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Testing the Waters: Student engineers partner with rural community in Ecuador on clean water project

Safe water is unavailable to one in ten globally, and people living in poverty are disproportionally affected. Students in Notre Dame’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB-ND) are working in the remote village of San Pedro de Suma in Ecuador to assess the effectiveness of a water treatment …

Taking the classroom to new heights: Engineering students experience Chicago skyscraper under construction

Notre Dame undergraduates in a construction management course and graduate students from the professional Master of Engineering program donned hard hats to explore the latest addition to Chicago’s skyline, the Salesforce Tower—a glass and steel, 58-story skyscraper under …

Monica Arul

Monica Arul honored with Notre Dame’s Shaheen Graduate Student Award

Monica Arul, a Ph.D. student in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, has been selected to receive Notre Dame's Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Graduate Student Award. The Shaheen Award recognizes one graduating Ph.D. student in each of the four divisions of the Notre Dame Graduate …

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ND students named champions of 2022 ASCE Indiana-Kentucky Student Conference Symposium

The Notre Dame student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) received top honors in the inaugural 2022 ASCE Indiana-Kentucky Student Conference Symposium. Hosted this year by Trine University, the competitions took place the weekend of April 7-9 and featured 11 student …

Hydrologist Marc Muller receives NSF CAREER Award for new methods to inform response to climate change

Marc Muller, assistant professor in civil and environmental engineering and earth sciences, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Critical Aspects of Sustainability (CAS) CAREER award. CAREER awards are among the highest honors awarded to young faculty. CAS awards provide support for …

Omo River Valley, Ethiopia

With land grabs comes competition for water — and local farmers are likely to lose

Water from Ethiopia’s Omo River, which flows for 472 miles along the country’s southwest side, has helped sustain …

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David Kirkner, associate professor of civil engineering emeritus

David Kirkner, associate professor of civil engineering emeritus at the University of Notre Dame, passed away Feb. 19 …

Thomas Sherman and Daniel Vassallo

Notre Dame Engineering graduates make Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ list for 2022

Two recent Notre Dame graduates who launched a startup business focused on renewable energy collaboration have been …

New research grants awarded to CEEES faculty

Congratulations to CEEES faculty who have brought in significant new research grants in the first quarter of this …

Fog moves in as the research vessel Hugh R. Sharp departs St. John's Harbor in Newfoundland, Canada

Data from months in a fog paint a clearer picture for future forecasts

Fog is one of the least predictable weather phenomena. It doesn’t matter if it comes in on the “little cat feet” …