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Notre Dame Students Win Second Place in Disney Imagineering Design Competition

nwelding • Date: 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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Paolucci Leads Inaugural Engineering Study Abroad Program in Rome

Prof. Sam Paolucci

The Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame has established a study abroad program that allows students to spend the spring semester of their junior year in Rome. For the first time, seven juniors in mechanical engineering were selected to take classes in the Rome Global Gateway.

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Biocomputing: Imitating the Real Thing to Improve Life

nwelding • Date: January 27, 2017

Pinar Zorlutuna and a team of University researchers have created a new type of diode, one that is made entirely of cardiac muscle cells and fibroblasts. Their recently published paper titled “Muscle-Cell-Based ‘Living Diodes’” discusses how using muscle cells as the diode components is ideal for cell-based information processing.

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Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory to Partner with Doosan Heavy Industries on $2.5 Million Compressor Test Agreement

nwelding • Date: January 24, 2017

The Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory at the University of Notre Dame has entered into a 19-month, $2.5-million dollar agreement with Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co. Ltd. to conduct compressor research and testing to support the development of a 300-megawatt class power generation gas turbine.

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Four Notre Dame Students Finalists in Disney Imagineering Contest

nwelding • Date: January 23, 2017

Spirit of the Isle

A team of four University of Notre Dame students has advanced to the finals of the 26th Walt Disney Imagineering Imaginations Design Competition, a contest created to encourage students to consider careers in creative and technical fields including digital arts, engineering and architecture.

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