• NDConnect 2016

    Accepting applications through August 15 for Notre Dame's undergraduate research competition

  • Congratulations to the 2016 NDnano Summer Undergraduate Researchers

  • Schultz Research Lab

    Studying protein receptor recognition relevant cellular signaling by leveraging enhancements associated with plasmon resonances in gold nano structures. Figure: Tip-enhanced Raman microscopy of functionalized nanoparticles provides new insight into protein ligand interactions in cells.

  • Gao Research Lab

    Polymer synthesis and functionalization via efficient and orthogonal methodologies

  • Notre Dame Nanofabrication Facility

Notre Dame's Center for Nano Science and Technology

NDnano is a world-class, collaborative research center that includes faculty from seven departments across the colleges of Engineering and Science. The Center is focused on developing, characterizing, and applying new nanotechnology-based materials, processes, devices, and solutions that will better society.

NDnano’s mission is to promote, enable, and advance multidisciplinary nanotechnology education and research to include:

  • defining, manipulating, and controlling the properties of new nano-materials
  • collaborating with peer universities, industry, and government to accelerate advances in the field of nano science
  • developing solutions and applications that help address society's global issues while representing a force for good in the discussion on the ethics and possible societal impacts of the new science


Notre Dame Research to showcase Commercialization Opportunities at BIO 2016

Author: Brandi Klingerman

The University of Notre Dame will attend the 2016 BIO International Convention, which is hosted by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) from June 6 - 9, 2016 in San Francisco. Represented Notre Dame Research groups at the event include the Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI), the Center for Nano Science and Technology (NDnano), as well as Technology Transfer.

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2016 Naughton Fellowship Awardees Announced

Author: Joanne Fahey

Twenty-one students have been announced as awardees of the Naughton Fellowships for 2016. The research fellowships were awarded to undergraduate, Master’s, and Ph.D. students from the University of Notre Dame and from four universities in Ireland.

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Dive into Notre Dame Research during the Alumni Reunion on June 3

Author: Brandi Klingerman

Notre Dame Research will be participating in the Alumni Association’s Annual Reunion event on the first Friday of June on the third floor of the Main Building. From 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., the dome will be open to tours, where several offices will open their doors to alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of the University. Additionally, other buildings on campus will also be open for tours throughout the day.

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Poster Session for Summer Undergraduate Researchers


Location: Jordan Hall Galleria

Several summer undergraduate researchers in NDnano, the Center for Research Computing, and ND Energy will showcase their summer research at a poster session scheduled for Wednesday, July 27, in the Jordan Hall Galleria.  Please stop by to learn about the wide range of research undertaken by the students this summer!  Below is the schedule for the NDnano

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Presentations by NDnano's Summer Undergraduate Researchers


Location: 123 Nieuwland Hall

Several summer undergraduate researchers in NDnano will present their summer research on Thursday, August 4, in Nieuwland Hall. Check back before the event for a schedule of the students participating!…

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NDConnect 2016 Application Deadline


The University of Notre Dame's NDConnect undergraduate research competition is open to students graduating 2017-2019 who are actively engaged in nano-related research at their university.  Complete application details are available at http://nano.nd.edu/news/ndconnect-2016/

Applications will be accepted through August 15.  Finalists will be selected by September 6, and the one-day event is scheduled for October 18.…

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