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Perdigão: Capturing the Complexities of Mountain Winds

nwelding • Date: June 1, 2017

A team of close to 50 scientists, students and technical staff is bringing an unprecedented assembly of equipment to Vale do Cobrão, a valley in eastern Portugal. Researchers at the valley are collecting data on multiple aspects of wind flow patterns shaped by meteorological forcing on intricate terrain through carefully planned field observations. Measurements include velocity, turbulence, temperature, moisture and radiation.

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2017 Steiner Awards: Honoring Undergraduate Excellence

nwelding • Date: May 16, 2017

The College of Engineering is pleased to announce the 2017 winners of the Reverend Thomas A. Steiner Award. They, like the namesake of the award, will no doubt have a great impact on their individual fields and the lives of those with whom they come in contact.

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Thirty-five Seniors Receive National and International Scholarships and Fellowships

nwelding • Date: May 16, 2017

In addition to the 15 University of Notre Dame senior recipients of Fulbright fellowships, the National Science Foundation and other organizations have awarded 20 scholarships and fellowships to members of the University’s Class of 2017.

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Faculty Recognized for Excellence in Student Engagement and Advising

nwelding • Date: May 16, 2017

Twenty University of Notre Dame faculty members — including five from the College of Engineering — have received Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

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Perseverance Pays Off

“I began my time at Notre Dame as a mechanical engineering major, but I switched to aerospace engineering,” says Jean Pierre Clarke. It hasn’t been an easy or a straight path, but that doesn’t bother Clarke. “I try to not get narrow minded in life by working out defined pathways to my long-term goals because things never work out how you plan them. Instead I embrace opportunities and work with the resources I have to the best of my ability.”

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