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October 31, 2022

UW-Madison a partner in $15 million effort to commercialize more university advances

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is among 14 Midwest universities to join the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps) network—a program designed to move more discoveries from research laboratories into the…

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October 21, 2022

“Recyclopedia” will bring researchers up to speed on plastic waste recycling

A paper in the journal Green Chemistry led by postdoctoral researcher Houqian Li and George Huber, the Richard L. Antoine Professor in chemical and biological engineering at the University of…

Marcel Schreier working in the lab with student Alex Zielinski
October 18, 2022

Chemical Engineering Assistant Professor Marcel Schreier wins prestigious Packard Fellowship

Marcel Schreier, the Richard H. Soit Assistant Professor in chemical and biological engineering and affiliate faculty in chemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, who develops electrocatalytic pathways to transform chemicals…

Carlos Pérez De Jesús
July 27, 2022

Graduate student Carlos Pérez De Jesús feels at home in CBE

When Carlos Pérez De Jesús first traveled from Puerto Rico to the University of Wisconsin-Madison for the Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences (SURE) program in 2014, he was excited to attend…

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April 1, 2022

A closer look: Machine learning collaborations are helping to improve medical imaging

Data science and machine learning are becoming almost ubiquitous in many facets of our daily lives. Our healthcare is no exception—and among the areas where these algorithms are poised to…

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March 29, 2022

Not so precious: New discovery could replace expensive platinum in hydrogen fuel cells

Manos Mavrikakis, a professor of chemical and biological engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is part of a research team that has discovered a new way of catalyzing an essential…

On July 16, 2012, one of several signs posted along Lake Mendota near the Memorial Union Terrace at the University of Wisconsin-Madison warn against swimming during the presence of toxic blue-green algae in the water.
February 7, 2022

Pioneering process increases environmental sustainability of manure fertilizers

On paper, Wisconsin dairy farms look like the model of sustainable agriculture. Cows are fed hay and silage and graze in pastures. They produce manure which is collected and spread…

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January 3, 2022

Focus on new faculty: Siddarth Krishna continues CBE’s cutting-edge catalysis research

For many people, finding their life’s passion is a years-long endeavor involving trial and error and lots of dead ends. For Siddarth Krishna, who started in January 2022 as an…

UW Crest with engineering background
December 15, 2021

Two College of Engineering teams chosen as WARF Innovation Award winners

A team that created a device for detecting explosives and a cross-disciplinary team working at the frontiers of medicine and nanotechnology have taken top honors in the 2021 WARF Innovation…

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November 16, 2021

Five engineering faculty among highly cited researchers

Five faculty members from the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering are included on the Web of Science Highly Cited Researchers list for 2021; James Dumesic and George Huber from…