| Kaine Korzekwa
Whether in rolling fields, a greenhouse, or small growing chambers, plants are steeped in biochemistry that is ripe for study.

Biofuels & Bioproducts, Plant Deconstruction, Plant Genetics & Breeding, Sustainable Agriculture

| Steve Wagner

Melissa Nergard has been selected as the director of sustainability in Facilities Planning and Management.

Energy & Society, Environmental Studies

Media coverage of WEI this month included stories on climate change and sea level rise, rising demand for air conditioning, toxic algae, and other topics.

Electricity Systems, Electricity Distribution

| Sam Million-Weaver

Engineers, investors and innovators from around the globe gathered in the Southern California desert on Sunday, July 22, 2018, to test their prototypes for an ultrafast subterranean transportation concept at the 2018 SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition.

Transportation & Fuels, Engine Research

| Terry Devitt

Thousands of miles of buried fiber optic cable in densely populated coastal regions of the United States may soon be inundated by rising seas, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the University of Oregon.

Electricity Systems, Electricity Distribution, Energy & Society, Environmental Studies, Water