12th annual Collaboration for Education, Research and Commercialization Forum

March 14, 2019 • Categories: News

Stem Forum 250

Panelists at the STEM Forum XII at Notre Dame last month agreed shared strategies and techniques for educating students to be workforce ready in a changing economic climate

Women Lead: Malgorzata Dobrowolska-Furdyna

March 08, 2019 • Categories: News

Malgorzata Furdyna

Physics professor Malgorzata "Margaret" Dobrowlska-Furdyna enjoys solving difficult problems. But her most recent passion is mentoring students so they can reach their full potential in her role as associate dean for undergraduate studies for the College of Science.

Eskildsen co-authors review in Rev. Mod. Phys.

March 04, 2019 • Categories: News

Professor Morten Eskildsen is a co-author on a comprehensive review of magnetic small-angle neutron scattering published in Rev. Mod. Phys. March 4. Eskildsen contributed a section on studies of superconducting vortices which can be used as sensitive probes of unconventional superconductivity. In addition, vortices constitute its own kind of “matter” which, in addition to being of fundamental interest, is a limiting factor for practical applications of superconductors.…

Causality Principle: Notre Dame-led program brings hands-on physics to high schoolers

February 28, 2019 • Categories: News


A group of physicists, teachers, high school students and parents, fresh from a day at physics boot camp, huddled around their butcher paper-topped table inside an Italian chain restaurant in Virginia and learned the finer points of elementary particle physics.

Restaurant-provided crayons in hand, Randy Ruchti

12th annual STEM Forum to feature leaders from across education, industry and government

February 15, 2019 • Categories: News

The forum will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 23 (Saturday) at Jordan Hall of Science at the University of Notre Dame.

Garg brings the science of stars to Europe

January 23, 2019 • Categories: News

Notre Dame Professor and Nuclear Physicist Umesh Garg spent last semester as a visiting faculty member at the London Global Gateway, and no one could accuse him of taking it easy. In three short months, Garg was invited to give ten talks on his research in five different countries, including Sweden, Italy, and Hungary. The traveling didn’t stop with Europe, he went to a conference in South Africa and even managed to fit an experiment in Japan into his schedule.

Bardayan re-elected to FRIB User Organization Executive Committee

January 22, 2019 • Categories: News


Prof. Dan Bardayan, Department of Physics, has been re-elected to the User Organization Executive Committee for the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) at Michigan State University. The goals of the Users’ Organization are to work towards the realization and timely construction of FRIB, to act as an advocate for the needs of the FRIB user community, to articulate and promote the scientific case for rare-isotope science, and to advocate for rare isotope science in the USA.

Elite group of students selected to advance research in energy at Notre Dame

January 16, 2019 • Categories: News

The Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) has selected 11 students to receive 2019 fellowships in energy research at the University of Notre Dame. Awards are granted to students who demonstrate high academic achievement and have a profound interest in addressing the most critical energy challenges facing the world today. Research projects are submitted in collaboration with ND Energy affiliated faculty with project goals focused on supporting the mission to advance energy-related research at Notre Dame. Students use their awards for stipends, laboratory supplies, and travel to present their research results at a national conference. Funding for these competitive awards is made possible through the generosity of University alumni and their families.…

NDnano offers summer research fellowships for undergraduates; apply by February 6

January 14, 2019 • Categories: News

Stephen Bauer Mark Etzelmueller 2018 NURF2018 NDnano fellowship recipients Mark Etzelmueller (Notre Dame) and Stephen Bauer (Purdue) worked with Professor Tom O’Sullivan on the development of microimplants for deep tissue optical sensing.…

Physics staff members recognized by the COS STAR Program

January 10, 2019 • Categories: News

Cos Star Prog

The Special Thanks and Recognition (STAR) Program was created to recognize staff members in the College of Science in four categories: beyond excellence, creativity & innovation, customer-focused mindset & positive attitude, and teamwork & collaboration. Nominations can be submitted by faculty, staff, or students across the University. Visit the web page for more information about the program.…

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