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Riek to Participate in Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium

nwelding • Date: September 29, 2014

Laurel Riek, the Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been selected as one of the nation’s 77 most innovative young engineering educators.

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National Security and Nuclear Materials: Using Forensic Science in a Nuclear Age

nwelding • Date: September 22, 2014

When asked about the role of forensics in society, people might point to TV shows like the CSI series and its offshoots as examples of the type of information that forensics can uncover. At its core forensics takes the adage, “You can’t judge a book by its cover” literally and focuses on understanding materials, processes, and reactions. While the actors in the series usually find their answers within an hour, researchers like Antonio Simonetti, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and earth sciences, and his team are working at a different pace to carefully build foundational research for the nation’s most immediate needs, as well as for its future.

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Global Engineering Deans Council Taps Notre Dame’s Kilpatrick 
for Two-year Leadership Term

nwelding • Date: September 15, 2014

Peter Kilpatrick, the Matthew H. McCloskey Dean of Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been elected as chair of the Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC).

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Neal Named to NASA Planetary Science Subcommittee

nwelding • Date: September 12, 2014

The Science Mission Directorate/Planetary Science Division of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has named Clive R. Neal, professor in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences at the University of Notre Dame, to a select team of scientists who will serve as a link between the scientific community and NASA policies and programs. His appointment, which became effective Sept. 1, 2014, will run through Aug. 31, 2017.

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Indiana CTSI-supported IU-Notre Dame Collaboration To Support New Imaging Service

nwelding • Date: September 11, 2014

As technology increases the ability to gather visual data on the body's "microenvironment," the ability to process that information doesn’t always keep pace. To address this gap, Indiana University School of Medicine scientists have teamed up with computer scientists from the University of Notre Dame — with support from the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute —to grapple with the results of this "Big Data."

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