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Notre Dame Ecosystem Facility Offers Unique Opportunity to Develop More Accurate Models

nwelding • Date: November 16, 2017

Although the United States had its industrial revolution in the 1800s, other countries are now experiencing their manufacturing boom in the 21st century. This means that more advanced manufactured materials are being produced, including engineered nanoparticles whose exact impact on the environment and human health are unknown, but whose effects could be quite negative. To better understand such threats, researchers are using the Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility to study how these engineered nanoparticles will move and spread in the natural environment.

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Professor Antonio Simonetti’s nuclear forensic research to be featured on "What Would You Fight For?" series

Professor Antonio Simonetti's nuclear research for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will be featured during half-time of the Notre Dame vs. Navy football game as part of the university's "What Would You Fight For?" series.

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Natural Hazard Research at Notre Dame: Engineers Putting their Expertise to Work throughout a Busy Season

nwelding • Date: November 8, 2017

In a year that included Harvey, Jose, Maria, Nate, Ophelia and Irma, wind and coastal engineers have been scrambling to document infrastructure performance and damage as they continue to seek ways to improve the construction standards and level of hurricane resistance of the country’s infrastructure.

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Notre Dame to Lead NNSA-funded Center Focused on Nuclear Chemistry

nwelding • Date: November 7, 2017

The University of Notre Dame will lead a National Nuclear Security Administration Actinide Center of Excellence (ACE) to conduct research in actinide and nuclear chemistry.

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Q&A with Diogo Bolster: Symposium at Vatican Offers New Potential for Collaboration

Diogo Bolster, associate professor of engineering at Notre Dame and associate director of ND-ECI, recently visited Rome to attend the Symposium on Global Sustainability. He spoke about his experience and insights during a Q&A session.

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