On October 5 and 6, the University of Notre Dame hosted the inaugural Steep Transistors Workshop to promote research collaborations targeting the development of smaller, faster, more energy-efficient nanoelectronic devices.
University of Notre Dame researcher Sidney D’Mello and colleagues are researching the “mind wandering” phenomena and developing a software system that can both detect when a person’s focus shifts from the task at hand and get that person to refocus.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease and the importance of early detection. Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are conducting innovative research aimed at improvements in early detection by molecular imaging.
Peter Kilpatrick, the McCloskey Dean of Engineering, has announced the appointment of Kenneth T. Christensen, the College of Engineering Collegiate Professor of Fluid Mechanics, and Ronald Metoyer, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, as assistant deans of the College of Engineering.