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One Step at a Time: Robots and Rehab One Step at a Time: Robots and Rehab

Robots and humans, especially those recovering from spinal cord injuries, face similar walking challenges. But as researchers at Notre Dame and The Ohio State University are finding out, a little collaboration — even with a robot — goes a long way.

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Introducing Our 2016 Endowed Faculty Appointees Introducing Our 2016 Endowed Faculty Appointees

The College of Engineering at the University of Notre Dame is pleased to introduce our new endowed faculty appointees and share the work they are doing, efforts aimed at solving some of society's most pressing challenges.

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More than a Numbers Game: Engineering Continues Its Upward Trajectory More than a Numbers Game: Engineering Continues Its Upward Trajectory

When assessing the success of programs, like engineering, it is fitting that numbers are a big part of the picture. But they are only part of a story that bears a closer look as it impacts the future of engineering and innovation on the global stage.

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In the Mix: Pollution Remediation and Prevention in Groundwater Systems In the Mix: Pollution Remediation and Prevention in Groundwater Systems

Whether speaking of a single homeowner, a community, or an entire country, the availability of clean water impacts quality of life. Assistant Professor Diogo Bolster is developing an improved framework of how "mixing" affects the dilution, reaction, and transport of materials and pollutants in the environment.

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Understanding the "Wicked Problem" of Climate Change Understanding the "Wicked Problem" of Climate Change

Frank Incropera acknowledges that it’s somewhat unusual for an engineer to delve deeply into the topic of climate change. Scientists, not engineers, have played the most prominent roles in the climate change debate to date. However, he believes solving the problem going forward will require a joint effort from the two specialties.

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Biometric Identification: Identifying Who's Who in a Post 9-11 World Biometric Identification: Identifying Who's Who in a Post 9-11 World

A pioneer in biometrics, Notre Dame's Kevin W. Bowyer and his team have been studying image-based biometrics and multi-biometrics to address a number of corporate and national security issues.

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