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Engineering in the News

News stories from around the world featuring the College of Engineering faculty and students.
Published originally: WSBT-22 TV (Feb. 29, 2016)

Notre Dame Researcher Helps Create "Quieter" Roads

Living next to a busy road can sometimes get a little noisy.
 A researcher at Notre Dame is trying to make the roads across our country quieter.

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Published originally: ABC 57 News (Feb. 23, 2016)

South Bend Students Learning about Engineering

Published originally: Inside Science (Feb. 18, 2016)

Climate Change: Dealing with Complexity

Published originally: Gizmodo (Feb. 8, 2016)

Should We Be Recycling Concrete?

Published originally: WBND-TV (Feb. 5, 2016)

Notre Dame Researchers Making a Faster and Safer Phone

Published originally: WSBT-TV (Jan. 26, 2016)

Notre Dame Researchers Target Cell Phone Radiation

A team of engineers at the University of Notre Dame are hoping to change the future of our cell phones.

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Published originally: Inside Indiana Business (Jan. 28, 2016)

App Helps Seniors Harness Health Technology

As health apps and wearable technology devices like Fitbits inundate the market, there’s one population that has been largely ignored, says a University of Notre Dame researcher. Director of the Interdisciplinary Center for Network Science and Applications Nitesh Chawla is going against the current, targeting seniors with an app to help them ride the health technology wave.

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Published originally: Discovery News (Jan. 19, 2016)

Why We Want Our Robots to Like Us

From Siri and Cortana to the other machines in our lives, Clare Boothe Luce Professor Laurel Riek participates in discussion on "Why We Want Our Robots to Like Us."

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Published originally: WNIT (Jan. 7 2016)

FCC Spectrum Auction: What It Means to Michiana

What is the upcoming FCC spectrum auction and what impact will it have on television broadcasters? On this special WNIT program, we'll discover how the broadcast spectrum works, why cellular service providers will use the re-allocated spectrum and what impact the auction may have on television providers and audience.

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Published originally: Inside Indiana Business (Jan. 5, 2016)

Notre Dame Professor Secures $2M Federal Grant

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a $2 million grant to a chemical and biomolecular engineering professor at the University of Notre Dame. The funding will support Joan Brennecke's research that the university says could "fundamentally change the way the country uses and produces energy."

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