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  1. Focus on new faculty: Alejandro Roldan applies theoretical fluid dynamics to improving surgical outcomes

  2. GERS students bring science and engineering to underrepresented minority students in Madison

  3. Students receive awards at biomechanics conference

  4. PhD student wins award at international symposium

  5. Robertson signs ASEE pledge to promote diversity in engineering

  6. ‘Garage Physics’ is a makerspace for undergraduate brainstorms

  7. Grad students in Neuromuscular Biomechanics Lab receive NSF fellowships

  8. Free SOLIDWORKS plug-in for topology optimization

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

  10. Major commitment to elevate UW-Madison undergraduate engineering education

  11. Souped-up software reduces guesswork, tedium in computer-aided engineering

  12. Historic gift yields 13 new engineering professorships

  13. U.S. News ranks college No. 14 for undergrad education

  14. Wisconsin State Journal: Imagination is the limit for printable programming students

  15. 3D-printed parts could be hot new technology for keeping power plants cool

  16. DOD’s Joint Light Tactical Vehicle simulated by UW-Madison engineers

  17. UW-Madison engineers contribute expertise to Oshkosh Corporation

  18. ASME elects ISyE professor as a fellow

  19. UW-Madison leading $2.6 million effort to improve solar plants

  20. Six faculty members receive Spangler funding for new research

  21. Madison campus leader visits Oshkosh Corporation, site of UW-industry collaboration

  22. Engineering students gain global perspective studying in China

  23. Pfefferkorn receives ASME Foundation Swanson Fellowship

  24. Catalyzing materials research across Wisconsin

  25. Gift to Morgridge Institute ‘Fab Lab’ to boost medical device innovations

  26. Announcing some of our new faculty stars

  27. Wisconsin plastics collaboration yields industry, research advances

  28. Fostering cross-disciplinary construction engineers

  29. Company's collaborations with UW-Madison lead to more innovations

  30. Family affair: Milwaukee electronics manufacturer is flying high

  31. WPR: Airbag recall to affect nearly 34 million cars in America

  32. CFIRE summit to address sustainable transportation

  33. Enhancing ME department’s reputation with a professorship

  34. Professorship helps launch high-impact research, grad careers

  35. Relationship between Oshkosh, ME department is a win-win

  36. ME Professor Emeritus William Feiereisen passes away

  37. Many engineering students honored at chancellor’s undergraduate awards ceremony

  38. Eriten to serve as AFOSR faculty fellow

  39. Eriten receives NSF grant to research interface damping

  40. 2015 Wisconsin Energy and Sustainability Challenge exceeds expectations

  41. Engineering Expo inspires K-12 students to explore engineering

  42. Omid Forouzan: Microfluidics allows for close study of virus-host interactions

  43. Wausau Daily Herald: Engineers buttress Wisconsin industries

  44. The Daily Cardinal: UW-Madison junior engineers the right racing formula

  45. Isthmus: A 'technology sandbox'

  46. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Bill in Congress would establish 'manufacturing universities'

  47. UW-Madison engineering students win clean snowmobile challenge

  48. Computing with grand demands

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

  50. Energy research for a stronger society

  51. Alum receives SAE Myers award

  52. Three engineering undergraduates win prize for innovation

  53. UW-Madison engineers' knowledge, skills a boon to state and national employers

  54. Professorship gives faculty freedom to pursue new directions

  55. College of Engineering helps WARF near the top in university patents

  56. Xconomy: Ebullient heats up with $1M for computer cooling tech

  57. Advanced 3D printer sparks unique collaborations across campus

  58. Racine Journal-Times: Horlick student takes programming skills to Madison

  59. UW-Madison engineer wins national award

  60. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: UW researchers developing software to predict vehicles' combat readiness

  61. Rudolph honored as outstanding young manufacturing engineer

  62. Hybrid team experience leads to grad research with ERC

  63. Q&A with Professor Emeritus John Mitchell

  64. SAE Off-Highway Engineering Online: University of Wisconsin researchers develop mobility analysis tool for military applications

  65. Internet of Things Lab open house showcases student innovation

  66. Solar prophets: A history of UW-Madison’s Solar Energy Lab

  67. WKOW: UW professor expects auto production plant slowdowns and brand loyalty issues in Takata recall

  68. Gauging a vehicle’s performance in various scenarios—before it’s built

  69. ME student wins award for engine research presentation

  70. UW-Madison College of Engineering to honor alumni at Engineers’ Day

  71. Wisconsin State Journal: A Lindbergh gives a Lindbergh Lecture

  72. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

  73. Lorenz receives IEEE Richard Harold Kaufman Award

  74. Lorenz receives 2014 EPE Outstanding Achievement Award

  75. Mechanical engineering alum elected honorary member of ASME

  76. Two UW student teams are finalists in national inventors competition

  77. F.M. Young Award still recognizing top students 64 years later

  78. Prototyping success: Students harness startup principles in ambitious design project

  79. Student wins award in ASME Innovative Design Simulation Challenge

  80. Focus on new faculty: Xiaoping Qian, using computers to analyze and design 3D shapes

  81. Researchers awarded $500,000 NSF grant

  82. Student leader encourages other women to pursue engineering

  83. Shapiro receives 2014 Design Automation Award from ASME

  84. Competition offers financial reward for seniors’ hard work

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

  86. Strong engineers, strong community

  87. Wish you were here

  88. Wisconsin plastics industry has roots in modest, multitalented UW-Madison professor

  89. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  90. Rowlands receives Felix Zandman Award from SEM

  91. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

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

  93. Strategic approach to materials research aims to benefit U.S. manufacturers

  94. A big boost for innovation

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

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

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

  98. UW-Madison ME alum participates in Education DesignShop at MIT

  99. UW-Madison engineers win in Governor's Business Plan Contest

  100. Wisconsin Robotics brings Scorpio to national competition

  101. Alarm sounded over Wisconsin's lack of start-ups, venture capital

  102. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

  103. RCCI engine begins in-vehicle demonstration testing

  104. UW-Madison researchers receive awards for injection molding papers

  105. UW-Madison paper wins Society of Plastics Engineers award

  106. Aerospace and Defense Technology: Chrono: A parallel physics library for rigid-body, flexible-body and fluid dynamics

  107. Aerospace & Defense Technology: Chrono: A Parallel Physics Library for Rigid-Body, Flexible-Body, and Fluid Dynamics

  108. Engelstad becomes ASME fellow

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

  110. Simulating lightweight vehicles operating on discrete terrain

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

  112. UW-Madison a partner in national effort to retool U.S. manufacturing

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

  114. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  115. Turng named honored service member of Society of Plastics Engineers

  116. The next dimension: 3D color printer wins innovation competition

  117. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  118. Lessons from an unlikely career

  119. Two UW-Madison faculty named to National Academy of Engineering

  120. Engineers named Vilas Associates

  121. Reinforcing design, honoring dedication

  122. Can you really heat a room for 15 cents a day worth of tea lights?

  123. Engine Research Center collaborates on new DOE engine research

  124. Reflections on innovation

  125. UW-Madison student team takes on global health challenge in Hult Prize

  126. UW-Madison students chosen to compete for Hult Prize

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

  128. Eom picked for MIT visiting professorship

  129. Popular Science welcomes non-pneumatic tires to the market

  130. While you were away: Catching up on a not-so-dead winter break

  131. Particle searches depend on UW-Madison engineers

  132. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  133. Engineer’s ingenuity connects MS patient with touchscreen device

  134. Online engineering graduate programs ranked No. 3

  135. Five questions with product design expert Dave Franchino

  136. Cooling inspired by sweat

  137. Consortium gives small engine industry an edge

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

  139. Textbooks advance learning for the computer generation

  140. Girl Scouts explore science, technology careers

  141. Verona third-graders get a diverse tour of mechanical engineering labs

  142. Reindl named ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer

  143. ‘Smart’ medical material aims to unfurl at 98.6 degrees

  144. An innovative past: A look at Wisconsin’s most interesting and impactful inventions

  145. Racine students explore engineering’s possibilities at UW-Madison

  146. Engineer applies new technology in medical robotics

  147. Thelen named ASME fellow

  148. Gift reinforces design, honors dedication

  149. Mechanical engineers collaborate with Wisconsin company to ID weld defects

  150. UW-Madison College of Engineering to honor eight outstanding alumni

  151. Wisconsin Applied Computing Center harnesses supercomputing for engineering and much more

  152. Thelen receives NIH grant for ACL research

  153. Nellis named ASHRAE Fellow

  154. Informatics of 'making' aims to unite computing, materials and manufacturing advances

  155. Pfotenhauer named cryogenic society fellow

  156. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  157. University of Wisconsin wheelchair lift is access-friendly

  158. Badgers on Dairy Lane: UW-Madison Day at the 2013 Wisconsin State Fair

  159. ASME honors Ghandhi

  160. ME undergrad earns ASME scholarship

  161. Underrepresented high-schoolers get a taste of COE undergrad life

  162. Lorenz to receive IEEE Kaufmann Award

  163. Five questions ... about manufacturing systems engineering education

  164. Three college-related companies are business competition finalists

  165. Pfefferkorn to investigate use of diamond coatings and modulation in drilling applications

  166. ME alum named to National Academy of Engineering

  167. Distance-delivered graduate education proposals advance

  168. Klein earns several honors

  169. ME student receives paper prize

  170. Our global footprint: How faculty, staff and student connections extend around the world

  171. Advanced manufacturing focus of June 10-14 conference

  172. Rothamer earns SAE teaching award

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

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

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

  176. Adaptive ski project gives people with disabilities a new chance to participate

  177. Pfefferkorn lauded for journal reviews

  178. Focus on new faculty: Melih Eriten and the mysteries of friction

  179. On the road or in the kitchen: Novel storage solutions top engineering design competition

  180. Ian Robertson named new UW-Madison engineering dean

  181. ASME honors new ME faculty member

  182. The hand is the hook: With competition prizes, printable prosthetic moves closer to market

  183. Private gifts support nearly 40 engineering faculty professorships

  184. Solving large systems of linear equations on supercomputers

  185. On October 26, the college will honor seven outstanding engineering alumni

  186. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

  187. Suresh to collaborate with Mercury Marine on topology optimization

  188. Li earns NSF funding to improve rapid-response healthcare

  189. NSF grant for Suresh study of model simplification

  190. Team studies the mechanics of stronger bones

  191. UW-Madison, college, among top U.S. public universities

  192. Save the dates: Blended learning seminar series begins September 19

  193. New leadership for Manufacturing Systems Engineering

  194. Engine research for a cleaner future

  195. Bucky's day out: UW-Madison at the Wisconsin State Fair

  196. Duffie earns medal for manufacturing research

  197. From summer abroad in China, students acquire a new view of the world

  198. Computational science immersion inspires another group of high schoolers

  199. Engine research accolades for Reitz and students

  200. With help from Milwaukee company, two engineers graduate with a head start

  201. Modeling liquid flows to optimize electronics cooling

  202. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

  203. Probe seeking life on Saturn’s moon earns student team a spot at international space conference

  204. Turng student wins plastics paper award

  205. UW-Madison earns DOE funding for nuclear engineering innovations

  206. U.S. Army awards Negrut $120,000 to augment supercomputer

  207. Mechanical and engineering physics professor picked for Chinese university enrichment

  208. Moskwa recognized for innovative engine test system

  209. For plastics knowledge, India looks to UW-Madison engineers

  210. Cheap, printable prosthetic hand wins top prize at 2012 Innovation Days

  211. Shapiro named editor-in-chief of top computer science industry publication

  212. UW-Madison online engineering master's programs ranked No. 1

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

  214. Products for hockey, shelter, win engineering design competition

  215. Moskwa recognized for high bandwidth engine test system

  216. From wind turbines to inflatable interim housing: Engineering undergrads display functional products at Dec. 14 design competition

  217. Online cryogenic design game wins immersive learning award

  218. Doctor's basement tinkering leads to development of intracranial pressure monitor

  219. Assistive technology expo showcases new engineering solutions for the disabled

  220. For UW-Madison homecoming parade, Bucky's got a new ride

  221. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  222. Engineering alumni to receive top college honors at Oct. 14 Engineers' Day

  223. University, private-sector collaboration brings Bucky Wagon back for homecoming

  224. For The Record: The New Auto Industry

  225. Marines give Wis. team funding for diesel engine

  226. Wisconsin engineer, entrepreneur move 'green' diesel engine closer to market

  227. Building the Bucky Wagon: Follow the blog

  228. Human gait soon could power portable electronics

  229. UW-Madison spinoff receives $1.5 million for optimizing dual-fuel engines

  230. Engineering innovations impress visitors at the Wisconsin State Fair

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

  232. UW-Madison undergrads win NASA habitat design competition

  233. Piranhas and polymers: Students take materials science and ethics course in Colombia

  234. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  235. Thousands experience science at successful Engineering Expo

  236. Engineering students win top honors for electric snowmobile

  237. Engineering alumni named to WAA Forward under 40 list

  238. Probing the mysteries of nanoscale wear

  239. Electronic stent deployment system wins top prize at 2011 Innovation Days

  240. Classroom innovation: Kershner joins Wendt Commons as instructional designer

  241. Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery facility opens on UW-Madison campus

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

  243. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

  244. Friction stir welding fuses engineering research and Wisconsin industry

  245. College honors distinguished alumni at Oct. 8 Engineers' Day celebration

  246. Improving the cutting edge

  247. Computers—and people—work in parallel at new laboratory

  248. UW-Madison undergrads to design a room that's literally out of this world

  249. Powertrain Control Research Lab celebrates 20-plus years of vehicle research

  250. 1995 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grants