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Notre Dame Rocketry Team takes second place in NASA 2022 Student Launch

The Notre Dame Rocketry Team (NDRT) marked its ten-year anniversary with its most successful performance to date, placing second overall in NASA’s 2022 Student Launch competition. Results were announced on June 2 and take into consideration the team’s performance in areas such as altitude, …

AME Senior Design plane in flight

Senior design airplanes take flight

On April 26, seniors in the aerospace capstone course brought their remote-controlled planes to the South Bend Radio Control club (SBRC) field near Notre Dame's campus for a final flight test. This test is inevitably a moment of high drama. “It’s like seeing your baby walk for the first …

Morgan La Sala

Mechanical engineer Morgan La Sala selected as 2022 salutatorian

Morgan La Sala, mechanical engineering major from Wayne, New Jersey, has been named salutatorian of the 2022 University of Notre Dame graduating class. La Sala is a member of Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society and Pi Tau Sigma mechanical engineering honor society. She has been a …

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Notre Dame engineers awarded 2022 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Six Notre Dame engineers have been awarded 2022 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships and another has received an honorable mention. The fellowship program provides support for outstanding students pursuing full-time research-based master's and doctoral degrees in …

Male student wiring a device in the Engineering Innovation Hub

Student designs come to life in the Engineering Innovation Hub

Students are transforming their computer-generated designs into reality thanks to the technology and staff in Notre Dame’s new Engineering Innovation Hub (EIH), located on the first floor of Cushing-Fitzpatrick Hall of Engineering. The EIH offers leading-edge resources for fabrication, …

Pinar Zorlutuna

Pinar Zorlutuna named National Academy of Sciences Kavli Fellow

Pinar Zorlutuna, professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering at the University of Notre Dame, was named a …

Group photo of the 2022 GCSP seniors

Grand Challenges Scholars take on real-world problems in energy, health, and sustainability

Five students in the College of Engineering have completed the Notre Dame Grand Challenges Scholars Program (GCSP) — …

Matthew Zahr

Matthew Zahr receives Navy Young Investigator Award to develop new simulation technology for hypersonic flow

Matthew J. Zahr, assistant professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering, has received a Young Investigator …

Maria Holland

Maria Holland receives NSF CAREER award to advance understanding of the role of mechanics in the human brain

Maria Holland, Clare Boothe Luce assistant professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering, has received the …

Margaret Coad

Vine robots: Exploring new paths to safety and health

The animal kingdom has long been a source of inspiration for the design of robots, which use legs to walk, run, jump, …