Faculty Research

Through five departments and many interdisciplinary centers and institutes, College of Science faculty advance discovery and solve real-world problems while producing the next generation of scientific leaders.

Adult Stem Cell Research at Notre Dame

Nuclear Physics Group

Understanding Our Universe

Several faculty research projects from across the College of Science have been featured in the University's "What Would You Fight For" series, which airs on NBC during halftime of the home Notre Dame football games.

Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics

Mark Alber

Mark Alber
Vincent J. Duncan Family Professor of Applied Mathematics
Concurrent Professor of Physics
Director, Center for the Study of Biocomplexity

Researchers publish new findings on aging pediatric bruises

Biological Sciences


Mark Suckow
Research Professor of Biological Sciences
Assistant Vice President for Research - Strategic Initiatives
Director, Freimann Life Science Center

Fighting to cure prostate cancer

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Patricia Clark

Patricia Clark
Rev. John Cardinal O’Hara, C.S.C. Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Patricia Clark receives $3.8M NIH collaborative award


Alexander Hahn

Alexander Hahn
Professor of Mathematics

New book takes readers on mathematical excursions to the world’s greatest buildings



Higgs boson

Mitchell Wayne, Kevin Lannon, Colin Jessop, Randal Ruchti, Michael Hildreth and Nancy Marinelli (not pictured)
Department of Physics

Notre Dame high-energy physicists receive NSF award to continue work with CERN