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ONR Taps Notre Dame Engineering Alum for Top Spot

Rear Adm. Mathias W. Winter, who received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Notre Dame in 1984, has been sworn in as the chief of naval research (CNR) at the Office of Naval Research (ONR), the organization that leads Navy and Marine Corps research efforts around the world. He officially took the helm of the ONR on December 30, 2014, relieving Rear Adm. Matthew L. Klunder, who is retiring from the Navy after 32 years of naval service and three years as CNR.

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Blowing in the Right Direction: Notre Dame Professor Wins Department of Energy Funding as Part of International Consortium on Wind Energy Forecasting

nwelding • Date: January 22, 2015

Harinda Joseph Fernando, Wayne and Diana Murdy Endowed Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences at the University of Notre Dame, has received funding from the Department of Energy (DoE) on wind forecasting improvements.

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Notre Dame, U.S. Navy Collaborate on New Tool to Diagnose Infectious Diseases

nwelding • Date: January 12, 2015

Researchers from the University of Notre Dame and the Naval Medical Research Center have signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) to collaborate on the engineering and application of a new field-deployable sensor for the detection of infectious disease pathogens, with initial focus on the detection of dengue fever.

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Costello Receives IEEE EAB Vice President’s Recognition Award

nwelding • Date: December 23, 2014

Daniel J. Costello Jr. (center) receives the 2014 Vice President's Recognition Award from Saurahb Sinha, the IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB) vice chair and Karen Panetta, the chair of the EAB awards committee.

Daniel J. Costello Jr., the Leonard Bettex Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, recently received the 2014 Vice President’s Recognition Award from the Educational Activities Board (EAB) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Among its duties, the EAB honors individuals and corporations for their contributions to engineering and technical education.

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New Notre Dame Paper Offers Novel Insights into Pathogen Behavior

nwelding • Date: December 18, 2014

Psuedomonas aeruginosa

A new study by a team of researchers that includes University of Notre Dame scientists Joshua Shrout and Mark Alber provides new insights into the behavior of an important bacterial pathogen.

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