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Graphic welcoming Mike Chapple and Robert Landers to INDustry Labs

iNDustry Labs appoints two associate faculty directors

Notre Dame’s iNDustry Labs has expanded its multidisciplinary team with the appointments of two associate faculty directors. Mike Chapple is academic director of the Master of Science in Business Analytics program and teaching professor of IT, Analytics, and Operations in the …

2022 Innovat-o-thon participants group photo

51 students, 10 teams, 16 hours – 2022 Fall ND Engineering Innovate-o-Thon!

Fifty-one undergraduates from across campus came together to compete in the 2022 Fall Notre Dame Engineering Innovate-o-Thon, a 16-hour innovation challenge sponsored by Marmon Holdings, Inc. Ten teams researched, developed and presented a prototype solution to a real-world business …

Aerial of Downtown Chicago overlooking Millennium Park

Designing climate-resilient cities in at-risk communities

In September, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory announced it would lead a multi-institutional team to advance urban climate science with the establishment of an Urban Integrated Field Laboratory in Chicago. The DOE will fund the project with $25 million over five …

William M. Fairley

William M. Fairley, professor emeritus of civil and environmental engineering and earth sciences

William M. Fairley, professor emeritus of civil and environmental engineering and earth sciences at the University of Notre Dame, passed away Oct. 9. He was 93. Fairley earned a bachelor’s degree at Colby College, a master’s degree in geology from the University of Maine and a doctoral …

Prof. Patrick Fay

Patrick Fay named Stinson Professor of Nanotechnology

Patrick Fay, professor of electrical engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been awarded an endowed professorship. He was named Notre Dame’s Stinson Professor of Nanotechnology, effective September 1, 2022. “Appointment to an endowed chair is one of the highest honors in the …

Maria Holland

Maria Holland receives Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) from NIH

Maria Holland, assistant professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has received the Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (MIRA) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), part of the National Institutes of Health. The award, …

Electrical engineers devise first high-performance optical microresonator at long wavelengths

Harnessing the power of long wavelength light is key to the next generation of sensing and imaging devices for environmental monitoring, explosive detection, and biomedicine. Currently, however, the systems emitting such light are large and low-powered. In a new study published in Nature …

David Burghoff

David Burghoff named 2022 Moore Inventor Fellow

David Burghoff, assistant professor of electrical engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been named a 2022 Moore Inventor Fellow. He is one of five fellows named this year by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. The fellows program supports scientist-inventors who create new tools …

Jian-Xun Wang

Jian-xun Wang receives Young Investigator award from Office of Naval Research

Jian-xun Wang, assistant professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering, has received the Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) award from the Office of Naval Research for his project “Physics-Preserved Neural Differentiable Computing for Predictive Modeling of Rough-Wall …

Toby Li

Toby Li Receives Google Research Scholar Award

Toby Li, assistant professor of computer science and engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has received a Google Research Scholar Award for his project “Effective Human-AI Collaboration with Data-Driven Models in UX Design.” The project’s goal is to create software …