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  1. ECE alumnus Mike Splinter to receive honorary doctorate

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

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

  4. High-power laser spinoff proves versatility is strength

  5. Cracking the (zip)code of neural cells

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

  7. Dumesic earns Vilas Research Professorship

  8. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

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

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

  11. Internship puts junior at intersection of engineering and policy

  12. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: I am The Wisconsin Idea

  13. Five UW-Madison engineers receive Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorships

  14. Controlling energy use and costs in commercial buildings

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

  16. Better data tools for a bigger geothermal future

  17. Dan Ludois receives NSF CAREER Award

  18. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

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

  20. Computer science, industrial engineering research enhances robotic manufacturing

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

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

  23. Reconciling freight and community

  24. Air quality and its impact on transplants

  25. Wisconsin Public Radio: A defense of UW research

  26. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

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

  28. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  36. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  37. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

  39. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

  40. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  41. Successful camp provides engineering experiences to students statewide

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

  43. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

  44. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

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

  46. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  47. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

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

  50. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  51. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

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

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

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

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

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

  57. A foundation for the future

  58. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  59. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

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

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

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

  63. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

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

  65. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

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

  67. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

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

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

  73. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

  74. Sewerage District makes bid for energy independence

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

  76. An investment in the great people of our college

  77. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

  78. New advancements in arthritis research

  79. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  80. Stem-cell advances may quell ethics debate

  81. A big boost for innovation

  82. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

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

  84. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  87. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

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

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

  90. Anesthesia applicator device wins 2014 Innovative Minds Prize

  91. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  92. The world of networked objects explored

  93. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

  94. UW researchers invent UV light emitting bandages

  95. Student creates partnership between engineering and local hospitals

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

  97. 6 world-changing things invented by proud Wisconsinites

  98. Pieper Foundation awards support outreach for future female engineers

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

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

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

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

  103. Brewing biofuel

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

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

  106. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  107. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

  111. CBE undergrad meets with Baldwin, Blank

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

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

  114. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

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

  116. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  117. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  118. Huber to give sustainability lecture at University of Minnesota

  119. UW-Madison, Korean researchers establish partnership

  120. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  121. Lessons from an unlikely career

  122. Harnessing sparsity

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

  124. Reinforcing design, honoring dedication

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

  126. A big future for structural engineering

  127. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  128. Reflections on innovation

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

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

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

  132. Eom picked for MIT visiting professorship

  133. 5 questions with Dick Schoofs

  134. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

  135. Palecek, Shusta become AIMBE fellows

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

  137. Particle searches depend on UW-Madison engineers

  138. UW to strengthen college access

  139. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  140. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  141. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  142. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

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

  144. Online engineering graduate programs ranked No. 3

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

  146. Consortium gives small engine industry an edge

  147. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

  148. Girl Scouts explore science, technology careers

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

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

  151. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

  156. Engineers among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

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

  158. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

  159. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  160. EPD provides unique education and expertise for the world

  161. WEI leaders meet with D.C. legislators

  162. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  170. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

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

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

  173. Video tool could help active workers avoid injury

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

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

  176. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

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

  179. Suresh to collaborate with Mercury Marine on topology optimization

  180. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

  181. Engine research for a cleaner future

  182. WEMPEC: Taking the Wisconsin Idea global

  183. How to ID a bee

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

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

  186. Sustainability engineers fill key industry needs

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

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

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

  190. Strengthening bonds with the welding industry

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

  192. Bringing best practices to Wisconsin manufacturers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  203. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

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

  205. Teaching the societal side of engineering

  206. Optimizing optimization when symmetry is at play

  207. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

  210. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

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

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

  213. Human gait soon could power portable electronics

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

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

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

  217. Engineering innovations impress visitors at the Wisconsin State Fair

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

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

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

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

  222. UW-Madison undergrads win NASA habitat design competition

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

  224. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  225. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  226. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

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

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

  229. Public opportunities abound at 2011 Science Olympiad National Tournament

  230. Thousands experience science at successful Engineering Expo

  231. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

  233. Engineering alumni named to WAA Forward under 40 list

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

  235. Kulcinski earns NASA medal for exceptional service

  236. Probing the mysteries of nanoscale wear

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

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

  239. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

  240. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

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

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

  247. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

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

  249. Friction stir welding fuses engineering research and Wisconsin industry

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

  251. Entrepreneur translates research into real-world health solutions

  252. Improving the cutting edge

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

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

  255. Celebrating 11 years of Camp Badger

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  268. Scavenging energy waste to turn water into hydrogen fuel

  269. Fused cells promising for tissue regeneration

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

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

  272. Template engineering demonstrates possibilities of new superconducting material

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

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

  275. Beyond boundaries: Integrating engineering and biology

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

  277. UW-Madison students safe after Haiti quake