Home > News & Events > Press Releases

Press Releases

Alumni Association announces inaugural Domer Dozen young alumni recognition program

nwelding   September 9, 2019

Alumni Association announces inaugural Domer Dozen young alumni recognition program The Notre Dame Alumni Association announced the inaugural Domer Dozen, a new program honoring graduates ages 32 and younger in recognition of their significant contributions and extraordinary dedication to making a difference. Two of the inaugural class are engineering alum Lucy Driscoll and Alex Jones.

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…

What can the Moon teach us? Neal testifies as part of "Innovative Space Initiatives" panel

nwelding   August 23, 2019

What can the Moon teach us? Neal testifies as part of "Innovative Space Initiatives" panel On Tuesday, August 20, Professor Clive R. Neal participated in the "Innovative Space Initiatives" panel, part of the sixth meeting of the National Space Council at the Steven F. Udvar-Hzay Center National Air and Space Museum. His testimony discussing how we can use the Moon to learn to live off the land can be viewed here.

Read More…

Innovative energy solutions also require innovations in energy storage

nwelding   August 23, 2019

Innovative energy solutions also require innovations in energy storage Jennifer L. Schaefer, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, and her research team are working to address the critical needs for energy storage in both developed and developing markets.

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…

NDnano seed grants to support sustainable energy, materials, and new tech research

nwelding   August 8, 2019

NDnano seed grants to support sustainable energy, materials, and new tech research Seven faculty members from the University of Notre Dame’s College of Engineering and College of Science have been awarded three grants through the Center for Nano Science and Technology Seed Grant Program.

Read More…

Laneman receives 2019 Qualcomm Faculty Award

nwelding   August 6, 2019

Laneman receives 2019 Qualcomm Faculty Award J. Nicholas Laneman, professor of electrical engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been awarded a 2019 Qualcomm Faculty Award for research that is inspirational to graduate students while also encouraging new approaches in key areas of wireless technology.

Read More…

Notre Dame announces significant growth in research funding

nwelding   August 5, 2019

Notre Dame announces significant growth in research funding Researchers from the University of Notre Dame have received $180.6 million in research funding for fiscal year 2019 — $100 million more than 10 years ago and a more than 27 percent increase from last year. The awards received support a broad range of projects that tackle globally significant issues, including vector-borne diseases, cancer, psychology, nanotechnology, hypersonics and much more.

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…

Monica Arul Jayachandran wins inaugural ACC Three Minute Thesis competition

nwelding   July 29, 2019

Monica Arul Jayachandran wins inaugural ACC Three Minute Thesis competition Monica Arul Jayachandran, a graduate student in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences at the University of Notre Dame, won first place and the People’s Choice award, along with $2,500 in prize money, at the inaugural Atlantic Coast Conference Three Minute Thesis competition July 22, 2019, in Washington, D.C.

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…

In Memoriam: Arvind Varma

nwelding   July 22, 2019

In Memoriam: Arvind Varma Arvind Varma, former faculty member in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Notre Dame and current Head of the Davidson School of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University, has passed away.

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…

Students receive fellowships to address diabetes, cancer, and maternal mortality

nwelding   July 19, 2019

Students receive fellowships to address diabetes, cancer, and maternal mortality Three students from the University of Notre Dame have received fellowships through the Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics’ Berry Family Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program. Since 2013, the program has sponsored young researchers during a key part of their education and acted as a springboard for future career opportunities in academic and corporate research.

Read More…

Meyers receives 2019 Madden Award

nwelding   July 15, 2019

Meyers receives 2019 Madden Award Kerry L. Meyers, assistant dean of student development and director of the Women in Engineering and First-Year Engineering programs, has received the 2019 Thomas P. Madden Award from the University.

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…