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.


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

Graduate Portrait

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 

2016 ND Energy Annual Report

May 19, 2017

Dear Friends and Colleagues,
I am pleased to share with you the 2016 Annual Report for the Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy). The attached report highlights major activities and accomplishments in energy research and education at the University of Notre Dame. If you have any questions or would like additional information, please do not hesitate to contact me or any member of the ND Energy team.…

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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MCF Workshop - FTIR Microscope

Fri Jun 16, 2017 • 10:00AM - 3:00PM

FTIR Microscope - New Capabilities and Applications for Spatially Resolved FTIR.  

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“Sandia Materials Science Overview and Research Interests”

Thu Jun 29, 2017 • 3:30PM - 4:30PM

Michael Valley, Ph.D., P.E. Senior Manager, Materials Science R&D Group Materials Science and Engineering Center Sandia National Laboratories Abstract: Sandia seeks knowled...

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A Strategic Research Initiative. What is SRI?