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  1. Partnership aims to improve quality, consistency in Wisconsin assisted living communities

  2. Ethiopians look to Madison to reclaim bicycle friendly culture

  3. ExxonMobil, UW-Madison partner on biomass-to-transportation fuel research

  4. Gene Amdahl, UW-Madison alum and computer pioneer, dies at 92

  5. UW-Madison ranks 4th in research expenditures

  6. Harrington offers primer on energy usage and drinking water

  7. Mackie honored as his latest startup shifts toward high gear

  8. Focus on new faculty: Victor Zavala, optimizing algorithms for the interconnected modern world

  9. CBE Professor invited to participate in NAE symposium

  10. ISyE associate professor visits Oberlin College as part of a distinguished visitor program

  11. Wisconsin concrete innovation makes Seattle skyscraper stable

  12. CBE Research Professor receives Arthur M. Bueche Award

  13. Wisconsin Public Radio: New site aims to keep older Wisconsinites in their homes longer

  14. BME Assistant Professor co-writes paper on the future implications of CRISPR technology

  15. $20 million grant powers game-changing Internet access effort

  16. Focus on new faculty: Sangkee Min, manufacturing the future of innovative design

  17. New social network aims to keep Wisconsin seniors in their homes longer

  18. Sabbatical offers inspiration to ISyE associate professor

  19. UW-Madison spinoff on track to build medical isotope source in Janesville

  20. GERS students bring science and engineering to underrepresented minority students in Madison

  21. Tiny is beautiful: SonoPlot makes a viable business from the invisible

  22. Researchers bring geothermal energy to rural Wisconsin

  23. Massively open online course teaches excellence in teaching

  24. ECE Assistant Professor receives NSF Grant to develop efficient permanent magnet electric machine

  25. UW-Madison and other universities receive NSF grant to investigate human and water security in Ethiopia

  26. Focus on new faculty: Laurent Lessard, at the cornerstone of control theory and optimization

  27. Heavy-duty neutron accelerators paint promising future for UW-Madison spinoff

  28. Floating gardens protect Cherokee Marsh's sensitive shores

  29. University-industry team receives funding to develop energy-efficient small engine technologies

  30. Souped-up software reduces guesswork, tedium in computer-aided engineering

  31. Holloway named inaugural fellow of AAAS Leshner Leadership Institute

  32. Innovative cancer treatment machine: Still made in Wisconsin

  33. Agri-View: Soggy not always a bad thing

  34. Wisconsin State Journal: Imagination is the limit for printable programming students

  35. DOD’s Joint Light Tactical Vehicle simulated by UW-Madison engineers

  36. UW-Madison engineers contribute expertise to Oshkosh Corporation

  37. Communities have turned to water resources program for 50 years

  38. ECE Professor helps organize symposium in Saudi Arabia

  39. Psychology and computer science experts use machine teaching to elevate the learning process

  40. Sea Caves Watch promotes kayaker safety in northern Wisconsin

  41. Project will bring light to Ethiopian villages

  42. CEM alum takes bold approach to massive hospital project

  43. UW-Madison leading $2.6 million effort to improve solar plants

  44. Researchers identify protein crucial for stem cell survival using editing tool CRISPR

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

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

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

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

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

  50. Pfefferkorn receives ASME Foundation Swanson Fellowship

  51. Catalyzing materials research across Wisconsin

  52. New catalyst does more with less platinum

  53. Making the biofuels process safer for microbes

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

  55. Maddie’s new car

  56. Innovative BME design studio sets UW-Madison apart

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

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

  59. New test aids personalized cancer care

  60. Wisconsin engineers contribute to Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam discussion

  61. Wisconsin plastics collaboration yields industry, research advances

  62. Taking the long view on diversity in engineering

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

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

  65. Hawnn’s legacy strengthens CEE faculty

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

  67. Catalyzing UW-Madison’s neuroengineering community

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

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

  70. Family affair: Milwaukee electronics manufacturer is flying high

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

  72. UW–Madison microgrids help power industry in Milwaukee

  73. CFIRE summit to address sustainable transportation

  74. Giving freight rail tracks a boost

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

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

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

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

  79. 2015 Wisconsin Energy and Sustainability Challenge exceeds expectations

  80. ECE alumnus Mike Splinter to receive honorary doctorate

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

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

  83. High-power laser spinoff proves versatility is strength

  84. Cracking the (zip)code of neural cells

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

  86. Dumesic earns Vilas Research Professorship

  87. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

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

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

  90. Internship puts junior at intersection of engineering and policy

  91. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: I am The Wisconsin Idea

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

  93. Controlling energy use and costs in commercial buildings

  94. Better data tools for a bigger geothermal future

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

  96. Dan Ludois receives NSF CAREER Award

  97. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

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

  99. Computer science, industrial engineering research enhances robotic manufacturing

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

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

  102. Reconciling freight and community

  103. Air quality and its impact on transplants

  104. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

  105. Wisconsin Public Radio: A defense of UW research

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

  107. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  115. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  116. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

  118. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  119. Successful camp provides engineering experiences to students statewide

  120. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

  121. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

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

  123. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

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

  125. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  126. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

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

  129. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  130. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

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

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

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

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

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

  136. A foundation for the future

  137. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  138. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

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

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

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

  142. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

  143. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

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

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

  146. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

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

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

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

  151. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

  153. Sewerage District makes bid for energy independence

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

  155. An investment in the great people of our college

  156. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

  157. New advancements in arthritis research

  158. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  159. Stem-cell advances may quell ethics debate

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

  161. A big boost for innovation

  162. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  163. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  166. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

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

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

  169. Anesthesia applicator device wins 2014 Innovative Minds Prize

  170. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  171. The world of networked objects explored

  172. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

  173. UW researchers invent UV light emitting bandages

  174. Student creates partnership between engineering and local hospitals

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

  176. 6 world-changing things invented by proud Wisconsinites

  177. Pieper Foundation awards support outreach for future female engineers

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

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

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

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

  182. Brewing biofuel

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

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

  185. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  186. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

  190. CBE undergrad meets with Baldwin, Blank

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

  192. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

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

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

  195. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  196. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  197. Huber to give sustainability lecture at University of Minnesota

  198. UW-Madison, Korean researchers establish partnership

  199. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  200. Lessons from an unlikely career

  201. Harnessing sparsity

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

  203. Reinforcing design, honoring dedication

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

  205. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  206. A big future for structural engineering

  207. Reflections on innovation

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

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

  210. Eom picked for MIT visiting professorship

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

  212. 5 questions with Dick Schoofs

  213. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

  214. Palecek, Shusta become AIMBE fellows

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

  216. Particle searches depend on UW-Madison engineers

  217. UW to strengthen college access

  218. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  219. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  220. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

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

  222. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

  223. Online engineering graduate programs ranked No. 3

  224. Consortium gives small engine industry an edge

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

  226. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

  227. Girl Scouts explore science, technology careers

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

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

  230. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

  235. Engineers among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

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

  237. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

  238. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  239. EPD provides unique education and expertise for the world

  240. WEI leaders meet with D.C. legislators

  241. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  249. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

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

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

  252. Video tool could help active workers avoid injury

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

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

  255. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

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

  258. Suresh to collaborate with Mercury Marine on topology optimization

  259. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

  260. Engine research for a cleaner future

  261. WEMPEC: Taking the Wisconsin Idea global

  262. How to ID a bee

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

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

  265. Sustainability engineers fill key industry needs

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

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

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

  269. Strengthening bonds with the welding industry

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

  271. Bringing best practices to Wisconsin manufacturers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  282. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

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

  284. Teaching the societal side of engineering

  285. Optimizing optimization when symmetry is at play

  286. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

  289. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

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

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

  292. Human gait soon could power portable electronics

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

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

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

  296. Engineering innovations impress visitors at the Wisconsin State Fair

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

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

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

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

  301. UW-Madison undergrads win NASA habitat design competition

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

  303. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  304. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  305. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

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

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

  308. Public opportunities abound at 2011 Science Olympiad National Tournament

  309. Thousands experience science at successful Engineering Expo

  310. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

  312. Engineering alumni named to WAA Forward under 40 list

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

  314. Kulcinski earns NASA medal for exceptional service

  315. Probing the mysteries of nanoscale wear

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

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

  318. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

  319. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

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

  322. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

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

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

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

  326. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

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

  328. Friction stir welding fuses engineering research and Wisconsin industry

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

  330. Entrepreneur translates research into real-world health solutions

  331. Improving the cutting edge

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

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

  334. Celebrating 11 years of Camp Badger

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  347. Scavenging energy waste to turn water into hydrogen fuel

  348. Fused cells promising for tissue regeneration

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

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

  351. Template engineering demonstrates possibilities of new superconducting material

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

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

  354. Beyond boundaries: Integrating engineering and biology

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

  356. UW-Madison students safe after Haiti quake