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  1. UW-Madison ranks 4th in research expenditures

  2. Harrington offers primer on energy usage and drinking water

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

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

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

  6. CBE Professor invited to participate in NAE symposium

  7. Wisconsin concrete innovation makes Seattle skyscraper stable

  8. CBE Research Professor receives Arthur M. Bueche Award

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

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

  11. $20 million grant powers game-changing Internet access effort

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

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

  14. Sabbatical offers inspiration to ISyE associate professor

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

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

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

  18. Researchers bring geothermal energy to rural Wisconsin

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

  20. Massively open online course teaches excellence in teaching

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

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

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

  24. Floating gardens protect Cherokee Marsh's sensitive shores

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

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

  27. Holloway named inaugural fellow of AAAS Leshner Leadership Institute

  28. Innovative cancer treatment machine: Still made in Wisconsin

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

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

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

  32. UW-Madison engineers contribute expertise to Oshkosh Corporation

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

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

  35. ECE Professor helps organize symposium in Saudi Arabia

  36. Project will bring light to Ethiopian villages

  37. Sea Caves Watch promotes kayaker safety in northern Wisconsin

  38. CEM alum takes bold approach to massive hospital project

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  46. Pfefferkorn receives ASME Foundation Swanson Fellowship

  47. Catalyzing materials research across Wisconsin

  48. New catalyst does more with less platinum

  49. Making the biofuels process safer for microbes

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

  51. Maddie’s new car

  52. Innovative BME design studio sets UW-Madison apart

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

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

  55. Wisconsin engineers contribute to Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam discussion

  56. New test aids personalized cancer care

  57. Wisconsin plastics collaboration yields industry, research advances

  58. Taking the long view on diversity in engineering

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

  60. Hawnn’s legacy strengthens CEE faculty

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

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

  63. Catalyzing UW-Madison’s neuroengineering community

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

  65. Family affair: Milwaukee electronics manufacturer is flying high

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

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

  68. UW–Madison microgrids help power industry in Milwaukee

  69. CFIRE summit to address sustainable transportation

  70. Giving freight rail tracks a boost

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

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

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

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

  75. 2015 Wisconsin Energy and Sustainability Challenge exceeds expectations

  76. ECE alumnus Mike Splinter to receive honorary doctorate

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

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

  79. High-power laser spinoff proves versatility is strength

  80. Cracking the (zip)code of neural cells

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

  82. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

  83. Dumesic earns Vilas Research Professorship

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

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

  86. Internship puts junior at intersection of engineering and policy

  87. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: I am The Wisconsin Idea

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

  89. Controlling energy use and costs in commercial buildings

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

  91. Better data tools for a bigger geothermal future

  92. Dan Ludois receives NSF CAREER Award

  93. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

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

  95. Computer science, industrial engineering research enhances robotic manufacturing

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

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

  98. Reconciling freight and community

  99. Air quality and its impact on transplants

  100. Students and stakeholders invited to reimagine energy future

  101. Wisconsin Public Radio: A defense of UW research

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

  103. Tracking imagery’s path through the brain

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  111. Two ECE teams among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

  112. Extreme Tech: Transparent optogenetic brain implants

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

  114. Novel antenna breaks down barrier in tumor ablation technology

  115. MS Connection: Improving lives through assistive technology

  116. Successful camp provides engineering experiences to students statewide

  117. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

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

  119. Spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

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

  121. Understanding how ovarian cancer spreads

  122. Fellowship allows BME grad students to find their passion

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

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

  125. New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff

  126. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

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

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

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

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

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

  132. A foundation for the future

  133. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  134. Wisconsin Public Radio: Biofuels for aviation

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

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

  137. New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut

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

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

  140. Quest: Microgrids: Electricity goes local

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

  142. Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

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

  144. Ashton, Saha receive Innovation in Regulatory Science Award

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

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

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

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

  149. Sewerage District makes bid for energy independence

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

  151. An investment in the great people of our college

  152. Water behavior breakthrough opens a crucial door in chemistry

  153. New advancements in arthritis research

  154. Asthma treatment and research breakthroughs

  155. Stem-cell advances may quell ethics debate

  156. A big boost for innovation

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

  158. Novel collaboration links pharmaceutical expertise in Wisconsin, Taiwan

  159. Faster, safer method zaps tumors with great success

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

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

  162. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

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

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

  165. Anesthesia applicator device wins 2014 Innovative Minds Prize

  166. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  167. The world of networked objects explored

  168. UW-Madison team wins EPA sustainability competition

  169. UW researchers invent UV light emitting bandages

  170. Student creates partnership between engineering and local hospitals

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

  172. 6 world-changing things invented by proud Wisconsinites

  173. Pieper Foundation awards support outreach for future female engineers

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

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

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

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

  178. Brewing biofuel

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

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

  181. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  182. Aerogel offers greener method of absorbing oil from water

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

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

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

  186. CBE undergrad meets with Baldwin, Blank

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

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

  189. Vibration energy the secret to self-powered electronics

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

  191. Beebe and partners to develop new cancer analysis method

  192. Fellowships help undergrads turn pro

  193. Huber to give sustainability lecture at University of Minnesota

  194. UW-Madison, Korean researchers establish partnership

  195. Sound Engineering: Improving the catheter

  196. Lessons from an unlikely career

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

  198. Harnessing sparsity

  199. Reinforcing design, honoring dedication

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

  201. A big future for structural engineering

  202. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  203. Reflections on innovation

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

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

  206. 5 questions with Dick Schoofs

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

  208. Eom picked for MIT visiting professorship

  209. UW-Madison researchers are building better biofuels

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

  211. Palecek, Shusta become AIMBE fellows

  212. Particle searches depend on UW-Madison engineers

  213. Chemical treatment could cut cost of biofuel

  214. UW to strengthen college access

  215. Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

  216. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  217. BME grad students shine in 100-Hour Challenge

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

  219. Online engineering graduate programs ranked No. 3

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

  221. Consortium gives small engine industry an edge

  222. Inventor group honors Wisconsin engineer Dumesic

  223. Girl Scouts explore science, technology careers

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

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

  226. UW researchers develop device to improve life after stroke

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

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

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

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

  231. Engineers among WARF Innovation Awards finalists

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

  233. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

  234. Echometrix technology helps humans and horses

  235. EPD provides unique education and expertise for the world

  236. WEI leaders meet with D.C. legislators

  237. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  245. Chemical engineer receives prestigious Korean honor

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

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

  248. Video tool could help active workers avoid injury

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

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

  251. Madison company Echometrix gets OK to sell ultrasound technology

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

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

  254. Suresh to collaborate with Mercury Marine on topology optimization

  255. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

  256. Engine research for a cleaner future

  257. WEMPEC: Taking the Wisconsin Idea global

  258. How to ID a bee

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

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

  261. Sustainability engineers fill key industry needs

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

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

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

  265. Strengthening bonds with the welding industry

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

  267. Bringing best practices to Wisconsin manufacturers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  278. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

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

  280. Teaching the societal side of engineering

  281. Optimizing optimization when symmetry is at play

  282. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

  285. Microformer team wins second place in student humanitarian competition

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

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

  288. Human gait soon could power portable electronics

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

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

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

  292. Engineering innovations impress visitors at the Wisconsin State Fair

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

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

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

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

  297. UW-Madison undergrads win NASA habitat design competition

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

  299. Morgridge Institute researchers release first educational game

  300. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  301. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

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

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

  304. Public opportunities abound at 2011 Science Olympiad National Tournament

  305. Thousands experience science at successful Engineering Expo

  306. New technology could stamp out bacteria in persistent wounds

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

  308. Engineering alumni named to WAA Forward under 40 list

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

  310. Kulcinski earns NASA medal for exceptional service

  311. Probing the mysteries of nanoscale wear

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

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

  314. Fast fix: Bioactive coatings promote cell growth

  315. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

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

  318. Tongue-stimulation research focuses on multiple sclerosis

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

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

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

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

  323. Engineers team up with Trek for cycling research

  324. Friction stir welding fuses engineering research and Wisconsin industry

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

  326. Entrepreneur translates research into real-world health solutions

  327. Improving the cutting edge

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

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

  330. Celebrating 11 years of Camp Badger

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  343. Scavenging energy waste to turn water into hydrogen fuel

  344. Fused cells promising for tissue regeneration

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

  346. Template engineering demonstrates possibilities of new superconducting material

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

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

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

  350. Beyond boundaries: Integrating engineering and biology

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

  352. UW-Madison students safe after Haiti quake