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Awards Nearly Double From Just Over 10 Years Ago

nwelding   July 17, 2017

Awards Nearly Double From Just Over 10 Years Ago The University of Notre Dame has received $138.1 million in research funding for fiscal year (FY) 2017, surpassing the previous record of $133.7 million set in FY 2015 and nearly double from just over 10 years ago. Additionally, the University also broke its monthly record receiving $27.6 million in June alone.

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Laneman to Receive IEEE Tomiyasu Award

nwelding   July 7, 2017

Laneman to Receive IEEE Tomiyasu Award The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has named J. Nicholas Laneman, professor of electrical engineering and co-director of the Wireless Institute at the University of Notre Dame, the recipient of the 2018 Kiyo Tomiyasu Award.

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Kareem Receives Masanobu Shinozuka Medal

nwelding   June 29, 2017

Kareem Receives Masanobu Shinozuka Medal Ahsan Kareem has received the American Society of Civil Engineer's Masanobu Shinozuka Medal. Only the second recipient of the award, he was recognized for “his contributions to the modeling of stochastic wind, waves, and earthquake loads and their effects on buildings, bridges, and offshore structures.”

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Notre Dame Researchers Are Improving the Speed and Practicality of Detecting Disease

nwelding   June 15, 2017

Notre Dame Researchers Are Improving the Speed and Practicality of Detecting Disease To improve the speed and practicality of common diagnostic tests, Notre Dame researchers have been working to develop an improved test method and have recently published a study on a new method that uses gold nanoparticles, requires little to no expertise, and provides results in minutes.

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Atmospheric Scientists Conduct Field Experiment to Study Wind Flow over Complex Mountain Terrain

nwelding   June 2, 2017

Atmospheric Scientists Conduct Field Experiment to Study Wind Flow over Complex Mountain Terrain Over the past month, an international team of researchers have descended on Portugal's Vale Do Cobrão near the Spanish border to study the valley's wind flow patterns. The project, known as Perdigão after the closest town, is funded by the National Science Foundation and involves more than 50 atmospheric scientists working to better understand how wind moves over variable terrain. The results will benefit weather forecasting and wind energy efforts.

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Awards Presented at 4th Annual Midwest Imaging and Microanalysis Workshop

nwelding   May 17, 2017

Awards Presented at 4th Annual Midwest Imaging and Microanalysis Workshop Earlier this month the Notre DameIntegrated Imaging Facility held its 4th Annual Midwest Imaging and Microanalysis Workshop, during which they presented annual awards.

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Faculty Recognized for Excellence in Student Engagement and Advising

nwelding   May 16, 2017

Faculty Recognized for Excellence in Student Engagement and Advising Twenty University of Notre Dame faculty members — including five from the College of Engineering — have received Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

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Paolucci to Receive Shaheen Graduate School Award

nwelding   May 8, 2017

Paolucci to Receive Shaheen Graduate School Award Each year top graduating doctoral students in engineering, the humanities, social sciences, and science are honored during the Graduate School Commencement Ceremony. This year, Christopher Paolucci, chemical and biomolecular engineering, will be honored as one of the Shaheen Award recipients at the May 20 ceremony.

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Weninger Selected to ACM's Future of Computing Academy

nwelding   May 4, 2017

Weninger Selected to ACM's Future of Computing Academy Tim Weninger, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been selected as a member of the Association for Computing Machinery's inaugural Future of Computing Academy.

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Harper Cancer Research Institute Names 2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships

nwelding   May 4, 2017

Harper Cancer Research Institute Names 2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships Congratulations to Harper Cancer Research Insitute's (HCRI) 2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows! The $4500 fellowship is provided to undergraduate members of HCRI working on a cancer-related project this summer.

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2017 Naughton Fellows Announced: More than 20 Students to Participate in Stem Exchange Program

nwelding   May 2, 2017

2017 Naughton Fellows Announced: More than 20 Students to Participate in Stem Exchange Program Twenty-four students have been named recipients of the Naughton Fellowships for 2017. The research fellowships were awarded to undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. students from the University of Notre Dame and from five universities in Ireland.

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Notre Dame Imaging Facility to Host 4th Annual Microscopy Workshop

nwelding   May 1, 2017

Notre Dame Imaging Facility to Host 4th Annual Microscopy Workshop On Tuesday, May 9, and Wednesday, May 10, the Notre Dame Integrated Imaging Facility will host its annual Midwest Imaging and Microanalysis Workshop, featuring presentations from faculty across the region and focusing on new trends of in-situ and high-resolution electron microscopy for nanotechnology, materials and biosciences.

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Funding Scientific Research Fuels Job Creation

nwelding   April 25, 2017

Funding Scientific Research Fuels Job Creation The University of Notre Dame is highlighted in a new report on the importance of scientific research to economic growth. The study, which was conducted by The Science Coalition, identifies more than 100 companies that exist due to funding received by academic researchers from federal government agencies.

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Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Awards

nwelding   April 17, 2017

Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Awards Established in 1999, the Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Awards recognize graduate student instructors and teaching assistants (TAs) who demonstrate a commitment to exceptional teaching. Forty-Seven University of Notre Dame graduate student TAs have received 2016-2017 Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Awards.

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NDTL Director Named Member of Michiana 40 Under 40 Class of 2017

nwelding   April 12, 2017

NDTL Director Named Member of Michiana 40 Under 40 Class of 2017 Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory Director Joshua D. Cameron has been named a member of the Michiana Forty Under 40 Class of 2017 by the South Bend Regional Chamber of Commerce.

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Tracy Kijewski-Correa and Steve Reifenberg to lead Integration Lab (i-Lab) in Keough School of Global Affairs

nwelding   April 3, 2017

Tracy Kijewski-Correa and Steve Reifenberg to lead Integration Lab (i-Lab) in Keough School of Global Affairs Tracy Kijewski-Correa and Steve Reifenberg have been appointed co-directors of the Integration Lab, an innovative feature of the new Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame that engages students, faculty across disciplines and partners around the world in addressing complex global challenges.

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South Bend Pushes to Become Test Site for Drones and Driverless Cars

nwelding   March 21, 2017

South Bend Pushes to Become Test Site for Drones and Driverless Cars An academic team of students and faculty from the university’s Wireless Institute has joined forces with the City of South Bend to try and become one of four winners in a $100 million competition conducted by the National Science Foundation.

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Drones and Stronger Wi-Fi Could be Coming to South Bend and Bring Jobs with Them

nwelding   March 21, 2017

Drones and Stronger Wi-Fi Could be Coming to South Bend and Bring Jobs with Them South Bend and Notre Dame are partnering on a project to further develop wireless and drone technology.

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2017 Shaheen 3MT® Engineering Finalists Named

ncasas   March 8, 2017

Three competitors were chosen after an energy filled qualifying round last Thursday to represent the College of Engineering at the Shaheen 3MT®finals. Mark Summe (chemical and biomolecular engineering), Maryam Moosaei (computer science and engineering), and Mingming Cai (electrical engineering), stood out against six other challengers. They will go on to compete against finalists from the College of Science and the College of Arts and Letters at the March 27, Shaheen 3MT® Finals event in the Jordan Auditorium at Mendoza College of Business.

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World's Largest Wind-mapping Project Spins up in Portugal

nwelding   February 22, 2017

World's Largest Wind-mapping Project Spins up in Portugal An international team of researchers, co-led by Wayne and Diana Murdy Endowed Professor Joseph Fernando, seeks a better picture of wind as it moves over rugged terrain.

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