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

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

  3. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: I am The Wisconsin Idea

  4. Internship puts junior at intersection of engineering and policy

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

  6. Controlling energy use and costs in commercial buildings

  7. Better data tools for a bigger geothermal future

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

  9. Dan Ludois receives NSF CAREER Award

  10. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

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

  12. Computer science, industrial engineering research enhances robotic manufacturing

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

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

  15. Reconciling freight and community

  16. Air quality and its impact on transplants

  17. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

  18. Wisconsin Public Radio: A defense of UW research

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

  20. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

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

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

  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. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  29. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

  31. Successful camp provides engineering experiences to students statewide

  32. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  33. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

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

  35. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

  36. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

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

  38. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  39. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

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

  42. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  43. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

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

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

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

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

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

  49. A foundation for the future

  50. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  51. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

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

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

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

  55. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

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

  57. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

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

  59. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

  62. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

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

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

  66. Sewerage District makes bid for energy independence

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

  68. An investment in the great people of our college

  69. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

  70. New advancements in arthritis research

  71. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  72. Stem-cell advances may quell ethics debate

  73. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  74. A big boost for innovation

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

  76. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  79. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

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

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

  82. Anesthesia applicator device wins 2014 Innovative Minds Prize

  83. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  84. The world of networked objects explored

  85. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

  86. UW researchers invent UV light emitting bandages

  87. Student creates partnership between engineering and local hospitals

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

  89. 6 world-changing things invented by proud Wisconsinites

  90. Pieper Foundation awards support outreach for future female engineers

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

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

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

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

  95. Brewing biofuel

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

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

  98. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  99. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

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

  104. CBE undergrad meets with Baldwin, Blank

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

  106. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

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

  108. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  109. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  110. Huber to give sustainability lecture at University of Minnesota

  111. UW-Madison, Korean researchers establish partnership

  112. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  113. Lessons from an unlikely career

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

  115. Harnessing sparsity

  116. Reinforcing design, honoring dedication

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

  118. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  119. A big future for structural engineering

  120. Reflections on innovation

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

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

  123. 5 questions with Dick Schoofs

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

  125. Eom picked for MIT visiting professorship

  126. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

  127. Palecek, Shusta become AIMBE fellows

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

  129. Particle searches depend on UW-Madison engineers

  130. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  131. UW to strengthen college access

  132. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  133. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  134. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

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

  136. Online engineering graduate programs ranked No. 3

  137. Consortium gives small engine industry an edge

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

  139. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

  140. Girl Scouts explore science, technology careers

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

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

  143. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

  148. Engineers among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

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

  150. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

  151. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  152. EPD provides unique education and expertise for the world

  153. WEI leaders meet with D.C. legislators

  154. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  162. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

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

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

  165. Video tool could help active workers avoid injury

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

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

  168. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

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

  171. Suresh to collaborate with Mercury Marine on topology optimization

  172. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

  173. Engine research for a cleaner future

  174. WEMPEC: Taking the Wisconsin Idea global

  175. How to ID a bee

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

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

  178. Sustainability engineers fill key industry needs

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

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

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

  182. Strengthening bonds with the welding industry

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

  184. Bringing best practices to Wisconsin manufacturers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  195. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

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

  197. Teaching the societal side of engineering

  198. Optimizing optimization when symmetry is at play

  199. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

  202. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

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

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

  205. Human gait soon could power portable electronics

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

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

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

  209. Engineering innovations impress visitors at the Wisconsin State Fair

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

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

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

  213. UW-Madison undergrads win NASA habitat design competition

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

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

  216. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  217. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  218. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

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

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

  221. Public opportunities abound at 2011 Science Olympiad National Tournament

  222. Thousands experience science at successful Engineering Expo

  223. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

  225. Engineering alumni named to WAA Forward under 40 list

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

  227. Kulcinski earns NASA medal for exceptional service

  228. Probing the mysteries of nanoscale wear

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

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

  231. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

  232. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

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

  235. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

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

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

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

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

  240. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

  241. Friction stir welding fuses engineering research and Wisconsin industry

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

  243. Entrepreneur translates research into real-world health solutions

  244. Improving the cutting edge

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

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

  247. Celebrating 11 years of Camp Badger

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  260. Scavenging energy waste to turn water into hydrogen fuel

  261. Fused cells promising for tissue regeneration

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

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

  264. Template engineering demonstrates possibilities of new superconducting material

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

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

  267. Beyond boundaries: Integrating engineering and biology

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

  269. UW-Madison students safe after Haiti quake