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Manukyan receives Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) award from Department of Defense

Manukyan receives Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) award from Department of Defense

Khachatur Manukyan, Research Associate Professor in the Nuclear Science Laboratory, Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Notre Dame, was awarded a Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) grant from the Department of Defense. This grant aims to implement a high‐throughput screening system for accelerated material discovery by combining...

Faith and research: An annual tradition

Faith and research: An annual tradition

On Dec. 9 and 11, Grant Mathews, professor of physics in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Notre Dame, will present his annual astrophysical perspective on the origins of the star of Bethlehem — also known as the Christmas Star.  

Three Notre Dame alumni who are changing the world – powered by ESTEEM

Three Notre Dame alumni who are changing the world – powered by ESTEEM

Meet Jack O’Meara, Ashley Kalinauskas and Dan Kervick, founders and CEOs of three companies, each having a profound impact on the world. They have one thing in common: All are graduates of the ESTEEM Graduate Program, a one-year professional master’s program at the University of Notre Dame that confers a...

ND vs. USC: United in tackling research challenges

ND vs. USC: United in tackling research challenges

Notre Dame and USC share an unending passion for tackling global challenges across disciplines, advancing research on misinformation, cyberinfrastructure, early-stage disease diagnosis and business.

Q&A with BIOS Phd Student - Aurel Holzschuh

Q&A with BIOS Phd Student - Aurel Holzschuh

Aurel Holzschuh is a current graduate fellow of the Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH). He has a BSc in Biology from the University of Basel, Switzerland, an MS in Infection Biology from the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, and he is actively working on his PhD in Biological Sciences…

Notre Dame-Purdue Symposium building soft matter and polymer community

Notre Dame-Purdue Symposium building soft matter and polymer community

Eight students were recognized for presentation of their research during the poster session at the 7th annual Notre Dame-Purdue Soft Matter and Polymers Symposium. The event was held in Jordan Hall of Science on October 29. This collaborative event is held annually to discuss joint research interests and accomplishments in...

ND Physics grad featured in the

ND Physics grad featured in the "Sunday Routine" feature of NYT

Dr. Jackie Faherty, Notre Dame Physics major class of 2001, was profiled in the November 6 "Sunday Routine" in the New York Times. Faherty was a recipient of the Undergraduate Research Award given at commencement in 2001. She went on to earn her PhD from Stony Brook University. Post PhD, she spent...

Designing climate-resilient cities in at-risk communities

Designing climate-resilient cities in at-risk communities

In September, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory announced it would lead a multi-institutional team to advance urban climate science with the establishment of an Urban Integrated Field Laboratory in Chicago. The DOE will fund the project with $25 million over five years.…

Notre Dame continues to honor its commitment to Patient Advocacy

Notre Dame continues to honor its commitment to Patient Advocacy

“By listening to patient families, who are the experts in their disease, we can integrate their needs and knowledge to enhance the success of all aspects of rare disease research and drug development from clinical trials to approval," says Barbara Calhoun, director of the minor in science and patient advocacy.

Astrophysicist Evan Kirby studies the secrets of the cosmos

Astrophysicist Evan Kirby studies the secrets of the cosmos

Evan Kirby, associate professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, looks forward to conducting his research at the University of Notre Dame. One aspect of his research is examining the origins of elements on the periodic table by studying cosmic explosions. 

The future of cancer research

The future of cancer research

A partnership being developed between the Pokagon Band and the Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI) hopes to help raise awareness of the importance of screening and early detection to address measurable disparities in cancer treatment outcomes involving Native Americans.