The American Institute of Physics reports that a team of engineers from Cornell University, the University of Notre Dame, and the semiconductor company IQE has created gallium nitride (GaN) power diodes capable of serving as the building blocks for future GaN power switches.
Several science and engineering faculty affiliated with Notre Dame’s Center for Nano Science and Technology (NDnano) have full-time, 10-week research opportunities available for summer 2016. Applications will be accepted through February 5, 2016.
Patrick Fay and Xiaobo Sharon Hu, faculty in the College of Engineering at Notre Dame, have been named fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). The grade of fellow is the highest grade of membership conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon an individual member.
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Notre Dame Research has opened its annual competition for the Library Acquisitions and Equipment Restoration & Renewal Grants.
University of Notre Dame teaching and research faculty, library faculty, research faculty, and special professional faculty from all Colleges and Schools are eligible to apply. Applications are due Monday, February 1, 2016 by 5:00 p.m. EST.…
The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE) has long been a strong area of research at Notre Dame, with historical expertise in catalysis, fluid mechanics, reaction engineering, and thermodynamics. Learn more about some of the CBE research projects in a new video.
Fourteen student finalists from around the country competed in Notre Dame's fifth annual NDConnect undergraduate research contest. Students from Northwestern University, Hope College, and University of Nebraska took top honors.
Posters and presentations highlighted research on the synthesis, characterization, and applications of soft polymer materials on membrane separation, environmental remediation, cancer therapy, and advanced imaging and diagnostics.
Notre Dame faculty from Psychology and Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering have been awarded grants from the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI).
The Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) and Professor Marya Lieberman have won a USAID Development Innovation Ventures award to improve global health.
Wolfgang Porod has been named the founding editor-in-chief of the new Open Access IEEE Nanotechnology Express (ENANO), a publication of the IEEE Nanotechnology Council.
Professors Ryan K. Roeder and Tracy Vargo-Gogola are combining their expertise in biomedical engineering and cancer biology, respectively, through the Harper Cancer Research Institute, a partnership between Notre Dame and the Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend, to improve the accuracy of mammography for diagnosing breast cancer.
NDConnect POSTER SESSION:
Friday, October 23
2:15 - 5:00p
Jordan Hall Galleria
October 1: The Center for Nano Science and Technology at the University of Notre Dame today announced the finalists for the fifth annual NDConnect undergraduate nanotechnology research competition.…
University of Notre Dame faculty members — Timothy Beers and Prashant Kamat from the College of Science and Bertrand Hochwald and J. Nicholas Laneman from the College of Engineering and — have been named to the Thomson Reuters’ list of Highly Cited Researchers for 2015. Hochwald, Beers, and Kamat were named in the 2014 list. All four faculty members have also appeared on previous years’ lists.
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.
Mary Galvin, the William K. Warren Foundation Dean of the College of Science, sat down for a brief question-and-answer session about her experience, her passion for scientific research and her new role at the University of Notre Dame.
When asked what drew her to Notre Dame, Galvin is quick to answer: alignment with the University’s mission, and the chance to work with students again.
A paper written by a team of researchers from the Center for Low Energy Systems Technology (LEAST) and appearing in the August 7, 2015, edition of the journal Nature Communications shows promising options for the development of novel hybrid-phase-transition field–effect transistors (hyper-FETs) that offer high performance at room temperature using very low voltages.
America Makes awarded grants to nine teams, with approximately $8 million in funding and $11 million in matching cost share for applied research and development projects in additive manufacturing. Notre Dame is heavily engaged in these efforts, with the University serving as the team lead on one of these projects and partner institution on another.
Profs. Zorlutuna, Bernstein, Porod, Csaba, Lieberman, and Boerckel among those receiving research grants from ND's Advanced Diagnostics and Therapeutics (AD&T).
Anthony Hoffman among junior faculty named winners of the Early Career Development Award (CAREER) by the National Science Foundation (NSF).