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Notre Dame receives TARDEC grant for next-generation batteries

December 08, 2010 • Categories: ND Energy

Notre Dame Research

Faculty from the University of Notre Dame’s Colleges of Engineering and Science have been awarded more than $1.3 million from the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) in collaboration with research being conducted by Mississippi State University on the development of novel materials for improved battery technology.

Brennecke named editor of American Chemical Society journal

November 09, 2010 • Categories: ND Energy

Joan Brennecke

Joan F. Brennecke, Keating-Crawford Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and director of the University of Notre Dame Energy Center, has been appointed editor of the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data.

The Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data is a monthly publication that reports on experimental, evaluated and predicted data on the physical, thermodynamic and transport properties of well-defined materials including complex mixtures of known compositions and systems of environmental and biochemical interest.

Stinson-Remick receives LEED Gold Certification

October 22, 2010 • Categories: ND Energy

The University of Notre Dame's Stinson-Remick Hall has received LEED Gold Certification from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). Stinson-Remick, which was dedicated on September 3rd, is a 160,000-square-foot College of Engineering facility that houses a nano technology research center, a 9,000-square-foot semiconductor processing and device fabrication clean room, and an undergraduate interdisciplinary learning center.…

Honoring Energy Research

October 14, 2010 • Categories: ND Energy and SEI

Joan Brennecke was presented the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award by U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu. 

Notre Dame Energy Center receives $2.8-million energy research grant

October 14, 2010 • Categories: ND Energy and SEI

Notre Dame Energy Center

The University of Notre Dame Energy Center has been awarded a $2.8-million U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) stimulus grant for a research project aimed at dramatically improving how the country uses and produces energy.

Notre Dame EFRC featured during nationally televised football half-time show

October 14, 2010

Nov 21, 2009 :: NBC aired a  video feature of the EFRC Materials Science of Actinides, directed by Peter Burns at Notre Dame, during the half-time of the November 21, 2009 Notre Dame football game.…

Clean Energy

October 14, 2010 • Categories: ND Energy

The solar panel array that sits on top of Notre Dame’s new Stinson-Remick Hall of Engineering was donated by General Electric. Rated at 50kW, it is expected to provide an estimated 55,000 kilowatt-hours of carbon-free electricity annually to the structure. Students in the building’s McCourtney Learning Center are able to track the energy being generated. Learn More

Solar Energy Interview

August 18, 2010 • Categories: ND Energy

An interview with Dr. Prashant Kamat and his team of researchers aired on Thursday, July 29, at 5:30 p.m. on WNDU-TV. To view the video, visit: http://www.wndu.com/hometop/headlines/99574284.html.…

Brennecke receives $2.5 million energy research grant

August 03, 2010 • Categories: ND Energy

Joan F. Brennecke, Keating-Crawford Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, is the recipient of a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant for research that could fundamentally change the way the country uses and produces energy.

Brennecke received the $2.5-million grant through the department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA