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Replicating human heart tissue for testing therapies yields promising results Replicating human heart tissue for testing therapies yields promising results

Notre Dame engineers have been focusing on developing human equivalent tissues for use in pre-clinical studies for understanding and treating medical conditions such as heart disease and breast cancer.

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Notre Dame engineer studies coastal fog to improve weather forecasting Notre Dame engineer studies coastal fog to improve weather forecasting

H. Joseph Fernando, a Notre Dame mechanical engineer specializing in fluid dynamics, is generating base-level scientific measurements to build a complex weather model with a two-year, $4 million research project in Newfoundland, Canada, known as the fog capital of the world.

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Engineering & Notre Dame Day 2018 Engineering & Notre Dame Day 2018

Give. Vote. Share. You can still help ND engineers make a difference in the world. You'll also want to check out the streaming broadcasts that feature the work of our dedicated engineering faculty, staff, and students.

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We Built This City: Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences Students Explore New York We Built This City: Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences Students Explore New York

Students get an up-close look at engineering marvels around — and under — the Big Apple.

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Master Builders Master Builders

Hessert machinists create precision parts for research.

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Shelter and the Storm Shelter and the Storm

“Reconnaissance brings home why you’re an engineer,” says Tracy Kijewski-Correa, the Leo E. and Patti Ruth Linbeck Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences. “You’re trying to channel that call to service. We can study math and models, but the human face is different. You look at this house that’s blown apart like toothpicks and it reminds you what nature can do. There’s a certain awe and respect; then as engineers, we pivot to ‘How can we build better?’”

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