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Environment and Sustainability News

  1. Engineers are making strides in reducing air pollution

  2. Energy research for a stronger society

  3. Controlling energy use and costs in commercial buildings

  4. Better data tools for a bigger geothermal future

  5. Dan Ludois receives NSF CAREER Award

  6. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

  7. Calculating the future of solar fuels

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

  9. Reconciling freight and community

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

  11. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

  13. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

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

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

  16. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  17. Recycled biofuel byproducts could make biofuels even greener

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

  19. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

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

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

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

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

  24. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

  25. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

  26. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  27. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  28. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  30. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

  34. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

  35. A big boost for innovation

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

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

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

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

  40. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  41. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

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

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

  44. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

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

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

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

  48. Wisconsin engineer earns presidential award

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

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

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

  52. Brewing biofuel

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

  54. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  55. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

  60. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  61. Reflections on innovation

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

  63. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

  64. Banholzer wins American Chemical Society's Barnes Award

  65. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  66. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  67. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  68. Sound Engineering: Hands-on sustainability

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

  70. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

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

  72. How a strong research career begins

  73. Energy engineers discuss vision for nuclear

  74. How waste wood works for forests

  75. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

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

  77. Benson featured in UT-Austin lecture series

  78. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

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

  80. Schauer part of WHO research on pollution and cancer

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

  82. Sound Engineering: How engineers can advance biofuels

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

  84. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  85. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  86. Storm water treatment will strip phosphorus from Arboretum pond

  87. ASME honors Ghandhi

  88. Solid, sustainable engineering student design

  89. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  90. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

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

  92. Early career award funds study of messenger RNA stability

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

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

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

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

  97. Huber research gaining attention

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

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

  100. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

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

  103. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

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

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

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

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

  108. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

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

  110. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  111. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

  112. Sustainability engineers fill key industry needs

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

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

  115. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

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

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

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

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

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

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

  122. It's not easy going green

  123. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  124. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

  125. Marines give Wis. team funding for diesel engine

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

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

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

  129. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

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

  131. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

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

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

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

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

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

  138. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

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

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

  141. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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