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2021 Innovate-O-Thon participants

Three cheers for the 2021 ND Engineering Innovate-O-Thon!

Forty-five students from across campus came together to compete in the 2021 Notre Dame Engineering Innovate-O-Thon, an 18-hour innovation challenge sponsored by Marmon Holdings, Inc., a global industrial organization based in Chicago. Nine teams strategized, conceptualized, and presented a …

Exploring mechano-immunology for clues in the fight against brain tumors

Meenal Datta, assistant professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering, was recently awarded a National Institutes of Health Career Transition Award through the National Cancer Institute for her work at the intersection of mechanical engineering and cancer immunology. She is working to …

Yiyu Shi

Yiyu Shi to receive 2021 IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design Best Paper Award

Yiyu Shi, professor of computer science and engineering, has been named the recipient of the 2021 IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design Donald O. Pederson Best Paper Award for the work titled “Hardware/Software Co-Exploration of Neural Architectures.” The winning paper, which was …

Fog moves in as the research vessel Hugh R. Sharp departs St. John's Harbor in Newfoundland, Canada

Data from months in a fog paint a clearer picture for future forecasts

Fog is one of the least predictable weather phenomena. It doesn’t matter if it comes in on the “little cat feet” of poetry or rolls down the coastline like a locomotive. Fog can stymie daily life, affecting communication, transportation, and defense. “A better understanding of how and …

Rob Nerenberg and Yanina Nahum

Improving therapies for people with cystic fibrosis using the bioacoustic effect

Professors Robert Nerenberg and Albert Cerrone, both faculty in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences at Notre Dame, are developing ways to improve the health and quality of life for people with cystic fibrosis, the genetic disease that can cause persistent lung infections and …

Yipu Du (left) and Yanliang Zhang

A new 3D printing frontier: self-powered wearable devices

When most people think of wearable devices, they think of smart watches, smart glasses, fitness trackers, even smart …

Row of houses in South Bend

Minding the (housing) gap

Each summer, Notre Dame’s Center for Civic Innovation (CCI), part of the College of Engineering, operates an …

Researchers successfully build four-legged swarm robots

As a robotics engineer, Yasemin Ozkan-Aydin, assistant professor of electrical engineering at the University of Notre …

Pinar and graduate student in lab

Aging breast tissue could set the stage for invasive breast cancer

The American Cancer Society estimates that 284,200 women will be newly diagnosed with breast cancer in 2021, and …

Fernando in front of LIDAR

Harindra Joseph Fernando elected as Fellow of the American Geophysical Union

Harindra Joseph Fernando, the Wayne and Diana Murdy Endowed Professor of Engineering and Geosciences, has been elected …