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...

ND Energy Advances Undergraduate Research in Energy

In spite of the frigid temperatures on campus, students overwhelmed the Sorin Room at LaFortune on the evening of January 25th for the 2nd annual Undergraduate Sustainability Research Expo. Hosted by the Campus Coalition on Research and Education for Sustainability...

Back to the Photovoltaic Future with Perovskites

According to Dr. Prashant Kamat, "It will not be too long before rooftop solar panels will become a preferred option for new construction of houses in the U.S. and elsewhere." In a recent editorial published in the The Journal of Chemistry Letters, Dr....

ND Energy Announces the Recipients of 2015 Research Fellowships

ND Energy offers competitive fellowships to undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral research associates at the University of Notre Dame. These fellowships support the advancement of new or enhanced energy-related research developments and help to broaden the educational experiences of...

GLOBES Certificate Open to ND Energy Graduate Students

The GLOBES Interdisciplinary Graduate Training Program in Environment and Society and the Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) are pleased to form a new partnership to advance interdisciplinary graduate education in energy studies. This partnership will promote...

Heino Nitsche Dies Unexpectedly

It is with tremendous sadness that we report the death of chemistry professor, Heino Nitsche (member of the Center’s Technical Advisory Board since 2011), who died unexpectedly the morning of July 15. Born July 24, 1949 in Munich, Germany, Heino...

Hyungrok Do Joins the cSEND Faculty

The Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (cSEND) is pleased to announce that Dr. Hyungrok Do, Assistant Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, has joined the cSEND faculty. Please join us in welcoming Dr. Do to cSEND and wishing him...

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...

Energy week to put focus on efficiency, cost savings

By GENE STOWE South Bend Tribune Correspondent August 12, 2012 Past the "hippie talk" of sustainability and green and climate change and complicated calculations of environmentalism, the South Bend Municipal Energy Office's first Energy Week next month focuses on something...

Welcome New SEI Faculty and Staff

We are pleased to welcome two new assistant professors to the SEI faculty group -- Tengfei Luo and Ruilan Guo -- both of whom joined the University in January 2012. Tengfei is a faculty member in the Department of Aerospace...

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...

Solar Energy Interview

An interview with Dr. Prashant Kamat and his team of researchers aired on Thursday, July 29, at 5:30 p.m. on WNDU-TV. To view the video, visit: http://www.wndu.com/hometop/headlines/99574284.html.…

Brennecke receives $2.5 million energy research grant

Joan F. Brennecke, Keating-Crawford Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, is the recipient of a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant for research that could fundamentally change the way the country uses and produces...