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Maria Holland Joins Faculty

nwelding   September 26, 2017

Maria Holland Joins Faculty As an undergraduate, Maria Holland resisted a major in mechanical engineering; she didn’t want to “work on cars.” Now she works to share a broader vision of what engineering is.

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MEP Annual Honors Dinner

nwelding   September 25, 2017

MEP Annual Honors Dinner The Minority Engineering Program’s Annual Engineering Honors Dinner recognizes students from groups that are underrepresented in the field of engineering who earned honors in either the fall or spring semester of the previous academic year.

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Goodrum Is Headed to 2017 Tapia Conference

nwelding   September 19, 2017

Goodrum Is Headed to 2017 Tapia Conference Micayla Goodrum is excited to be heading to the 2017 ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference later this month. But she’s also feeling a bit of added pressure.

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Twenty-four ND Students Win NSF GRFP Awards

nwelding   January 4, 2017

Twenty-four ND Students Win NSF GRFP Awards The NSF announced the recipients of the 2016 Graduate Research Fellowship Program, with 24 current Notre Dame students winning the prestigious award and another 17 earning honorable mention.

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28 Notre Dame Students and Alumni Win Fulbright Awards for 2016-17

nwelding   June 30, 2016

28 Notre Dame Students and Alumni Win Fulbright Awards for 2016-17 A total of 28 Notre Dame students and alumni have been awarded Fulbright awards for 2016, 10 more are alternates, and 10 earned recognition as semi-finalists.

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Kareem Named Honorary Professor by China’s Central South University

nwelding   June 30, 2016

Kareem Named Honorary Professor by China’s Central South University The Robert Moran Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences at the University of Notre Dame, Ahsan Kareem has been appointed an honorary professor in the School of Civil Engineering at Central South University in Changsha, Hunan Province, China.

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Cooling Down Chicago: How Green and Cool Roofs Could Impact Urban Climate

nwelding   June 30, 2016

Cooling Down Chicago: How Green and Cool Roofs Could Impact Urban Climate A newly published study, part of a collaboration between Notre Dame and the City of Chicago, examined the efficacy of green or cool roofs using a regional climate model to simulate various real-world urban rooftop conditions. The study found that use of roofs with vegetation or reflective surfaces on top of Chicago’s current infrastructure could reduce urban heat islands by lowering roof temperatures between 5.4 and 7.2 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Agreement between Engineering, Universidad de Chile Encourages Academic Exchange

nwelding   June 29, 2016

Agreement between Engineering, Universidad de Chile Encourages Academic Exchange The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE) at the University of Notre Dame has entered into a five-year agreement with the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (DIQBT) of the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences at the Universidad de Chile in Santiago, Chile, that encourages academic exchange and collaborative initiatives at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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