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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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