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News stories from around the world featuring the College of Engineering faculty and students.
Published originally: South Bend Tribune (August 1, 2016)

Flynn Named Interim Director of Notre Dame California

Published originally: South Bend Tribune (July 14, 2016)

Notre Dame Camp Gets Girls Interested in STEM Fields

Middle-school girls create apps, program robots, and more in the GE Girls@Notre Dame summer camp.

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Published originally: Scientific American and STAT (June 30, 2016)

The Sound of Your Voice May Diagnose Disease

How you talk could reveal heart disease or concussions, say researchers and companies developing the novel technology.

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Published originally: The Christian Science Monitor (June 27, 2016)

Successful Rocket Launch Keeps China on Track for a Second Space Station

The successful launch and recovery of an experimental probe aboard China's new Long March 7 rocket keeps the country on schedule to launch a second space station this year, with an eye toward traveling to Mars by the end of the decade.

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Published originally: New Scientist [Technology News] (June 15, 2016)

We Now Have the Tech to Fingerprint Babies — but Should We?

Babies can now have their fingerprints taken, which could help with vaccinations and finding missing children. But the technology makes some people uneasy.

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Published originally: The Wall Street Journal (June 7, 2016)

How to Revitalize U.S. Manufacturing

Nine policies that could spark new growth in factory jobs and the economic benefits they bring, including a quote from Professor Steven Schmid, aerospace and mechanical engineering.

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Published originally: WNDU-TV (May 11, 2016)

SERO Helps Katelyn Toth Regain Independence

Struck by lightning almost ten years ago and still battling the injuries sustained from that accident, Katelyn Toth is getting help from Notre Dame students and a new shot at independence.

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Published originally: South Bend Tribune (April 15, 2016)

Notre Dame Licenses Wind Technology

Device developed at Notre Dame helps turbines generate more energy.

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Published originally: South Bend Tribune (April 13, 2016)

Notre Dame Engineering Professor Wins 1st Source Award

Gary Bernstein has been named this year’s recipient of the 1st Source Bank Commercialization Award.

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Published originally: WNDU-TV (April 13, 2016)

Company Buys Rights to Wind Energy Technology Developed by ND Students and Staff

Aquanis LLC, an East Coast company, is taking over the rights to wind technology developed on Notre Dame's campus.

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Published originally: WNDU-TV (April 10, 2016)

Robotics Take over Notre Dame

On Sunday, April 10, robots took over Notre Dame's Compton Family Ice Arena as part of the annual National Robotics Week event at the University.

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Published originally: The Washington Post/Brand Studio (April 6, 2016)

Quick and Quiet: Supersonic Flight Promises to Lose the Sonic Boom

NASA and a team led by Lockheed Martin are making advances that bring the goal of quiet supersonic commercial travel over land closer to reality.

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Published originally: Informed Infrastructure (April 5, 2016)

Change Leader Interview: Quantifying the Usability of Recycled Concrete

One of Yahya Kurama' s recent research projects focuses on the usability of recycled concrete for building structures rather than just as road base.

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Published originally: Engineering and Technology Magazine (March 24, 2016)

Technology for an Aging Population: Independence Days

In an aging world, a growing market for technological innovations for the elderly is giving Logan a Run for his money.

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Published originally: Business Daily Africa (March 24, 2016)

Mobile Money Platforms Key for Greater Social Ties — Study

Mobile money platforms are key in promoting cohesion and reducing barriers to social inclusion, a new study by three American university researchers shows. 

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Published originally: Big Picture Science (Feb. 29, 2016)

The Crater Good [Back to the Moon]

Big Picture Science, the science radio show and podcast of the SETI Institute discusses the next step in planetary exploration with guests James Oberg, Edward Young, Margaret Race, and Notre Dame's Clive Neal.

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Published originally: (Feb. 23, 2016)

Multicore Pioneer Tracks Architectural Path to Exascale

Published originally: (Feb. 26, 2016)

Innovative Memory Server Knocks Analytics Systems into Balance