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  1. Four UW-Madison engineers receive Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorships

  2. Controlling energy use and costs in commercial buildings

  3. Sound Engineering: Analyzing “Clapping Music”

  4. Better data tools for a bigger geothermal future

  5. Dan Ludois receives NSF CAREER Award

  6. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

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

  8. New $3M distinguished chair at UW-Madison honors influential alumni voice

  9. Ma receives $213,000 D2P grant

  10. Calculating the future of solar fuels

  11. Chemical dial controls attraction between water-repelling molecules

  12. Rudolph honored as outstanding young manufacturing engineer

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

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

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

  16. Reconciling freight and community

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

  18. Air quality and its impact on transplants

  19. The Daily Cardinal: Scientists track imagination in the brain

  20. Keeping track: Stem cell spare-parts inventory needed

  21. The Badger Herald: UW researches difference in brain activity between reality and imagination

  22. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

  23. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

  24. Morgridges give $100 million to invest in UW-Madison faculty

  25. Med Device Online: Attacking tumors with miniaturized, high-frequency antennas

  26. The Daily Cardinal: UW-Madison traffic lab releases interactive traffic accident map

  27. BellBrook Labs and UW-Madison team awarded NCI contract to develop next generation cancer models

  28. Microtubes create cozy space for neurons to grow, and grow fast

  29. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  30. Ma, Williams to collaborate on bioelectronics research

  31. The Why Files: Stem cell advance

  32. Researchers to fight HPV-associated cancers

  33. Benson, former student win ASTM paper award

  34. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

  35. The Badger Herald: UW center transforms research, understanding of brain function

  36. DARPA: Atom-width graphene sensors could provide unprecedented insights into brain structure and function

  37. Root shares in EPA green chemistry award

  38. See-through sensors open new window into the brain

  39. UW-Madison to host new regional transportation workforce center

  40. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  41. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

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

  43. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

  44. Elucent tracks down an improvement in breast-cancer treatment

  45. Managing asthma through mobile computing

  46. Math makes power grids more efficient

  47. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  48. UW-Madison team developing 'tissue chip' to screen neurological toxins

  49. Undergrad finds his passion by jumping into the deep end

  50. Hanna papers among most read in leading construction journal

  51. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  52. College of Engineering research 2020: A new approach

  53. Recycled biofuel byproducts could make biofuels even greener

  54. Research and graduate education transition includes familiar, new faces

  55. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

  56. Ludois to develop motor without rare-earth metals

  57. Wisconsin nuclear researchers receive $4 million in DOE grants

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

  59. How computing is transforming materials science research

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

  61. Channel 3000: Map shows 13 years of traffic fatalities

  62. Team to develop new MRI platform

  63. Sound Engineering: Spreading the benefits of stem-cell advances

  64. Biomedical engineers to collaborate on stem cell culture platform research

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

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

  67. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  68. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

  69. Murrell receives NSF grant for cell research

  70. Kreeger, Saha named "Young Innovators"

  71. To your health: Researchers explore what happens when heart cells fail

  72. Preventative medicine: Algorithms enable manufacturers to remotely anticipate machine health crises

  73. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  74. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  75. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  76. A tree may have the answers to renewable energy

  77. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

  79. Building on a strong tradition of chemical engineering texts

  80. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

  82. Company co-founded by professor partners with Johnson and Johnson

  83. UW-Madison researchers part of new cell manufacturing consortium

  84. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

  86. Focus on new faculty: Michael Murrell, using photographs to understand mechanical forces in cells

  87. An investment in the great people of our college

  88. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

  89. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

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

  91. Dumesic named highly cited researcher

  92. A big boost for innovation

  93. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  96. Newly formed Grainger Institute catalyst for redefining Wisconsin engineering research enterprise

  97. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

  98. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

  99. McLay and collaborators receive NSF grant

  100. Researchers develop method to measure positions of atomic sites with groundbreaking precision

  101. 8 UW-Madison professors get $50,000 each for research

  102. Two engineering professors receive Romnes faculty fellowships

  103. Soil framework earns researcher prestigious medal for the second time

  104. UW-Madison engineers receive M-WERC grants

  105. Biomedical engineers to study vascular network development in tissue scaffolds

  106. Sridharan to develop ODS fuel cladding

  107. Biomedical engineers offer much-needed update for blood-sampling process

  108. RCCI engine begins in-vehicle demonstration testing

  109. Antenna paper wins IEEE award

  110. Saha receives NSF CAREER Award to improve the genetic engineering of stem cells

  111. Hagness named associate dean for research and graduate affairs

  112. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

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

  114. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

  115. New imaging system brings lobster-eye design down to scale

  116. Opotowsky honored with two nuclear opportunities

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

  118. Mavrikakis co-authors Science article

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

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

  121. Researcher finds hidden efficiencies in computer architecture

  122. Abbott wins Hilldale Professorship

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

  124. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

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

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

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

  128. Brewing biofuel

  129. Stem cell advance yields mature heart muscle cells

  130. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

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

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

  137. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

  138. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  139. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  140. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  141. Harnessing sparsity

  142. Engineers named Vilas Associates

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

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

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

  146. A big future for structural engineering

  147. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  148. Engine Research Center collaborates on new DOE engine research

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

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

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

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

  153. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

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

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

  156. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  157. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  158. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  159. A paradigm-shifting step in stem cell research

  160. Cooling inspired by sweat

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

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

  163. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

  164. Control theorist crashes the market

  165. For Platypus Technologies, liquid crystals fit the bill

  166. Quicker, quake-proof skyscrapers

  167. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

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

  173. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

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

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

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

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

  178. Engineer applies new technology in medical robotics

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

  180. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  181. Engineers among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  182. Researchers to develop methods for discovering new metallic glasses

  183. Rawlings, Maravelias paper earns honor

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

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

  186. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

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

  188. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

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

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

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

  192. Thelen receives NIH grant for ACL research

  193. Beebe and collaborators to study breast cancer drug efficacy

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

  195. NSF grant funds bio-manufacturing study

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

  197. Pfotenhauer named cryogenic society fellow

  198. Luedtke wins INFORMS young researchers prize

  199. New process targets valuable green chemicals

  200. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  201. Three MS&E researchers earn conference awards

  202. Gong receives NIH grant for cancer biology research

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

  204. WEI leaders meet with D.C. legislators

  205. Paper on vehicle paint quality receives award

  206. EP PhD student to attend space conference

  207. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  208. EP postdoc is competition finalist

  209. Wiegmann to receive HFES Lauer safety award

  210. Sound Engineering: The roaring HSX engines

  211. Lorenz to receive IEEE Kaufmann Award

  212. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

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

  214. Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells

  215. Innovative solar cell structure stores and supplies energy simultaneously

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

  217. Advanced manufacturing focus of June 10-14 conference

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

  219. Ergonomics award for Carayon paper

  220. Sridharan earns UW-Madison academic staff award

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

  222. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

  223. Perepezko honored for contributions to materials research

  224. American University of Beirut recognizes Menassa

  225. Seven engineers named UW-Madison Vilas Associates

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

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

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

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

  230. Lynn, Shusta earn American Chemical Society awards

  231. Rawlings honored with Chancellor’s Award

  232. Huber research gaining attention

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

  234. Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor

  235. Man-made material pushes the bounds of superconductivity

  236. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

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

  238. Production process doubles speed and efficiency of flexible electronics

  239. Two ChE alumni named to National Academy of Engineering

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

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

  242. Jennifer Reed: Metabolism modeler

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

  244. New tools accelerate computational materials research

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

  246. What proteins say about cell behavior

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

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

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

  250. Journal of Applied Physics features Shohet teamwork

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

  252. Kuech among AAAS honorees

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

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

  255. New biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  264. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

  265. Grad student honored for research

  266. The language of stem cells, decoded

  267. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

  268. Team studies the mechanics of stronger bones

  269. Knezevic awarded $500K for nanoscale power research

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

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

  272. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  273. Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

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

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

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

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

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

  279. DOE awards funding for concentrating solar power

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

  281. Two engineering students invited to prestigious Nobel conference

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

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

  284. Modeling biofuel fitness for the sea

  285. BME grad student earns best poster award

  286. Early career award supports cyanobacteria biofuel research

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

  288. In chemical reactions, water adds speed without heat

  289. Behdad receives Department of Defense instrumentation grant

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

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

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

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

  294. Bringing best practices to Wisconsin manufacturers

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

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

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

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

  299. Smallest tools could yield biggest results in bone repair

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

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

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

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

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

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

  306. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

  307. NASA selects student teams for microgravity research flights

  308. For industry, advanced control methods boost bottom line

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

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

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

  312. IEEE elects Rawlings and Sayeed as fellows

  313. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  314. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion

  315. Optimizing optimization when symmetry is at play

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

  317. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  325. Human gait soon could power portable electronics

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

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

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

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

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

  331. Nanomembranes promise new materials for advanced electronics

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

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

  334. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  335. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  336. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

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

  338. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  339. Chemical and biological engineering professor elected to American Academy

  340. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

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

  343. Insect hearing inspires new approach to small antennas

  344. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

  345. Probing the mysteries of nanoscale wear

  346. Engineering atomic interfaces for new electronics

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

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

  349. Power plants: Technologies for green fuel

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

  351. Abbott named fellow of AAAS

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

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

  354. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

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

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

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

  359. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

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

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

  362. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

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

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

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

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

  367. Entrepreneur translates research into real-world health solutions

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

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

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

  371. UW-Madison receives grant for superconducting electron gun

  372. Academic centers merge to form statewide energy research powerhouse

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

  374. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

  375. Patents proliferating for serial inventor Robert Blick

  376. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

  378. Engineering faculty receive Intercampus Research Incentive Grants

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

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

  381. Engineers receive $3.7 million for nuclear energy research

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

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

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