Home > News & Events > Press Releases

Press Releases

Zhang named among “rising stars” in materials chemistry research for energy and sustainability

nwelding   November 11, 2019

Zhang named among “rising stars” in materials chemistry research for energy and sustainability Assistant Professor Yanliang Zhang’s work on additive manufacturing for functional materials and devices was featured in a recent themed issue of the Journal of Materials Chemistry A titled Emerging Investigators 2019.

Read More…

Air Force Institute of Technology names Jumper 2019 distinguished alumnus

nwelding   November 5, 2019

Air Force Institute of Technology names Jumper 2019 distinguished alumnus Eric J. Jumper, the Roth-Gibson Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, has been selected to receive the 2019 Air Force Institute of Technology Distinguished Alumni Award.

Read More…

Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s to expand data science programs with ethics, social responsibility components

nwelding   November 1, 2019

Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s to expand data science programs with ethics, social responsibility components The University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s College have received more than $1.1 million to expand data science education through the Interdisciplinary Traineeship for Socially Responsible and Engaged Data Sciences program.

Read More…

Real-time observations and measurements during separation processes could help reduce carbon footprint

nwelding   October 30, 2019

Real-time observations and measurements during separation processes could help reduce carbon footprint Casey O’Brien, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Notre Dame, and his team have developed a novel method to see and measure carbon dioxide (CO2) on the molecular level, in order to provide details of how the gas moves across polymeric facilitated transport membranes (FTMs) during separation processes.

Read More…

Aero-Optics Group advances research in defense systems technology and communications

nwelding   October 22, 2019

Aero-Optics Group advances research in defense systems technology and communications The Airborne Aero-Optics Laboratory provides a flight testing platform for engineers studying high-energy laser beam control systems and secure communications.

Read More…

Sakaue named AIAA Associate Fellow

nwelding   October 10, 2019

Sakaue named AIAA Associate Fellow Hirotaka Sakaue, associate professor in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been named an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Read More…

Believing in climate change doesn't mean you are preparing for climate change, study finds

nwelding   October 8, 2019

Believing in climate change doesn't mean you are preparing for climate change, study finds Believing in climate change has no effect on whether or not coastal homeowners are protecting their homes from climate change-related hazards, according to a new study from the University of Notre Dame.

Read More…

Researchers discover critical process for how breast cancer spreads in bones

nwelding   October 8, 2019

Researchers discover critical process for how breast cancer spreads in bones Researchers from the University of Notre Dame have identified a pair of proteins believed to be critical for spreading, or metastasizing, breast cancer to bone.

Read More…

Similarities in biology and technology inspire novel approach in mobile robotics and prosthetics for spinal cord injuries

nwelding   October 1, 2019

Similarities in biology and technology inspire novel approach in mobile robotics and prosthetics for spinal cord injuries A team led by Suman Datta, Stinson Professor of Nanotechnology and director of the Applications and Systems-driven Center for Energy-Efficient integrated Nano Technologies and the Center for Extremely Energy Efficient Collective Electronics, has successfully demonstrated the hardware for low-power compact nano-oscillators for use in mobile robotics and prosthetics for spinal cord injuries.

Read More…

Notre Dame to collaborate with industry in new NSF-funded center

nwelding   September 24, 2019

Notre Dame to collaborate with industry in new NSF-funded center With a grant from the National Science Foundation, researchers from the University of Notre Dame, Indiana University and Purdue University have formed a new center that will work to solve ongoing and emerging industry-relevant challenges in measurement science. 

Read More…

Notre Dame researchers receive Department of Defense research equipment awards

nwelding   September 24, 2019

Notre Dame researchers receive Department of Defense research equipment awards Three faculty members at the University of Notre Dame have received awards from the Department of Defense for 2019. This funding will be used to acquire major research equipment that will augment current research and help develop new capabilities at the University.

Read More…

Researchers to create quick, low-cost cancer diagnostic

nwelding   August 27, 2019

Researchers to create quick, low-cost cancer diagnostic Researchers at the University of Notre Dame have received $2.9 million to develop a new diagnostic platform that could diagnose cancer in as little as three hours by using only one or two drops of blood.

Read More…

Maginn named Fellow by AIChE

nwelding   August 21, 2019

Maginn named Fellow by AIChE Edward J. Maginn, the Dorini Family Professor of Energy Studies and chair of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been named a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Read More…

Infrared imaging technology takes a giant leap forward

nwelding   July 31, 2019

Infrared imaging technology takes a giant leap forward A paper recently published in Scientific Reports shares that a research team from the University of Notre Dame has engineered a chip that allows thermal imaging with IR detectors. This new chip features unique properties not previously available with conventional IR imaging chips.

Read More…

Schaefer selected as Toyota Young Investigator Fellow by The Electrochemical Society

nwelding   July 31, 2019

Schaefer selected as Toyota Young Investigator Fellow by The Electrochemical Society Jennifer L. Schaefer, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been named a Toyota Young Investigator Fellows for 2019-2020 by The Electrochemical Society and Toyota Research Institute of North America.

Read More…

Notre Dame researcher at the leading-edge of actinide research

nwelding   July 25, 2019

Notre Dame researcher at the leading-edge of actinide research Amy E. Hixon, assistant professor in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences and ND Energy faculty affiliate, is advancing fundamental knowledge on actinide elements.

Read More…

Zorlutuna receives 2019 presidential early career award

nwelding   July 22, 2019

Zorlutuna receives 2019 presidential early career award Pinar Zorlutuna, associate professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been named one of the recipients of the 2019 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

Read More…

New virus found in one-third of all countries may have coevolved with human lineage, study finds

nwelding   July 11, 2019

New virus found in one-third of all countries may have coevolved with human lineage, study finds Published in Nature Microbiology, a recent study shows that the virus was found in the sewage of more than one-third of the world’s countries. Additionally, the makeup of the virus can vary depending on in which country and city someone resides.

Read More…

Gupta receives 2018 Antonio Ruberti Young Researcher Prize

nwelding   July 9, 2019

Gupta receives 2018 Antonio Ruberti Young Researcher Prize Vijay Gupta, professor of electrical engineering and an ND Energy faculty affiliate, has received the 2018 Antonio Ruberti Young Researcher Prize from the IEEE Control Systems Society.

Read More…

Engineering faculty receive 2019 NSF CAREER awards

nwelding   July 2, 2019

Engineering faculty receive 2019 NSF CAREER awards The National Science Foundation has recognized three University of Notre Dame faculty members — Kyle Doudrick, Amy E. Hixon and CSE's Dong Wang — for their excellence in research with Early Career Development Awards.

Read More…