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Engineering faculty receive NSF CAREER awards

nwelding   June 26, 2019

Engineering faculty receive NSF CAREER awards The National Science Foundation has recognized three University of Notre Dame faculty members — Kyle Doudrick, Amy E. Hixon and Dong Wang — for their excellence in research with Early Career Development Awards.

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Kareem receives ASCE’s Howard Award

nwelding   June 19, 2019

Kareem receives ASCE’s Howard Award Ahsan Kareem, the Robert Moran Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences, has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Ernest E. Howard Award by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

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2019 Naughton Fellowship awardees announced

nwelding   June 19, 2019

2019 Naughton Fellowship awardees announced Twenty-one students have been names awardees of the Naughton Fellowships for 2019. The research fellowships were awarded to undergraduate and master's students from the University of Notre Dame and from five universities in Ireland. This year’s winners from Notre Dame represent three colleges and schools.

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Kareem receives ASCE’s Howard Award

nwelding   June 19, 2019

Kareem receives ASCE’s Howard Award Ahsan Kareem, the Robert Moran Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences, has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Ernest E. Howard Award by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

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Notre Dame’s Fitzgerald Institute promotes the common good through real estate

nwelding   June 18, 2019

Notre Dame’s Fitzgerald Institute promotes the common good through real estate Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are studying all aspects of real estate, including core areas like investment and development, as well as how real estate can promote human flourishing and the common good, and this work has now been endowed with a $15 million gift from alumnus Ward Fitzgerald and his wife, Kathy.

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Your circle of friends, not your Fitbit, is more predictive of your health

nwelding   June 18, 2019

Your circle of friends, not your Fitbit, is more predictive of your health Researchers at the University of Notre Dame studied the structure of social networks and what they say about the state of health, happiness and stress of individuals.

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Researchers develop drug-targeting molecules to improve cancer treatment

nwelding   June 12, 2019

Researchers develop drug-targeting molecules to improve cancer treatment Researchers from the University of Notre Dame have developed small drug-targeting molecules that may be hundreds to thousands of times more effective at delivering potent drugs to desired sites of disease, including cancer.

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CoMMaND laboratory receives $172K to continue studying brain development

nwelding   May 22, 2019

CoMMaND laboratory receives $172K to continue studying brain development The Computational Mechanics of Morphology at Notre Dame lab focuses its activities on the brain, studying its form, development, and function. Recently, the lab received a National Science Foundation grant to continue its work modeling and analyzing cortical thicknesses as an indicator of healthy brain development.

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Cutting the time on early disease diagnoses with extracellular vesicles

nwelding   May 20, 2019

Cutting the time on early disease diagnoses with extracellular vesicles A research team led by the University of Notre Dame is working to cut the test time for disease biomarkers. The new timeline — 30 minutes instead of 13 hours — uses even smaller sample sizes to offer a new liquid biopsy option.

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Study aims to improve capturing wind power for energy production

nwelding   May 20, 2019

Study aims to improve capturing wind power for energy production Researchers have released the first of several reports outlining major results that could help wind industry officials manage wind power facilities more efficiently and increase renewable energy production.

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BRIDGES program builds strong foundations for life

nwelding   May 16, 2019

Building bridges, building relationships, and building for the future all start with solid foundations, like the fundamental knowledge and problem-solving skills being developed through the Building Relationships to Inspire and Drive Girls to pursue Engineering and Science (BRIDGES) program.

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How coral reefs save lives: a discussion with H.J. Fernando

nwelding   May 15, 2019

Professor Harindra J. Fernando was featured in a Greenpeace Unearthed film series, discussing correlation between coral mining around coastal areas and the amount of damage suffered during tsunamis and other flooding events.

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Faculty awards honor undergraduate teaching and advising

nwelding   May 9, 2019

Faculty awards honor undergraduate teaching and advising Twenty University of Notre Dame faculty members have received Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, and three have been honored with Dockweiler Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising.

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Laneman Named 2019 Outstanding Teacher in College of Engineering

nwelding   May 8, 2019

Laneman Named 2019 Outstanding Teacher in College of Engineering Each year, through the Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award, the College of Engineering acknowledges a faculty member who goes above and beyond. Congratulations to the 2019 recipient J. Nicholas Laneman.

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26 students and alumni win NSF fellowships or honorable mentions

nwelding   May 2, 2019

26 students and alumni win NSF fellowships or honorable mentions The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently announced the winners of its 2019 Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), with 14 University of Notre Dame students and alumni winning the highly coveted award and another 12 receiving honorable mentions.

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Sofia Carozza named valedictorian; Annelise Gill-Wiehl selected salutatorian

nwelding   May 1, 2019

Sofia Carozza named valedictorian; Annelise Gill-Wiehl selected salutatorian Notre Dame names 2019 valedictorian and salutatorian, an environmental engineering major who is also a research assistant in the Atmospheric Chemistry and Aerosol Modeling Group.

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In Memoriam: Steven C. Bass, professor emeritus of computer science and engineering

nwelding   April 26, 2019

In Memoriam: Steven C. Bass, professor emeritus of computer science and engineering 	Steven C. Bass, professor emeritus in the University of Notre Dame’s College of Engineering, died April 18 (Thursday) at his home on St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. He was 75.

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Notre Dame awarded transformational Lilly Endowment grant to accelerate regional innovation and workforce and economic development

nwelding   April 26, 2019

Notre Dame awarded transformational Lilly Endowment grant to accelerate regional innovation and workforce and economic development The University of Notre Dame announced Friday (April 26) a $42.4 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to form the Labs for Industry Futures and Transformation Network, which will enhance and link cutting-edge expertise, technologies, workforce development programs and innovation-based facilities throughout the broader South Bend-Elkhart region.

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REILLY LECTURE Sharon C. Glotzer

ncasas   April 25, 2019

Professor Sharon C. Glotzer, University of Michigan, will present her work in the 2019 Reilly Lecture Series. She will give two talks, April 16 and 17.

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Zartman named member of Michiana Forty under 40 Class of 2019

nwelding   April 23, 2019

Zartman named member of Michiana Forty under 40 Class of 2019 Jeremiah J. Zartman, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been named a member of the Michiana Forty Under 40 Class of 2019 by the South Bend Regional Chamber.

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