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  1. Xinyu Zhang receives NSF CAREER Award to improve wireless network performance

  2. Mavrikakis co-authors Science article

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

  4. Made-in-Wisconsin atom probe assisted dating of oldest piece of earth

  5. Researcher finds hidden efficiencies in computer architecture

  6. Abbott wins Hilldale Professorship

  7. The key to easy asthma diagnosis is in the blood

  8. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

  9. CFIRE signs agreement with Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center

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

  11. Small scale, large potential: an expert weighs in on the future of microfluidics

  12. Brewing biofuel

  13. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

  14. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

  19. Sawan, Wilson team developing predictive capabilities for nuclear fusion systems

  20. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

  21. UW-Madison engineering professor developing cellphone charger without electrical cord

  22. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  23. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  24. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  25. Harnessing sparsity

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

  27. Engineers named Vilas Associates

  28. Grad support endowment fund enables engineer to help nursing homes

  29. How you can help shape the college's future

  30. A big future for structural engineering

  31. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  32. Engine Research Center collaborates on new DOE engine research

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

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

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

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

  37. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

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

  39. Ramanathan, Saluja win best paper award at VLSI design conference

  40. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  41. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  42. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  43. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

  44. Cooling inspired by sweat

  45. Ma receives $353K to seek new laser for silicon chips

  46. Ma receives $450K to speed up communication transistors

  47. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

  48. Control theorist crashes the market

  49. For Platypus Technologies, liquid crystals fit the bill

  50. Quicker, quake-proof skyscrapers

  51. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

  52. Closing the loop on big data … one beer at a time

  53. In Wisconsin, cold-spray knowledge is a hot commodity

  54. Her response: Increase the ‘reward’ of high-risk scenarios

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

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

  57. Printing without boundaries: Expanding uses for 3D printers

  58. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

  59. Eom, Ma to develop high-speed optical modulators

  60. Engineers explore ways to understand, outwit blood-brain barrier

  61. Discovery sheds light on how changes in lungs can hurt the heart

  62. Focus on new faculty: Rebecca Willett, harnessing big data for myriad collaborations

  63. Engineer applies new technology in medical robotics

  64. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  65. Engineers among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  66. Biomedical engineer aims to mitigate older adults' risk of falls

  67. Callen gives invited talk at math and experimental physics meeting

  68. Rawlings, Maravelias paper earns honor

  69. Researchers to develop methods for discovering new metallic glasses

  70. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

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

  72. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

  73. Nuclear researchers receive more than $2M from DOE for R&D

  74. Grant funds more individualized cancer therapy from a single blood draw

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

  76. Thelen receives NIH grant for ACL research

  77. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

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

  79. NSF grant funds bio-manufacturing study

  80. Pfotenhauer named cryogenic society fellow

  81. Zhou earns collaboration grant to help meet the needs of teleservice systems

  82. Luedtke wins INFORMS young researchers prize

  83. Three MS&E researchers earn conference awards

  84. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  85. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  86. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

  87. Focus on new faculty: Xinyu Zhang, mixing disciplines to improve wireless communication

  88. WEI leaders meet with D.C. legislators

  89. EP postdoc is competition finalist

  90. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  91. Paper on vehicle paint quality receives award

  92. EP PhD student to attend space conference

  93. Wiegmann to receive HFES Lauer safety award

  94. Sound Engineering: The roaring HSX engines

  95. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  96. Lorenz to receive IEEE Kaufmann Award

  97. Innovation institute to broaden U.S. palette of advanced materials

  98. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

  99. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

  100. RFID advance to improve safety of nation’s blood supply

  101. Advanced manufacturing focus of June 10-14 conference

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

  103. Ergonomics award for Carayon paper

  104. Sridharan earns UW-Madison academic staff award

  105. Material screening method allows more precise control over stem cells

  106. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  107. Perepezko honored for contributions to materials research

  108. American University of Beirut recognizes Menassa

  109. Seven engineers named UW-Madison Vilas Associates

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

  111. Virtual exertions research uses muscle activity to move virtual objects

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

  113. Huber research gaining attention

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

  115. Rawlings honored with Chancellor’s Award

  116. Sridharan, Sun Prairie company, to explore cold-spray coating applications

  117. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  118. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

  119. Man-made material pushes the bounds of superconductivity

  120. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

  121. Two engineers among UW-Madison Romnes Faculty Fellowship recipients

  122. Production process doubles speed and efficiency of flexible electronics

  123. Two ChE alumni named to National Academy of Engineering

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

  125. UW-Madison engineer named to National Academy of Engineering

  126. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

  127. UW-Madison engineer is expert for NOVA chariot documentary

  128. New tools accelerate computational materials research

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

  130. What proteins say about cell behavior

  131. Ma to pursue diamond transistors, biotransistors and nanomembrane lasers

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

  133. Journal of Applied Physics features Shohet teamwork

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

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

  136. Kuech among AAAS honorees

  137. Spotting ovarian cancer, before it's too late

  138. It's the stuff of dreams: Better healthcare at home

  139. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

  140. With new high-tech materials, researchers aim to catalyze U.S. manufacturing future

  141. In static friction, chemistry is key to stronger bonds

  142. Team to study link between BPD and adult heart disease

  143. CPU-GPU optimization could offer big power savings for drones, data centers

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

  145. Recovery at work: Treatment may end, but challenges persist for breast cancer survivors

  146. NSF funds research of computational materials data and design tools

  147. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

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

  149. Grad student honored for research

  150. The language of stem cells, decoded

  151. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

  152. Team studies the mechanics of stronger bones

  153. Knezevic awarded $500K for nanoscale power research

  154. Network of neurons: A dynamic model of brain activity

  155. Collide and conquer: How blood cells sort themselves out

  156. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  157. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

  158. Million-dollar Keck Foundation grant funds UW-Madison genome research

  159. High-tech silver dressings ward off infection in wounds

  160. Thomson lab lands $2.2 million NIH grant for human cellular modeling for drug testing

  161. Printed photonic crystal mirrors shrink on-chip lasers down to size

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

  163. DOE awards funding for concentrating solar power

  164. In mouse trial, high-tech wound dressing fights infection

  165. Two engineering students invited to prestigious Nobel conference

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

  167. Blood-brain barrier building blocks forged from human stem cells

  168. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

  169. BME grad student earns best poster award

  170. Early career award supports cyanobacteria biofuel research

  171. New stem cell technique promises abundance of key heart cells

  172. In chemical reactions, water adds speed without heat

  173. Unsafe at any speed: Even for driving pros, distractions increase crash risk

  174. Behdad receives Department of Defense instrumentation grant

  175. There are more than five sides to this story: In metallic glasses, researchers find a few new atomic structures

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

  177. At smallest scale, liquid crystal behavior portends new materials

  178. Bringing best practices to Wisconsin manufacturers

  179. On March 8, UW-Madison nuclear engineer to help unveil report on Fukushima

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

  181. Inspired by steel, nano-manufacturing gets wear-resistant carbide tip

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

  183. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

  184. Roundabouts emerging as the ideal intersection between driver safety and efficiency

  185. Behdad’s paper on bio-inspired antenna arrays was most read in 2011

  186. With second company, laser researchers are seeing new light

  187. With $3.5 million, UW-Madison-led consortium will address national freight issues

  188. Two projects to study cell-to-cell communications

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

  190. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

  191. NASA selects student teams for microgravity research flights

  192. For industry, advanced control methods boost bottom line

  193. Rethinking military communications: Research may yield more compact antennas

  194. With careful thought, brain sensors connect neurons with actions

  195. Grant funds effort to improve patient OR to ICU transitions

  196. IEEE elects Rawlings and Sayeed as fellows

  197. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  198. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  199. Optimizing optimization when symmetry is at play

  200. Geological engineering grad student: Teaching others through rocks and soil

  201. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  202. New 'microgrid' test beds will foster state industry opportunities

  203. Faculty, alum receive White House early-career award

  204. DOE upgrades UW-Madison nuclear facilities, funds new projects

  205. Innovation awards go to biochemist, micro-engineer at UW–Madison

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

  207. NSF renews/expands mission of Materials Research Science and Engineering Center

  208. New study will explore impact of exercise on pulmonary hypertension

  209. Human gait soon could power portable electronics

  210. Human factors expert to help guide safety in next generation of space exploration

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

  212. UW-Madison expert can discuss breakthrough in flexible electronics

  213. QRM helps Plover, Wisconsin, company to slash lead times, expand into new markets

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

  215. Nanomembranes promise new materials for advanced electronics

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

  217. Johnson Controls teams up with UW-Madison for energy-storage research

  218. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  219. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  220. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

  221. Liquid crystal droplets discovered to be exquisitely sensitive to an important bacterial lipid

  222. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  223. Chemical and biological engineering professor elected to American Academy

  224. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

  225. UW-Madison's economic impact statewide hits $12.4 billion

  226. Doing more with less: Efficient experiments for bacterial engineering

  227. Insect hearing inspires new approach to small antennas

  228. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

  229. Engineering atomic interfaces for new electronics

  230. Probing the mysteries of nanoscale wear

  231. Drug courts test smart phone app to help addicted offenders

  232. A matter of timing: New strategies for debugging electronics

  233. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

  234. Transportation researchers help identify economic impact of traffic congestion on truck-borne freight

  235. Abbott named fellow of AAAS

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

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

  238. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

  240. Less pain, more gain: Silver-lined bandages prevent infection and promote healing

  241. Engineers receive U.S. Air Force early-career support

  242. Warning system shows potential for alleviating crashes at dangerous rural intersections

  243. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

  244. New simulator puts UW-Madison on the map for driving research

  245. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

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

  247. Mississippi Valley Freight Coalition now the Mid-America Freight Coalition

  248. UW-Madison students make 'genetic machines' for international competition

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

  250. It's about time: U.S. manufacturers CAN compete

  251. Entrepreneur translates research into real-world health solutions

  252. New nano techniques integrate electron gas-producing oxides with silicon

  253. UW-Madison research expenditures top the $1 billion mark

  254. Major grant aims at breaking the habit of implicit bias

  255. UW-Madison receives grant for superconducting electron gun

  256. Academic centers merge to form statewide energy research powerhouse

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

  258. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

  259. Patents proliferating for serial inventor Robert Blick

  260. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

  262. Engineering faculty receive Intercampus Research Incentive Grants

  263. Back in circulation: Why certain polymers improve blood flow

  264. The chemistry of memory: New strategies for battling brain disease

  265. Engineers receive $3.7 million for nuclear energy research

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

  267. CAREER award funds study of how estrogen-mimics affect cells

  268. Can you see me now? Flexible photodetectors could help sharpen photos