New Paper Opens the Door to the Study of a New Class of Materials
April 17, 2015
A new paper by a team of researchers led by Karel Matous, College of Engineering Associate Professor of Computational Mechanics in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, describes how an accurate statistical description of heterogeneous particulate materials, which is used within statistical micromechanics theories, governs the overall thermo-mechanical properties.
Do and Semperlotti Receive 2015 YIP Awards
April 13, 2015
Hyungrok Do and Fabio Semperlotti are two of the 57 researchers who have won awards as part of the 2015 Young Investigator Program (YIP) of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFSOR). The YIP Awards support junior faculty who have demonstrated extraordinary research abilities in engineering and science, especially in those areas that support the Air Force mission, including dynamical systems and control, quantum and non-equilibrium processes, information, decision and complex networks, complex materials and devices, and energy, power and propulsion.
In Memoriam: Catherine F. Pieronek, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Director of the Women’s Engineering Program
April 10, 2015
The College of Engineering is saddened to share the news of the death of Catherine Pieronek, associate dean for academic affairs and director of the Women’s Engineering Program.
New Book Highlights Modern Mathematical Methods Used in Advanced Engineering Applications
April 9, 2015
A new textbook written by Joseph M. Powers, professor and associate chair in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, and Mihir Sen, professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering, and published by Cambridge University Press targets engineering graduate students who wonder how much of their basic mathematics will be of use in practice.