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Awards Presented at 4th Annual Midwest Imaging and Microanalysis Workshop

nwelding   May 17, 2017

Awards Presented at 4th Annual Midwest Imaging and Microanalysis Workshop Earlier this month the Notre DameIntegrated Imaging Facility held its 4th Annual Midwest Imaging and Microanalysis Workshop, during which they presented annual awards.

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Notre Dame Researchers Receive Prestigious National Science Foundation Awards

nwelding   May 17, 2017

Notre Dame Researchers Receive Prestigious National Science Foundation Awards The National Science Foundation (NSF) has recognized ten University of Notre Dame faculty members — including four from the College of Engineering — for their excellence in research with Early Career Development (CAREER) Awards.

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2017 Steiner Awards: Honoring Undergraduate Excellence

nwelding   May 16, 2017

2017 Steiner Awards: Honoring Undergraduate Excellence The College of Engineering is pleased to announce the 2017 winners of the Reverend Thomas A. Steiner Award. They, like the namesake of the award, will no doubt have a great impact on their individual fields and the lives of those with whom they come in contact.

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Faculty Recognized for Excellence in Student Engagement and Advising

nwelding   May 16, 2017

Faculty Recognized for Excellence in Student Engagement and Advising Twenty University of Notre Dame faculty members — including five from the College of Engineering — have received Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

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Thirty-five Seniors Receive National and International Scholarships and Fellowships

nwelding   May 16, 2017

Thirty-five Seniors Receive National and International Scholarships and Fellowships In addition to the 15 University of Notre Dame senior recipients of Fulbright fellowships, the National Science Foundation and other organizations have awarded 20 scholarships and fellowships to members of the University’s Class of 2017.

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Paolucci to Receive Shaheen Graduate School Award

nwelding   May 08, 2017

Paolucci to Receive Shaheen Graduate School Award Each year top graduating doctoral students in engineering, the humanities, social sciences, and science are honored during the Graduate School Commencement Ceremony. This year, Christopher Paolucci, chemical and biomolecular engineering, will be honored as one of the Shaheen Award recipients at the May 20 ceremony.

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Weninger Selected to ACM's Future of Computing Academy

nwelding   May 04, 2017

Weninger Selected to ACM's Future of Computing Academy Tim Weninger, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been selected as a member of the Association for Computing Machinery's inaugural Future of Computing Academy.

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Pine Named 2017 Valedictorian; Suárez Selected as Salutatorian

nwelding   May 04, 2017

Pine Named 2017 Valedictorian; Suárez Selected as Salutatorian Caleb Pine has been named valedictorian of the 2017 University of Notre Dame graduating class and will present the valedictory address during the 172nd University Commencement Ceremony on May 21 (Sunday) at Notre Dame Stadium. This year’s salutatorian is José Alberto Suárez, a computer science and engineering major.

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Harper Cancer Research Institute Names 2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships

nwelding   May 04, 2017

Harper Cancer Research Institute Names 2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships Congratulations to Harper Cancer Research Insitute's (HCRI) 2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows! The $4500 fellowship is provided to undergraduate members of HCRI working on a cancer-related project this summer.

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2017 Naughton Fellows Announced: More than 20 Students to Participate in Stem Exchange Program

nwelding   May 02, 2017

2017 Naughton Fellows Announced: More than 20 Students to Participate in Stem Exchange Program Twenty-four students have been named recipients of the Naughton Fellowships for 2017. The research fellowships were awarded to undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. students from the University of Notre Dame and from five universities in Ireland.

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Notre Dame Imaging Facility to Host 4th Annual Microscopy Workshop

nwelding   May 01, 2017

Notre Dame Imaging Facility to Host 4th Annual Microscopy Workshop On Tuesday, May 9, and Wednesday, May 10, the Notre Dame Integrated Imaging Facility will host its annual Midwest Imaging and Microanalysis Workshop, featuring presentations from faculty across the region and focusing on new trends of in-situ and high-resolution electron microscopy for nanotechnology, materials and biosciences.

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Funding Scientific Research Fuels Job Creation

nwelding   April 25, 2017

Funding Scientific Research Fuels Job Creation The University of Notre Dame is highlighted in a new report on the importance of scientific research to economic growth. The study, which was conducted by The Science Coalition, identifies more than 100 companies that exist due to funding received by academic researchers from federal government agencies.

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Haenggi Honored by IEEE Communication Society for Two Best Papers

nwelding   April 20, 2017

Haenggi Honored by IEEE Communication Society for Two Best Papers Martin Haenggi, the Frank M. Freimann Professor of Electrical Engineering and concurrent professor in the Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Notre Dame, has been named the recipient of two prestigious awards from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Communications Society: the 2017 Stephen O. Rice Prize and the 2017 Best Survey Paper Award.

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Nitesh Chawla Named Recipient of 1st Source Bank’s 2017 Commercialization Award

nwelding   April 18, 2017

Nitesh Chawla Named Recipient of 1st Source Bank’s 2017 Commercialization Award Nitesh Chawla has been named the recipient of the 2017 1st Source Bank Commercialization Award. Chawla received the award, which carries a $20,000 cash prize, for innovating a new data science software, Aunsight, allowing data scientists and business analysts to deliver on the business value proposition of big data analytics.

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Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Awards

nwelding   April 17, 2017

Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Awards Established in 1999, the Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Awards recognize graduate student instructors and teaching assistants (TAs) who demonstrate a commitment to exceptional teaching. Forty-Seven University of Notre Dame graduate student TAs have received 2016-2017 Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Awards.

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NDTL Director Named Member of Michiana 40 Under 40 Class of 2017

nwelding   April 12, 2017

NDTL Director Named Member of Michiana 40 Under 40 Class of 2017 Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory Director Joshua D. Cameron has been named a member of the Michiana Forty Under 40 Class of 2017 by the South Bend Regional Chamber of Commerce.

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Tracy Kijewski-Correa and Steve Reifenberg to lead Integration Lab (i-Lab) in Keough School of Global Affairs

nwelding   April 03, 2017

Tracy Kijewski-Correa and Steve Reifenberg to lead Integration Lab (i-Lab) in Keough School of Global Affairs Tracy Kijewski-Correa and Steve Reifenberg have been appointed co-directors of the Integration Lab, an innovative feature of the new Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame that engages students, faculty across disciplines and partners around the world in addressing complex global challenges.

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South Bend Pushes to Become Test Site for Drones and Driverless Cars

nwelding   March 21, 2017

South Bend Pushes to Become Test Site for Drones and Driverless Cars An academic team of students and faculty from the university’s Wireless Institute has joined forces with the City of South Bend to try and become one of four winners in a $100 million competition conducted by the National Science Foundation.

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Drones and Stronger Wi-Fi Could be Coming to South Bend and Bring Jobs with Them

nwelding   March 21, 2017

Drones and Stronger Wi-Fi Could be Coming to South Bend and Bring Jobs with Them South Bend and Notre Dame are partnering on a project to further develop wireless and drone technology.

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2017 Shaheen 3MT® Engineering Finalists Named

ncasas   March 08, 2017

Three competitors were chosen after an energy filled qualifying round last Thursday to represent the College of Engineering at the Shaheen 3MT®finals. Mark Summe (chemical and biomolecular engineering), Maryam Moosaei (computer science and engineering), and Mingming Cai (electrical engineering), stood out against six other challengers. They will go on to compete against finalists from the College of Science and the College of Arts and Letters at the March 27, Shaheen 3MT® Finals event in the Jordan Auditorium at Mendoza College of Business.

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Women Lead

nwelding   March 07, 2017

Women Lead Tomorrow belongs to the bold. Notre Dame is proud to celebrate seven women whose scholarship and leadership are empowering change in the global community. Among the 2017 honorees is the College of Engineering's Sharon Hu.

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Notre Dame California Opens Palo Alto Facility to Support Coursework, Innovation and Collaboration in Silicon Valley

nwelding   February 24, 2017

Notre Dame California Opens Palo Alto Facility to Support Coursework, Innovation and Collaboration in Silicon Valley The University of Notre Dame opened its Palo Alto facility on Feb. 10 and held its first classes for the Notre Dame Silicon Valley Semester (SVS) program there on Thursday (Feb. 16).

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Data-driven Research Group Crosses Traditional Boundaries to Advance Computational and Data Science Engineering

nwelding   February 23, 2017

Data-driven Research Group Crosses Traditional Boundaries to Advance Computational and Data Science Engineering Utilizing the University’s state-of-the-art facilities, combined with multidisciplinary expertise, Notre Dame researchers in the areas of computational and data science and engineering are taking on the grand challenges that require massive amounts of data and computation in order to foster innovation and find solutions.

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Notre Dame Partners with the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute

nwelding   February 22, 2017

Notre Dame Partners with the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute Researchers in bioengineering at the University of Notre Dame will join a consortium of academia, industry and government organizations and the nonprofit sector — the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute — to develop next-generation manufacturing processes and technologies for cells, tissues and organs.

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World's Largest Wind-mapping Project Spins up in Portugal

nwelding   February 22, 2017

World's Largest Wind-mapping Project Spins up in Portugal An international team of researchers, co-led by Wayne and Diana Murdy Endowed Professor Joseph Fernando, seeks a better picture of wind as it moves over rugged terrain.

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Three Notre Dame Faculty Elected to AAAS Section Committees

nwelding   February 21, 2017

Three Notre Dame Faculty Elected to AAAS Section Committees Three Notre Dame faculty members have been elected to serve on section committees for the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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Achieving Super Speed with the Nation's Largest Quiet Hypersonic Wind Tunnel

nwelding   February 21, 2017

Achieving Super Speed with the Nation's Largest Quiet Hypersonic Wind Tunnel Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are building the country's largest quiet hypersonic (Mach 6) wind tunnel.

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College of Engineering Introduces New Minor Targeting Resiliency and Sustainability

nwelding   February 15, 2017

College of Engineering Introduces New Minor Targeting Resiliency and Sustainability The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences has added a new minor targeting resiliency and sustainability for the development of future innovators who can generate novel solutions and sustainable policies that protect cities and citizens from natural and manmade hazards while also helping to mitigate the effects of those hazards.

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Bohn to Receive 2017 ACS Electrochemistry Award

nwelding   February 10, 2017

Bohn to Receive 2017 ACS Electrochemistry Award Paul W. Bohn has been named the recipient of the 2017 American Chemical Society Electrochemistry Award for his contributions to the field of electrochemical analysis.

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Predicting the Future of Climate Change

nwelding   February 09, 2017

Predicting the Future of Climate Change Notre Dame faculty Jason McLachlan and Melissa Berke study the past to predict climate change.

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