Edison Lecture Series

The Edison Lecture Series was established in 1989 by the Charles Edison Fund with the goal of stimulating interest in and encouraging participation in science and technology.

Notre Dame Engineering’s Edison Lectures are designed to bring new ideas and innovative perspectives on engineering to our community and beyond.

Spring 2022

January 22

Fighting Irish Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad is a national organization that hosts academic competitions for students from K-12th grade. These competitions test students’ teamwork and knowledge in a broad range of science-related categories including chemistry, anatomy, physics, and engineering mechanics/technology. The event encourages the spread of STEM education and critical thinking to students all across the United States.

Fall 2021

Darius Carter

December 7
Darius Carter, Ph.D.

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow,Georgia Institute of Technology

Near-Boundary Flow Phenomena in Unmanned Aerial/Underwater Vehicles

Spring 2021

Katlyn Turner

March 17
Dr. Katlyn Turner (ND ’12)

Research Scientist, MIT Media Lab, Space Enabled Research Group

Towards Intersectional Equity in Complex Sociotechnical Systems

C. Fred Higgs

March 16
Dr. C. Fred Higgs III

John and Ann Doerr Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Rice University

Industry 4.0 Design for Additive Manufacturing in Energy and Bioengineering Systems