Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame


Professor’s talk on American oil interests to air on C-SPAN 3

June 23, 2017

A spring lecture given by Darren Dochuk, associate professor of history at the University of Notre Dame, will be televised on C-SPAN 3 at 8 p.m. and midnight EDT Saturday, June 24. The lecture was part of a course titled The History of Oil in American Life, which offered a chronological, thematic, and contemporary examination of oil in modern America.

Researchers work to improve nuclear waste recycling

June 19, 2017

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Researchers within ND Energy are thinking creatively about problems surrounding nuclear materials and are searching for solutions to reduce waste, decrease the cost of nuclear energy production, and increase efficiency and safety of the entire process.

Celebrate World Environment Day on June 5 with ND Energy and ECI

June 02, 2017

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ND Energy and the Environmental Change Initiative (ECI) are coming together to celebrate #WorldEnvironmentDay on Monday, June 5th.  World Environment Day is sponsored by the United Nations (UN) and encourages worldwide awareness and action for the environment. This year, the host country is Canada, and the theme is Connecting People to Nature with a slogan of “I’m with Nature

Perdigão: Capturing the complexities of mountain winds

June 02, 2017

A team of close to 50 scientists, students and technical staff—including Harindra Fernando, Wayne and Diana Murdy Family Professor of Engineering at Notre Dame—is bringing an unprecedented assembly of equipment to Vale do Cobrão, a valley in eastern Portugal. Researchers at the valley are collecting data on multiple aspects of wind flow patterns shaped by meteorological forcing on intricate terrain through carefully planned field observations.

ND Energy Reaches Out to Raise Awareness and to Celebrate Student Achievements in Energy Studies and Research

June 01, 2017 • Categories: ND Energy

An important part of ND Energy’s mission is to support energy-related education and outreach throughout Notre Dame and its surrounding communities. The third week of April offered three opportunities to interact with students and the public to spread the word about energy research at Notre Dame. May was filled with excitement as we congratulated our Energy Studies Minor graduates and Mishawaka High School interns on successfully completing their respective programs.   …

Explore Notre Dame Research during the Alumni Reunion on June 2

May 24, 2017 • Categories: ND Energy

During the Alumni Association’s annual reunion event, Notre Dame Research will host an open house from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the first Friday of June.

2017 Steiner Awards: Honoring Undergraduate Excellence

May 23, 2017

ND Energy congratulates Tessa Clarizio, Energy Studies Minor Graduate, for this outstanding award.

The College of Engineering is pleased to announce the 2017 winners of the Reverend Thomas A. Steiner Award. They, like the namesake of the award, will no doubt have a great impact on their individual fields and the lives of those with whom they come in contact.…

The Career Center Announces 2017 SunShot Innovators Program

May 22, 2017

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For students who don't have definitive longer-term post-graduate plans, the following posting from the U.S. Department of Energy might be of interest. Students should plan accordingly, as the hiring process could take up to 90 days. Students should also consider including a relevant Letter of Reference with their current resume, revised to the federal government format. An example of the format can be viewed in the Career Development Guide 

ND Energy Releases its 2016 Annual Report

May 19, 2017

Dr. Peter C. Burns, director of ND Energy, announced the release of the 2016 Annual Report for the Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy). The report highlights major activities and accomplishments in energy research and education at the University of Notre Dame. Questions may be directed to Barbara Villarosa, Business and Communications Program Director, at 574-631-4776 or

Notre Dame Researchers receive Prestigious National Science Foundation Awards

May 17, 2017

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has recognized 10 University of Notre Dame faculty members for their excellence in research with Early Career Development (CAREER) Awards.

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