Exploring the Physical Limits to Computation Researchers in the Center for Nano Science and Technology are laying the groundwork for smaller, faster, and more efficient electronic devices by exploring energy dissipation in nanoscale electron devices and discovering new ways to represent information and perform computation.
Exploring the Physical Limits to Computation
Low Energy Systems Technology LEAST, which is led by the University of Notre Dame with nine partner universities, explores new concepts for energy-efficient devices to reduce power in electronic systems.
Low Energy Systems Technology
Department of Energy ARPA-E Grant University researchers have received funding from ARPA-E's "SWITCHES" program to develop strategies and transistors to lower the cost and improve the efficiency of power electronics.
Department of Energy ARPA-E Grant
Stinson Remick Clean Room A 9,000-square-foot teaching and research cleanroom located in the Stinson-Remick Hall of Engineering, the Notre Dame Nanofabrication Facility provides a comprehensive suite of cutting-edge equipment for designing and fabricating integrated circuits and devices.
Stinson Remick Clean Room
Multiple-Antenna Systems Wireless Institute researchers have created a number of technologies that allow wireless devices to practically exploit multiple antennas for increased capacity, coverage, and reliability.
Multiple-Antenna Systems
Enhancing the Capabilities of Cyber-Physical Systems Every area of modern life, from mundane household applications to concerns of national security or issues of human health, is affected by cyber-physical systems.
Enhancing the Capabilities of Cyber-Physical Systems
Electromagnetic Radiation and Human Health The effect of electromagnetic radiation on human health is the subject of debate, especially as it pertains to portable wireless devices. Notre Dame researchers are studying ways to improve device performance without increasing radiation levels.
Electromagnetic Radiation and Human Health

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Recent Publications

R. K. Ganti and M. Haenggi, "Dynamic Connectivity and Path Formation Time in Poisson Networks", Wireless Networks, vol. 20, pp. 579-589, May 2014

Y. Zhong, W. Zhang and M. Haenggi, "Managing Interference Correlation through Random Medium Access", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 13, pp. 928-941, February 2014

Z. Gong and M. Haenggi, "Interference and Outage in Mobile Random Networks: Expectation, Distribution and Correlation", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 13, pp. 337-349, February 2014

S. Srinivasa and M. Haenggi, "Combining Stochastic Geometry and Statistical Mechanics for the Analysis and Design of Mesh Networks", Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks,vol.13, pp. 110-122, February 2014

C. Koller, M. Haenggi, J. Kliewer and D. J. Costello, "Joint Design of Channel and Network Coding for Star Networks Connected by Binary Symmetric Channels", IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 62, pp. 158-169, January 2014

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Grant Spotlights

David Go, Tengfei Luo, Huili Xing - Semiconductor Research Corporation: "Chemically Functionalized Graphene as High Performance Heat Spreader", September 2014

Xiaobo Hu, Michael Niemier, Wolfgang Porod, James Schmiedeler - NSF: "IRES: U.S. Hungary Research Experience for Students on Non-Boolean Computer Architecture", August 2014

J. Nicholas Laneman - MIT: "Models, Theory and Algorithms for Communication in the Presence of General Interference", August 2014

Panos Antsaklis, Hai Lin - NSF: "CPS: TIP Option: Synergy Collaborative Research Dependable Multi-robot Cooperative Tasking in Unce", August 2014

Gyorgy Csaba, Wolfgang Porod - HRL Laboratories: "Unconventional Processing of Signals for Intelligent Data Exploitation (UPSIDE)", August 2014

Anthony Hoffman, Scott Howard, Ken Sauer - Northeastern University: "ALERT Center of Excellence in Explosives Research", August 2014

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Flynn Named Duda Professor of Engineering
Flynn Named Duda Professor of Engineering
August 26, 2014

Patrick J. Flynn, professor of computer science and engineering and concurrent professor of electrical engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been named the Duda Family Professor of Engineering in recognition of his long-standing contributions to foundational knowledge in computer vision and biometrics, as well as his outstanding contributions to students and the learning environment.

ND Researchers Receive Grant to Develop Two-Dimensional Memory
ND Researchers Receive Grant to Develop Two-Dimensional Memory
July 17, 2014

The National Science Foundation’s “Grant Opportunities of Academic Liaison with Industry” (GOALI) program has awarded Notre Dame faculty members Susan Fullerton and Alan Seabaugh $368,000 to develop a new device that relies on the movement of ions to control electron transport in graphene—a single layer of carbon atoms

Costello Wins Kirchmayer Award
Costello Wins Kirchmayer Award
July 11, 2014

Daniel J. Costello Jr., the Leonard Bettex Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been the recipient of the 2015 Leon K. Kirchmayer Graduate Teaching Award by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Thomson Reuters Names Three Notre Dame Faculty Among the World's Most Influential Scientific Minds
Thomson Reuters Names Three Notre Dame Faculty Among the World's Most Influential Scientific Minds
July 2, 2014

Joan Brennecke, Bertrand Hochwald, and Prashant Kamat have been named to Thomson Reuters’ list of The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014. The list includes more than 3,200 scientists around the world who have published the highest number of articles that are cited the most frequently by other researchers. The list was compiled from two separate Thomson Reuters studies analyzed for publication and citation data from 21 broad fields of study, ranging from chemistry to social sciences.

Xing Named 2014 Young Scientist
Xing Named 2014 Young Scientist
April 16, 2014

The International Symposium for Compound Semiconductors (ISCS) has named Huili (Grace) Xing, professor of electrical engineering at the University of Notre Dame, the winner of the 2014 Young Scientist Award. Established in 1986, the award acknowledges technical achievements in the field of compound semiconductors by a scientist younger than 40 years.

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Roxana Smarandache

Roxana Smarandache

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Scott Howard

Scott Howard

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College of Engineering Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Prof. Howard's research focuses on how the interaction of photons and tissue can be used to aid diagnosis and fundamental research in biological fields. The group's work thus spans optoelectronic device development (e.g. QCLs) to be used as sources in systems, technique ...
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Scott Howard

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