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Researchers: Recycled Concrete's Time Has Come

nwelding • Date: November 11, 2016

Notre Dame engineering professor Yahya Kurama (left) and graduate student Michael Brandes look over a container of aggregate.

Producing concrete accounts for 5 percent of the world’s annual human-generated carbon dioxide emissions. In the United States, it and other demolished building materials take up nearly half of all landfill space. But there is a second life for concrete, one that doesn't sacrifice safety or the environment.

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Fernando Honored for Academic Excellence and Commitment to Common Good

nwelding • Date: November 8, 2016

A university is not simply shaped by its faculty; rather, they define it, taking ideas about teaching, research, and mission and putting them into practice on a day-to-day basis with students and colleagues in any number of settings. It is for his commitment to research and the common good that Notre Dame recently recognized Harindra Joseph Fernando.

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