Notre Dame researcher at the leading-edge of actinide research

Notre Dame researcher at the leading-edge of actinide research

Actinides have unique characteristics that are vital to health and medicine, energy and the environment, and national security and public safety. At the University of Notre Dame, Amy E. Hixon, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering...
Annual Report History by ND Energy

Annual Report History by ND Energy

The Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame has a deep-rooted history with the University since 2005, when it was first established as a College Center within the College of Engineering. In 2010, the center became a University Research Center,...
Summer programs are in full swing for undergraduate students at Notre Dame

Summer programs are in full swing for undergraduate students at Notre Dame

Several National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs) and Fellowship programs at Notre Dame have welcomed undergraduate students to campus this week from across the country and around the world to collaborate with faculty and their associated researchers this...
Notre Dame to host Arturo Massol-Deyá from Casa Pueblo in Puerto Rico

Notre Dame to host Arturo Massol-Deyá from Casa Pueblo in Puerto Rico

On Sept. 20, the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria, a captivated audience gathered in the Hesburgh Library auditorium to watch the Frontline/NPR documentary “Blackout in Puerto Rico.” Overwhelmed by the storm’s devastation to the island and the debilitating effect it...
Smoothing Your Way to ND for the Environment

Smoothing Your Way to ND for the Environment

A perspective on partnering with others to quench more than a thirst for sustainability at Notre Dame.  I always wondered what ND for the Environment was all about. Then, I had the chance to experience it first-hand. It was Alumni...
The Joule Archives by ND Energy

The Joule Archives by ND Energy

The Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) highlights recent activities in energy-related research, education and outreach through its bi-annual newsletter, The Joule. Beginning in 2011 and continuing today, these newsletters are archived here for visitors to read at their convenience.…...
ND Energy Announces Graduate Student Research Fellowships for 2018

ND Energy Announces Graduate Student Research Fellowships for 2018

ND Energy has announced the 2018 recipients of The Patrick and Jana Eilers Graduate Student Fellowship for Energy Related Research and The Forgash Fellowship for Research in Solar Energy. Students compete annually for these prestigious awards, which provide funding to...
Celebrate World Environment Day with ND Energy and ECI

Celebrate World Environment Day with ND Energy and ECI

ND Energy and the Environmental Change Initiative (ECI) are coming together to celebrate #WorldEnvironmentDay on Monday, June 5.  World Environment Day is sponsored by the United Nations (UN) and encourages worldwide awareness and action for the environment. This year, the...
ND Energy Releases its 2016 Annual Report

ND Energy Releases its 2016 Annual Report

Dr. Peter C. Burns, director of ND Energy, announced the release of the 2016 Annual Report for the Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy). The report highlights major activities and accomplishments in energy research and education at...
2017 Student Fellowships in Energy Research Announced

2017 Student Fellowships in Energy Research Announced

ND Energy has announced the recipients of the prestigious fellowship awards in energy research for 2017. Students compete annually for The Vincent P. Slatt Fellowship for Undergraduate Research in Energy Systems and Processes, The Forgash Fellowship for Research in Solar...
Precious Joules:  Women in Energy at Notre Dame

Precious Joules: Women in Energy at Notre Dame

In honor of Women’s History Month, we asked some of our women faculty to share their stories of how they became interested in science, engineering, and architecture, and in particular, what or who inspired them to focus on energy. Precious...
Developing Broader Impacts through Community Engagement

Developing Broader Impacts through Community Engagement

Two words, community and engagement, simply and separately defined by Mirriam-Webster as a unified body of individuals with common characteristics and interests and an arrangement to meet or be present at a specified time and place, respectively. Alone, these words have...
Enriching Student Experiences through Mentoring

Enriching Student Experiences through Mentoring

January is National Mentoring Month, and according to mentoring.org, quality mentoring relationships have powerful positive effects on young people in a variety of personal, academic, and professional situations. Ultimately, mentoring connects a young person to personal growth and development and...