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Meenal Datta

Meenal Datta awarded Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) from NIH to investigate immune cell response to mechanical forces

Meenal Datta, assistant professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has received the Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), part of the National Institutes of Health. The award, …

Mosaic of the 10 stir grant recipients

STIR grants energize new science/engineering research projects at Notre Dame

The first Seed Transformative Interdisciplinary Research (STIR) grants, announced in early 2023 by the Notre Dame College of Science and College of Engineering, have been awarded to four new research projects led by multidisciplinary teams of scientists and engineers. The one-year seed …

Notre Dame Engineering profs receive Joyce Awards for excellence in undergraduate teaching

Four faculty members in the College of Engineering have received the Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. The Joyce Award honors Notre Dame faculty members who have had a profound influence on undergraduate students through sustained exemplary teaching …

Sky’s the limit for Senior Design radio-controlled airplanes

For migrating birds and students taking Aerospace Senior Design, spring is a time for flight. In this two-semester capstone class, students design and build a wide array of radio-controlled airplanes. Securing the internal components before test flight of fiber-glass fuselage and foam wing …

Downspout on the side of Cushing Hall of Engineering

Cheers to recipients of the 2023 College of Engineering Staff Excellence Awards

The Notre Dame College of Engineering is pleased to announce the recipients of the newly established Staff Excellence Awards, which recognize the exemplary contributions of staff members above and beyond the scope of their standard job responsibilities. Award recipients are honored for having a …

Laura M. Alderfer wins Notre Dame’s Shaheen Graduate Student Award

Laura M. Alderfer, Ph.D. candidate in the Graduate Program in Bioengineering, is the 2023 recipient of Notre …

Novel 3D printing method a ‘game changer’ for discovery, manufacturing of new materials

The time-honored Edisonian trial-and-error process of discovery is slow and labor-intensive. This hampers the …

Prof. Warren and the students take a selfie

Notre Dame Women in Engineering 2023 Sustainability Trip to Ireland

Professor Maria Warren led the Women in Engineering Sustainability Trip over spring break this year, exploring …

Glen Niebur

Glen Niebur named Chair of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at Notre Dame

Glen Niebur, professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering, has been appointed Chair of the Department of …

Professor Stanisic working on a mechanical device with a Notre Dame engineering student.

Michael M. Stanisic, professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering

University of Notre Dame Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Michael M. Stanisic (right), a beloved …