(Re)charging into the future

Prof. Jennifer Schaefer is exploring ways to create a better kind of battery — one that is lighter, smaller, safer, and made with sustainable materials.

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What does humanity need?

That’s the question we set out to answer every day. As engineers at Notre Dame, the solution isn’t one we find. It’s one we build. We’re humans building a more humane world.


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ND Engineering welcomes 21 new faculty in 2021

Notre Dame Engineering is a growing community of explorers, innovators, teachers and mentors. This year, we welcomed …

Electronic nose sensor

A nose by any other name is a gas sensor

There’s nothing like the smell of freshly brewed coffee in the morning. But how does one measure that smell? …

Engineering Innovation Hub. (Photo by Barbara Johnston/University of Notre Dame)

Engineering Innovation Hub opens at Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame’s Engineering Innovation Hub (EIH) has opened its doors to students and industry …

Undergraduate student researcher in CBE lab

ND Engineering Undergraduate Research Fair scheduled for September 7

The Engineering Leadership Council of Notre Dame and the College of Engineering Dean’s Office are sponsoring the …

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Spotlight on Research

Fighting for the Human Heart

Through cellular research, Prof. Pinar Zorlutuna is working to extend the time that donor hearts are useable in transplantation. She has built the closest thing possible to the human heart in the laboratory and helped identify and test a preservation solution that improves the condition of a donor heart and extends its preservation time from four to eight hours.