

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

  121. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

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

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

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

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

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

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

  128. It's not easy going green

  129. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  130. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

  131. Marines give Wis. team funding for diesel engine

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

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

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

  135. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

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

  137. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

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

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

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

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

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

  144. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

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

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

  147. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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