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Nanoparticles with a Big Environmental Impact

Consider that a human hair is anywhere from 60,000 to 80,000 nanometers in size. A plasmonic nanoparticle, which is a nanoparticle made of noble metals like gold and silver, at their largest are just 100 nanometers, but pack a big...

Building a Better Future for STEM Education

ND Energy just wrapped up its seventh consecutive Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) program, engaging seven teachers from area high schools for seven weeks of energy-related research. In addition to being part of a laboratory research team and delving into...

ND Energy Announces Plans for Energy Week 2016

A full slate of energy-related events is being scheduled for the week of Oct. 2 as ND Energy prepares for its annual Energy Week. Celebrating its 10th year, the week will feature academic lectures and interactive events with the goal...

Empowering Local Students to ‘Rock’ their World

Who knew rocks could be so cool? On July 19, ND Energy Managing Director, Dr. Ginger Sigmon, and graduate student, Tyler Spano, introduced 25 teens from Notre Dame’s TRiO Program to the wonders of geology and engineering. TRiO, or Talent...