Category: College of Engineering

Collage of 9 new College of Engineering hires

College of Engineering welcomes 9 new hires

Nine new hires in Notre Dame Engineering are strengthening the College and its students through contributions to experiential learning, inclusive teaching, advising and mentoring, and research. “We’re excited to welcome these talented scholars, teachers, and advisors,” said Patricia …

Prof. Leo McWilliams

Leo McWilliams receives Notre Dame’s 2022 Niebuhr Award for Social Justice

Leo McWilliams, assistant dean for undergraduate programs in the College of Engineering, has received Notre Dame’s Reinhold Niebuhr Award, an honor given annually to a faculty member or administrator whose body of academic work and life promote and exemplify social justice. According to the …

Rendering of a second building connected to the original McCourtney Hall

Notre Dame expands science and engineering research complex with gift from McCourtney family

The University of Notre Dame will expand its interdisciplinary science and engineering research complex on the east side of campus with the addition of a second building underwritten by a lead gift from alumnus and Emeritus Trustee Ted H. McCourtney and his wife, Tracy. The second building in …

Downspout on the side of Cushing Hall of Engineering

Engineering faculty win NSF CAREER and Navy YIP awards for young investigators and innovators

Six Notre Dame faculty in the College of Engineering received some of the nation’s most selective early-career awards in 2021-22. Five received National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) awards and one received a Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) …

Nitesh Chawla and Vijay Gupta

Nitesh Chawla and Vijay Gupta named 2022 IEEE Fellows

Notre Dame engineering professors Nitesh Chawla and Vijay Gupta have been named 2022 Newly Elevated Fellows with the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). The IEEE Board of Directors elevates members to fellows when they have made extraordinary contributions to …

Stained glass windows in Fitzpatrick Hall of Engineering

Notre Dame engineers awarded 2022 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Six Notre Dame engineers have been awarded 2022 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships and another has received an honorable mention. The fellowship program provides support for outstanding students pursuing full-time research-based master's and doctoral degrees in …

Group photo of the 2022 GCSP seniors

Grand Challenges Scholars take on real-world problems in energy, health, and sustainability

Five students in the College of Engineering have completed the Notre Dame Grand Challenges Scholars Program (GCSP) — a program inspired by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) to equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary to find innovative solutions for society's greatest …

Goodrich with students in CBE lab

Victoria Goodrich named 2022 Outstanding Teacher in Notre Dame Engineering

Victoria Goodrich, associate teaching professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, is the recipient of the Notre Dame College of Engineering's 2022 Outstanding Teacher Award. The annual award honors an engineering faculty member, selected by engineering undergraduates, for excellence in …

Yvette Rodriguez

Meet Yvette Rodriguez, new Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the College of Engineering

Yvette Rodriguez is the new Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in the Notre Dame College of Engineering. She joins us from Notre Dame’s Multicultural Student Programs and Services, where she served as assistant director for five years. The new position in the College of …

Ramzi Bualuan

Ramzi Bualuan to receive 2022 ND Women in Engineering Impact Award

Ramzi Bualuan, teaching professor and director of undergraduate studies in computer science and engineering, has been named the recipient of the 2022 Catherine F. Pieronek Women in Engineering Impact Award. The annual award honors a faculty or staff member in the Notre Dame College of …