| Adam Malecek

The U.S. Department of Energy recently awarded more than $35 million through its Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP) to support university-led nuclear energy research and development projects, including a total of about $3 million in grants for UW-Madison researchers.

Electricity Systems, Nuclear, Supercritical Fluids

| Terry Devitt

Without question, the domesticated hybrid yeast that gives us lager beer is an organism worth many billions of dollars.

Transportation & Fuels, Conversion

| Adam Malecek

NovoMoto—an innovative startup co-founded by two University of Wisconsin–Madison engineering graduate students—won third place and $20,000 in the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2016 Cleantech University Prize National Competition on June 23, 2016.

Electricity Systems, Electricity Distribution, Solar

| Krista Eastman

Back in 2005, Wisconsin Distinguished Professor of Engineering Physics Michael Corradini sent an email to then chancellor John Wiley to make a case for creating an energy institute at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Electricity Systems, Nuclear, Education & Outreach

| Libby Dowdall

Professor Shannon Stahl will receive the 2016 Mitsui Chemicals Catalysis Science Award at the November meeting of the Chemical Society of Japan. Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. established the award in 2004 in order to contribute to the sustainable development of chemistry and the chemical industry.

Transportation & Fuels, Biofuels & Bioproducts