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 biannaul newsletter, The Joule. Beginning in 2011 and continuing today, these newsletters are archived here for visitors to read at their convenience.…...
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,...
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...
Student Spotlight:  Patricia Kay ’17

Student Spotlight: Patricia Kay ’17

Shining a Bright Light in 2016 and Looking Ahead with Clear Vision and Gratitude As another year draws to a close, it seems appropriate to give thanks for the many blessings we have at the University of Notre Dame. Our...

Energy Week 2016: An Overview

It was an electrifying week, celebrating the 10th anniversary of Notre Dame Energy Week, seeing the intense thoughts circulating in the minds of the audience members and participants. Grabbing the attention of mostly students, events also drew faculty, staff, and...

Back to the Future: An Historical Overview of Energy Week

Remembering back to October 2007 and the first-ever Notre Dame Energy Week triggers thoughtful reflection of the many events that were held over the last decade to raise awareness of major energy issues. These events provided meaning and purpose to...

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...

2016 Student Awardees for Research Fellowships in Energy Announced

Sixteen students have been awarded research fellowships by ND Energy to conduct energy-related research at the University of Notre Dame during summer 2016 and the 2016-2017 academic year. Eleven undergraduate students received The Vincent P. Slatt Fellowship for Undergraduate Research...

Junior Faculty Receive Prestigious NSF Early Career Awards

ND Energy congratulates Dr. Haifeng Gao and Dr. Vlad Iluc, assistant professors in Chemistry, for their prestigious CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) supports junior faculty who exemplify the role...

ND Energy Grants Science Fair Awards in Energy

The Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) awarded two prizes at the 2016 Northern Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair (NIRSEF) held at the University of Notre Dame on February 28. The winner of the Junior Division...

Research in Energy

Celebrating a decade since its inception in December 2005, the Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) is proud to have so many world-class faculty affiliated with the center and leading the way in new scientific advancements and...

Undergraduate Education in Energy

Undergraduate education is essential to the University and to the mission of ND Energy. At ND Energy, there are several opportunities for students to learn about energy, the impact it has on the environment, and what they can do to...

Community Outreach in Energy

ND Energy reaches out to the local community and surrounding areas in an attempt to raise awareness and educate participants on the most critical energy issues and topics facing our nation and global economy today. Outreach programs take on many...

ND Energy Surges Science Alive! 2016

ND Energy, once again, occupied a third floor presentation room with “everything energy” during the annual Science Alive! event on Saturday, February 6th, in the St. Joseph County Public Library in downtown South Bend. Celebrating 24 years, this event has...