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

  2. Civil + Structural Engineer magazine: A shot of strength

  3. Wisconsin State Journal: UW-Madison opens science labs to rural Wisconsin students

  4. To India and back: BME design students motivated to reduce infant mortality

  5. CSI Discovery: 3-D scanning researchers partner with Wisconsin law enforcement

  6. Pfefferkorn receives ASME Foundation Swanson Fellowship

  7. Catalyzing materials research across Wisconsin

  8. New catalyst does more with less platinum

  9. Making the biofuels process safer for microbes

  10. Engineering students win 2015 Tong Design Award with modified Chinese finger trap

  11. Maddie’s new car

  12. Innovative BME design studio sets UW-Madison apart

  13. Tracey Holloway focuses 2015 Energy Summit on air and energy

  14. Fusion project proposes mining helium-3 on the moon

  15. Wisconsin engineers contribute to Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam discussion

  16. New test aids personalized cancer care

  17. Wisconsin plastics collaboration yields industry, research advances

  18. Taking the long view on diversity in engineering

  19. Sound Engineering: UW-Madison’s burgeoning optimization community

  20. Marketplace: In drenched Texas, the drought may be over ... or not

  21. Hawnn’s legacy strengthens CEE faculty

  22. Progressive Railroading: UW-Madison researchers hope frac-sand impact study will help railroads improve ballast maintenance

  23. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Virtual home intended to break down walls in health care

  24. Catalyzing UW-Madison’s neuroengineering community

  25. Family affair: Milwaukee electronics manufacturer is flying high

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

  27. General Motors donates dynamometers to fuel UW-Madison’s energy research

  28. UW–Madison microgrids help power industry in Milwaukee

  29. CFIRE summit to address sustainable transportation

  30. Giving freight rail tracks a boost

  31. The National Engineering Forum partners with area leaders on solutions to engineering challenges

  32. Static Mixer and Caffeinated Mint among top winners of Qualcomm Innovation Competition

  33. Engineering students program LED lighting for UW Marching Band drum feature

  34. Traumatic brain injury research gets $4.5 million boost from the Department of Defense

  35. 2015 Wisconsin Energy and Sustainability Challenge exceeds expectations

  36. ECE alumnus Mike Splinter to receive honorary doctorate

  37. Simple sample: Federal grant advances pain-free blood tests from UW startup

  38. UW–Madison’s economic impact to Wisconsin $15 billion annually, study says

  39. High-power laser spinoff proves versatility is strength

  40. Cracking the (zip)code of neural cells

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

  42. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

  43. Dumesic earns Vilas Research Professorship

  44. UW and M-WERC expand Wisconsin’s energy industry

  45. Focus on new faculty: Brock Hedegaard, integrating structures and data

  46. Internship puts junior at intersection of engineering and policy

  47. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: I am The Wisconsin Idea

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

  49. Controlling energy use and costs in commercial buildings

  50. Better data tools for a bigger geothermal future

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

  52. Dan Ludois receives NSF CAREER Award

  53. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

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

  55. Computer science, industrial engineering research enhances robotic manufacturing

  56. UW–Madison’s online engineering graduate programs no. 6 in latest U.S. News & World Report rankings

  57. Education Week: Lessons on small particles yield big gains, say proponents

  58. Reconciling freight and community

  59. Air quality and its impact on transplants

  60. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

  61. Wisconsin Public Radio: A defense of UW research

  62. Full color 3-D printing takes top prize in Collegiate Inventors Competition

  63. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

  64. Huffington Post: Bathrooms: A necessity denied to too many

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

  66. WJLA: Students unveil latest innovations at Collegiate Inventors Competition

  67. Wisconsin Alumni Association honors Silicon Valley leader with Distinguished Alumni Award

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

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

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

  71. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  72. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

  74. Successful camp provides engineering experiences to students statewide

  75. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

  76. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  77. WKOW: Smartphone app would allow patients to send doctors photos

  78. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

  79. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

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

  81. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  82. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

  84. The Capital Times: Science to the people: UW-Madison’s outreach efforts aim to reinforce the value of research

  85. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  86. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

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

  88. University spinoff aims to hit the mark precisely with brain-scanning tool

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

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

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

  92. A foundation for the future

  93. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  94. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

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

  96. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

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

  98. Shi receives grant to benefit industrial planning from top floor to shop floor

  99. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

  100. The Capital Times: College material: UW’s PEOPLE program plants the idea of attending college early

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

  102. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

  104. Alumna’s desire to learn and help reaches well beyond the classroom

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

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

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

  108. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

  109. Sewerage District makes bid for energy independence

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

  111. An investment in the great people of our college

  112. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

  113. New advancements in arthritis research

  114. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  115. Stem-cell advances may quell ethics debate

  116. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

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

  118. A big boost for innovation

  119. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  122. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

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

  124. Controversial iron mine the hot topic at June 5 forum in Minocqua

  125. Anesthesia applicator device wins 2014 Innovative Minds Prize

  126. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  127. The world of networked objects explored

  128. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

  129. UW researchers invent UV light emitting bandages

  130. Student creates partnership between engineering and local hospitals

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

  132. 6 world-changing things invented by proud Wisconsinites

  133. Pieper Foundation awards support outreach for future female engineers

  134. Madison's tiny houses for homeless an example of 'housing co-production,' says planning journal

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

  136. Experts to focus on driver distraction as safety concerns grow

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

  138. Brewing biofuel

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

  140. Ayse Gurses (PhD ISyE '05) among alumni association 40 Under 40

  141. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  142. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

  146. CBE undergrad meets with Baldwin, Blank

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

  148. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

  149. Alums giving back: A Q&A with two members of the ISyE alumi board

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

  151. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  152. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  153. Huber to give sustainability lecture at University of Minnesota

  154. UW-Madison, Korean researchers establish partnership

  155. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  156. Lessons from an unlikely career

  157. Innovation Days marks 20 years of undergrad entrepreneurship Feb. 13-14

  158. Harnessing sparsity

  159. Reinforcing design, honoring dedication

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

  161. A big future for structural engineering

  162. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  163. Reflections on innovation

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

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

  166. Eom picked for MIT visiting professorship

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

  168. 5 questions with Dick Schoofs

  169. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

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

  171. Palecek, Shusta become AIMBE fellows

  172. Particle searches depend on UW-Madison engineers

  173. UW to strengthen college access

  174. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  175. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  176. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

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

  178. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

  179. Online engineering graduate programs ranked No. 3

  180. Consortium gives small engine industry an edge

  181. Focus on new faculty: Zongfu Yu, harnessing light at a small scale

  182. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

  183. Girl Scouts explore science, technology careers

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

  185. Engineering World Health: A small but potent student group on a mission to save lives across the globe

  186. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

  191. Engineers among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  192. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

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

  194. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  195. EPD provides unique education and expertise for the world

  196. WEI leaders meet with D.C. legislators

  197. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

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

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

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

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

  202. Fast companies: 20 years of quick-response manufacturing

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

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

  205. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

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

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

  208. Video tool could help active workers avoid injury

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

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

  211. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

  213. New interdisciplinary collaboration will develop coaching program for surgical excellence

  214. Suresh to collaborate with Mercury Marine on topology optimization

  215. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

  216. Engine research for a cleaner future

  217. WEMPEC: Taking the Wisconsin Idea global

  218. How to ID a bee

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

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

  221. Sustainability engineers fill key industry needs

  222. Corporate open house: For industry, UW-Madison is 'one-stop shopping'

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

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

  225. Strengthening bonds with the welding industry

  226. Deaf-communication pioneer to receive honorary degree at spring commencement

  227. Bringing best practices to Wisconsin manufacturers

  228. UW-Madison spinoff company earns funding to improve unique wound-healing technology

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

  230. When process equals progress: Building blocks for biotech businesses

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

  232. UW-Madison professor gets top honor for work in South Korea

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

  234. UW-Madison engineer honored for contributions in South Korea

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

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

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

  238. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

  239. From the Menominee Forest to Madison: Engineering a path for American Indian transfer students

  240. Teaching the societal side of engineering

  241. Optimizing optimization when symmetry is at play

  242. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

  245. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

  246. UW-Madison's first online degree program celebrates 10 years of success

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

  248. Human gait soon could power portable electronics

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

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

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

  252. Engineering innovations impress visitors at the Wisconsin State Fair

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

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

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

  256. UW-Madison undergrads win NASA habitat design competition

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

  258. Russell named dean of the UW-Madison Division of Continuing Studies

  259. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  260. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  261. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

  262. Ohio middle, high school teams top National Science Olympiad

  263. Kenneth and Ruth Wright among three to receive UW-Madison honorary degrees at spring commencement

  264. Public opportunities abound at 2011 Science Olympiad National Tournament

  265. Thousands experience science at successful Engineering Expo

  266. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

  268. Engineering alumni named to WAA Forward under 40 list

  269. UW-Madison to host 2011 Science Olympiad National Tournament May 18-21

  270. Kulcinski earns NASA medal for exceptional service

  271. Probing the mysteries of nanoscale wear

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

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

  274. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

  275. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

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

  278. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

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

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

  281. Exploring engineering: Young Racine students connect with campus early and often

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

  283. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

  284. Friction stir welding fuses engineering research and Wisconsin industry

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

  286. Entrepreneur translates research into real-world health solutions

  287. Improving the cutting edge

  288. Google executive to address Wisconsin industry at E-Business conference

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

  290. Celebrating 11 years of Camp Badger

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

  292. By design, camps for students with disabilities take anxiety out of step to college

  293. UW-Madison engineer lends expertise to ambitious bridge-building effort

  294. Student news: Living and learning in China: Engineering students travel to Hangzhou

  295. With an extensive international network, Lorenz is Wisconsin Idea ‘ambassador’

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

  297. Partnering with UW-Madison QRM center gives Phoenix Products a bright future

  298. A step forward: Assisted walking system wins national innovation award

  299. May 7 biomedical engineering student invention expo to showcase real medical solutions

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

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

  302. Low-power computers could benefit environment and U.S. economy

  303. Scavenging energy waste to turn water into hydrogen fuel

  304. Fused cells promising for tissue regeneration

  305. Nano-foundry technique yields ultra-durable probes from diamond

  306. Template engineering demonstrates possibilities of new superconducting material

  307. Finding the right path: New approach could produce multi-function nanodevices

  308. New process yields high-energy-density plant-based transportation fuel

  309. Not just another pretty place: Pecatonica River provides scientific basis for future restoration projects

  310. Beyond boundaries: Integrating engineering and biology

  311. Not-so-risky business: New computational models will offer decision support

  312. UW-Madison students safe after Haiti quake