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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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Finding Free Space in a Crowded Spectrum

llestinsky   June 21, 2018

When you’re tuned into a radio station, you are the receiver of signals from a frequency. The station number is actually a frequency in megahertz. Since the invention of radio, the use of these frequencies has boomed and rapidly. In our world today, these frequencies are bombarded by not just radio, but cell phones, wi-fi, the IoT, etc. The demand has greatly surpassed the supply. Double-domer and Department of Electrical Engineering graduate student Nikolaus Kleber is working to solve the problem of how to attain a greater supply.

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Notre Dame in Chile: Exchanging ideas and creating pathways for collaboration

nwelding   June 20, 2018

Notre Dame in Chile: Exchanging ideas and creating pathways for collaboration This spring a delegation from Notre Dame visited with colleagues from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (Católica) in Santiago, Chile. Led by Mary Galvin, the William K. Warren Family Foundation Dean of the College of Science, and Peter Kilpatrick, the Matthew H. McCloskey Dean of the College of Engineering, Notre Dame faculty and advisory council members sought to exchange ideas and create pathways for collaboration between scientists and researchers at both institutions.

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Haenggi’s Fourth Book Release: Stochastic Geometry

llestinsky   June 18, 2018

5G is on the horizon. EE Frank M. Freimann professor Martin Haenggi has co-published his fourth book, which will prepare electrical engineering scholars for the movement.

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Ogunlowo winner of Anthony Ihedoha Anaebere, Senior Scholarship Award

llestinsky   June 18, 2018

Musodiq Ogunlowo, rising EE junior, has been selected as the recipient of the 2017-2018 Anthony Ihedoha Anaebere, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Award.

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How a Uranium Hunter Sniffs Out Nuclear Weapons

Sara Scoles   June 18, 2018

Simonetti, a geochemist, uses a database of uranium ore to track radioactive material used for "dirty bombs" and nuclear weapons.

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Leiva Graduate Fellowship in Precision Medicine Awarded to Bioengineering Graduate Student

nwelding   June 14, 2018

Leiva Graduate Fellowship in Precision Medicine Awarded to Bioengineering Graduate Student Kimberly Curtis, a bioengineering graduate student, has received the Leiva Graduate Fellowship in Precision Medicine.

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Nineteen Students Receive Energy Studies Minor Certificates

nwelding   May 31, 2018

Nineteen Students Receive Energy Studies Minor Certificates On Friday, May 18, the Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame presented certificates to 19 students who completed the Energy Studies minor during the 2017-18 academic year.

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