Category: Undergraduate Experience

Innovate-o-thon sponsored by Marmon Holdings and the Notre Dame Engineering Innovation Hub

Ready. Set. Innovate.

Like working in a team to find solutions to real-world problems? Then sign up for the College of Engineering’s 2021 Innovate-o-Thon, sponsored by Marmon Holdings. You’ll have 18 hours to work with your team to solve the mystery engineering challenge proposed by Marmon Holdings company …

IrishSat students preparing balloon and payload for launch

New satellite design team IrishSat launches its first high-altitude balloon

Notre Dame students and faculty gathered on May 11, 2021, for the first high-altitude balloon launch by IrishSat, a new student-run satellite development group. A team of well-trained students attached payloads containing research projects to a weather balloon filled with helium, then released …

Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory

When one door closes: Students complete remote internships 
with ND Turbo

When one path in research fails, the pivot to another avenue can be an opportunity for learning and discovery. Such was the experience last summer for seven Notre Dame undergraduates who had been scheduled for internships with companies in the aerospace industry when COVID-19 caused cancellations …

IrishSAT logo

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 …

Innovate-o-thon participants standing in front of sign for competition

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 …

Congratulations AME 2020 Graduates

A Special Message to the AME Class of 2020

The AME Class of 2020 is leaving Notre Dame and beginning a new stage in life during a time of significant disruption, and they have taken it all in stride! While this is not what anyone wanted, what many AME students accomplished in the second half of their senior year was very impressive and, in …

3 AME Senior Design RC Airplane builds

Hands-on engineering in an online atmosphere: COVID-19 doesn’t ground seniors’ flight plans

Students in AME40462 Aerospace Design, the senior capstone course for aerospace engineering majors, typically spend the weeks after spring break building the airplanes they designed during the first part of the semester. After break, they get down to business, bringing their paper design to life …