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Launch sequence initiated: Introducing ND IrishSat

Electrical engineering and aerospace engineering students have formed a new club called ND IrishSat. Their ultimate goal is to launch a cube-shaped nanosatellite as part of NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative (CSLI) to conduct research investigations in space. Through the CSLI, developers from …

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First Engineering Innovate-O-Thon held at Notre Dame and via Zoom

Students competed in the first Notre Dame Engineering Innovate-O-Thon, a 24-hour innovation challenge. Teams convened to strategize, conceptualize and present a prototype solution to an engineering challenge proposed by Marmon Holdings, Inc., a global industrial organization based in …

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David Go appointed chair of aerospace and mechanical engineering

David B. Go, the Rooney Family Collegiate Professor, has been selected to chair the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering beginning November 1, 2020. He succeeds Kenneth T. Christensen, the Viola D. Hank Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, who was named dean of …

Low-temperature plasma sintering using conditions optimized by machine learning helps improve the energy conversion efficiency of 3D-printed thermoelectric materials.

Cutting the timeline to improve energy efficiency in manufacturing

Long-term solutions for energy use don’t happen overnight. They are most often found through a lengthy process of trial and error. A multidisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Notre Dame and Idaho National Laboratory is working to shorten the timeline for advanced energy …

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In Memoriam: Albin A. Szewczyk, professor emeritus of the College of Engineering

Albin A. Szewczyk, professor emeritus of the College of Engineering, passed away peacefully at Hospice House in South Bend on August 17, 2020. He will be remembered by family, friends, and colleagues for his love of traveling, golf, Notre Dame, and family, as well as his devotion to …

Summer REU student Federico Hita

Human and mechanical powered plasma: AME researchers create the future

Low-temperature plasmas offer a world of promise for applications in medicine, water purification, agriculture, …

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In Memoriam: Kwang-Tzu Yang, professor emeritus

Kwang-Tzu Yang, professor emeritus of the College of Engineering, died peacefully in his home on July 29, 2020. He …

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AME announces faculty promotions and new hires

The Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering continues to grow and thrive, promoting accomplished faculty …

PhD Student in photonics lab

Apply to the new Materials Science and Engineering doctoral program

The University of Notre Dame has announced a new interdisciplinary doctoral program in Materials Science and …

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Ken Christensen appointed Dean of Illinois Tech’s Armour College of Engineering

Kenneth T. Christensen has been named the Carol and Ed Kaplan Dean of Armour College of Engineering at the Illinois …