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Big Beam Team Takes First Place in Video, Fifth Place Overall in Big Beam Competition

apreston   September 20, 2018

The Notre Dame Big Beam team earned first place in the video category and fifth place

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Energy E3 to build innovation center, increase access to sustainable energy in low- and middle-income countries

nwelding   September 13, 2018

Energy E3 to build innovation center, increase access to sustainable energy in low- and middle-income countries Researchers at the University of Notre Dame with counterparts in Uganda, Rwanda and Nigeria are working to bridge the gap through a program called Energy E3 — Empowering Nations to Power Their Nation, with plans underway for an inaugural energy innovation center in Uganda.

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Ding Nie Honored with 2018 Marconi Society Young Scholar Award

llestinsky   September 12, 2018

Apple engineer and NDEE PhD pushes the boundaries of wireless by making 70-Year old theorem applicable to current networks.

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Alumna Becomes First Female Dean

llestinsky   September 12, 2018

NDEE alumna, Ying Shang, becomes first female dean of College of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Evansville

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St. Joseph County Cyber Crimes unit relocates to Notre Dame

nwelding   September 7, 2018

St. Joseph County Cyber Crimes unit relocates to Notre Dame St. Joseph County Prosecuting Attorney Kenneth P. Cotter conducted a swearing-in ceremony Friday (Sept. 7) at the new location of his Cyber Crimes Unit at the University of Notre Dame. Cotter swore in six undergraduates who were chosen in a competitive applicant process to work as interns with the unit.

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Schmid elected international director to SME board

nwelding   September 7, 2018

Schmid elected international director to SME board Steven R. Schmid, professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering, has been elected to the Society of Manufacturing Engineers Board of Directors, where he will serve a two-year term as an international director beginning January 1, 2019.

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Notre Dame researchers to tackle autism, preeclampsia and more through new funding

nwelding   September 7, 2018

Notre Dame researchers to tackle autism, preeclampsia and more through new funding Nine faculty from the University of Notre Dame have received awards for five projects from the Advanced Diagnostics and Therapeutics’ Discovery Fund. Each year, grants from the Discovery Fund are awarded to researchers who propose novel technologies and diagnostics that can improve human and environmental health.

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In memorium: Joseph (Bud) Ahearn

apreston   July 18, 2018

Retired Air Force Major General and former Senior Vice President for CH2M Hill, Joseph (Bud) Ahearn was 82 when he passed away at his home in Centennial, Colorado, on Tuesday, July 10.

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Inaugural Woodward Family Endowment for Excellence in NDnano Undergraduate Research Awarded

nwelding   July 16, 2018

Inaugural Woodward Family Endowment for Excellence in NDnano Undergraduate Research Awarded NDnano has announced the recipient of the first Woodward Family Endowment for Excellence in NDnano Undergraduate Research.

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Kamat honored for contributions to renewable energy research

nwelding   July 10, 2018

Kamat honored for contributions to renewable energy research Prashant V. Kamat, the Rev. John A. Zahm, C.S.C., Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and concurrent professr in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has been honored for his contributions to the field of photoelectrochemistry and renewable energy research in a special issue of The Journal of Physical Chemistry, published by the American Chemical Society.

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Mysteries of Indian Monsoon Probed in Bay of Bengal

Alexandra Witze   July 3, 2018

A hurricane-hunter plane and research ships aim to gather the most-detailed observations yet of "intraseasonal" variations in rainfall.

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Graduate Student Fei Ding Awarded Thornton Tomasetti Student Innovation Fellowship

apreston   June 27, 2018

Graduate Student Fei Ding has been awarded the Thornton Tomasetti Student Innovation Fellowship.

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Morales-Soto and Shrout's Research Featured on Cover of "Journal of Biological Chemistry"

apreston   June 27, 2018

Senior Research Scientist Nydia Morales-Soto and Professor Joshua Shrout's research has been featured on the cover of the latest issue of "Journal of Biological Chemistry."

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Civil Engineering Senior Bowen Plogmann Awarded Thornton Tomasetti Scholarship

apreston   June 27, 2018

Civil Engineering Senior Bowen Plogmann was awarded the Thornton Tomasetti Scholarship for students pursuing a master’s degree in structural engineering or architectural engineering.

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8th International Symposium on Environmental Hydraulics Held at the University of Notre Dame

apreston   June 27, 2018

The 8th International Symposium on Environmental Hydraulics was held June 4-7 at the University of Notre Dame.

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Hochwald and Nie awarded IEEE AP-S Harold A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award

llestinsky   June 25, 2018

EE professor Bert Hochwald and former graduate student, Ding Nie are the recipients of the 2018 IEEE AP-S Harold A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award. Their prize-winning paper, “Bandwidth Analysis of Multiport Radio Frequency Systems—Part I”, is being recognized as the best applications paper published in IEEE Transactions on Antenna and Propagation Journal in 2017.

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Thinking Outside the Box: Resonado

llestinsky   June 21, 2018

How would you like to have a speaker the size of an iPhone but with the power of Bose™? Department of Electrical Engineering (EE) junior Christian Femrite is member of a team that is working to make that happen.

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