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ASCENT: One Year In

The foundational multi-disciplinary Applications and Systems-driven Center for Energy-Efficient integrated Nano Technologies (ASCENT) has now been in operation for a year.

More than a decade as a chief editor, always a pioneer

In December 2018, after 12 years of leadership, Hsueh-Chia Chang, the Bayer Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, stepped down as the founding and chief editor of Biomicrofluidics.

Early career faculty awarded nationally competitive awards

Early career faculty awarded nationally competitive awards

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has recognized four University of Notre Dame faculty members for their excellence in research with new Early Career Development (CAREER) Awards. Over the past five years, Notre Dame faculty have received 37 of these highly...

Schmid elected international director to SME board

Schmid elected international director to SME board

Steven R. Schmid, professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering, has been elected to the Society of Manufacturing Engineers Board of Directors, where he will serve a two-year term as an international director beginning January 1, 2019.

Growth in Notre Dame research and scholarship funding continues

Growth in Notre Dame research and scholarship funding continues

The University of Notre Dame continued the steady expansion and growth of its research, scholarship, and creative endeavor programs during the most recent fiscal year (FY), recording $141.6 million in research funding. This surpasses the $138.1 million received in FY...

Developing an “on and off” switch for breast cancer treatment

Developing an “on and off” switch for breast cancer treatment

A current cancer therapy is using T-cells and genetically engineering them to kill cancer, but these cells, known as CAR-T cells, have been known to attack off-target sites while completing their job. In order to counteract this negative effect, Notre Dame...

NDnano announces 2018 Seed Grant Program recipients

NDnano announces 2018 Seed Grant Program recipients

Nine faculty members from the University of Notre Dame’s College of Engineering and College of Science have been awarded four grants through the Center for Nano Science and Technology (NDnano) Seed Grant Program.