News Archives

News » Archives » November 2012

Notre Dame researchers to lead new science data preservation effort

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/86022/cern_computingcenter3_200.jpg(CERN computing center)! CERN computing center One of the emerging, and soon to be defining, characteristics of science research is the collection, usage and storage of immense amounts of data. In fields as diverse as medicine, astronomy and economics,...

More →

Notre Dame research could improve sustainability and cost-effectiveness of wastewater treatment

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/85310/sulfur_column_feb_2010_200.jpg(Sulfur after wastewater treatment with MBfR)! Sulfur after wastewater treatment with MBfR. University of Notre Dame researcher "Robert Nerenberg":http://engineering.nd.edu/profiles/rnerenberg can tell you many things you might not know about wastewater treatment plants, including their significant carbon footprint, energy demands...

More →

Ethnographic research explores 'cities in the desert'

p(image-right). !http://today.nd.edu/assets/84519/oka.1_300.jpg(Kakuma Camp 2, Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya. Turkana children mind each other in open spaces in the camp while their mothers go to work, either for the refugees or heading out to search for building material in the countryside)!...

More →

Notre Dame’s Nitesh Chawla receives 2012 IBM Watson faculty award

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/85088/nchawla_200.jpg(Nitesh Chawla)! Nitesh Chawla The IBM Watson Solutions Faculty Awards recognize individuals who are on the cusp of the next big trend in computing -- big data and analytics -- and are introducing that information to their students via...

More →

Notre Dame student wins national mathematics prize

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/84661/murphykate_montee_200.jpg(MurphyKate Montee)! MurphyKate Montee MurphyKate Montee, a senior honors mathematics and music double major at the University of Notre Dame, has received the 2013 "Alice T. Schafer Mathematics Prize":https://sites.google.com/site/awmmath/programs/schafer-prize, an honor awarded to only one undergraduate woman in the...

More →