Standing up to one of humanity’s greatest threats: unlocking the phage fighters.

Prof. Prakash Nallathamby and research team are tackling antibiotic resistance by exploring a new nanoparticle system that mimics how phages attack and kill bacteria.

Phage illustration
NDSeed members at the entrance of a bridge the team built

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.


undergraduates (22% of Notre Dame student body)


faculty, and growing


NSF CAREER and young investigator awards in the past five years.


graduate students


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Diogo Bolster

Diogo Bolster to lead Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences

Diogo Bolster, professor and Notre Dame Chair in Hydrology, has been appointed as the Henry J. Massman Chair of the …

ASCE students holding up 1 finger on the steps in Stinson-Remick Atrium

ND students named champions of 2021 American Society of Civil Engineers Great Lakes Student Conference

The Notre Dame student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) received top honors in the 2021 ASCE …

Prof. Donny Hanjaya-Putra

Donny Hanjaya-Putra receives National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Donny Hanjaya-Putra, assistant professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering, has received a National Science …

Downspout on the side of Cushing Hall of Engineering

Engineering students receive 2021 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Eleven Notre Dame Engineering students and graduates received National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research …

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About the College

Notre Dame Engineering educates skilled leaders and innovators and promotes transformational research focused on the greater good of humanity.

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Women in Engineering

ND Women in Engineering brings together women at all levels — undergraduate, graduate, faculty, and alumni — to create a community of support and opportunities for women to thrive.

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Student Experience

You belong here! Whether you’re an undergraduate or a graduate student considering engineering, we welcome you.

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 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.