Researchers work to improve nuclear waste recycling

Researchers work to improve nuclear waste recycling

Researchers within ND Energy are thinking creatively about problems surrounding nuclear materials and are searching for solutions to reduce waste, decrease the cost of nuclear energy production, and increase efficiency and safety of the entire process.
Eli Lilly Faculty Fellowship Provides Drug Discovery Experience

Eli Lilly Faculty Fellowship Provides Drug Discovery Experience

Diabetes is a metabolic disease in which the body has an inability to produce enough insulin. In the United States alone, it is estimated that the illness affects nearly 30 million diagnosed and undiagnosed people, and treatment often includes patients...

Annual research funding at Notre Dame tops $128 million

Notre Dame has received $128 million in research funding for fiscal year 2016—the second highest in its history. In fiscal year 2015, the University’s research funding was its highest of all time, reaching $133 million.

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...

New Wind Tower Structure overcomes Energy Efficiency Challenges

An innovative wind turbine tower design could reduce costs and change the energy landscape. Through a seed grant funded by ND Energy, the Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame, researchers are working together to design a non-traditional structure for wind...

Junior faculty receive nationally competitive research awards

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has recognized six University of Notre Dame faculty from the Colleges of Engineering and Science for their accomplishments in research with an Early Career Development (CAREER) Award. The CAREER program was created to recognize and...

Notre Dame Researchers to Participate, Speak at 2016 PittCon

Researchers from the University of Notre Dame will participate in the 2016 PittCon Conference and Expo, the world’s largest annual premier conference on laboratory science. Throughout the weeklong event, attending Notre Dame entities, including Advanced Diagnostics and Therapeutics…