Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame

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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. 


2016 Student Awardees for Research Fellowships in Energy Announced

May 26, 2016 • Categories: Annual Report and ND Energy

Notre Dame Research Nd Energy Gold

Sixteen students have been awarded research fellowships by ND Energy to conduct energy-related research at the University of Notre Dame during summer 2016 and the 2016-2017 academic year. Eleven undergraduate students received The Vincent P. Slatt Fellowship for Undergraduate Research in Energy Systems and Processes, nine from the University of Notre Dame and two from colleges affiliated with the Atlanta University Consortium. Five graduate students from the University of Notre Dame received The Patrick and Jana Eilers Graduate Student Fellowship for Energy Related Research. The recipients of these awards represent four Notre Dame Colleges and Schools, including Architecture, Arts & Letters, Engineering, and Science.





Visit with Notre Dame Research Centers During the 2016 Alumni Reunion on June 3

May 25, 2016 • Categories: ND Energy

Nd Energy Alumni Image

Notre Dame Research and affiliated research centers will be participating in the Alumni Association’s Annual Reunion event on Friday, June 3, on the third floor of the Main Building. From 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., the dome will be open to tours, where several offices will open their doors to alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of the University. Additionally, other buildings on campus will be open for tours throughout the day.…

Fernando to receive honorary degree

May 19, 2016

Harindra Joseph Fernando

Harindra Joseph Fernando will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Dundee in the United Kingdom.

Research Staff among 2016 Presidential Awards Recipients

May 19, 2016

The University strives to create a culture of appreciation and celebration through award and recognition programs. Recipients receive a cash award and a keepsake, and are acknowledged at the annual Service Recognition Dinner. Eight members of the staff were honored including two staff associated with Notre Dame Research.

Thirty seniors receive national and international fellowships and scholarships

May 18, 2016

A new graduate holds her diploma following Commencement

In addition to the 15 University of Notre Dame senior recipients of Fulbright fellowships, the National Science Foundation and other organizations have awarded scholarships and fellowships to 15 members of the University’s Class of 2016.

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Nanotech France 2016 International Conference and Exhibition

Fri Jun 3, 2016

Nanotech France 2016 The largest European Event in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology will be held in Paris- France from the 1st to 3rd June 2016. It’s expected that the ev...

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NanoMaterials for the Energy & Environment - NanoMatEn 2016

Fri Jun 3, 2016

NanoMatEn 2016 - NanoMaterials for Energy and Environment International Conference & Exhibition…

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