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In Memoriam: Joseph C. Hogan, Dean Emeritus of College of Engineering

nwelding • Date: August 24, 2016

Joseph C. Hogan, dean emeritus of the University of Notre Dame’s College of Engineering, died Thursday (Aug. 18) at Friendship Village in Tempe, Arizona. He was 94.

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Phillip’s Article on Desalination of Seawater Passes 1,000 Citation Milestone

nwelding • Date: July 6, 2016

A paper written by William A. Phillip, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular at Notre Dame, and Menachem Elimelech, the Roberto Goizueta Professor of Environmental and Chemical Engineering and Director of the Environmental Engineering Program at Yale University, not only addresses possible solutions to the global water shortage, the document does it well enough to have passed the 1,000 citation mark, a milestone in academic circles.

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Crouch to Receive NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship

nwelding • Date: July 21, 2016

Garrison Crouch, a graduate student in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been awarded a NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship.

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Taking Multiple Myeloma Down for the Count

nwelding • Date: July 7, 2016

July’s Molecular Cancer Therapeutics (MCT) shows liposomal formulations for single drug–loaded nanoparticles of doxorubicin and carfilzomib and the carfilzomib and doxorubicin dual-loaded combination nanoparticle. Caption and photo courtesy of MCT.

When battling cancer, everything is on the table. Radiation therapy. Surgery. Chemo. Advances in nanotechnology have enabled researchers, like Associate Professor Z. Basar Bilgicer, Research Assistant Professor Tanyel Kiziltepe, and their team in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, to encapsulate cancer-fighting/cancer-killing drugs into nanoparticles that can deliver therapeutic drugs directly to the site of a tumor, effectively avoiding healthy tissue and minimizing adverse reactions.

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