C-SWARM: A Framework for Predictive Science The multidisciplinary Center for Shock Wave-processing of Advanced Research Materials (C-SWARM) focuses on developing a computational framework for predictive science.
C-SWARM: A Framework for Predictive Science
University Partners in Manufacturing Innovation Institutes Notre Dame is one of only two universities to be named a partner in both of the advanced manufacturing institutes selected to receive government and private sector funding to help revolutionize manufacturing in the United States.
University Partners in Manufacturing Innovation Institutes
Microplasma Research in the Small Scale Transport Lab Researchers at Notre Dame are exploring low-temperature plasmas to address energy problems, offer new water purification methods, create new nanomaterials, and convert captured waste heat into electricity.
Microplasma Research in the Small Scale Transport Lab
Improving Components of Gas Turbine Engines Although the official ribbon cutting will not occur until June 2016, the he new $36M turbine facility, opened its doors on Feb. 8. It will provide an environment for the development of performance enhancing flow control technologies at conditions similar to those in real engines.
Improving Components of Gas Turbine Engines
Summer Engineering Program in China During this seven-week study abroad/internship opportunity Notre Dame students work with Chinese students at Tsinghua University on real-world design challenges supplied by multinational corporations.
Summer Engineering Program in China
Research Near the Speed of Light A generous donation to the University of Notre Dame's Airborne Aero-Optics Laboratory gave free-space communication a transonic boost as faculty, students, and staff continue researching near the speed of light in their new flying research lab.
Research Near the Speed of Light
Locomotion and Balance Affect Quality of Life Researchers at Notre Dame are pairing gaming components with the study of human balance and locomotion, and applying their findings to better understanding walking, balance, and physical rehabilitation.
Locomotion and Balance Affect Quality of Life

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The Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering offers two undergraduate degree programs: aerospace engineering and mechanical engineering. Both tracks prepare students for careers in industry, government, or research laboratories.

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Data-driven Research Group Crosses Traditional Boundaries to Advance Computational and Data Science Engineering
Data-driven Research Group Crosses Traditional Boundaries to Advance Computational and Data Science Engineering
February 23, 2017

Utilizing the University’s state-of-the-art facilities, combined with multidisciplinary expertise, Notre Dame researchers in the areas of computational and data science and engineering are taking on the grand challenges that require massive amounts of data and computation in order to foster innovation and find solutions.

Notre Dame Partners with the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute
Notre Dame Partners with the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute
February 22, 2017

Researchers in bioengineering at the University of Notre Dame will join a consortium of academia, industry and government organizations and the nonprofit sector — the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute — to develop next-generation manufacturing processes and technologies for cells, tissues and organs.

Achieving Super Speed with the Nation's Largest Quiet Hypersonic Wind Tunnel
Achieving Super Speed with the Nation's Largest Quiet Hypersonic Wind Tunnel
February 21, 2017

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are building the country's largest quiet hypersonic (Mach 6) wind tunnel.

Notre Dame Students Win Second Place in Disney Imagineering Design Competition
Notre Dame Students Win Second Place in Disney Imagineering Design Competition
February 3, 2017

Two Notre Dame teams show well in the Disney Imagineering Design Competition. Both made the semifinal round, which featured fewer than 40 teams of more than 300 that participated; one placed second in the competition.

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Alexandros Taflanidis

Alexandros Taflanidis

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Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences Associate Professor and Frank M. Freimann Collegiate Chair in Structural Engineering
College of Engineering Associate Professor and Frank M. Freimann Collegiate Chair in Structural Engineering
In recent decades increased urbanization and mass migrations towards cities have contributed to population shifts and infrastructure growth –leading in extreme cases to the formation of megacities– in some of the world’s most hazard-prone areas. The inevitable result is particularly large life and ...
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Alexandros Taflanidis

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences Associate Professor and Frank M. Freimann Collegiate Chair in Structural Engineering
College of Engineering Associate Professor and Frank M. Freimann Collegiate Chair in Structural Engineering
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Michael Ryan

Michael Ryan

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College of Engineering Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
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