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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

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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

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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.…

Royal beauty bright

December 19, 2018 • Categories: News

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Sometimes an old story can be refreshed with a new perspective, even one from far out in the galaxy.

That’s what Grant Mathews, director of the Center for Astrophysics

Professors Tank, Peaslee granted Media Legends Awards

December 14, 2018 • Categories: News

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Professor Jennifer Tank, in the Department of Biological Sciences, and Professor Graham Peaslee, in the Department of Physics, were both honored with a Media Legend Award from the Office of Media Relations for their excellence in communicating with the press and others.

Toroczkai develops mathematical solver for analog computers

December 12, 2018 • Categories: News

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Toroczkai and collaborators have been working toward developing a novel mathematical approach that will help advance computation beyond the digital framework we all have on our desks.

Notre Dame Research now accepting applications for the 2019 Internal Grants Program

December 11, 2018 • Categories: News

Faculty are now invited to apply for awards within the Notre Dame Research Internal Grants Program. The deadline to apply to the available grants is Monday, February 4, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. EST.

“Bang” of first moment of dying star captured by Kepler Supernova Experiment

December 06, 2018 • Categories: News

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The data collected by the Kepler space telescope from this nearest and brightest supernova, combined with data from ground-based satellites, resulted from an experiment first proposed by Notre Dame physicist Peter Garnavich.

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