The University of Notre Dame continued the steady expansion and growth of its research, scholarship, and creative endeavor programs during the most recent fiscal year (FY), recording $141.6 million in research funding. This surpasses the $138.1 million received in FY 2017. The amount is part of a trend that has led to a 75 percent increase in external research funding awarded to Notre Dame compared to 10 years ago.
Scientists at the University of Notre Dame will help train the next generation of leaders and stewardship scientists to ensure the safety and reliability of the country’s nuclear stockpile.
Brian Baker, Rev. John A. Zahm Professor of Structural Biology at the University of Notre Dame, has received the Innovation Award from the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) local Coaches vs. Cancer program. The Innovation Award is described as being given to “an individual who demonstrates an innovative approach to treating or caring for cancer patients and their loved ones.”
Bei Hu was appointed as chair of the Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics on July 1, 2018. He replaces Andrew Sommese, who served in the role for three years.