(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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Exploring mechano-immunology for clues in the fight against brain tumors

Meenal Datta, assistant professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering, was recently awarded a National Institutes …

Yiyu Shi

Yiyu Shi to receive 2021 IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design Best Paper Award

Yiyu Shi, professor of computer science and engineering, has been named the recipient of the 2021 IEEE Transactions on …

Fog moves in as the research vessel Hugh R. Sharp departs St. John's Harbor in Newfoundland, Canada

Data from months in a fog paint a clearer picture for future forecasts

Fog is one of the least predictable weather phenomena. It doesn’t matter if it comes in on the “little cat feet” …

Rob Nerenberg and Yanina Nahum

Improving therapies for people with cystic fibrosis using the bioacoustic effect

Professors Robert Nerenberg and Albert Cerrone, both faculty in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences …

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Here, you’ll be part of a large, diverse, and supportive community that will take a personal interest in your education, research, professional development, and formation as a person and an engineer/scholar.

Spotlight on Research

Fighting for the Dignity of Independence

Inspired by his dad’s ALS diagnosis, electrical engineering major John Sexton is working to better equip people confined to a powerchair.