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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.

ND Energy Congratulates Students Graduating with The Energy Studies Minor

May 13, 2016 • Categories: Annual Report and ND Energy


At the undergraduate diploma ceremonies on Sunday, May 15, during the 2016 Commencement Weekend festivities, seventeen (17) undergraduate students will receive certificates recognizing their completion of the Energy Studies Minor.

Lady Irish at Work: What's Next in Tech

May 09, 2016 • Categories: ND Energy

Meet some of the next generation of innovators — the women of Notre Dame engineering. These faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, and alumnae are applying their dedication and drive to creating sustainable energy technologies, designing novel biomedical devices, developing novel cancer therapies, and more.…

ACS Publications is Growing Globally

May 09, 2016

Acs Publications Is Growing Globally

We might call ourselves the American Chemical Society—but ACS publications are hardly limited to research from the United States. ACS journals have long been growing globally in scope. In the past 5 years, ACS journals published 48,000 papers from Brazil, India, China, and South Korea. There are 44 editors-in-chief/associate editors and 207 editorial advisory board members from these countries. As our readership continues to grow and diversify, we’re highlighting countries that are emerging as leading producers of research:…

Joan Brennecke’s fresh take on the Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data

May 09, 2016

Thermophysical Properties Brennecke News Article

More than five years ago, Dr. Joan Brennecke signed on as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data

Simonetti Receives USGS Service Award

May 06, 2016

Antonio Simonetti

In recognition of his outstanding contributions and the integrity of his scientific and scholarly activities, Antonio Simonetti has been granted the Citizen’s Award for Exceptional Service from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). He is an associate professor and director of graduate studies in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences

Burns to Receive Peacock Medal from the Mineralogical Association of Canada

May 04, 2016


Peter C. Burns, the Henry J. Massman Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences and director of the Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame, has been selected by the Mineralogical Association of Canada as the recipient of the 2016 Peacock Medal. He will receive the medal at the association's annual meeting in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada, in June. Established in 1982, the medal recognizes a scientist who has made outstanding contributions to the mineral sciences in Canada.…

Record 29 students and alumni win Fulbright Awards for 2016-2017

May 04, 2016

Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Programs Orientation Brunch

Forty-eight current University of Notre Dame students and alumni have been recognized by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for grants taking place in 2016-17, with 29 finalists, 9 alternates and 10 semifinalists named.

Faculty awards honor exemplary work in undergraduate teaching and advising

May 04, 2016

Golden Dome at dusk

Twenty University of Notre Dame faculty members have received Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, and three have been honored with Dockweiler Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising.

The awards are presented by the Office of the Provost, and the recipients are selected through a process that includes peer and student nominations.