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University of Notre Dame establishes Hypersonic Systems Initiative

staff   July 1, 2020

University of Notre Dame establishes Hypersonic Systems Initiative Notre Dame has launched the Hypersonic Systems Initiative, an effort that builds on the University's expertise, includes more than 35 researchers from the College of Engineering and College of Science, and aims to be a catalyst for new cross-cutting hypersonics research.

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Five engineering faculty receive 2020 NSF CAREER awards

nwelding   June 30, 2020

Five engineering faculty receive 2020 NSF CAREER awards Five engineering faculty members received National Science Foundation (NSF) Early Career Development (CAREER) awards in 2020, bringing the total CAREER award winners in the College of Engineering to 31 over the last five years.

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Ken Christensen appointed Dean of Illinois Tech’s Armour College of Engineering

staff   June 29, 2020

Ken Christensen appointed Dean of Illinois Tech’s Armour College of Engineering Kenneth T. Christensen has been named the Carol and Ed Kaplan Dean of Armour College of Engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

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Nitesh Chawla appointed the founding director of Notre Dame’s Lucy Family Institute for Data & Society

nwelding   June 23, 2020

Nitesh Chawla appointed the founding director of Notre Dame’s Lucy Family Institute for Data & Society Nitesh V. Chawla, the Frank M. Freimann Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, has been appointed the founding director of the University’s Lucy Family Institute for Data & Society.

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Yanliang Zhang receives International Thermoelectric Society 2020 Young Investigator Award

nwelding   June 18, 2020

Yanliang Zhang receives International Thermoelectric Society 2020 Young Investigator Award Yanliang Zhang, associate professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering, has been named the 2020 International Thermoelectric Society Young Investigator.

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Leadership changes for FlowPAC and Hessert Laboratory set stage for future fluid mechanics research at Notre Dame

nwelding   June 15, 2020

Leadership changes for FlowPAC and Hessert Laboratory set stage for future fluid mechanics research at Notre Dame Notre Dame’s rich tradition of advancing the frontiers of fluid mechanics and human flight is entering its next chapter of growth with strategic changes in leadership.

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In Trump v. Twitter: ‘Twitter will win’

nwelding   June 8, 2020

In Trump v. Twitter: ‘Twitter will win’ As America’s general election looms, Tim Weninger, the Frank M. Friemann Collegiate Associate Professor of Engineering in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, discusses the current state of social media, the dangers of disinformation and how users can get smarter about what they share.

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Shi receives On-Device AI award from Facebook

nwelding   June 8, 2020

Shi receives On-Device AI award from Facebook Yiyu Shi, associate professor of computer science and engineering, has received one of the eight Towards On-Device AI Research awards presented to university faculty.

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Matthew Zahr receives Air Force Young Investigator Award

nwelding   June 2, 2020

Matthew Zahr receives Air Force Young Investigator Award Matthew J. Zahr, assistant professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering, has received a Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research.

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Engineers and scientists creating material for reusable antimicrobial mask

nwelding   June 2, 2020

Engineers and scientists creating material for reusable antimicrobial mask Nosang Vincent Myung, the Keating Crawford Endowed Professor in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, is co-leader of a team of researchers developing a new fabric for resusable antimicrobial masks.

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Bruening leading a team to quantify the human response to COVID-19

nwelding   May 19, 2020

Bruening leading a team to quantify the human response to COVID-19 Merlin Bruening, the Donald and Susan Rice Professor of Engineering, and a team of scientists have begun research to develop point-of-care antibody tests that would help public health officials to better understand how an individual’s immunity to COVID-19 lasts over time.

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Faculty awards honor excellence in undergraduate teaching and advising

staff   May 18, 2020

Faculty awards honor excellence in undergraduate teaching and advising Engineering faculty are honored for their commitment to creating learning environments that engage and inspire students.

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Innovation Lab, engineers collaborate on intubation boxes for local health care providers

nwelding   May 18, 2020

Innovation Lab, engineers collaborate on intubation boxes for local health care providers The Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering is fabricating two versions of intubation boxes with specialized equipment in Notre Dame’s Hessert Laboratory for Aerospace Research.

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Sixteen doctoral candidates receive outstanding teaching awards

nwelding   May 11, 2020

Sixteen doctoral candidates receive outstanding teaching awards Sixteen doctoral candidates in the College of Engineering have received the 2020 Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award. Presented annually by Notre Dame Learning, the Graduate School, and the Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning, the award recognizes exceptional teaching in the classroom or in a teaching laboratory.

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Teams in engineering and science study wastewater, focus on short-term forecasts in response to pandemic

nwelding   May 7, 2020

Teams in engineering and science study wastewater, focus on short-term forecasts in response to pandemic Kyle Bibby, associate professor and the Wanzek Collegiate Chair in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences, and Alex Perkins, the Eck Family Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, are looking at short-term forecasts of potential infection and monitoring the spread of the coronavirus in wastewater.

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Hands-on engineering in an online atmosphere: COVID-19 doesn’t ground seniors’ flight plans

nwelding   April 28, 2020

Hands-on engineering in an online atmosphere: COVID-19 doesn’t ground seniors’ flight plans Students in AME40462 Aerospace Design, the senior capstone course for aerospace engineering majors, typically spend the weeks after spring break building and flying the airplanes they designed during the first part of the semester. This year the COVID-19 pandemic almost grounded their flights.

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Engineering faculty contribute to ND's Health and Well-being Initiative

nwelding   April 28, 2020

Engineering faculty contribute to ND's Health and Well-being Initiative Interdisciplinary teams from across campus have completed more than a year of research funded through the Health and Well-being Initiative’s Catalyst Seed Grant Program. They have been exploring creative and diverse ways to promote wellness and predict future health risks.

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Working towards a healthier, more sustainable planet

nwelding   April 22, 2020

Working towards a  healthier, more sustainable planet Notre Dame engineers, scientists, and social scientists collaborate to tackle issues stemming from global warming, climate change, and alterations to land, water, and air that threaten the planet and human life through various research programs.

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Amid pandemic, engineers and climate scientists imagine Earth Day 2070

staff   April 22, 2020

Amid pandemic, engineers and climate scientists imagine Earth Day 2070 Earth Day 2020 will mark 50 years since the first nationwide effort to educate the public and raise awareness of environmental issues that threaten the health and sustainability of the planet.

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Notre Dame donates 3D printed face shields to medical outlets in need

nwelding   April 8, 2020

Notre Dame donates 3D printed face shields to medical outlets in need The College of Engineering provided more than half of the 40 printers, including those from the MakerSpace Lab and individual faculty members.

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