The Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) is a University Research Center whose mission is to advance innovative energy related research, education and outreach programs to address the global challenges of creating a more sustainable energy future. ND Energy is built upon the foundations laid by the Notre Dame Energy Center (NDEC) – a College of Engineering research center (initiated in 2005) and the Sustainable Energy Initiative (SEI) – a Strategic Research Investment (funded by the University in 2010).
July 21, 2014
University of Notre Dame faculty members Joan Brennecke, Bertrand Hochwald and Prashant Kamat have been named to Thomson Reuters’ list of “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014.”
The list includes more than 3,200 scientists around the world who have published the highest number of articles that are cited the most frequently by other researchers. The list was compiled from two separate Thomson Reuters studies analyzed for publication and citation data from 21 broad fields of study, ranging from chemistry to social sciences.
July 16, 2014 • Categories: Annual Report
It is with tremendous sadness that we report the death of chemistry professor, Heino Nitsche (member of the Center’s Technical Advisory Board since 2011), who died unexpectedly the morning of July 15. Born July 24, 1949 in Munich, Germany, Heino earned his Ph.D. in 1980 at the Free University of Berlin and joined the University of California at Berkeley…
July 11, 2014 • Categories: Annual Report
In a recent announcement made by Robert J. Bernhard, vice president for research at the University of Notre Dame, Peter C. Burns, the Henry J. Massman Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences…
July 07, 2014
A University of Notre Dame research center has once again been designated an Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and will receive funding to help accelerate the scientific breakthroughs needed to build the 21st-century energy economy.
Notre Dame collaborating with five partners to build nation’s top turbine engine component research and testing facility
June 30, 2014
The University of Notre Dame and five public and private partners announced today Thursday (June 26) a $36 million project that will be the nation’s foremost research and test facility for advancing the technology used in the massive gas turbine engines used by commercial and military aircraft, power plants, and the oil and gas industry.
Construction in South Bend’s Ignition Park on a 43,000-square-foot building — of which 25,000 square feet will be for the Notre Dame Turbomachinery Facility — will begin this summer and be completed by March. The facility will be fully operational in July 2016.
Energy and Climate Change 15th National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment
Tue Jan 27, 2015
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