Home > News & Events > News

News

Researchers develop first functional targeted inhibitors of peanut allergens

nwelding   April 10, 2019

Researchers develop first functional targeted inhibitors of peanut allergens In a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers at the University of Notre Dame have effectively prevented the binding of peanut allergens with immunoglobulin E to suppress the allergic reaction to peanuts using a first-in-class design of allergen-specific inhibitors.

Read More…

Notre Dame engineers part of consortium proposing US-Mexico ‘energy-water corridor’ in lieu of border wall

staff   March 19, 2019

Notre Dame engineers part of consortium proposing US-Mexico ‘energy-water corridor’ in lieu of border wall Engineering professors at the University of Notre Dame have joined a consortium of 28 scientists, researchers and engineers in a proposal to build an extensive energy- and water-producing industrial corridor along the U.S.-Mexico border as an alternative to a border wall.

Read More…

McClarren to receive American Nuclear Society Young Member Research Award

nwelding   March 15, 2019

McClarren to receive American Nuclear Society Young Member Research Award Ryan McClarren, associate professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering, has been selected to receive the Young Member’s Research Award by the Mathematics and Computations Division of the American Nuclear Society.

Read More…

Allergic to the cure: Researchers create a new and quicker way to detect platin drug allergies for cancer patients

nwelding   March 15, 2019

Allergic to the cure: Researchers create a new and quicker way to detect platin drug allergies for cancer patients Platins, the most widely used chemotherapeutic drugs, are displaying an alarming rise in drug hypersensitivity reactions much more severe than the watery eyes or runny noses associated with hay fever, which is also a Type 1, immediate hypersensitivity reaction. A Notre Dame-led team has developed a safer way of determining hypersensitivity in patients.

Read More…

Chang to receive AES Lifetime Achievement Award

nwelding   March 11, 2019

Chang to receive AES Lifetime Achievement Award Hsueh-Chia Chang, the Bayer Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been selected to receive the AES Lifetime Achievement Award.

Read More…

Fay featured on cover of pss (a)

llestins   March 11, 2019

Fay featured on cover of pss (a) An article published by Patrick Fay, professor of electrical engineering, was featured on the cover of the February journal issue of physica status solidi (a) — applications and materials science. The results published by Fay and his collaborators are among the latest discoveries in the industry.

Read More…

Women Lead 2019: Pinar Zorlutuna

nwelding   March 8, 2019

Women Lead 2019: Pinar Zorlutuna Think equal. Build smart. Innovate for change. In celebration of International Women's Day, meet seven outstanding faculty members — including the College of Engineering's Pinar Zorlutuna — whose work is contributing to better understanding and quality of life in our world. 

Read More…

Designing next-generation optical antennas

nwelding   March 8, 2019

 Designing next-generation optical antennas Antennas catch radio waves from the air and convert the energy into electrical signals. They can also convert electrical signals into radio waves. Optical engineers and scientists, like Associate Professor Anthony J. Hoffman, are working toward leveraging these devices to control light instead of radio waves.

Read More…

Zorlutuna Receives 2019 Women in Engineering Impact Award

nwelding   March 8, 2019

Zorlutuna Receives 2019 Women in Engineering Impact Award On Sunday, March 3, during the women’s basketball game between the University of Notre Dame’s Lady Irish and the University of Virginia Cavaliers, the 2019 Catherine F. Pieronek Women in Engineering Impact Award was presented to Pinar Zorlutuna, associate professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering.

Read More…

Matthew Webber receives American Diabetes Association’s Accelerator Award

nwelding   February 19, 2019

Matthew Webber receives American Diabetes Association’s Accelerator Award The American Diabetes Association has announced that it will fund a $1.625 million Accelerator Award to Matthew Webber, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Bimolecular Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, to research and develop materials capable of sensing critical drops in blood glucose.

Read More…

Independent tests in Flint reveal water is well below action levels, match city results

Ron Fonger   February 18, 2019

Professor Kyle Doudrick and researchers from Michigan State University conducted an independent review of lead levels in Flint's water for 51 high-risk homes.

Read More…

Graduate student receives Jenlab Young Investigator Award

nwelding   February 18, 2019

Graduate student receives Jenlab Young Investigator Award Earlier this month Department of Electrical Engineering graduate student Yide Zhang was awarded the JenLab Young Investigator Award at the International Society for Optics and Photonics West (SPIE BIOS) conference in San Francisco.

Read More…

Senior Gregory Serapio-García awarded prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

nwelding   February 15, 2019

Senior Gregory Serapio-García awarded prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship University of Notre Dame senior Gregory Serapio-García has been selected for the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree at the University of Cambridge in England.

Read More…

ASCENT: One Year In

llestinsky   February 11, 2019

A look at the progress the ASCENT Center has made in it's first year.

Read More…

Notre Dame receives its largest research award to study spatial repellents against mosquito-borne diseases

nwelding   February 11, 2019

Notre Dame receives its largest research award to study spatial repellents against mosquito-borne diseases The University of Notre Dame will lead a five-year program to determine the efficacy of a spatial repellent product in preventing mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue and Chikungunya.

Read More…

Study of Groundwater Contaminants Leads to New Funding for Community Crowdsensing Research

Brandi Klingerman   February 8, 2019

Researchers from the University of Notre Dame have received $1.46 million from the National Science Foundation to expand a previous study of private, self-supplied water systems in Granger, Ind. to communities in Kosciusko County.

Read More…

Notre Dame faculty members named to top one percent of highly cited researchers list for 2018

nwelding   February 5, 2019

Notre Dame faculty members named to top one percent of highly cited researchers list for 2018 Professors Martin Haenggi and Prashant V. Kamat have been named to the Clarivate Analytics’ 2018 Highly Cited Researchers list.

Read More…

Notre Dame startup aims to make blockchain technology easy and accessible for all

nwelding   February 5, 2019

Notre Dame startup aims to make blockchain technology easy and accessible for all On the leading edge of rapidly-expanding blockchain technology, SIMBA Chain, Inc., a startup based on technology developed at the University of Notre Dame, empowers businesses from government and defense, and from health care to manufacturing, to develop and deploy their applications with ease.

Read More…

Paper offering a new look at how students learn 
wins top award at Visualization and Data Analysis 2019

nwelding   January 24, 2019

Paper offering a new look at how students learn 
wins top award at Visualization and Data Analysis 2019 A paper co-authored by Chaoli Wang, associate professor of computer science and engineering at the University of Notre Dame, received the Kostas Pantazos Memorial Award for Outstanding Paper in Visualization and Data Analysis at the IS&T International Symposium on Electronic Imaging earlier this month.

Read More…