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Taflanidis Named Greek Diaspora Fellow
Associate Professor Alexandros A. Taflanidis, the Frank M. Freimann Collegiate Chair in Structural Engineering, has been named a 2017 Greek Diaspora Fellow.
Located in News & Publications / Press Releases / 2016
College of Engineering Introduces New Minor Targeting Resiliency and Sustainability
The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences has added a new minor targeting resiliency and sustainability for the development of future innovators who can generate novel solutions and sustainable policies that protect cities and citizens from natural and manmade hazards while also helping to mitigate the effects of those hazards.
Located in News & Publications / Press Releases / 2017
Record Highs for Notre Dame Research Funding
The University of Notre Dame has received $133.7 million in research funding for fiscal year 2015. This is an all-time record for the University and $20 million more than last year.
Located in News & Publications / Press Releases / 2015
Notre Dame Establishes New Research Center for Delivering Data-driven, Predictive Computational Models
In order to better characterize the predictability of computational models and product performance, a new research center at the University of Notre Dame, the Center for Informatics and Computational Science, will develop mathematical, statistical and scientific computing techniques to address the challenges associated with uncertainty quantification.
Located in News & Publications / Press Releases / 2018
Reinterpreting the Fossil Record on Jaws
New research from a team of researchers led by Matthew Ravosa, professor of biology and concurrent professor of both aerospace and mechanical engineering and anthropology at the University of Notre Dame, puts into question how we interpret the behavior of extinct organisms from their fossil remains.
Located in News & Publications / Press Releases / 2016
Fighting for Better Cancer Detection
A mammogram’s ability to detect tumors at early stages has made breast cancer one of the most treatable forms of cancer. Still there are almost 50,000 missed diagnoses every year. Engineering professor Ryan K. Roeder has devised a way in which gold nanoparticles can be injected into the breast and attach to indicators of cancer, so they can be clearly seen.
Located in News & Publications / Press Releases / 2016
Researchers Aim to Refocus Wandering Minds
University of Notre Dame researcher Sidney D’Mello and colleagues are researching the “mind wandering” phenomena and developing a software system that can both detect when a person’s focus shifts from the task at hand and get that person to refocus.
Located in News & Publications / Press Releases / 2015
Ahsan Kareem Helps Lead New Center in Building Capacity to Predict the Impact of Natural Disasters
Damage to infrastructure stemming from weather and climate related natural hazards is a focus of the Computational Modeling and Simulation Center, a new center co-led by the University of Notre Dame’s Ahsan Kareem, the Robert M.Moran Professor of Engineering in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences.
Located in News & Publications / Press Releases / 2017
Researchers Discover New Chemical Process that Could Reduce Nitrogen Oxides from Diesel Exhaust
Chemical engineers at the University of Notre Dame have discovered a catalytic process that could help curb emissions of nitrogen oxides from diesel-powered vehicles, a priority air pollutant that is a key ingredient in smog.
Located in News & Publications / Press Releases / 2017
Fighting to Cure Food Allergies
Professor Basar Bilgicer hopes to make allergies, and the accompanying anxiety and trauma, a thing of the past. For an aspiration that large, he had to start small. Biomolecular small.
Located in News & Publications / Press Releases / 2016