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Engineering Newswire 2015

Research Could Pave the Way for Recycled Concrete in Buildings

staff   December 15, 2015

Research Could Pave the Way for Recycled Concrete in Buildings Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are finding that recycled concrete possesses the quality and consistency necessary for safe use as an aggregate in structural concrete. The research could pave the way for using recycled concrete in buildings, making available a material that is expected to become much more plentiful in the coming decades as aging infrastructure throughout the United States is demolished and replaced.

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COP21: Significant Outcomes or Business as Usual?

nwelding   December 8, 2015

It is human to be hopeful. Yet, in 20 years of meetings to avert the consequences of global warming and climate change, the United Nation's Conference of Parties (COP) has failed to meet the challe...

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Seabaugh Honored at Notre Dame Home Game

nwelding   November 16, 2015

Seabaugh Honored at Notre Dame Home Game Alan Seabaugh, the Frank M. Freimann Professor of Electrical Engineering and Director of the Center for Low Energy Systems Technology, was honored at the November 14 Notre Dame home game for his efforts in engineering low-energy technologies that get the most out of computers and other electronic systems.

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Computational Hydraulics Laboratory Acquires New Computer Cluster

nwelding   November 11, 2015

The Computational Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL) devotes their time to developing high-performance codes and coastal circulation models to advance hurricane hazard modeling. Recently, the team celebrated the acquisition of a new computer cluster, quadrupling their computational power.

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NDConnect Announces 2015 Finalists

nwelding   October 8, 2015

NDConnect Announces 2015 Finalists The Center for Nano Science and Technology at the University of Notre Dame today announced 14 finalists for the fifth annual NDConnect undergraduate nanotechnology research competition.

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Notre Dame and City of South Bend Join MetroLab Network as Part of White House Smart Cities Initiative

nwelding   September 15, 2015

Notre Dame and City of South Bend Join MetroLab Network as Part of White House Smart Cities Initiative Announced at White House Smart Cities Forum on Monday (Sept. 14), the University of Notre Dame is joining in a partnership with the City of South Bend to bring together University researchers with city officials to address critical community needs. The Notre Dame and South Bend partnership is one of more than 20 such alliances around the country.

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New Awards Stimulate Cutting-edge Biomedical and Environmental Research at Notre Dame

nwelding   September 9, 2015

New Awards Stimulate Cutting-edge Biomedical and Environmental Research at Notre Dame For a third consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame’s Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics initiative announced grant awards for a range of research projects that have the potential to solve significant problems in human and environmental health.

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Notre Dame Engineering Students Honored by Tau Beta Pi

nwelding   August 12, 2015

Notre Dame Engineering Students Honored by Tau Beta Pi Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society, has honored a recent engineering graduate and two current students.

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ND-Gain Joins Researchers Examining Weather Extremes and City Infrastructure

nwelding   July 30, 2015

ND-Gain Joins Researchers Examining Weather Extremes and City Infrastructure The University of Notre Dame’s Global Adaptation Index is joining a team of researchers who, with National Science Foundation backing, will look at innovative ways of making urban infrastructure more resilient and equitable.

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Notre Dame Participates in NSF Entrepreneurial Boot Camp

nwelding   July 27, 2015

Notre Dame Participates in NSF Entrepreneurial Boot Camp Representatives from Notre Dame are participating in the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps program, an entrepreneurial boot camp that takes place in Washington, D.C. and across the country over a seven-week period.

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Graduate Fellowships Awarded for Biomedical Research at Notre Dame

nwelding   July 13, 2015

Graduate Fellowships Awarded for Biomedical Research at Notre Dame Two students at the University of Notre Dame, each working on distinct technologies that could change the way cancer is understood and diagnosed, have been awarded the 2015/16 Berry Family Foundation Graduate Fellowships in Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics.

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GE Girls @ Notre Dame Summer Camp Introduces Middle-Schoolers to Fun in STEM Activities

nwelding   July 9, 2015

GE Girls @ Notre Dame Summer Camp Introduces Middle-Schoolers to Fun in STEM Activities Local sixth- through ninth-grade girls will spend a week on the University of Notre Dame campus beginning Monday (July 13) building a bridge, using 3-D printing, designing and building a hovercraft and other activities as part of the second GE Girls @ Notre Dame summer camp.

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Manser to Attend 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

nwelding   June 23, 2015

Manser to Attend 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting Joseph S. Manser, graduate student in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, is one of the fifty-five top graduate student researchers in the United States chosen to attend the 65th Annual Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.

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Lightning Can Strike Twice: Rumbach Successfully Tracks 
Electrons in Plasma and Is Honored by AVS

nwelding   June 19, 2015

Lightning Can Strike Twice: Rumbach Successfully Tracks 
Electrons in Plasma and Is Honored by AVS Paul Rumbach, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, has received the John Coburn and Harold Winters Student Award from the Plasma Science and Technology division of the American Vacuum Society (AVS) for his presentation titled “The Solvation of Electrons by an Atmospheric-Pressure Plasma.”

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Notre Dame Integrated Imaging Facility Announces Awards for Best Imaging Publications

nwelding   April 23, 2015

Notre Dame Integrated Imaging Facility Announces Awards for Best Imaging Publications If image is important in business, it is vital in research. The more accurate the image — whether medical, structural/safety, or for security purposes, the more information it can provide to those seeking solutions. The Notre Dame Integrated Imaging Facility is pleased to announce two awards for best imaging publications for the 2014 calendar year.

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Striegel Awarded EAGER Grant from NSF for Transformative Research

nwelding   April 16, 2015

Striegel Awarded EAGER Grant from NSF for Transformative Research Aaron Striegel has been awarded a National Science Foundation Early-concept Grant for Explorer Award to explore how devices in the same area can use short-range, low-power radio communications to exchange data yet reduce wireless data requirements for that exchange.

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Do and Semperlotti Receive 2015 YIP Awards

nwelding   April 13, 2015

Do and Semperlotti Receive 2015 YIP Awards Hyungrok Do and Fabio Semperlotti are two of the 57 researchers who have won awards as part of the 2015 Young Investigator Program (YIP) of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFSOR). The YIP Awards support junior faculty who have demonstrated extraordinary research abilities in engineering and science, especially in those areas that support the Air Force mission, including dynamical systems and control, quantum and non-equilibrium processes, information, decision and complex networks, complex materials and devices, and energy, power and propulsion.

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Brockman Named Faculty Fellow at the Center for Social Concerns

nwelding   April 9, 2015

Brockman Named Faculty Fellow at the Center for Social Concerns Jay B. Brockman, associate dean of engineering for community engagement and experiential learning in the College of Engineering and associate professor of computer science and engineering, has been named faculty fellow for 2015-17 at the Center for Social Concerns (CSC).

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New Book Highlights Modern Mathematical Methods Used in Advanced Engineering Applications

nwelding   April 9, 2015

 New Book Highlights Modern Mathematical Methods Used in Advanced Engineering Applications A new textbook written by Joseph M. Powers, professor and associate chair in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, and Mihir Sen, professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering, and published by Cambridge University Press targets engineering graduate students who wonder how much of their basic mathematics will be of use in practice.

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Four Engineering Faculty Receive 2015 CAREER Award

nwelding   March 25, 2015

Four Engineering Faculty Receive 2015 CAREER Award The National Science Foundation (NSF) has named four faculty members in the University of Notre Dame’s College of Engineering winners of the Early Career Development Award.

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