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Notre Dame researchers develop paint-on solar cells

Watch Video Imagine if the next coat of paint you put on the outside of your home generates electricity from light—electricity that can be used to power the appliances and equipment on the inside. A team of researchers at the...

New Paper Examines Future of Seawater Desalination

A paper co-authored by William Phillip of the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Menachem Elimelech, Robert Goizueta Professor of Environmental and Chemical Engineering at Yale University, appearing in this week’s edition of the journal...

Solar rooftop array installed on Fitzpatrick Hall

A 10kW flexible thin-film solar array and monitoring system was recently installed on the roof of the University of Notre Dame’s Fitzpatrick Hall of Engineering. The light-weight flexible panels lie flat and are attached directly to the surface of the...

First Wind Turbine Installed on Campus

The newest addition to the Notre Dame campus skyline, demonstrating the University’s commitment to renewable energy, was mounted on the roof of the Notre Dame power plant last week. The turbine, one of several renewable energy initiatives currently underway at...

Energy Studies Minor

A new Energy Studies Minor will be offered to all undergraduate majors at the University of Notre Dame beginning in Fall 2011. This minor will prepare students to become successful leaders from all disciplines who understand the complexity of the energy challenge. They will be...

ND Energy Centers Merge

New Umbrella Organization to Consolidate Research, Initiatives With the announcement of the creation of the Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (cSEND) earlier this month, the University will create an umbrella for its various sustainable energy projects, research and...

ND creates two new environmental minors for fall 2011 semester

In response to students' growing concern over environmental issues, the University announced the creation of two new minors, Energy Studies and Sustainability, each of which will be offered to all undergraduate students beginning in the fall of 2011. Read the...

Save money by improving energy efficiency in your home

View Video Despite more energy efficient appliances, energy consumption in the United States has increased 21-percent since 1978. In the last ten years, the digital age is putting even more of a strain on our energy system. However, the cost...

Brennecke, Kamat included in listing of top 100 chemists

Two University of Notre Dame researchers are included in a new ranking of the top chemists of the past decade. Joan F. Brennecke, Keating-Crawford Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and director of the Notre Dame Sustainable Energy Imitative, and...

Dr. Franklin Tao gave an invited video speech for Science Magazine

The video is available at http://www.sciencemag.org/content/331/6014/171.full  Dr. Franklin Tao and his collaborator gave an invited video speech for Science Magazine along with their invited article published in Science magazine (Science 311, 171-174 (2011…

Ten Notre Dame faculty members named AAAS fellows

  Ten University of Notre Dame faculty members have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in honor of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications. AAAS, founded in...

Franklin (Feng) Tao accepted invitation to serve on advisory board of Catalysis Science and Technology, a new journal led by UK Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)

            Franklin (Feng) Tao accepted the invitation to serve on the advisory board of Catalysis Science and Technology, a new journal led by UK Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). http://www.rsc.org/publishing/journals/CY/Staff.asp. Research interests of Franklin Tao's group can be found at http://www.franklin-tao.com/…