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Department of Energy Honors Notre Dame Professor

Joan F. Brennecke, the Keating-Crawford Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and director of the University of Notre Dame Energy Center, has been chosen to receive the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award from the United States Department of Energy (DOE). Presented...

University of Notre Dame What Would You Fight For Nuclear Energy

At Notre Dame's Energy Frontier Research Center, led by Peter C. Burns, Massman Chair and Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences, researchers are laying the scientific groundwork for fundamental advances in such areas as solar energy,...

Energy Week 2009

ND Today (The Notre Dame Alumni Association E-Newsletter) October 2009 Building on the success of last year’s program, Notre Dame held its third annual Energy Week September 13-19 on campus. Several activities throughout the week focused on educating students about...

Notre Dame Joins Indiana Energy Consortium

The University of Notre Dame Energy Center has joined the Indiana Consortium for Research in Energy Systems and Policy (CRESP). The center joins founding partners Indiana University, Purdue University and Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis in this multidisciplinary organization designed...

Maginn Receives Inaugural CoMSEF Early Career Award

Edward J. Maginn, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Notre Dame, is the recipient of the inaugural American Institute of Chemical Engineers CoMSEF (Computational Molecular Science and Engineering Forum) award for outstanding research. Maginn was cited...

Notre Dame to Host Third Annual Energy Week

The University of Notre Dame will observe its third annual Energy Week from Sept. 13 to 19 (Sunday to Saturday) with the theme “Green is the new Black.” Organized by members of the Student Advisory Board of the Notre Dame...

Catholic Universities to Gather at Notre Dame to Address Sustainability

The University of Notre Dame this fall will host “Renewing the Campus: Sustainability and the Catholic University,” the first national conference dedicated to advancing the engagement of Catholic universities with the most pressing environmental challenges of our time. The conference,...

Notre Dame Receives Funding for Energy Frontier Research Center

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu has announced the delivery of $18.5 million in funding to the University of Notre Dame for an Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC). The EFRCs, which will pursue advanced scientific research on energy, are being established...

Kamat Named to Editorial Position With New ACS Journal

The American Chemical Society has named Prashant Kamat, professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame, deputy editor of the forthcoming publication Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. Addressing the most urgent research results across all areas of...

ND Receives Uptime Institute’s Green Enterprise IT Award

The University of Notre Dame is a recipient of a 2009 Green Enterprise IT (GEIT) Award, presented by the Uptime Institute and co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy. Award winners were announced at a ceremony at Uptime Institute’s fourth...

Energy Center Director Tours Wind Farm on Maui

March 2009 Joan F. Brennecke, Energy Center Director, stands atop this 90 meter (296 feet) tall wind turbine, owned and operated by Firstwind http://www.firstwind.com/. The wind farm is located in Maui, Hawaii and consists of 20 wind turbines, each capable...

Notre Dame Panel to Discuss Future of Electric Power

A panel of energy industry experts will discuss the future of electric power and energy Feb. 25 (Wednesday) from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Center for Continuing Education at the University of Notre Dame. The discussion, which will be...