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In memoriam: Roger Schmitz, Notre Dame engineering professor and academic administrator

October 16, 2013

Roger A. Schmitz, professor emeritus of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Notre Dame, died at his home in South Bend Friday (Oct. 11) after a courageous and dignified struggle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease. He was 78.…

Joan F. Brennecke awarded American Chemical Society's E.V. Murphree Award

October 07, 2013 • Categories: Annual Report, ND Energy, and SEI

Joan Brennecke with a graduate student in her lab

Joan F. Brennecke, Keating-Crawford Professor of Chemical and Molecular Engineering and director of the University of Notre Dame Center for Sustainable Energy, has been awarded the E.V. Murphree Award in Industrial and Engineering Chemistry from the American Chemical Society (ACS) for outstanding research of a theoretical or experimental nature.