The University of Notre Dame has received $172.5 million in new research funding awards for fiscal year 2020 – the second highest in its history.
Students can now earn a distinctive, interdisciplinary doctoral degree in materials science and engineering through the College of Engineering and the College of Science.
Yanliang Zhang has been named the 2020 International Thermoelectric Society Young Investigator. The award recognizes his innovative work on additive manufacturing and scalable nanomanufacturing for flexible thermoelectric materials and devices.
In February, NDnano awarded fellowships to 21 students for its summer undergraduate research program. These students, from Notre Dame and several universities in the U.S. and abroad, applied and were selected by NDnano-affiliated faculty for 10-week, on-campus projects.
The hero in Mary Shelley’s “The Last Man,” her second sweeping political science fiction after “Frankenstein,” is left alone in Rome, in a post-apocalyptic world. A global plague apparently took the lives of everyone else, yet he discerns a duty...
The purpose of the project, “Dissipative non-equilibrium supramolecular hydrogels using fuels,” is to create a new material paradigm at the intersection of supramolecular chemistry and soft materials. He and his team will be studying materials and systems that exhibit transient states and enable...
Researchers from the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Research Computing are recording details about the coronavirus vaccine candidates currently in development as well as the progress of those candidates via a new interactive online tool.
Sergei was a brilliant and rigorous researcher and an expert on all matters concerning electron microscopy. He collaborated with a large number of campus engineering and science research groups and he was the author or co-author of many outstanding international...
Six faculty from the University of Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters, College of Engineering, and College of Science have been awarded two grants through the NDnano Seed Grant Program.
Merlin Bruening and a team of scientists have begun research to develop point-of-care antibody tests that would help public health officials to better understand how an individual’s immunity to COVID-19 lasts over time.
Twenty University of Notre Dame faculty members have received Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, and three have been honored with Dockweiler Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising.
Sangpil Yoon, assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering and an NDnano affiliated faculty member, received the 2020 National Science Foundation (NSF) Early Career Development (CAREER) Award.
A Decade of Progress: Continuing Notre Dame’s journey to grow as a preeminent Catholic research university
While the University of Notre Dame has continued its commitment to inquiry and endeavor over the entirety of its history, creating the circumstances for achievement has evolved over time. Upon inauguration, Father Jenkins set out to lead a great Catholic...
Alexander W. Dowling, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has received a 2020 National Science Foundation Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, the highest honor given by the U.S. government to young faculty members in engineering and science.
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame recently developed an all-optical tabletop technique, called infrared photothermal heterodyne imaging (IR-PHI), that beats normal infrared microscopes by overcoming limitations caused by how tightly light can be focused.
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame, in partnership with those at Northwestern University, are a step closer to understanding how superconductors can be improved for reliability in future quantum computers.
The team, led by by Morten Eskildsen,…...
The challenges of today cannot be met with the thinking of yesterday. Meet seven outstanding faculty members who are shifting paradigms in their fields as they work to build a better tomorrow.
According to the World Health Organization, one of the biggest health threats around the world is antibiotic-resistant bacteria and researchers at the University of Notre Dame are working to combat this problem by developing a nanoparticle-based system.