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Grant to help Riley students develop affordable housing in South Bend

nwelding   December 27, 2018

Grant to help Riley students develop affordable housing in South Bend The community development corporation 466 Works, in collaboration with the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Civic Innovation (CCI), Southeast Organized Area Residents, Neighborhood Development Associates and the South Bend Community School Corp. has been recommended for a $125,000 grant to engage students from Riley High School’s Construction Trades Program in a home build in South Bend’s Southeast Neighborhood.

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Researchers make important discovery for “smart” films and encapsulation

nwelding   December 27, 2018

Researchers make important discovery for “smart” films and encapsulation A study from the University of Notre Dame has found that the properties of a material commonly used to create conductive or protective films and encapsulate drug compounds – and the conditions in which this material will disassemble to release that medication – may be different than initially thought.

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Notre Dame, Clemson: Competitors on the field, collaborators in research

nwelding   December 19, 2018

Notre Dame, Clemson: Competitors on the field, collaborators in research The University of Notre Dame will face Clemson University for the first time in the postseason when they take the field for the 2018 College Football Playoff semifinal in the Cotton Bowl, but the two universities share a long history of collaboration in research.

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Burns Appointed as Honorary Professor at Top Chinese University

apreston   December 17, 2018

Professor Peter Burns is the recipient of an honorary professorship at a top university in China.

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NDEE Faculty and Alumnus Obtain Quilt Packaging Patent

llestinsky   December 17, 2018

NDEE founded start-up company, Indiana Integrated Circuits (IIC) has obtained its thirteenth patent related to their Quilt Packaging technology. NDEE faculty researchers/inventors associated with IIC are Gary Bernstein, Patrick Fay and Wolfgang Porod. This particular patent was a result of the joint efforts of NDEE professors Scott Howard, Doug Hall, Anthony Hoffman and Gary Bernstein.

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Early career faculty awarded nationally competitive awards

nwelding   December 11, 2018

Early career faculty awarded nationally competitive awards Three faculty in the College of Engineering — Kyle BIbby, Jonathan Whitmer and Yanliang Zhang — have received NSF CAREER awards.

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Notre Dame-led team unlocks key information on the development of the brain

nwelding   December 10, 2018

Notre Dame-led team unlocks key information on the development of the brain New study confirms that the way the brain develops is not exclusively a result of genetic patterns but that it follows physics-based laws.

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Second Annual Gold Mass and Lecture discusses ancient question on disease and the problem of evil

nwelding   December 05, 2018

Second Annual Gold Mass and Lecture discusses ancient question on disease and the problem of evil The second annual Gold Mass and lecture at the University of Notre Dame was held on Nov. 15, 2018, and featured Stephen Meredith, M.D., Ph.D., professor in the University of Chicago's departments of pathology, biochemistry and molecular biology, and neurology.

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Record number of Notre Dame students receive Gilman Scholarships to study abroad

nwelding   December 01, 2018

Record number of Notre Dame students receive Gilman Scholarships to study abroad The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship has been awarded to five Notre Dame students who will be studying abroad in spring 2019. This is a record number of recipients for the University in a single application cycle.

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Notre Dame unveils largest Mach 6 quiet hypersonic test facility in US

nwelding   November 30, 2018

Notre Dame unveils largest Mach 6 quiet hypersonic test facility in US The University of Notre Dame has completed development of the country’s largest quiet Mach 6 hypersonic wind tunnel.

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Notre Dame’s e-NABLE chapter to be featured on Steve Harvey show Nov. 27

nwelding   November 26, 2018

Notre Dame’s e-NABLE chapter to be featured on Steve Harvey show Nov. 27 The story of how University of Notre Dame engineering students helped build artificial hands for a young girl in need will be featured during Steve Harvey’s daytime talk show on Tuesday (Nov. 27).

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Notre Dame creates new architecture design studio with Tesla

nwelding   November 21, 2018

Notre Dame creates new architecture design studio with Tesla The University of Notre Dame School of Architecture is collaborating with Tesla Inc. to create a design studio course focused on Tesla’s Gigafactory 1 based in Reno, Nevada.

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Notre Dame's second annual Gold Mass set for Nov. 15

nwelding   November 07, 2018

Notre Dame's second annual Gold Mass set for Nov. 15 The second annual Gold Mass for scientists and engineers will be celebrated at 5:15 p.m. Nov. 15 (Thursday) in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame. Rev. Terrence P. Ehrman, C.S.C., assistant director of the Center for Theology, Science and Human Flourishing, will preside and preach.

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“Visual debiasing”: An approach to mitigate cognitive bias in complex decision making

nwelding   October 29, 2018

“Visual debiasing”: An approach to mitigate cognitive bias in complex decision making Associate Professor Ron Metoyer and Poorna Talkad Sukumar, a graduate student in computer science and engineering, are addressing ways to mitigate cognitive biases in complex decision-making processes.

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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 07, 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 07, 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 07, 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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New study shows ways to maximize temperature-lowering benefits of Chicago’s green roofs

nwelding   September 06, 2018

New study shows ways to maximize temperature-lowering benefits of Chicago’s green roofs In a new study led by Notre Dame's Environmental Change Initiative and published in Environmental Research Letters, researchers have created an integrated framework to identify which neighborhoods would benefit most from green roofs – and provide city officials with a strategic approach to ensure the best return on their investment to beat the heat.

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Will heart cells help solve our most complex problems?

nwelding   August 21, 2018

Will heart cells help solve our most complex problems? As part of a new study, researchers at the University of Notre Dame aim to create a more optimal computer network for solving complex problems — using heart cells.

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Developing an "On and Off" Switch for Breast Cancer Treatment

nwelding   August 17, 2018

Developing an "On and Off" Switch for Breast Cancer Treatment Notre Dame researchers are working to create nanoparticles that act as an “on and off” switch to improve the safety and effectiveness of a cancer therapy that uses CAR-T cells to kill cancer.

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Growth in Notre Dame research and scholarship funding continues

nwelding   August 09, 2018

Growth in Notre Dame research and scholarship funding continues The University of Notre Dame continued the steady expansion and growth of its research, scholarship and creative endeavor programs during the most recent fiscal year (FY), recording $141.6 million in research funding. This surpasses the $138.1 million received in FY 2017.

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Eco-friendly chrome plating technology developed at Notre Dame advances toward commercialization with investment from Nucor Corp.

nwelding   July 31, 2018

Eco-friendly chrome plating technology developed at Notre Dame advances toward commercialization with investment from Nucor Corp. Trion Coatings LLC, which owns an environmentally friendly chrome plating process developed in partnership between University of Notre Dame faculty members and a startup company based at the University’s IDEA Center, has sold a minority equity position in Trion’s parent company to Nucor Corp.

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Engineers use Tiki torches in study of soot, diesel filters

nwelding   July 26, 2018

Engineers use Tiki torches in study of soot, diesel filters According to a study recently published in Catalysts, a team of engineers at the University of Notre Dame is using Tiki torches as part of an effort to mimic the soot oxidation process in a diesel engine.

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College of Engineering announces new Center for Civic Innovation in partnership with St. Joseph, Elkhart counties

nwelding   July 18, 2018

College of Engineering announces new Center for Civic Innovation in partnership with St. Joseph, Elkhart counties The University of Notre Dame College of Engineering has created a new Center for Civic Innovation in partnership with the Notre Dame Research, Center for Social Concerns and IDEA Center — part of an effort to find innovative solutions to pressing civic issues and improve quality of life and place in St. Joseph and Elkhart counties.

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