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Amy Hixon Joins the cSEND Faculty

The Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (cSEND) is pleased to announce that Dr. Amy Hixon, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, has joined the cSEND faculty. Please join us in welcoming her to cSEND...

Notre Dame hosts seventh annual energy week

The University of Notre Dame will host its seventh annual Notre Dame Energy Week from Sept. 29 through Oct. 4 (Sunday through Friday) at various campus locations. Sponsored by the Student Advisory Board of the Center for Sustainable Energy at...

ND-LEEF to host Science Sunday

The University of Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF) will host its inaugural “Science Sunday” from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 29 at St. Patrick’s County Park in South Bend. Scientists from Notre Dame will be on site to...

Hessert Laboratory for Aerospace Research expands facility

Watch video The University of Notre Dame’s Hessert Laboratory for Aerospace Research has added new laboratory space to its White Field facility. The White Field facility opened in 2008 and was primarily designed to house three facilities: a 1750-horsepower, Mach...

cSEND Leadership Update

Joan Brennecke, cSEND Director and Keating-Crawford Chair of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, recently announced a change in leadership within the Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (cSEND). Effective August 26, 2013, Kenneth Henderson, Department Chair and Professor of Chemistry...

Notre Dame Science Article on the Sustainble Energy Initiative

Notre Dame Science is the magazine of the College of Science, featuring faculty and student research, education, and news across the college. The digital version of the magazine allows readers to flip through each page and experience interactive content such...

Notre Dame to host multidisciplinary climate conference

The University of Notre Dame will host “Climate Change and the Common Good,” a national conference addressing the multifaceted challenges presented by our changing climate, on April 8-10 (Monday-Wednesday). The event will engage nationally recognized scientists, ethicists and strategists in...

Malawian inventor brings inspirational story to Notre Dame

William Kamkwamba, author of “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope,” will be speaking at 7 p.m. March 18 (Monday) at the University of Notre Dame Conference Center, following a special performance from African singing...

Irish Innovation Fund Established to Assist Student-led Start-ups

A new $3.5-million fund at the University of Notre Dame has been established to help launch student-led ventures and further strengthen the educational component of the University’s ESTEEM Graduate Program. The funds for the program will be from gifts made...

Dorms to compete in energy-saving 'Megawatt Madness'

This month, students on the University of Notre Dame campus will experience a new kind of dorm energy competition. Megawatt Madness will match up dorms in head-to-head competitions to see which residence hall can implement the most energy-saving practices. Dorm...