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Notre Dame Collaborating with Five Partners to Build Nation's Top Turbine Engine Component Research and Testing Facility

nwelding • Date: June 26, 2014

The University of Notre Dame and five public and private partners announced Thursday (June 26) a $36 million project that will be the nation’s foremost research and test facility for advancing the technology used in the massive gas turbine engines used by commercial and military aircraft, power plants and the oil and gas industry.

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Fernando To Receive Honorary Doctorate from Grenoble

nwelding • Date: February 27, 2014

Harindra Joseph Fernando, the Wayne and Diana Murdy Family Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences, has been selected to receive an honorary doctorate from the Université de Grenoble [Université Joseph Fourier] in France. The presentation will take place as part of the Honoris Causa Ceremony on March 20, 2014, in Grenoble. The université is home to the Laboratoire Des Ecoulements Geophysiques et Industriels (LEGI) that hosts the largest and most sophisticated rotating platform in the world for studies on Coriolis forces in environmental and geophysical flows that arise due to the rotation of the Earth.

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Notre Dame a Partner in Two Manufacturing Innovation Institutes Awarded by President Barack Obama

Steven Schmid

The University of Notre Dame has been selected as a research partner in both of the advanced manufacturing institutes named Tuesday (Feb. 25) by President Barack Obama to receive government and private sector funding to help revolutionize manufacturing in the United States. Notre Dame is one of only two universities to be named a partner in both institutes.

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ASME 2013 Fellows: Karel Matous and James P. Schmiedeler

ASME 2013 Fellows: Karel Matous and James P. Schmiedeler

The ASME Board of Governors confers the Fellow grade of membership on worthy candidates to recognize their outstanding engineering achievements. Nominated by their peers, these 2012-2013 Fellows have had 10 or more years of active practice and at least 10 years of active corporate membership in ASME.

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Kai Cao awarded a two-year predoctoral research fellowship by the American Heart Association (AHA)

Kai Cao

Kai Cao, a graduate student in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been awarded a two-year predoctoral research fellowship by the American Heart Association (AHA) for his project on “Computational and in vitro hemodynamic characterizations of tricuspid and bicuspid aortic valve ascending aortas”. This award helps students initiate careers in cardiovascular and stroke research by providing research assistance and training. Cao is one of 30 candidates among 134 applicants awarded by the AHA Midwest Affiliate.

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