Update: Please check back in early May for NDConnect 2016 application information! 2015 information is provided below for reference only.
The University of Notre Dame is holding a competition to recognize outstanding undergraduates in nanoscience and nanoengineering.
Who is eligible?
Students graduating in 2016-2018 who are actively engaged in undergraduate research at their respective universities.
How do I apply?
By August 17, email your resumé, a one-page description of your research project, and a PowerPoint file recapping your research findings, to email@example.com. By the same date, please ask your faculty research adviser to email a recommendation letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use this template for your project description:
Finalists will be selected by September 4 and invited to present their findings at a one-day event on October 23 at Notre Dame.
$6,000 in prizes will be awarded at the fall poster session:
- First Place $3,000
- Second Place $2,000
- Third Place $1,000
Thank you to our NDConnect sponsors
2015: Thorlabs, Altera, Texas Instruments, Raytheon, MicroLink Devices, Murata Electronics, Olympus, International Rectifier, Toshiba, HRL Laboratories, Serim Research, Ocean Optics, and Coherent
2014: Thorlabs, HP Labs, IBM, Texas Instruments, Seagate, Raytheon, International Rectifier, GE Global Research, and BP
2013: Traycer, RF Micro Devices, Raytheon, Texas Instruments, Lono LLC (SmarterShade), IBM, HRL Laboratories, University of Notre Dame, NDnano
2012: IBM, HRL Laboratories, Raytheon, Texas Instruments, University of Notre Dame, NDnano
2011: Intel, IBM, General Electric, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, HRL Laboratories, Teledyne Scientific & Imaging, Texas Instruments, Zyvex Labs, University of Notre Dame, NDnano