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Two Graduate Students Awarded Ammann Fellowship

nwelding   April 11, 2018

Two Graduate Students Awarded Ammann Fellowship Graduate students Karen Angeles and Evan Gerbo have been awarded the O.H. Ammann Fellowship from the American Society of Civil Engineers.

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NDnano Launches Seed Grant Program; Proposals Due May 31

nwelding   April 11, 2018

NDnano Launches Seed Grant Program; Proposals Due May 31 Notre Dame’s Center for Nano Science and Technology has announced a seed grant program for Notre Dame faculty in the colleges of science and engineering.

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Notre Dame Earns LEED Gold Certification for McCourtney Hall

nwelding   April 9, 2018

Notre Dame Earns LEED Gold Certification for McCourtney Hall The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded the University of Notre Dame with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification for McCourtney Hall, a 220,000-square-foot facility dedicated to research in the molecular sciences and engineering.

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K.I.S.S.: A "Simple" Solution to a Common Situation

nwelding   April 5, 2018

K.I.S.S.: A "Simple" Solution to a Common Situation Most people recognize “K.I.S.S.” as an acronym for “Keep it simple, silly” – a warning about the cost of sophistication with origins in military hardware. Department of Electrical Engineering (EE) graduate student, Yide Zhang, has found it’s a practice that has served his research as well.

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Computer Science Major Takes a Spin on Wheel of Fortune's "College Week Spring Break"

nwelding   March 29, 2018

Computer Science Major Takes a Spin on Wheel of Fortune's "College Week Spring Break" Kathleen Capella a sophomore at the University of Notre Dame, where she is majoring in computer science, will be a contestant on Wheel of Fortune on Monday, April 2, 2018 (7:00 p.m. on WSBT locally).

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College of Arts and Letters Announces New Minor in Data Science

nwelding   March 29, 2018

College of Arts and Letters Announces New Minor in Data Science The College of Arts and Letters is launching a new, interdisciplinary minor in data science. Housed in the Department of Sociology with support from the College of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering, the program will be open to students in any college.

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Thrall Honored with Early Career Faculty Award from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)

apreston   March 21, 2018

Professor Ashley Thrall has been honored with the Early Faculty Career Award from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC).

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Notre Dame Junior Named 2018 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact

nwelding   March 13, 2018

Notre Dame Junior Named 2018 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact Prathm Juneja, a junior studying computer science and political science, has been named a 2018 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact.

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Report: Climate change to bring heat, precipitation to Indiana

Jessica Sieff   March 2, 2018

A new report focusing on how climate change is expected to affect the state shows Hoosiers should expect to see a significant increase in temperatures and precipitation.

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Joint Paper on Collective Behaviors Wins 2017 Cozzarelli Prize

nwelding   March 1, 2018

Joint Paper on Collective Behaviors Wins 2017 Cozzarelli Prize The paper titled “Three-dimensional Visualization and a Deep Learning Model Reveal Complex Fungal Parasite Networks in Behaviorally Manipulated Ants,” co-authored by David Hughes, an entomologist at Pennsylvania State University, and Danny Z. Chen, professor of computer science and engineering at the University of Notre Dame), has been selected as one of six papers published in 2017 to receive the National Academy of Sciences’ Cozzarelli Prize.

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Christopher Welch Joins Notre Dame, Indiana University and Purdue in Multi-institutional Research Role

nwelding   February 26, 2018

Christopher Welch Joins Notre Dame, Indiana University and Purdue in Multi-institutional Research Role Building on a strong collaboration between the state’s leading universities, Christopher Welch, chief scientific officer for Welch Innovation LLC, will join the University of Notre Dame, Indiana University and Purdue University as director of the Indiana Consortium for the Analytical Sciences.

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In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Ruey-Wen Liu

llestinsky   February 26, 2018

Frank M. Freimann Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering, Ruey-Wen Liu passed away February, 17 in Shanghai, China.

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Course in Media and Global Affairs Dives into Disinformation and Fake News

nwelding   February 23, 2018

Course in Media and Global Affairs Dives into Disinformation and Fake News The challenges of fake news and disinformation will be the focus of a special course offering during spring break. Registration is open for the course, titled “Media and Global Affairs.” The course is being offered by the Keough School of Global Affairs in collaboration with the College of Engineering and the Kellogg Institute for International Studies.

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In Memoriam: Mass for Vincent Cushing

nwelding   February 16, 2018

In Memoriam:  Mass for Vincent Cushing On Monday, Feb. 19, at 8:00 a.m. in the Holy Cross Chapel, the College of Engineering will offer a Mass for Vincent Cushing, who passed away Thursday evening, Feb. 1.

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NDWI's RadioHound sensing platform could play a role in CBRS

tsammons   January 31, 2018

RadioHound, a project hatched at the University of Notre Dame Wireless Institute (NDWI) for dynamic spectrum monitoring, couldn’t come at a better time.

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ND Energy Announces 2018 Graduate Student Research Fellowships

nwelding   January 29, 2018

ND Energy Announces 2018 Graduate Student Research Fellowships The Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) has announced the 2018 recipients of the Patrick and Jana Eilers Graduate Student Fellowship for Energy Related Research and the Forgash Fellowship for Research in Solar Energy.

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New East Plant Builds on Commitment to Sustainability

nwelding   January 24, 2018

New East Plant Builds on Commitment to Sustainability A thermal energy production and storage facility under construction on the northeast edge of campus will help the University of Notre Dame meet growing campus energy needs while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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Junior Civil & Environmental Engineering Students Take Behind-the-Scenes Tour of New York City

apreston   January 17, 2018

In November 2017, junior civil and environmental engineering students traveled to New York City for a behind-the-scenes infrastructure tour.

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Notre Dame Students to Analyze South Bend City Data, Explore Ways to Improve Local Government

nwelding   January 8, 2018

Notre Dame Students to Analyze South Bend City Data, Explore Ways to Improve Local Government The University of Notre Dame is partnering with the city of South Bend to transform raw, underused data into useful information that can be used to shape policy and improve city government, saving taxpayer time and money.

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