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27 Notre Dame Students and Alumni Win Fulbright Awards for 2016-17

nwelding   May 2, 2016

27 Notre Dame Students and Alumni Win Fulbright Awards for 2016-17 A total of 27 Notre Dame students and alumni have been awarded Fulbright awards for 2016, 11 more are alternates, and 10 earned recognition as semi-finalists.

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Wind Energy to Benefit from Notre Dame Plasma Research

nwelding   April 20, 2016

Wind Energy to Benefit from Notre Dame Plasma Research As the world looks for new ways to diversify its energy supply and find renewable resources to power the earth’s growing energy consumption needs, new research from the University of Notre Dame has identified a potential way to make an existing renewable resource – wind energy – more efficient in power production.

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1st Source Commercialization Award Goes to Electrical Engineering’s Gary Bernstein

nwelding   April 13, 2016

1st Source Commercialization Award Goes to Electrical Engineering’s Gary Bernstein Gary H. Bernstein, the Frank M. Freimann Professor of Electrical Engineering, has been named recipient of the 1st Source Bank Commercialization Award celebrating his “quilt packaging” microchip packing technology.

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Richter to Receive 2016 ONR YIP Award

nwelding   March 11, 2016

Richter to Receive 2016 ONR YIP Award David Richter, assistant professor of civil & environmental engineering & earth sciences and concurrent assistant professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering, is among the 47 engineers and scientists who will be awarded grants as part of the 2016 Young Investigator Program of the Office of Naval Research.

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Three Engineers Receive Early Career Awards from NSF

nwelding   March 4, 2016

Three Engineers Receive Early Career Awards from NSF The National Science Foundation (NSF) has named three junior faculty members winners of the Early Career Development Award (CAREER), the most prestigious award given by the U.S. government to young faculty in engineering and science.

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Jumper to Receive 2016 AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Award

nwelding   February 23, 2016

Jumper to Receive 2016 AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Award Eric J. Jumper, the Roth-Gibson Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, has been selected to receive the 2016 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Plasmadynamics and Lasers Award.

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Flynn to Receive 2016 Technical Achievement Award

nwelding   February 23, 2016

Flynn to Receive 2016 Technical Achievement Award Patrick J. Flynn, the Duda Family Professor of Engineering, professor of computer science and engineering, and concurrent professor of electrical engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been selected to receive one of five 2016 Technical Achievement Awards from the Computer Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

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It's a Long Road to Quieter Pavement

nwelding   February 17, 2016

It's a Long Road to Quieter Pavement You know that high-pitched whine you often hear on sections of highway pavement? Turns out that it’s as much a safety concern as other traffic issues.

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Three Engineering Faculty Receive 2016 AFOSR YIP Awards

nwelding   February 9, 2016

Three Engineering Faculty Receive 2016 AFOSR YIP Awards Three faculty members — Thomas Juliano, Tijana Milenkovic, and Laurel Riek — to receive awards as part of the 2016 Young Investigator Program of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research.

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Why Not Recycled Concrete?

nwelding   February 9, 2016

Why Not Recycled Concrete? From paper towels to cups to plastic bottles, products made from recycled materials permeate our lives. One notable exception is building materials. Why can’t we recycle concrete from our deteriorating infrastructure for use as material in new buildings and bridges? It’s a question that a team of researchers at the University of Notre Dame is examining.

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Video: Aerospace Research Expertise Continues to Grow at the Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory

nwelding   January 29, 2016

Video: Aerospace Research Expertise Continues to Grow at the Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory The Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory is a world-class research and testing facility for turbomachinery research, where researchers study and test components for gas turbine engines used by commercial and military aircraft, power plants, and the oil and gas industry.

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Notre Dame Wireless Institute: Building a Better Phone

nwelding   January 25, 2016

Notre Dame Wireless Institute: Building a Better Phone Every time an individual uses a cell phone, he absorbs some electromagnetic radiation. Each phone must comply with the Federal Communications Commission’s limits on the specific absorption rate of radiation that is considered safe for the body. The key, according to Notre Dame engineers, is being creative in how a phone’s technology can work within these limits.

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Thomson Reuters Names Five Notre Dame Faculty among the Top 1 Percent of Highly Cited Scholars

nwelding   January 19, 2016

Thomson Reuters Names Five Notre Dame Faculty among the Top 1 Percent of Highly Cited Scholars Five Notre Dame faculty members have been named to the Thomson Reuters’ 2015 Highly Cited Researchers list, the top 1 percent of the almost 9 million scholars and scientists, accounting for more than 2 million journal papers, who publish their academic findings every year.

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Momentum Builds for Creation of “Moon Villages”

nwelding   January 6, 2016

Momentum Builds for Creation of “Moon Villages” Villages on the moon, constructed through cooperation between astronauts and robotic systems on the lunar surface, could become a reality as early as 2030. That’s the consensus of a recent international conference of scientists, engineers and industry experts, including Clive Neal, a University of Notre Dame planetary geologist.

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New Technology to Provide Insights into the Health of Students

nwelding   January 6, 2016

New Technology to Provide Insights into the Health of Students Researchers from the University of Notre Dame used the centrality of cellphones in college students’ lives to delve deep into students’ usage habits and how their social networks affect their everyday lives.

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Engineer Receives $2 Million DOE Energy Grant to Study Capture of Carbon Dioxide

nwelding   January 5, 2016

Engineer Receives $2 Million DOE Energy Grant to Study Capture of Carbon Dioxide Joan Brennecke, the Keating-Crawford Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, is the recipient of a $2 million U.S. Department of Energy grant for research that could fundamentally change the way the country uses and produces energy.

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