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2015 Naughton Fellowship Awardees Announced

nwelding • Date: May 8, 2015

Twenty-one winners of the Naughton Fellowships were announced today by the Graduate School. The research fellowships were awarded to undergraduate, master’s, and Ph.D. students from Notre Dame and from Ireland. This year’s winners from Notre Dame represent three Notre Dame colleges and schools, including arts and letters, engineering, and science.

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Graduate Fellowships Awarded for Biomedical Research at Notre Dame

nwelding • Date: July 13, 2015

Two students at the University of Notre Dame, each working on distinct technologies that could change the way cancer is understood and diagnosed, have been awarded the 2015/16 Berry Family Foundation Graduate Fellowships in Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics.

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Young Faculty Named to Endowed Positions

nwelding • Date: July 20, 2015

David B. Go, associate professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering and concurrent associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, and Ashley P. Thrall, assistant professor of civil & environmental engineering & earth sciences, have been named endowed faculty in the College of Engineering.

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Manser to Attend 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

nwelding • Date: June 23, 2015

Joseph S. Manser, graduate student in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, is one of the fifty-five top graduate student researchers in the United States chosen to attend the 65th Annual Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.

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The Plasma-Water Interaction: Evidence of Things Not Easily Seen

nwelding • Date: June 19, 2015

A new study from the group, which is in a June issue of Nature Communications, shows that electrons from an atmospheric-pressure plasma can be dissolved [solvated] into water — forming a layer of ‘solvated’ electrons only about five water molecules deep. Equally as important, the team has also proven that using the plasma approach, solvated electrons, which are among the most powerful chemical agents in nature, can be generated without expensive vacuum equipment [to pressurize or depressurize the plasma] or the use of harmful radiation.

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