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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, detection, and predictability of marine sea fog. Harindra Joseph Fernando, the Wayne and Diana Murdy Endowed Professor in the Departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering and …

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 International Space Station (ISS) aboard a Space X rocket that launched this afternoon. The study, led by Tengfei Luo, a professor in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical …

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 Graduate Student Award. The Shaheen Award recognizes one graduating Ph.D. student in each of the four divisions of the Notre Dame Graduate School. Students are honored for …

Bill Schneider

William F. Schneider awarded Notre Dame’s James A. Burns, C.S.C., Award for outstanding mentorship of doctoral students

William F. Schneider is the recipient of the James A. Burns, C.S.C., Graduate School Award. The award showcases the outstanding mentorship of Notre Dame’s very best doctoral advisers. Schneider is the Dorini Family Chair of Energy Studies and chair of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. He …

David Burghoff

David Burghoff receives Young Investigator award from the Office of Naval Research

David Burghoff, assistant professor of electrical engineering, has received the Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) award from the Office of Naval Research for his project “Frequency comb ptychoscopy: Imaging beyond the resolution-delay limit.” The award, one of the oldest and most …

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New CSE study points to impact of pandemic lockdown and restrictions on physical activity for people with Parkinson’s disease

The COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult for everyone, but especially for people with Parkinson’s disease. …

IrishSat students preparing balloon and payload for launch

New satellite design team IrishSat launches its first high-altitude balloon

Notre Dame students and faculty gathered on May 11, 2021, for the first high-altitude balloon launch by IrishSat, a …

H. Bolton Seed Medal

Patricia J. Culligan, dean of Notre Dame Engineering, receives 2021 H. Bolton Seed Medal for expanding boundaries of geoenvironmental and sustainability engineering

Patricia J. Culligan, professor of civil engineering and the Matthew H. McCloskey dean of Notre Dame’s College of …

John Nganga

Ph.D. student receives NASA research award to design strategies to enable four-legged robots to walk alongside astronauts on other planets

John Nganga, a Notre Dame Ph.D. student in aerospace and mechanical engineering, has been awarded a 3-year NASA Space …

Teagan Sweet and Frances Zengotita

Two Notre Dame graduate students receive DOE fellowships focused on clean nuclear energy

Teagan Sweet and Frances Zengotita have received graduate fellowships from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) through …