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Martin awarded Rickover Fellowship in nuclear engineering

nwelding   April 15, 2019

Martin awarded Rickover Fellowship in nuclear engineering Daniel C. Martin, a graduate student in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been named a 2019 Rickover Fellow.

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Wireless Institute’s external research funding exceeds $5 million

nwelding   April 15, 2019

Wireless Institute’s external research funding exceeds $5 million The University of Notre Dame’s Wireless Institute saw a record-breaking year in 2018, with external research funding exceeding $5 million.

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Senior Prathm Juneja named 2019 Truman Scholar

nwelding   April 12, 2019

Senior Prathm Juneja named 2019 Truman Scholar University of Notre Dame senior Prathm Juneja, a political science and computer science major in the Reilly Five-Year Dual Degree Program in Arts and Letters/Engineering, has been named a 2019 Truman Scholar.

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Many coastal homes are unprotected from hurricanes and homeowners have no intention of retrofitting, study finds

nwelding   April 10, 2019

Many coastal homes are unprotected from hurricanes and homeowners have no intention of retrofitting, study finds New research from the University of Notre Dame shows that many coastal homes have significant structural vulnerabilities that leave homeowners and their homes largely unprotected from storms. Additionally, the majority of coastal homeowners have little to no intention of reducing these structural vulnerabilities, even though they live in areas frequently affected by damaging hurricanes and flooding.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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ASCENT: One Year In

llestinsky   February 11, 2019

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

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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.

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