Category: College of Engineering

Meenal Datta

Cancer therapies show promise in combating tuberculosis

What could cancer teach us about tuberculosis? That’s a question Meenal Datta has been chasing since she was a graduate student. Once the body’s immune system is infected with tuberculosis, it forms granulomas — tight clusters of white blood cells — in an attempt to wall off the …

Dr. Dava Newman

Exploration for All: The Infinite to Spaceship Earth – An Edison Lecture at Notre Dame by Dava Newman ‘86 (ND) Ph.D. ‘92 (MIT)

Please join us for this capstone event celebrating 150 Years of Engineering at Notre Dame. December 7, 2023 at 1 p.m. Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts CenterUniversity of Notre Dame This is an un-ticketed event, and all are welcome. For those who are unable …

6 Notre Dame Faculty who were recently awarded NIH MIRAs.

Notre Dame engineering faculty win NIH MIRA awards to support biomedical research

In less than a year, three faculty in the College of Engineering were awarded the Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), part of the National Institutes of Health. MIRA grants support the nation’s most talented, …

The Golden Dome and Basilica steeple, during sunset summer 2022

We’re Hiring! Faculty Positions in Engineering at the University of Notre Dame

Since 2021, Notre Dame Engineering has welcomed nearly 40 faculty at all ranks. We continue to grow, and we invite applications for the following positions. We are especially interested in candidates whose diverse backgrounds and excellence will enrich our academic community through research, …

Downspout with an ND monogram on it covered in ivy

Notre Dame engineers awarded 2023 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Eleven Notre Dame engineering students and alums have been awarded 2023 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships, and one has received an honorable mention. The fellowship program supports outstanding students (undergraduate seniors and early-career graduate students) …

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 …

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) …