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Alumni Association announces inaugural Domer Dozen young alumni recognition program

nwelding   September 9, 2019

Alumni Association announces inaugural Domer Dozen young alumni recognition program The Notre Dame Alumni Association announced the inaugural Domer Dozen, a new program honoring graduates ages 32 and younger in recognition of their significant contributions and extraordinary dedication to making a difference. Two of the inaugural class are engineering alum Lucy Driscoll and Alex Jones.

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What can the Moon teach us? Neal testifies as part of "Innovative Space Initiatives" panel

nwelding   August 23, 2019

What can the Moon teach us? Neal testifies as part of "Innovative Space Initiatives" panel On Tuesday, August 20, Professor Clive R. Neal participated in the "Innovative Space Initiatives" panel, part of the sixth meeting of the National Space Council at the Steven F. Udvar-Hzay Center National Air and Space Museum. His testimony discussing how we can use the Moon to learn to live off the land can be viewed here.

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Innovative energy solutions also require innovations in energy storage

nwelding   August 23, 2019

Innovative energy solutions also require innovations in energy storage Jennifer L. Schaefer, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, and her research team are working to address the critical needs for energy storage in both developed and developing markets.

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NDnano seed grants to support sustainable energy, materials, and new tech research

nwelding   August 8, 2019

NDnano seed grants to support sustainable energy, materials, and new tech research Seven faculty members from the University of Notre Dame’s College of Engineering and College of Science have been awarded three grants through the Center for Nano Science and Technology Seed Grant Program.

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Laneman receives 2019 Qualcomm Faculty Award

nwelding   August 6, 2019

Laneman receives 2019 Qualcomm Faculty Award J. Nicholas Laneman, professor of electrical engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been awarded a 2019 Qualcomm Faculty Award for research that is inspirational to graduate students while also encouraging new approaches in key areas of wireless technology.

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Notre Dame announces significant growth in research funding

nwelding   August 5, 2019

Notre Dame announces significant growth in research funding Researchers from the University of Notre Dame have received $180.6 million in research funding for fiscal year 2019 — $100 million more than 10 years ago and a more than 27 percent increase from last year. The awards received support a broad range of projects that tackle globally significant issues, including vector-borne diseases, cancer, psychology, nanotechnology, hypersonics and much more.

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Monica Arul Jayachandran wins inaugural ACC Three Minute Thesis competition

nwelding   July 29, 2019

Monica Arul Jayachandran wins inaugural ACC Three Minute Thesis competition Monica Arul Jayachandran, a graduate student in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences at the University of Notre Dame, won first place and the People’s Choice award, along with $2,500 in prize money, at the inaugural Atlantic Coast Conference Three Minute Thesis competition July 22, 2019, in Washington, D.C.

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In Memoriam: Arvind Varma

nwelding   July 22, 2019

In Memoriam: Arvind Varma Arvind Varma, former faculty member in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Notre Dame and current Head of the Davidson School of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University, has passed away.

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Students receive fellowships to address diabetes, cancer, and maternal mortality

nwelding   July 19, 2019

Students receive fellowships to address diabetes, cancer, and maternal mortality Three students from the University of Notre Dame have received fellowships through the Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics’ Berry Family Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program. Since 2013, the program has sponsored young researchers during a key part of their education and acted as a springboard for future career opportunities in academic and corporate research.

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Meyers receives 2019 Madden Award

nwelding   July 15, 2019

Meyers receives 2019 Madden Award Kerry L. Meyers, assistant dean of student development and director of the Women in Engineering and First-Year Engineering programs, has received the 2019 Thomas P. Madden Award from the University.

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Yushu receives Melosh Medal

nwelding   June 30, 2019

Yushu receives Melosh Medal Dewen Yushu, a graduate student in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been named the recipient of the 2019 Robert J. Melosh Medal.

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2019 Naughton Fellowship awardees announced

nwelding   June 19, 2019

2019 Naughton Fellowship awardees announced Twenty-one students have been names awardees of the Naughton Fellowships for 2019. The research fellowships were awarded to undergraduate and master's students from the University of Notre Dame and from five universities in Ireland. This year’s winners from Notre Dame represent three colleges and schools.

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BRIDGES program builds strong foundations for life

nwelding   May 16, 2019

Building bridges, building relationships, and building for the future all start with solid foundations, like the fundamental knowledge and problem-solving skills being developed through the Building Relationships to Inspire and Drive Girls to pursue Engineering and Science (BRIDGES) program.

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How coral reefs save lives: a discussion with H.J. Fernando

nwelding   May 15, 2019

Professor Harindra J. Fernando was featured in a Greenpeace Unearthed film series, discussing correlation between coral mining around coastal areas and the amount of damage suffered during tsunamis and other flooding events.

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26 students and alumni win NSF fellowships or honorable mentions

nwelding   May 2, 2019

26 students and alumni win NSF fellowships or honorable mentions The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently announced the winners of its 2019 Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), with 14 University of Notre Dame students and alumni winning the highly coveted award and another 12 receiving honorable mentions.

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In Memoriam: Steven C. Bass, professor emeritus of computer science and engineering

nwelding   April 26, 2019

In Memoriam: Steven C. Bass, professor emeritus of computer science and engineering 	Steven C. Bass, professor emeritus in the University of Notre Dame’s College of Engineering, died April 18 (Thursday) at his home on St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. He was 75.

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REILLY LECTURE Sharon C. Glotzer

ncasas   April 25, 2019

Professor Sharon C. Glotzer, University of Michigan, will present her work in the 2019 Reilly Lecture Series. She will give two talks, April 16 and 17.

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Zartman named member of Michiana Forty under 40 Class of 2019

nwelding   April 23, 2019

Zartman named member of Michiana Forty under 40 Class of 2019 Jeremiah J. Zartman, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been named a member of the Michiana Forty Under 40 Class of 2019 by the South Bend Regional Chamber.

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