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AD&T

Advanced Diagnostics
and Therapeutics

http://advanceddiagnostics.nd.edu

182 Fitzpatrick Hall • Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: 574-631-7385 • Fax: 574-631-8366
E-mail: thompson.134@nd.edu

Advanced Diagnostics and Therapeutics (AD&T) at the University of Notre Dame is an interdisciplinary research initiative focused on developing diagnostic and therapeutic technologies for commercialization. Working on the nanoscale, the AD&T researchers design micro-sensing devices for personalized health care and environmental monitoring. These miniaturized systems can capture and detect a few distinct molecules, providing more accurate information for medical diagnoses or environmental assessments.



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Environmental Science CESTand Technology

http://www.nd.edu/~cest

152A Fitzpatrick Hall• Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: 574-631-8376 • Fax: 574-631-6940
E-mail: cest.1@nd.edu

A cooperative effort between the colleges of engineering and science, the Center for Environmental Science and Technology (CEST) fosters interdisciplinary environmental research and education by promoting the cutting-edge analytical technologies and providing the advanced instrumentation needed to address complex environmental issues. The center plays a crucial role in research projects that involve departments across the University, such as biological sciences, civil engineering and geological sciences, chemical and biomolecular engineering, chemistry and biochemistry, the Notre Dame Radiation Laboratory, and anthropology.

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Flow Physics and ControlFlowPAC

http://www.nd.edu/~flowpac/

Hessert Laboratory for Aerospace Research
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: 574-631-7007 • Fax: 574-631-8355
E-mail: flowpac@nd.edu

The mission of the Institute for Flow Physics and Control, which is operated through the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, is to develop techniques for modifying fluid flows to achieve a desired outcome in technologically important applications. Research areas encompass aero-acoustics, aero-optics, fluid-structure interactions, gas-turbine propulsion, multi-phase flows, and sensors and controls. Through the institute departments across the University work in tandem with industry and government partners to achieve research goals.

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MSA

Materials Science of Actinides

http://ndefrc.com

156 Fitzpatrick Hall • Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: 574-631-5380 • Fax: 574-631-9236
E-mail: ndefrc@gmail.com

One of the 46 Energy Frontier Research Centers established in 2009 by the Department of Energy Office of Science, the Center for the Materials Science of Actinides at the University of Notre Dame is composed of five universities and three national laboratories. Research in the center is focused on actinide-based materials and the properties of these materials in extreme environments, with a particular emphasis on energy-related issues.

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CMMD

Microfluidics and Medical Diagnostics

http://microfluidics.nd.edu

182 Fitzpatrick Hall • Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: 574-631-5581 • Fax: 574-631-8366
E-mail: Chang.2@nd.edu

Housed in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, the Center for Microfluidics and Medical Diagnostics brings together teams of professionals with expertise in microfluidics, nanofabrication, and microbiology in order to facilitate the transfer of ideas created at Notre Dame to industry partners. Researchers focus on environmental sensors, medical diagnostics, and drug delivery in order to improve the prevention, detection, and treatment of medical conditions as well as environmental hazards.

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MIND

Midwest Institute for Nanoelectronics Discovery

http://mind.nd.edu

275 Fitzpatrick Hall • Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: 574-631-0279 • Fax: 574-631-4393
E-mail: mind@nd.edu

One of only four centers funded by the Semiconductor Research Corporation’s Nanoelectronics Research Initiative, the Midwest Institute for Nanoelectronics Discovery at Notre Dame seeks to develop the next nanoscale logic device, the building block of future computers. A collaborative team of universities, national laboratories, and other researchers, led by College of Engineering faculty, is organized around two themes: energy-efficient devices and energy-efficient systems.

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NANO

Nano Science and Technology

http://nano.nd.edu

275 Fitzpatrick Hall • Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: 574-631-0279 • Fax: 574-631-4393
E-mail: NDnano@nd.edu

The Center for Nano Science and Technology explores new device concepts and architectures on the nanometer scale. Encouraging multidisciplinary research and education in nanoelectronics, molecular electronics, nano-bio and bio-fluidic microstructures, circuits, and architectures, the center also facilitates collaborations among participating faculty from the departments of electrical engineering, computer science and engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry and biochemistry, and physics, as well as industry, government, and university partners.

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cSEND

Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame

http://energy.nd.edu/

115 Stinson-Remick • Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: 574-631-1425 • Fax: 574-631-8366
E-mail: pmurphy8@nd.edu

The Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (cSEND) plays a pivotal role in developing new and improved energy technologies and systems, including processes, markets, policies, and their interactions. The center also focuses on developing engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs, and social scientists to be leaders in their disciplines and literate in the systems of energy production and use. Through research and education, the center creates opportunities and promotes informed choices for socially responsible and ethical energy production and use, internationally, nationally, locally, and individually.

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WI

Wireless Institute

http://wireless.nd.edu/

267 Fitzpatrick Hall • Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: 574-631-8034 • Fax: 574-631-4393
E-mail: jnl@nd.edu

The newly created Wireless Institute engages faculty from the departments of electrical engineering, computer science and engineering, sociology, and finance. A total of 16 faculty, more than 35 graduate students and post-doctoral researchers and two technical and administrative staff share $2 million in annual research funding, 4,000 square feet of laboratory space and $4 million in laboratory equipment. They will be studying the economic, social, and regulatory aspects of widespread wireless usage, as well as the significant demand for creating new technologies that make more efficient use of the radio spectrum.





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