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Sihan Yu and Matthew Webber

Researchers develop novel method for glucagon delivery

For children with Type 1 diabetes, the risk of experiencing a severe hypoglycemic episode is especially common — and for parents, the threat of that happening in the middle of the night is especially frightening. Sudden and critical drops in blood sugar can go undetected overnight when the child …

Jennifer Schaefer

Driving change by using new materials in rechargeable batteries

Electric vehicles have been on the roads since 1999. Since that time, nearly 5.4 million hybrid and plug-in models have been sold. The lithium-ion batteries that run them offer high energy density and low maintenance, allowing a vehicle to travel hundreds of miles on a charge. These power …

Getting the big picture in incredible detail with frequency comb ptychoscopy

Reconstructing the entire spectrum of light from complex sources is vital for a number of applications — from medical imaging and drug development to national security. David Burghoff, assistant professor of electrical engineering, and his team have developed a new technique that provides an …

Jian-Xun Wang

Jian-Xun Wang receives 2021 NSF CAREER Award for data-augumented cardiovascular modeling

Jian-Xun Wang, assistant professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering, has received a 2021 National Science Foundation Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, one of the highest honors given by the U.S. government to young faculty members in engineering and science. Wang focuses on …

Notre Dame to join Indiana coalition to develop quantum technologies

The University of Notre Dame is joining efforts to establish a National Science Foundation-backed quantum research center that will bring dozens of scientists from four Indiana universities and industry together to tackle applied research in the field. The new Center for Quantum Technologies …

2020-21 ND Rocketry Team group photo in front of the Dome

Notre Dame Rocketry Team claims multiple awards during 2021 NASA Student Launch competition

The Notre Dame Rocketry Team (NDRT) had a banner year, evidenced by the multiple awards they received at the end of …

Statue of Our Lady of the University in the main circle. Photo by Matt Cashore/University of Notre Dame.

Summer computer science program at Notre Dame leads to statewide recognition for Penn-Harris-Madison teacher

For the past four summers, Amanda Fox, a teacher with Penn-Harris-Madison (PHM) School Corp., has worked closely with …

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Marine fog comes under focus in new five-year study

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame will lead a five-year study to improve the fundamental understanding, …

International Space Station. (Credit: NASA)

Notre Dame experiment is in route to space station; could lead to more effective early cancer screenings

Researchers studying how bubbles form and function sent a fully automated, self-contained experiment to the …

Hernan Delgado

Hernan Delgado honored with Notre Dame’s Shaheen Graduate Student Award

Hernan Delgado, a Ph.D. graduate in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has received the Eli J. and Helen Shaheen …