Category: Notre Dame Women Lead

Ming Hu

Architect builds for planet and people: Prof. Ming Hu

When Ming Hu talks about engineering and architecture, two fields merge into one. Combining analytical and technological skills with hand drawing and spatial literacy has led her to study, practice, and research solutions that are good for the planet and its people. She is emblematic of the …

Jennifer Schaefer

Chemical engineer drives sustainable energy forward: Prof. Jennifer Schaefer

On the first day of class each semester, Jennifer Schaefer tells her students that she chose chemical engineering because our everyday lives are shaped by the existence of plastics.  She wanted a field with tentacles stretching everywhere—from food and pharmaceuticals to consumer …