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  • What's It Really Like?: Energy Careers: Students are invited to join small group sessions for informal conversations with professionals in the energy field. Discussions will be held at various times throughout the month of February. To learn more and to register, click here.

The Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) is a University Research Center whose mission is to foster and grow energy-related research toward sustainable and affordable energy solutions, to support energy-related education and outreach throughout the Notre Dame and surrounding communities, and to influence the national and global discussions of the most pressing energy policy issues and questions of our time. ND Energy plays a pivotal role in developing new and improved energy technologies and systems and focuses on developing engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs, and social scientists to be leaders in their disciplines and literate in the systems of energy production and use.


Lighting the Path for a Brighter Tomorrow: Making Connections with Potential Mentors

January 27, 2017 • Categories: ND Energy

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January is National Mentoring Month, and according to, quality mentoring relationships have powerful positive effects on young people in a variety of personal, academic, and professional situations. Ultimately, mentoring connects a young person to personal growth and development and social and economic opportunity, and empowers them to make smart choices and better life decisions. Mentoring has led to many of our youths increasing their participation in leadership positions, community volunteerism, and becoming mentors themselves.…

Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory to partner with Doosan Heavy Industries on $2.5 million compressor test agreement

January 24, 2017

Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory

The compressor test will study aerodynamic phenomena that even the most powerful computers cannot simulate.

Ten Years Hence lecture series examines climate change and innovation

January 19, 2017

Ten Years Hence Lecture Series

The annual speaker series explores issues, ideas and trends likely to affect business and society over the next decade.

Tengfei Luo Named 2016 DuPont Young Professor

January 18, 2017

Tengfei Luo has been named to the 2016 Class of DuPont Young Professors, one of only eight young faculty to receive the honor this year.

Annual index reveals biggest movers in climate change adaptation

January 12, 2017

ND-GAIN Biggest Movers

The annual ND-GAIN Country Index ranks 181 countries on vulnerability to extreme climate events such as droughts, superstorms and other natural disasters as well as readiness to successfully implement adaptation solutions. The top five countries showing the biggest amount of improvement in preparedness over the last year were Ghana, Solomon Islands, Cape Verde, Sri Lanka and Myanmar.

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CBE Seminar:“Understanding and Controlling Rate Processes in Porous Materials: From CO2 Separations to Hydrocarbons Conversion”

Tue Feb 21, 2017 • 12:30PM - 1:30PM

Praveen Bollini Abstract: Engineering the next generation of nanoporous materials will enable atom-efficient catalysis, and energy-efficient separations processes. This talk will focus on two stud...

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Series: Integral Ecology, Lecture 1

Tue Feb 21, 2017 • 7:00PM - 8:15PM

Theological Anthropology: Identity and Mission – The first of a six-part lecture series by Terrence P. Ehrman, C.S.C. Made in the image of God, humans are actors not only in a div...

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