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Nitesh Chawla Named Recipient of 1st Source Bank’s 2017 Commercialization Award

nwelding   April 18, 2017

Nitesh Chawla Named Recipient of 1st Source Bank’s 2017 Commercialization Award Nitesh Chawla has been named the recipient of the 2017 1st Source Bank Commercialization Award. Chawla received the award, which carries a $20,000 cash prize, for innovating a new data science software, Aunsight, allowing data scientists and business analysts to deliver on the business value proposition of big data analytics.

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Women Lead

nwelding   March 7, 2017

Women Lead Tomorrow belongs to the bold. Notre Dame is proud to celebrate seven women whose scholarship and leadership are empowering change in the global community. Among the 2017 honorees is the College of Engineering's Sharon Hu.

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Notre Dame California Opens Palo Alto Facility to Support Coursework, Innovation and Collaboration in Silicon Valley

nwelding   February 24, 2017

Notre Dame California Opens Palo Alto Facility to Support Coursework, Innovation and Collaboration in Silicon Valley The University of Notre Dame opened its Palo Alto facility on Feb. 10 and held its first classes for the Notre Dame Silicon Valley Semester (SVS) program there on Thursday (Feb. 16).

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Data-driven Research Group Crosses Traditional Boundaries to Advance Computational and Data Science Engineering

nwelding   February 23, 2017

Data-driven Research Group Crosses Traditional Boundaries to Advance Computational and Data Science Engineering Utilizing the University’s state-of-the-art facilities, combined with multidisciplinary expertise, Notre Dame researchers in the areas of computational and data science and engineering are taking on the grand challenges that require massive amounts of data and computation in order to foster innovation and find solutions.

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Notre Dame Partners with the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute

nwelding   February 22, 2017

Notre Dame Partners with the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute Researchers in bioengineering at the University of Notre Dame will join a consortium of academia, industry and government organizations and the nonprofit sector — the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute — to develop next-generation manufacturing processes and technologies for cells, tissues and organs.

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Three Notre Dame Faculty Elected to AAAS Section Committees

nwelding   February 21, 2017

Three Notre Dame Faculty Elected to AAAS Section Committees Three Notre Dame faculty members have been elected to serve on section committees for the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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Achieving Super Speed with the Nation's Largest Quiet Hypersonic Wind Tunnel

nwelding   February 21, 2017

Achieving Super Speed with the Nation's Largest Quiet Hypersonic Wind Tunnel Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are building the country's largest quiet hypersonic (Mach 6) wind tunnel.

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College of Engineering Introduces New Minor Targeting Resiliency and Sustainability

nwelding   February 15, 2017

College of Engineering Introduces New Minor Targeting Resiliency and Sustainability The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences has added a new minor targeting resiliency and sustainability for the development of future innovators who can generate novel solutions and sustainable policies that protect cities and citizens from natural and manmade hazards while also helping to mitigate the effects of those hazards.

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Bohn to Receive 2017 ACS Electrochemistry Award

nwelding   February 10, 2017

Bohn to Receive 2017 ACS Electrochemistry Award Paul W. Bohn has been named the recipient of the 2017 American Chemical Society Electrochemistry Award for his contributions to the field of electrochemical analysis.

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Predicting the Future of Climate Change

nwelding   February 9, 2017

Predicting the Future of Climate Change Notre Dame faculty Jason McLachlan and Melissa Berke study the past to predict climate change.

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Notre Dame Students Win Second Place in Disney Imagineering Design Competition

nwelding   February 3, 2017

Notre Dame Students Win Second Place in Disney Imagineering Design Competition Two Notre Dame teams show well in the Disney Imagineering Design Competition. Both made the semifinal round, which featured fewer than 40 teams of more than 300 that participated; one placed second in the competition.

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Biocomputing: Imitating the Real Thing to Improve Life

nwelding   January 27, 2017

Biocomputing: Imitating the Real Thing to Improve Life Pinar Zorlutuna and a team of University researchers have created a new type of diode, one that is made entirely of cardiac muscle cells and fibroblasts. Their recently published paper titled “Muscle-Cell-Based ‘Living Diodes’” discusses how using muscle cells as the diode components is ideal for cell-based information processing.

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Your (Social Media) Votes Matter

nwelding   January 24, 2017

Your (Social Media) Votes Matter The goal of Tim Weninger's social media experiments (focused on Reddit) was to better understand the effects of malicious voting and the impact on what users see and share online. His recently published results provide insight into how a single up/down vote influences what content users see on the site and push into the broader social mediasphere or mainstream news.

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Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative Announces New Associate Director

nwelding   January 24, 2017

Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative Announces New Associate Director Diogo Bolster has been appointed an associate director of the Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative (ND-ECI) and will direct ND-ECI’s Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility.

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Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory to Partner with Doosan Heavy Industries on $2.5 Million Compressor Test Agreement

nwelding   January 24, 2017

Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory to Partner with Doosan Heavy Industries on $2.5 Million Compressor Test Agreement The Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory at the University of Notre Dame has entered into a 19-month, $2.5-million dollar agreement with Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co. Ltd. to conduct compressor research and testing to support the development of a 300-megawatt class power generation gas turbine.

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Four Notre Dame Students Finalists in Disney Imagineering Contest

nwelding   January 23, 2017

Four Notre Dame Students Finalists in Disney Imagineering Contest A team of four University of Notre Dame students has advanced to the finals of the 26th Walt Disney Imagineering Imaginations Design Competition, a contest created to encourage students to consider careers in creative and technical fields including digital arts, engineering and architecture.

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Tengfei Luo Named 2016 DuPont Young Professor

nwelding   January 17, 2017

Tengfei Luo Named 2016 DuPont Young Professor Tengfei Luo has been named to the 2016 Class of DuPont Young Professors, one of only eight young faculty to receive the honor this year.

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Haenggi Named Editor-in-Chief for 
IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications

nwelding   January 17, 2017

Haenggi Named Editor-in-Chief for 
IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers has named Martin Haenggi the editor-in-chief of Transactions on Wireless Communications. Widely recognized as the top international journal in the area of wireless communications and networks, it is also one of the largest of the IEEE journals in terms of annual submissions, published papers, and the size of the editorial board.

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