People

Notre Dame Research home to a large number of specialist employees who are based in research centers, institutes, core facilities, initiatives, as well as central services. This talented team of faculty and staff can be found in the filterable databases below. 

 

  1. Ed Ackerley

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Senior Pre-Award Program Manager

    Ed Ackerley

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Senior Pre-Award Program Manager

    wackerly@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-5488
    143 Galvin Life Science Center/Freimann Life Science Center

    Ed Ackerley joined Notre Dame Research in 2010 and is a Pre-Award Program Manager. In this role, he assists faculty and other principal investigators in the College of Science with grant applications and other pre-award activities. Ed came to the University of Notre Dame from Saint Mary’s College, where he served as Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations. Additionally, he has experience in development, fundraising, and grant writing through previous positions at Knox College and Roosevelt University. 

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  2. Eugenio M. Acosta

    Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate (FIRE)

    Associate Director

    Eugenio M. Acosta

    Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate (FIRE)

    Associate Director

    eacosta2@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-6242
    102C Mendoza College Of Business

    Eugenio Acosta serves as the Associate Director for the Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate, as well as Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Minor in Real Estate. Prior to joining the Institute, he served as the Academic Advancement Director for Notre Dame's College of Engineering and the Director of International Alumni Programs for University Relations. For 12 years, Eugenio worked as a senior engineer and a project manager for McCarthy Building Companies in southern California. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Business Administration from California State University.

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  3. Yenupini Joyce Adams

    Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH)

    Assistant Professor of the Practice & Global Maternal Research Lead in Global Health (MSGH) Program

    Yenupini Joyce Adams

    Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH)

    Assistant Professor of the Practice & Global Maternal Research Lead in Global Health (MSGH) Program

    yadams@nd.edu
    915 Flanner Hall

    Dr. Yenupini Joyce Adams is an Assistant Professor of the Practice and the Global Maternal Research Lead for the Eck Institute for Global Health at the University of Notre Dame. Prior to joining the Eck Institute, she was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Global Health in the Keough School of Global Affairs, University of Notre Dame. Dr. Adams was previously an Assistant Professor in the WellStar School of Nursing at Kennesaw State University. She received her PhD in Nursing Science from Michigan State University College of Nursing and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Calvin University in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

    Dr. Adams’ research addresses maternal health disparities that lead to mortality. More specifically, her research is dedicated to improving postpartum health outcomes among women most vulnerable to maternal mortality. She is highly motivated and passionate about using research interventions to improve maternal health, promote safe motherhood, and decrease maternal mortality and morbidity among vulnerable populations in the United States, and in Sub-Saharan Africa where the burden of maternal mortality is most severe. Her current research builds on her various experiences in maternal health research and her clinical experience as a mother/baby nurse. As PI and Co-I on multiple projects, she has experience conducting patient focused research examining both patient and healthcare facility factors that influence access to quality postpartum care and education. She is focused on developing interventions that can be scaled-up and adopted into existing systems of care to improve maternal health, promote safe motherhood, and decrease maternal mortality and morbidity.

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  4. Joe Admave

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Machine Shop Program Manager

    Joe Admave

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Machine Shop Program Manager

    jadmave@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-6521
    B006B Radiation Research Building

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  5. Julie Admave-Hartle

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Department Inventory Coordinator

    Julie Admave-Hartle

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Department Inventory Coordinator

    jadmaveh@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-6204
    102 Radiation Research Building

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  6. Bradley Allison

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Engineering Operations Resource Manager

    Bradley Allison

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Engineering Operations Resource Manager

    ballison@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9756
    202 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200

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  7. Jason Allison

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Process Air Plant Technician

    Jason Allison

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Process Air Plant Technician

    jalliso6@nd.edu
    101 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200

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    Maria Araos

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Technician

    Maria Araos

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Technician

    maraos@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-5613
    316 Radiation Research Building

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  9. Jason Arnold

    Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate (FIRE)

    Managing Director

    Jason Arnold

    Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate (FIRE)

    Managing Director

    darnold2@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574-631-6076
    139 Walsh Family Hall of Architecture

    Jason Arnold serves as the Managing Director for the Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate. Before joining Notre Dame, he was the Director of Architecture and Acting Director of Design & Engineering at the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations. In this role, he was responsible for all U.S. embassy and consulate designs worldwide. Jason also served 11 years on active duty with the U.S. Navy as a Civil Engineer Corps Officer and Surface Warfare Officer. He earned a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Notre Dame and a master’s degree in Real Estate Finance from Georgetown University.

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  10. Carolina Avendano

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Strategic Projects Program Director

    Carolina Avendano

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Strategic Projects Program Director

    cavendan@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-3846
    906A Grace Hall

    Carolina Avendano serves as the Strategic Projects Program Director for Notre Dame Research Administration and Compliance (NDRAC). She works closely with and supports the director in managing program priorities, initiatives, and activities. Carolina comes to NDRAC with more than 10 years of experience in research administration and collaborative research efforts; prior to joining NDRAC she was the Director of Research Operations for the Children’s Environmental Health Initiative. Before coming to Notre Dame in 2020, Carolina held positions as the Director of the Interdisciplinary Research Support Office, and the Director of Programs and Operations for the Office of STEM Engagement at Rice University. Carolina holds a Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from Texas A&M University, and a B.S. in Chemistry from Viterbo University in La Crosse, WI.

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  11. Jasmin Avila-Sacco

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Communications Program Manager

    Jasmin Avila-Sacco

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Communications Program Manager

    javila4@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-1821
    106 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200

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  12. Yetunde A. Ayinuola

    W. M. Keck Center for Transgene Research

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    Yetunde A. Ayinuola

    W. M. Keck Center for Transgene Research

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    yayinuol@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-7733
    230 Raclin-Carmichael Hall

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  13. Olawole O. Ayinuola

    W. M. Keck Center for Transgene Research

    Staff Scientist

    Olawole O. Ayinuola

    W. M. Keck Center for Transgene Research

    Staff Scientist

    oayinuol@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-2316
    215 Raclin-Carmichael Hall

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    Beau Barnett

    Research Operations and Facilities

    Facilities Associate Program Director

    Beau Barnett

    Research Operations and Facilities

    Facilities Associate Program Director

    bbarnet4@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-1030
    940 Grace Hall

    Beau Barnett joined Notre Dame Research in 2022 as Facilities Associate Program Director. He is responsible for providing facilities maintenance assistance to NDR units throughout campus. Prior to joining NDR, Beau worked in facilities grounds at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). Before UNLV, he oversaw large scale projects with Community Service Associates (CSA) in Hilton Head, South Carolina as the Director of Maintenance for CSA Sea Pines. He graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science and finished his graduate work at Clemson University with a Master of Science degree. 

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  15. David Bartels

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Senior Scientist

    David Bartels

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Senior Scientist

    bartels.5@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574-630-5512
    203C Radiation Research Building

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  16. Brett Beasley

    Research Communications

    Writer and Editorial Program Manager

    Brett Beasley

    Research Communications

    Writer and Editorial Program Manager

    bbeasle1@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-8183
    940 Grace Hall

    Brett Beasley serves as the Writer and Editorial Program Director for Notre Dame Research. In collaboration with partners across campus, he tells the story of the University's research, scholarship, and creative endeavor. He holds a PhD in English from Loyola University Chicago and an MTS from the University of Notre Dame. He is the co-author (with Kerry Temple) of the book O’Hara’s Heirs: Business Education at Notre Dame, 1921-2021, and his articles have appeared in a wide variety of publications, including the Washington Post, Scientific American, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. Prior to joining Notre Dame Research, he spent six years with the Notre Dame Deloitte Center for Ethical Leadership.

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  17. Heidi Beidinger-Burnett

    Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH)

    Associate Professor of the Practice in Global Health (MSGH) Program

    Heidi Beidinger-Burnett

    Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH)

    Associate Professor of the Practice in Global Health (MSGH) Program

    hbeiding@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-7636
    919 Flanner Hall

    As the Director, my primary academic focus is the preparation of the students of the Master in Science of Global Health Program. We are helping to develop the next generation of global health leaders who think critically and analytically to solve complex problems. Although there are more leaders being trained in Global Health, the research suggests that the field is still lacking qualified leaders. Fortunately, here at Notre Dame, we have the opportunity to train and develop students to be effective and passionate leaders.

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  18. Robert J. Bernhard

    Senior Leadership Team

    Professor, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

    Robert J. Bernhard

    Senior Leadership Team

    Professor, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

    rbernhar@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574-631-1862
    317 Main Building

    Bob Bernhard was appointed Vice President for Research in 2007. In this role, he leads the University’s research infrastructure and support programs for all disciplines of research and scholarship. He is also responsible for the University's programs and stewardship of its strategic research initiatives. In addition to his role as Vice President for Research, Bob is a Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering and is one of the nation’s leading experts in noise control engineering. He has directed the research of more than 50 graduate students, co-authored more than 170 papers and conference publications, and holds two patents. Before joining Notre Dame Research, Bob served as an Associate Vice President for Research at Purdue University. Bob is a graduate of Iowa State University and completed his master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland. He returned to his alma mater, Iowa State University, to complete his PhD in Engineering Mechanics.

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    Susmita Bhattacharya

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Postdoctoral Research Associate

    Susmita Bhattacharya

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Postdoctoral Research Associate

    sbhatta5@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-5413
    303D Radiation Research Building

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  20. Dana Biasatti

    Center for Environmental Science and Technology (CEST)

    Stable Isotope Specialist

    Dana Biasatti

    Center for Environmental Science and Technology (CEST)

    Stable Isotope Specialist

    Dana.Biasatti.1@nd.edu
    B21A Fitzpatrick Hall

    Dana Biasatti joined Notre Dame Research (NDR) in 2016 and is a Stable Isotope Specialist at the Center for Environmental Science and Technology (CEST). She maintains three isotope ratio mass spectrometers (IRMS), along with five peripheral preparation devices, and trains users to analyze their samples. Before joining NDR, Dana was a Research Associate at the University of Maryland Chesapeake Biological Laboratory for five years, where she was responsible for maintaining a stable isotope laboratory. Dana received a PhD in Geology from Florida State University in 2009.

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  21. Stephen Bogol

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    HPC Engineer

    Stephen Bogol

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    HPC Engineer

    sbogol@nd.edu
    P: +1-574-631-2509
    Union Station

    Steve Bogol joined the Center for Research Computing (CRC) in 2010 as an HPC systems administrator. His duties include engineering virtual, cloud, networking, and backup solutions along with general HPC system administration. Before joining the CRC, Bogol worked for nine years as a software engineer in the accounts receivables industry. He holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from Ball State University.

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  22. Paul Bohn

    Berthiaume Institute for Precision Health (BIPH)

    Director

    Paul Bohn

    Berthiaume Institute for Precision Health (BIPH)

    Director

    pbohn@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574-631-1849
    320 Stinson-Remick Hall

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  23. Theresa Bollinger

    Integrated Imaging Facility (IIF)

    Administrative Assistant

    Theresa Bollinger

    Integrated Imaging Facility (IIF)

    Administrative Assistant

    tbolling@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-8251
    340 McCourtney Hall

    Theresa Bollinger joined the University of Notre Dame in 2003 as an Administrative Assistant with the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. She has been part of the Notre Dame Integrated Imaging Facility Research Core since its inception in 2008. Within her current role, she provides administrative support for Bradley Smith, Director of NDIIF, and for the Research Administration Directors within the NDIIF cores. This support function includes initiating financial transactions, data analysis and tracking, maintenance of contract records, and communication of CORE policies with all clients.

    Prior to joining Notre Dame, Theresa worked as an Executive Assistant at Bayer Corporation for the Vice-President of Logistics and Procurement, as well as in their Quality Assurance Laboratories and Documentation Offices. Theresa holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management and Administration from Indiana University.  

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  24. Diogo Bolster

    Environmental Change Initiative (ECI), Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (LEEF)

    Associate Faculty Director

    Diogo Bolster

    Environmental Change Initiative (ECI), Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (LEEF)

    Associate Faculty Director

    dbolster@nd.edu
    Website
    156A Fitzpatrick Hall Of Engineering

    Professor Diogo Bolster serves as a Associate Director of the Environmental Change Initiative, and directs ND-ECI’s Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF). In this role, Bolster leads academic scholarship around ND-LEEF by growing faculty engagement with the facility, identifying funding opportunities to enhance the University’s environmental research capacity, supporting scholarly output and products.

    Bolster is an Associate Professor and Frank M. Freimann Collegiate Chair in Hydrology in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences at the University of Notre Dame. His research focuses on the impacts humans have on the earth and its resources, specifically targeting environmental fluid flows and contaminant transport across a wide range of scales from groundwater flows in porous media to more confined flows in enclosed spaces such as buildings.

    Bolster has developed mathematical and numerical models with the goal of providing useful tools to practitioners and policy makers for effective decision-making. To date, he has published more than 90 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals and currently serves as an Associate Editor for the journal Hydrologic Processes.

    Bolster directs an active research program at Notre Dame. In 2014, Bolster was awarded a National Science Foundation Early Career Development Award. He is also a member of the American Geophysical Union, International Society for Porous Media, and American Physical Society. Bolster previously served as a board director for the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science.

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    Iris Bolton

    Director

    Iris Bolton

    Director

    ibolton@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-5393
    M: 281-222-6658
    400C Galvin Life Science Center/Freimann Life Science Center

    Iris joined the Freimann Life Science Center in April of 2022 as the Director and the campus Attending Veterinarian.  Her role includes management of the personnel and facilities housing animals on campus and ensuring ongoing compliance with local, state and federal animal use regulations as well as maintaining a program that meets or exceeds current industry standards.  Iris completed a tour in the US Navy prior to achieving her DVM from Purdue University in 1997, completing a residency in Primate Medicine and Surgery at the University of California - Davis in 1999, and achieving Diplomate status in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine in 2005.  Iris comes most recently from Lilly Research Laboratory in Indianapolis where she had held a similar role for the last 5 years.

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  26. Marian Botchway

    Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH)

    Assistant Director

    Marian Botchway

    Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH)

    Assistant Director

    mbotchwa@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-1876
    4143 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

    Marian Botchway is an Assistant Director of the Eck Institute for Global Health. She is responsible for training initiatives, coordinating the Institute’s undergraduate engagement activities, and managing internal Institute programs. Previously, Marian was a CDC Foundation Fellow within CDC’s Center for Global Health and a Technical Advisor, assigned by the Carter Center, to support the Guinea Worm Eradication Program in Ethiopia. Her research focuses on chronic diseases, nutrition, and the role that social networks play in shaping health outcomes. Marian has a BS in Biology from Washington and Lee University, an MPH from Emory University, and a PhD in Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior from the University of South Carolina. 

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  27. Heather H. Boyd

    Research Development

    Research Development Program Director

    Heather H. Boyd

    Research Development

    Research Development Program Director

    hboyd@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-4104
    940 Grace Hall

    Research Development Program Director Heather H. Boyd (Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison) manages a program portfolio that supports team and proposal development focused on securing funding from federal agencies. She has worked in private industry providing statistical modeling consultation and has also served as a program evaluator for several universities including the University of Wisconsin and Virginia Tech. She is certified by the American Academy of Certified Public Managers and is a member of the American Evaluation Association.  

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  28. Mercedes Bravo

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    Research Affiliate

    Mercedes Bravo

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    Research Affiliate

    mercedes.bravo@duke.edu

    Mercedes Bravo serves as a Research Scientist Affiliate at CEHI and as an Assistant Professor at the Duke Global Health Institute. Her research focuses on identifying and characterizing relationships between social and environmental exposures and disparities in health and developmental outcomes. Mercedes received her Ph.D. in Environmental Science (2014) from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, and also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science (Chemistry minor) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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  29. Paul Brenner

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Senior Associate Director

    Paul Brenner

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Senior Associate Director

    pbrenne1@nd.edu
    P: +1-574-631-9286
    803 Flanner Hall

    Paul Brenner researches and directs operations for the Center for Research Computing. His research centers on the advancement of computational infrastructure for scientific discovery. Three current areas of work are secure cloud and distributed systems for science, architecture aware scientific algorithms, and computational social science. Brenner is also an affiliated faculty member of the iNDustry Labs, ND Energy, and the Wireless Institute.

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  30. Evan Brinckman

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Associate Research Programmer

    Evan Brinckman

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Associate Research Programmer

    ebrinckm@nd.edu
    832 Flanner Hall

    Evan Brinckman joined the Center for Research Computing in 2022 as an Associate Research Programmer. Prior to joining the CRC, he participated in several internships for the CRC. Such as the Research Experience for Undergraduates program where he analyzed convolutional neural networks. He also developed machine learning models for the blockchain research team. Brinckman graduated from Indiana University Bloomington in 2021 with a B.S. in computer science specializing in artificial intelligence and a minor in psychology.

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  31. Dante Brinkley

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Grants Program Management Director

    Dante Brinkley

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Grants Program Management Director

    dante.brinkley@nd.edu
    P: N/A
    N/A

    Dante Brinkley joined Notre Dame Research in 2021 as a Senior Contracts Program Manager, responsible for drafting, reviewing and negotiating research-related agreements. Prior to this role, Dante worked for Moffitt Cancer Center where he served as the Manger of Division Grant Operations, with the primary responsibility of providing oversight to the grant support team for the divisions of Population and Quantitative Science. He managed the departments grant activities to ensure grant operations run effectively and efficiently, presided over policies and procedures, staff training and supervision, employee engagement, grant management and compliance, fiscal responsibilities, and served as the subject matter expert on grant operations and provided guidance at the divisional level. Prior to Moffitt Cancer Center, he was the Post Award Operations Supervisor at the University of Chicago and a Research Administrator at Northwestern University.

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  32. Teresa Brito-Robinson

    W. M. Keck Center for Transgene Research

    Senior Scientist

    Teresa Brito-Robinson

    W. M. Keck Center for Transgene Research

    Senior Scientist

    tbritoro@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-4192
    235 Raclin-Carmichael Hall

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  33. Jessica Brookshire

    Health and Well-being Initiative (HWI)

    Office of Clinical Partnerships Senior Program Director

    Jessica Brookshire

    Health and Well-being Initiative (HWI)

    Office of Clinical Partnerships Senior Program Director

    jbrooksh@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-5829
    925A Grace Hall

    Jessica Brookshire joined Notre Dame Research in 2020 to launch the new Office of Clinical Partnerships, a part of the Health and Well-being Initiative. She is responsible for connecting external partners with access to Notre Dame education, research and scholarship activities related to health and well-being and for developing a navigable interface for faculty, staff and students to access assets necessary for their work. Before joining Research, Jessica served as the Director of Community Relations in the Office of Public Affairs. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Applied Health Science from Indiana University and a Master of Science in Administration from the University of Notre Dame.

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  34. Don Brower

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Computational Scientist

    Don Brower

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Computational Scientist

    dbrower@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-1566
    911 Flanner Hall

    Don Brower is a Computational Scientist at the University of Notre Dame's Center for Research Computing. His interests include ontologies, reproducibility, and ways to automate parts of the research data lifecycle. He has experience with data storage, preservation workflows, and software preservation. He has a Ph.D. in Mathematics.

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  35. Michael Brueseke

    Center for Environmental Science and Technology (CEST)

    Laboratory Specialist

    Michael Brueseke

    Center for Environmental Science and Technology (CEST)

    Laboratory Specialist

    mbruesek@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574-631-7209
    M: +1 574-386-3505
    B21A Fitzpatrick Hall of Engineering

    Mike Brueseke joined the Center for Environmental Science and Technology (CEST) in 2019 as the Laboratory Specialist. Mike helps maintain an array of analytical instruments and trains users to analyze their samples. Previously, Mike worked in the Department of Biological Sciences, managing Professor Gary Lamberti’s Stream & Wetland Ecology Laboratory for eighteen years. In that role, he assisted dozens of postdoctoral scholars, staff, graduate students, and undergraduates that traveled through the lab on topics of aquatic ecology. Mike earned his bachelor’s degree in Zoology from Miami University.

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  36. Shannon M. Buchmann

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Grants Program Manager

    Shannon M. Buchmann

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Grants Program Manager

    sbuchman@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-7997
    249A O’Shaughnessy

    Shannon Buchmann joined Notre Dame Research in 2016 as a Grants Program Manager in the College of Arts and Letters.  She is responsible for providing post-award financial management assistance to faculty engaging in sponsored research within the College.  Prior to joining Notre Dame Research, she held several roles in the Business Office at Saint Mary’s College including most recently Assistant Controller.  Shannon has a Master’s of Science in Accounting from IUSB and a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Saint Mary’s College.

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  37. Andy Bullock

    Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI)

    Associate Director

    Andy Bullock

    Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI)

    Associate Director

    sabullock@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-4100
    A200B Harper Hall

    As the Associate Director, Andy oversees day-to-day operations, has budgetary oversight, and provides financial management for funds, budget forecasting, and analysis for Notre Dame’s contribution to the Harper Cancer Research Institute. He manages education and outreach programs, implements communications and external public relations, and is the supervisor of Notre Dame staff in the Institute. Additionally, Andy serves as the TL1 Postdoctoral Trainees Program Manager for the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute.

    Before joining the University of Notre Dame, Andy served as a lieutenant commander in the United States Navy. In that capacity he had several responsibilities. These include managing a clinical laboratory at a major military hospital, enacting research projects including those with human subjects, and conducting biological threat assessment operations in a deployed setting.

    Andy received his PhD in pharmacology from Dr. Hugh Hemmings lab at the Weill Graduate School of Medical Science at Cornell University in 2005. In 2010 he graduated from the University of San Diego with an MBA in Finance and International Business.

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  38. Peter C. Burns

    Materials Characterization Facility (MCF), Notre Dame Energy (NDE)

    Faculty Director

    Peter C. Burns

    Materials Characterization Facility (MCF), Notre Dame Energy (NDE)

    Faculty Director

    pburns@nd.edu
    Website
    M: +1 574-315-2564
    301W Stinson-Remick Hall

    Peter C. Burns has focused most of his research over the past decade on the solid-state chemistry, mineralogy, and environmental chemistry of uranium, as well as the transuranic elements neptunium and plutonium.

    In 2005 the Burns research group published the first of a family of novel uranyl peroxide hydroxide spherical nanoclusters. To date, we have reported the synthesis and structures of nanoclusters containing 24, 28, 32, 40 and 50 uranium atoms. Additional papers will be forthcoming that report U16, U20 (multiple topologies), U24 (open), U36, U44 and U60. We will also be completing a "roadmap" for the synthesis of specific members of this complex family of actinide nano-scale clusters.

    The Burns group has published extensively in uranium mineralogy, and has reported the crystal structures of dozens of uranyl minerals including autunite, bijvoetite, vandendriesscheite, wolsendorfite, boltwoodite, compreignacite, masuyite, haweeite, weeksite, fontanite, billietite, richetite, zippeite, and studtite.

    The structure of studtite, reported by Burns and Kubatko (2003) is the first structure of a peroxide mineral, and the only one published to date. As reported by Kubatko et al. (2003) in Science, studtite forms in nature where radioactivity causes the formation of peroxide in water. Studtite was the first structure found that involved shared edges between any uranyl peroxide polyhedra, and the Burns group later developed a complex group of nano-structured uranium materials based upon this linkage.

    The Burns group has examined the impacts of uranium mineralogy on the release of radionuclides from nuclear waste in a geological repository, such as Yucca Mountain. Much of the emphasis has been on neptunium, as it has a long half-life and is potentially mobile in the environment.

    Burns has published extensively on borate mineralogy, copper minerals, and a variety of exotic new minerals. He has published structural hierarchies for borate minerals, sulfate minerals, inorganic uranium compounds, and inorganic neptunium compounds.

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  39. Rashida Callender

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    Research Associate

    Rashida Callender

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    Research Associate

    rcallend@nd.edu

    Rashida Callender is a research associate at CEHI and project manager for the Texas Flood Registry and COVID-19 Registry. She is involved in protocol development and management, survey design, community outreach, and statistical analysis. Rashida received her Master of Public Health in Biostatistics from UTHealth School of Public Health and her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from MIT.

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  40. Joshua D. Cameron

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Director

    Joshua D. Cameron

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Director

    jcamero1@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-4334
    103 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200

    Joshua D. Cameron serves as the Director of the Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL). Dr. Cameron joined the University of Notre Dame in 2008 as a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering. Instrumental in the development of the new NDTL, he was appointed Director in 2014.

    In his role as Director of NDTL, Dr. Cameron managed the design and construction of a new world-class gas turbine component testing and research facility in downtown South Bend, IN where he currently oversees the operation of four turbomachinery test cells, manages annual research expenditures, and develops the long-term vision and plan for NDTL’s growth. Dr. Cameron continues to manage and direct three testing facilities on the Notre Dame campus. 

    Dr. Cameron obtained a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering (2002) and M.S. in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (2003) from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He completed his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering at the University of Notre Dame in 2007. 

    Dr. Cameron is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and the American Physical Society.

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  41. Ian Carmichael

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Faculty Director

    Ian Carmichael

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Faculty Director

    carmichael.1@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574-631-4502
    323 Radiation Research Building

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  42. Emily Case

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Grants Program Manager

    Emily Case

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Grants Program Manager

    ecase@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-3479
    249C O'Shaughnessy Hall

    Emily Case joined Notre Dame Research in 2018 as a Grants Program Manager. She is responsible for providing post-award financial management assistance to faculty engaged in sponsored research within the College of Arts and Letters. Prior to joining NDR, Emily worked in development at The History Museum in South Bend and has held several roles at Saint Joseph Health System, most recently as a Grants and Operations Specialist. She is a 2012 graduate of Indiana University South Bend with a bachelor’s degree in History and English.

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  43. Francis J. Castellino

    W. M. Keck Center for Transgene Research

    Faculty Director

    Francis J. Castellino

    W. M. Keck Center for Transgene Research

    Faculty Director

    fcastell@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574-631-8996
    230E Raclin-Carmichael Hall

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  44. Angela Cavalieri

    Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI)

    External Relations and Special Events Program Coordinator

    Angela Cavalieri

    Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI)

    External Relations and Special Events Program Coordinator

    cavalieri.2@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-4166
    A200C Harper Hall

    As the External Relations and Special Event Program Coordinator, Angela Cavalieri serves as the liason between Harper Cancer Research Institute and its community partners, student organizations, and external organizations. She is responsible for communicating the mission of the Institute and for its marketing efforts. Angela serves a various Notre Dame and community cancer focused committees.

    Angela also coordinates the Institute's wide range of activities that vary from symposiums, community events, and HCRI's annual Research Day (typically the second Monday in April).

    Angela has worked for the University of Notre Dame since 2004 and joined the staff at Harper in 2011. She received her Bachelors Degree in Marketing from Indiana State University.

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  45. David A. Cavalieri

    Engineering and Design Core Facillity (EDCF)

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineer

    David A. Cavalieri

    Engineering and Design Core Facillity (EDCF)

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineer

    dcavalie@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-4339
    630B Flanner Hall

    David Cavalieri joined the Notre Dame faculty as a Research Specialist in 2004 before becoming a Mechanical Engineer in the Engineering and Design Core Facility in 2016. He is responsible for designing, fabricating, installing, and operating wind tunnels and road-testing and flight-testing experimental apparatus. This includes certifying major modifications to jet aircraft through the Federal Aviation Administration. David graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology with bachelor and master's degrees in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. He is a licensed Professional Engineer, holds three patents, and has co-authored journal articles in various fields.

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  46. Dipayan Chakraborty

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Postdoctoral Research Associate

    Dipayan Chakraborty

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Postdoctoral Research Associate

    dchakra2@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9649
    241 Radiation Research Building

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  47. Sarah Chapman

    Integrated Imaging Facility (IIF)

    Senior Assistant Director

    Sarah Chapman

    Integrated Imaging Facility (IIF)

    Senior Assistant Director

    sarah.chapman@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-3813
    M: +1 574-514-6774
    400D Galvin Life Science Center/Freimann Life Science Center

    Sarah Chapman joined the University of Notre Dame in 2004 and is presently the Senior Assistant Director of the Notre Dame Integrated Imaging Facility (NDIIF). She takes a leadership role in the execution of a number of technical and business functions within the NDIIF. Her position is responsible for managing operating plans, budgets, program goals, and compliance within the facility. Sarah maintains technical expertise in the implementation of biological imaging equipment, including: X-ray computed tomography, positron emission tomography, single photon emission computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, optical fluorescence, and bio-luminescence. User training and technical assistance is provided on each of these platforms as needed.

    She also maintains technical expertise in histological sample preparation and animal surgeries to execute projects on behalf of the Notre Dame faculty and external customers on a fee-for-service basis. In addition to technical leadership in the In Vivo and Histology Cores, Sarah serves as the compliance officer for these facilities, maintaining safety, training, and animal protocols. Lastly, her position is responsible for all marketing activities within the Biological Imaging Facility, including the creation of promotional literature, website maintenance, and internal and external presentations.

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  48. Jermilia Charles

    W. M. Keck Center for Transgene Research

    Staff Scientist

    Jermilia Charles

    W. M. Keck Center for Transgene Research

    Staff Scientist

    jcharles@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-7733
    241 Raclin-Carmichael Hall

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  49. Jeffrey Clark

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Turbomachinery Technician

    Jeffrey Clark

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Turbomachinery Technician

    jclark24@nd.edu
    137B White Field Research Building

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  50. Patricia L. Clark

    Biophysics Instrumentation Core Facility (BIC), Research Development, Senior Leadership Team

    Associate Vice President for Research, Biophysics Instrumentation Core Facility Faculty Director

    Patricia L. Clark

    Biophysics Instrumentation Core Facility (BIC), Research Development, Senior Leadership Team

    Associate Vice President for Research, Biophysics Instrumentation Core Facility Faculty Director

    pclark1@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574-631-8353
    317 Main Building

    Patricia L. Clark was appointed Associate Vice President for Research in 2021, where she manages Notre Dame Research Development. In this role, Clark assists faculty in developing a successful research portfolio, collaborates with federal and military research agency advisors, leads a team of proposal development specialists, and more. She is also the Rev. John Cardinal O'Hara Professor in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry and the director of the Biophysics Instrumentation Core Facility. Clark, who has been at Notre Dame since 2001, is a biochemist whose research laboratory uses a wide range of biophysical and other approaches to investigate protein folding in the cell. She founded the Biophysics Graduate Program in 2018, which she then led until 2021. She has received multiple awards throughout her career, including a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award and the Barany Award from the Biophysical Society. 

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  51. Christina L. Clark

    Center for Research Computing (CRC), Research Communications

    Communications Specialist

    Christina L. Clark

    Center for Research Computing (CRC), Research Communications

    Communications Specialist

    cclark26@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-2665
    940 Grace Hall

    Christina Clark joined Notre Dame Research in 2021 as a Communications Specialist. She serves two research grants, CI Compass, in connection with the Center for Research Computing, and also SpectrumX - the NSF Spectrum Innovation Center, in connection with the College of Engineering's Electrical Engineering office. In her role, she works to tell the story of each grant's work and build their networks. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University in Communication Studies, with a focus in journalism and a minor in photojournalism. Before joining NDR, Christina worked as a newspaper reporter and contributing writer for multiple publications, including NDWorks.

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  52. Sara Cole

    Integrated Imaging Facility (IIF)

    Optical Microscopy Program Director

    Sara Cole

    Integrated Imaging Facility (IIF)

    Optical Microscopy Program Director

    scole7@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-5443
    M: +1 614-589-1940
    007G Galvin Life Science Center/Freimann Life Science Center

    Sara Cole serves as the Optical Microscopy Program Director in the Notre Dame Integrated Imaging Facility. She is responsible for assisting researchers, implementing training for new users, developing and improving protocols, methods, and procedures, and performs various outreach activities for increased access. 

    Sara graduated from The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in 2001 with a PhD in Microbiology and Immunology. Before joining Notre Dame Research, Cole served as the Associate Director of the Imaging Facility at The Ohio State University.

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  53. Rusty Collins

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Turbomachinery Technician

    Rusty Collins

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Turbomachinery Technician

    rcollin7@nd.edu
    101 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200

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  54. Thomas Corke

    Director of Notre Dame Hypersonic Systems Initiative

    Thomas Corke

    Director of Notre Dame Hypersonic Systems Initiative

    tcorke@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-3261
    101 Hessert Aerospace Research Center

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  55. Photo of Priscila Correa Saboia Moreira is missing

    Priscila Correa Saboia Moreira

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Data Engineer

    Priscila Correa Saboia Moreira

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Data Engineer

    pmoreira@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-298-8650
    111 Information Technology Center

    Priscila Moreira joined Notre Dame Research in 2022 as a Data Engineer in the Center for Research Computing. She is responsible for creating, developing, and testing systems to act and make decisions regarding data in the same way a human expert in that field would. Priscila also interacts with project and department leadership to provide status and input on strategic decisions related to Machine Learning, semantic technologies, and Ontologies. Priscila completed her B.S. at the Federal University of Pará (UFPa-Brazil) and her M.S at the State University of Campinas (Unicamp-Brazil), both in Computer Science.

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    Raquel Cotuno

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Grants Program Manager

    Raquel Cotuno

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Grants Program Manager

    rcotuno@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-8156
    940 Grace Hall

    Raquel Cotuno joined Notre Dame Research in April 2022 as Grants Program Manager. Prior to this role, she spent over 8 years at Triton College, where she served as the executive director of grants development and the director of grants compliance. In these roles, she was responsible for submitting grant proposals to state, local, and federal sponsors, processing grant agreements, and providing post-award compliance monitoring. Raquel received a Doctoral degree in Higher Education Leadership from National Louis University, a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Arizona.

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  57. Michael J. Cramer

    University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center (UNDERC)

    Assistant Director

    Michael J. Cramer

    University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center (UNDERC)

    Assistant Director

    mcramer@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-0970
    737 Flanner Hall

    Michael Cramer has been the Assistant Director for UNDERC-East since 2007. He oversees the Practicum in Field Environmental Biology, East, and teaches the Vertebrate Ecology module. He also mentors students on studies of small mammal ecology and behavior. His research focuses on foraging behavior of small mammals, the effects of predation risk on small mammal behavior, and the long-term effects of climate change on small mammal populations, especially deer mice (genus Peromyscus). 

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  58. Justin R. Crepp

    Engineering and Design Core Facillity (EDCF)

    Faculty Director

    Justin R. Crepp

    Engineering and Design Core Facillity (EDCF)

    Faculty Director

    jcrepp@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574-631-4092
    339C Nieuwland Science Hall

    Justin R. Crepp is the Frank M. Freimann Assistant Professor of Physics and Director of the EDCF. He designs and builds instruments for the largest telescopes in the world. Crepp's research involves developing new technologies and observational techniques to detect and study planets orbiting other stars. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles. In 2013, Crepp was awarded a NASA Early Career Fellowship for his work to develop a new type of astronomical spectrograph that uses adaptive optics. In 2017, Crepp won the NSF Career Fellowship for his research at the Large Binocular Telescope. Prior to working at Notre Dame, Crepp was a postdoctoral scholar at the California Institute of Technology. He received his PhD in astrophysics from the University of Florida in 2008.

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  59. Karl Cronberger

    Analytical Science and Engineering Core Facility (ASEND), Materials Characterization Facility (MCF), Notre Dame Energy (NDE)

    Staff Scientist, Electron Microprobe Technician

    Karl Cronberger

    Analytical Science and Engineering Core Facility (ASEND), Materials Characterization Facility (MCF), Notre Dame Energy (NDE)

    Staff Scientist, Electron Microprobe Technician

    kcronber@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9553
    105 McCourtney Hall

    Karl Cronberger is the Lab Manager for the Analytical Science and Engineering at Notre Dame (ASEND) Core Facility. Within this role, he is responsible for overall operation of the Core Facility, including the maintenance, operation, and method development for the various instruments at ASEND. Karl also works as the Electron Microprobe Technician in the Materials Characterization Facility at ND Energy. In 2019, Karl graduated from the University of Notre Dame with his PhD. His thesis work focused on chemical and textural characterization of lunar basalts using microanalysis techniques and optical microscopy.

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  60. Matthew Curran

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Research Programmer

    Matthew Curran

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Research Programmer

    mcurran2@nd.edu
    832 Flanner Hall

    Matthew Curran joined the Notre Dame Center for Research Computing in 2021 as a Research Programmer. He is a graduate of the University of California, Davis with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, and has previous experience as a software engineer specializing in emergency medical systems data collection.

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  61. Barry M. Cybulski

    Research Operations and Facilities

    Facilities Associate Program Director

    Barry M. Cybulski

    Research Operations and Facilities

    Facilities Associate Program Director

    bcybulsk@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-1759
    154C McCourtney Hall

    Barry Cybulski joined Notre Dame Research in 2020 as the Facilities Associate Program Director in McCourtney Hall. His responsibilities include receiving and shipping, building access, nitrogen and dry ice availability, and maintenance issues. Before this role, Barry worked for the University of Notre Dame designing and building plumbing systems in labs throughout campus. He holds an associate degree in Construction Management.

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  62. Katie Cybulski

    Research Operations and Facilities

    Research Project Manager

    Katie Cybulski

    Research Operations and Facilities

    Research Project Manager

    merz.3@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-8045
    315 Galvin Life Science Center

    Katie joined Notre Dame Research (NDR) in 2017 as a Research Project Manager under the direction of Melanie DeFord. In this role, she works with a number of faculty across campus and provides administrative support to a variety of research projects. Prior to joining NDR, Katie worked in Notre Dame's Department of Biological Sciences for 22 years, where she managed the research programs for several faculty members. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology & Sociology from the University of Notre Dame.

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  63. Kristina Davis

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Assistant Director Visual Strategist

    Kristina Davis

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Assistant Director Visual Strategist

    kfurse@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-0878
    912 Flanner Hall

    Kristina Davis joined the Center for Research Computing (CRC) in 2009 as its first visualization specialist and was appointed assistant director visual strategist in 2016. She works with research faculty to develop custom visuals to gain new insight from data, illustrate abstract concepts, and make technical subject matter accessible without sacrificing accuracy. Davis also works with CRC developers to design intuitive and inviting user interfaces. She completed her B.A. at the University of Richmond, her Ph.D. in chemistry at Vanderbilt University, specializing in biomolecular simulation, and her postdoc at Notre Dame, studying DNA dynamics. Before graduate school, she worked as a freelance artist, multimedia designer, and theatrical scene painter.

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  64. Allison M. DeBlock

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Pre-Award Program Manager

    Allison M. DeBlock

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Pre-Award Program Manager

    asheets2@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-0474
    940 Grace Hall

    Allison (Sheets) DeBlock joined Notre Dame Research in 2017 and serves as Pre-Award Program Manager. She is responsible for providing assistance to Notre Dame faculty in the development of proposals for external funding. Allison graduated from Saint Mary’s College with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a minor in Gender Studies. She graduated in 2017 from Clemson University with a Master of Science in Applied Sociology and has previously worked for several nonprofits in the South Bend area, including the YWCA of North Central Indiana and the Council on Aging of Elkhart County.

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  65. Evan DeClercq

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Test Technologist

    Evan DeClercq

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Test Technologist

    edeclerc@nd.edu
    202 Turbomachinery Laboratory

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  66. Patrick W. Deegan

    Senior Leadership Team

    Advisor

    Patrick W. Deegan

    Senior Leadership Team

    Advisor

    pdeegan1@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-3008
    317 Main Building

    Patrick Deegan joined Notre Dame Research in 2019 as Advisor to the Vice President for Research. He supports the development and implementation of Research’s strategic engagements and acts as a liaison to the vice president. Deegan originally joined Notre Dame in 2015 and most recently served as the associate director of the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies. Previously he developed Asia programs at Cornell University and the University of Oregon. Deegan received his B.A. in religion from the University of Iowa and an M.A. in art history from the University of California, Riverside. He worked toward a Ph.D. in art history at the University of California, San Diego. 

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  67. Heidi Deethardt

    Notre Dame Nanoscience and Technology (NDnano)

    Center Coordinator

    Heidi Deethardt

    Notre Dame Nanoscience and Technology (NDnano)

    Center Coordinator

    deethardt.1@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-0279
    206A Cushing Hall of Engineering

    Heidi is responsible for Notre Dame Nanoscience and Technology's administrative tasks, as well as website updates, communications, meetings and events, and coordination of the NDnano Undergraduate Research Fellowship (NURF) program. Previously, she provided administrative support to the MIND and LEAST centers. Prior to joining Notre Dame in 2008, she worked in communications for St. Joseph Hospital, Mishawaka and Robert Bosch Corporation, South Bend. She holds a bachelor's degree in public relations from Purdue University.

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  68. Melanie E. DeFord

    Research Operations and Facilities, Senior Leadership Team

    Assistant Vice President for Research

    Melanie E. DeFord

    Research Operations and Facilities, Senior Leadership Team

    Assistant Vice President for Research

    mdeford@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-8805
    317 Main Building

    Melanie leads operational efforts for the centers, institutes, strategic research initiatives, and core facilities under the purview of Notre Dame Research. She implements and reviews management control systems, provides structure, and drives work processes for these entities. In addition, she is an affiliate of the iNDustry Labs. Melanie joined the University in 1988 and served as a faculty member in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and as the Assistant Director of the W.M. Keck Center for Transgene Research. She served as the Director of Operations, the Strategic Research Programs Director, and a Director of Grants Program Management in Notre Dame Research. Melanie has a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from Wright State University and a Master of Science in Administration from the University of Notre Dame. 

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  69. David M. Delgado

    Research Security

    Research Security Program Director

    David M. Delgado

    Research Security

    Research Security Program Director

    ddelgad3@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9972
    940 Grace Hall

    David Delgado joined Notre Dame Research in 2018 as Research Security Program Director. He received his Bachelor of Science in Operations Research from the United States Air Force Academy. David also has a Master of Management Information Systems from Georgia College & State University and was a National Security Fellow at Harvard University. Prior to coming to Notre Dame, he served in the Air Force for more than 30 years. 

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  70. Sherry DePoy

    University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center (UNDERC)

    Administrative Assistant

    Sherry DePoy

    University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center (UNDERC)

    Administrative Assistant

    sdepoy@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-7186
    736 Flanner Hall

    Sherry DePoy has been the administrative assistant at UNDERC since 2015. She has been at Notre Dame for 39 years, previously working within Chemical Engineering, General Counsel, and Student Accounts.  In 2018, Sherry received the REF (Responsive, Effective, and Friendly) Award from Notre Dame Research. Sherry is a NASCAR enthusiast, enjoys camping, traveling "up north", and an ardent lover of animals. She has a cat named Nugget.

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  71. Mark DeVore

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Pre-Award Program Manager

    Mark DeVore

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Pre-Award Program Manager

    mdevore@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-7973
    263B Fitzpatrick Hall

    Mark DeVore is a Pre-Award Program Manager and serves the College of Engineering. He has been with the University since 2000, previously serving as a Technical Consultant and Electronic Research Administrator. In his current role, Mark assists Engineering faculty with the development and implementation of sponsored research proposals. Mark has a Bachelor of Science degree from Bethel College.

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  72. Lori Doll

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Research Policy, Compliance, and Education Outreach Program Director

    Lori Doll

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Research Policy, Compliance, and Education Outreach Program Director

    ldoll@nd.edu
    P: +1 574.631.6229
    940 Grace Hall

    As the Research Policy, Compliance, and Education Outreach Program Director, Lori leads the NDRAC program that helps navigate researchers through the ever-changing landscapes of federal regulations around conflict of interest, conflict of commitment, outside activities, undue foreign influence, and disclosure requirements. Lori joined Notre Dame Research in 2015 and has serviced the research community as both the Director of Grants Program Management and in Research Contracting roles. Prior to joining Notre Dame, Lori spent 18 years working for various municipal government agencies throughout Southern California. Lori received her bachelor’s degree in English from California State University, Long Beach.

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  73. Deborah Donahue

    W. M. Keck Center for Transgene Research

    Animal Studies Program Manager

    Deborah Donahue

    W. M. Keck Center for Transgene Research

    Animal Studies Program Manager

    ddonahu1@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-2318
    211 Raclin-Carmichael Hall

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  74. Photo of Jeffrey Dubose is missing

    Jeffrey Dubose

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Postdoctoral Research Associate

    Jeffrey Dubose

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Postdoctoral Research Associate

    jdubose@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-5354
    235 Radiation Research Building

    Jeffrey DuBose joined Notre Dame Research in 2022 as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Radiation Laboratory. In collaboration with his research advisor Dr. Prashant Kamat, he studies the photochemistry and photophysics of light-responsive materials for renewable energy applications. Jeff graduated in 2022 with his PhD in Physical Chemistry from the University of Notre Dame as an Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Science Award winner.

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  75. Toni Duis

    Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI)

    Tissue Bank Coordinator

    Toni Duis

    Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI)

    Tissue Bank Coordinator

    tpagemay@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-2156
    A131 Harper Hall

    Toni earned her Bachelor degree in Medical Technology from Andrews University and has held medical technology positions in microbiology, toxicology, chemistry, blood banking, immunology and hematology.  Before taking her current position at HCRI, she has worked at the South Bend Medical Foundation, the South Bend Clinic and Lakeland Regional Hospital. Toni has also taught chemistry, anatomy/physiology and medical terminology at National College in South Bend.  She also holds a Masters in Health Care Administration with an emphasis on education.

    The role of Tissue Bank Coordinator allows Toni to channel her passion for finding a cancer cure as she lost her mom, a young niece and husband to the disease and is a cancer survivor herself.

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  76. Photo of Tim Engstrom is missing

    Tim Engstrom

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Data Center Technician

    Tim Engstrom

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Data Center Technician

    tengstr2@nd.edu
    P: 5742925664
    506 W South Street

    Tim Engstrom joined the Center for Research Computing (CRC) in early 2022 as a Research Assistant intern. He then accepted the position of Data Center Technician in August 2022. In this role Tim is now in charge of the hardware inside the CRC's Data Center located at Union Station, making sure that center will provide reliable and available computational resources to all. Tim graduated from Ivy Tech Community College in 2019 with an Associates in Informatics and Cyber Security.

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  77. Matthew Engstrom

    Engineering and Design Core Facillity (EDCF)

    Electrical Engineer Associate

    Matthew Engstrom

    Engineering and Design Core Facillity (EDCF)

    Electrical Engineer Associate

    mengstro@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-2557
    630D Flanner Hall

    Matthew Engstrom joined Notre Dame in 2018 as a general technician intern at the Engineering and Design Core Facility (EDCF). In 2019, Matthew transitioned to an electrical engineer associate at the EDCF. Matthew is responsible for assisting with the creation of prototypes, conducting various electrical tests on the designs, and even being involved in the engineering of a few designs. While he is mainly involved in the testing and assembly of designs, he is also involved in the programming for some prototypes and designs. Matthew is a 2019 graduate of Purdue Polytechnic Institute, with a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering Technology.

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  78. J.R. (Bob) Fagan

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Business Development Associate Director

    J.R. (Bob) Fagan

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Business Development Associate Director

    jfagan3@nd.edu
    106 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 102 Ignition Park

    John Robert "Bob" Fagan joined the Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL) as the Associate Director for Business Development in August 2019. Dr. Fagan has been supporting NDTL with similar responsibilities as a contractor for the past three years. He leads the business development activities for NDTL including marketing to new customers, exploring new business opportunities, and supporting the existing customer base.

    Dr. Fagan holds a BSME from the University of Notre Dame, MSME from Drexel University, and Ph.D. from Purdue University. He spent most of his earlier career with Rolls-Royce and United Technologies, holding a number of technical positions with increasing responsibilities.

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  79. Joanne D. Fahey

    Research Communications, Senior Leadership Team

    Director of Communications

    Joanne D. Fahey

    Research Communications, Senior Leadership Team

    Director of Communications

    fahey.17@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9762
    940 Grace Hall

    Joanne Fahey joined Notre Dame Research in 2014 as its first Director of Communications. She leads the Research Communications Team and oversees all research communications strategies and tactics, including branding, web, social media, storytelling, video, print, and more. In addition, she serves on the Naughton Fellowship Committee. Joanne is a 2003 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, with a bachelor’s degree in political science and peace studies. She also holds a master’s of science in environmental science from Trinity College Dublin and has completed a higher certificate in public relations from the European Institute of Communications. Before returning to her alma mater, Joanne spent 11 years in Ireland, serving as Communications Manager at the Fulbright Commission of Ireland and as a Senior Environmental Communications Consultant with RPS Group. She has recently been selected as a member of the Fulbright Specialist Roster in the communications/journalism category.

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  80. Jeremy Fein

    Center for Environmental Science and Technology (CEST)

    Faculty Director

    Jeremy Fein

    Center for Environmental Science and Technology (CEST)

    Faculty Director

    fein@nd.edu
    Website
    A54A Fitzpatrick Hall Of Engineering

    Jeremy Fein serves as the Director of the Center for Environmental Science and Technology (CEST). He is also a professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences at the University of Notre Dame. Jeremy's research focuses on geomicrobiology to determine the effects of bacteria on the fate and mobility of heavy metal and radionuclide contaminants in groundwater systems. The aim of his research is to derive thermodynamic and kinetic models that can account for reactions involving these metals under realistic geologic systems. Jeremy also examines the solubility of actinide-bearing mineral phases as a means to improve the predictive models for subsurface actinide transport.

     

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  81. Eric Felde

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Research Compliance Director

    Eric Felde

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Research Compliance Director

    efelde@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-1461
    940 Grace Hall

    Eric Felde joined Notre Dame Research in 2017 as Director of Research Compliance. He works with faculty, staff, and students to ensure compliance with University research policy and procedures, as well as federal and state statutes and regulations for research.  Eric graduated from Hanover College with a bachelor’s degree in biology and also holds a law degree from Ohio Northern University. Previously, Eric worked at Indiana University in research compliance and with the State of Indiana in licensing compliance.

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  82. Melissa Fiffer

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    Senior Research Scientist

    Melissa Fiffer

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    Senior Research Scientist

    mfiffer@nd.edu

    Melissa Fiffer is a Senior Research Scientist at the Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI). Her role includes leading epidemiologic studies, fostering CEHI's network of GIS-trained health departments, and managing research translation and communication efforts. She brings 11 years of experience working for the federal government, primarily in the U.S. EPA’s Office of Atmospheric Programs. She is passionate about using science to tackle complex environmental challenges and inform evidence-based programs and policies to protect public health and reduce inequities. Melissa holds a PhD in Environmental Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health, and a masters degree in Environmental Health from the Duke Nicholas School of the Environment.

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  83. Lori A. Flory

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Research Contracts Program Specialist

    Lori A. Flory

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Research Contracts Program Specialist

    lflory@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-3688
    940 Grace Hall

    Lori Flory joined Notre Dame Research in 2011 and currently serves as a Research Contracts Program Specialist. Lori previously held positions as Policy, Training, and Communications Coordinator and Senior Administrative Assistant in Notre Dame Research and also as Admissions Assistant in the Notre Dame Law School’s National Institute for Trial Advocacy.

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  84. Kiva Ford

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Glass Shop Program Manager

    Kiva Ford

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Glass Shop Program Manager

    kford3@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-6443
    119 Radiation Research Building

    Kiva Ford joined Notre Dame Research in 2014 and is the Glass Shop Manager in the Radiation Research Laboratory. Kiva is responsible for the design and fabrication of specialty scientific glass apparatus for Notre Dame Research. He has earned his degree in Scientific Glass Technology and has over twenty years’ experience as a scientific glassblower. He has collaborated with scientists at top universities and research institutions throughout the United States and has been recognized by The New York Times, The Corning Museum of Glass, and the American Scientific Glassblowers Society for excellence in scientific glassblowing.

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  85. Juan Fu

    W. M. Keck Center for Transgene Research

    Research Technician

    Juan Fu

    W. M. Keck Center for Transgene Research

    Research Technician

    jfu@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-2320
    239 Raclin-Carmichael Hall

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  86. Fredrick Fuller

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Test Engineer

    Fredrick Fuller

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Test Engineer

    ffuller@nd.edu
    202 Turbomachinery Laboratory

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  87. Phil George

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Scientific Instrumentation Engineer

    Phil George

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Scientific Instrumentation Engineer

    pgeorge3@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-8205
    116 Radiation Research Building

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  88. Subhomoy Ghosh

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Research Assistant Professor - Computational Scientist

    Subhomoy Ghosh

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Research Assistant Professor - Computational Scientist

    sghosh4@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-0360
    911 Flanner Hall

    Subhomoy Ghosh joined the University of Notre Dame in 2019 as a research assistant professor at the Center for Research Computing where he is also a computational scientist. His research interest is in applying Statistics, Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence and Probability to problems in Atmospheric Sciences. His current research focuses on developing scalable statistical models and methods to flux inversion problems using techniques from spatio-temporal modeling in Statistics, Bayesian Methods, Machine Learning, & High-Performance Computing. Previously, he was a guest researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and prior to that he was a postdoctoral scholar at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD). He received his Ph.D. in Statistics from Iowa State University.

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  89. Brandi Gih

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    GIS Technician

    Brandi Gih

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    GIS Technician

    bgih@nd.edu

    Brandi Gih serves as a GIS Technician for the Children's Environmental Health Initiative. She is responsible for assisting with data management, providing technical support for GIS research projects, and supporting GIS training efforts. Brandi has been a member of the CEHI team for 8 years, first at the University of Michigan and then Rice University before following CEHI to Notre Dame. Brandi holds a Bachelor of Arts in Geography and American Studies as well as a Masters of Public Policy from the University of Northern Iowa.

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  90. Mary Gohsman

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Special Projects and Operations Assistant Director

    Mary Gohsman

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Special Projects and Operations Assistant Director

    mgohsman@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-7827
    805 Flanner Hall

    Mary Gohsman joined the Center for Research Computing in 2018 as the assistant director of special projects and operations. She is a certified PMP project manager and holds a bachelor's degree in business administration at Central Michigan University. Prior to the position at Notre Dame, she was an IT project manager in the Institute for Informatics at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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  91. James Gorski

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Turbomachinery Technician

    James Gorski

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Turbomachinery Technician

    jgorski2@nd.edu
    101 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200

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  92. Scott Graham

    Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS)

    Events & Fellowships Assistant Director

    Scott Graham

    Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS)

    Events & Fellowships Assistant Director

    wgraham2@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-1305
    1124 Flanner Hall

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  93. Mary Greene

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Pre-Award Program Manager

    Mary Greene

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Pre-Award Program Manager

    mgreene5@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-7798
    105 McCourtney Hall

    Mary Greene joined Notre Dame Research in 2017 as a Pre-Award Program Manager. She is responsible for advising faculty in grant proposal development and sponsor and University requirements. Previous to joining Notre Dame she worked in Research Administration at University of Chicago and The Scripps Research Institute. Mary has a bachelor of science degree from DePaul University and a master of science from Northwestern University. 

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  94. Theresa Hall

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Research Business Intelligence Director

    Theresa Hall

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Research Business Intelligence Director

    thall2@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-7378
    940 Grace Hall

    Terri Hall joined the University in 1998 and is now the Director of the Research Business Intelligence team. She and her team manage data and report on University research and scholarly activity. In addition, Terri and her team support and maintain a growing number of internal and external software systems used in electronic research administration (eRA). Terri is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and is certified in research administration. She also serves on the Cayuse Advisory Board and is a co-editor of National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) magazine, where she previously chaired the eRA Committee.

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  95. Scott Hampton

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    High Performance Computing Assistant Director

    Scott Hampton

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    High Performance Computing Assistant Director

    shampton@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-5287
    811 Flanner Hall

    Scott Hampton joined the Center for Research Computing in 2013 and now guides user support for HPC operations. The support team is responsible for onboarding new users, managing software installation and upgrades, troubleshooting and performance optimization of user codes, as well as providing additional training opportunities for staff and students. Hampton is also an active member of professional organizations dedicated to education and workforce development within the HPC field. He studied computer science and math at Virginia Tech and received his master's degree and Ph. D. in computer science from the University of Notre Dame.

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  96. Melissa Harden

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Product Owner

    Melissa Harden

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Product Owner

    mharden@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-8177
    828 Flanner Hall

    Melissa Harden joined the Center for Research Computing in 2022 as a Product Owner. In this role, she focuses on client needs and ensures the delivery of valuable software packages. She holds a B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an M.S. in Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to joining the CRC, she worked as an academic librarian—including here at Notre Dame—and as a fourth grade teacher in North Carolina.

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  97. Maria Harding

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Grants Program Manager

    Maria Harding

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Grants Program Manager

    mhardin3@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-7283
    1010D Jenkins-Nanovic Halls

    Maria Harding is a Grants Program Manager in Notre Dame Research and is responsible for assisting the Keough School for Global Affairs with pre- and post-award grant management activities. Prior to joining Notre Dame, Maria spent 19 years at Saint Joseph Health System as Manager for Grants and Community Investment. She has a Master of Secondary Education from Indiana University South Bend and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and English from Indiana University Bloomington.

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  98. Alexandra Hardy

    Environmental Change Initiative (ECI)

    Program Manager

    Alexandra Hardy

    Environmental Change Initiative (ECI)

    Program Manager

    agumm@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9735
    721 Flanner Hall

    Alex Hardy is the Program Manager for the Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative (ND-ECI). In this role, Alex manages the day-to-day operations of the Initiative, works with faculty on multi-PI proposals and collaborations, and manages the administrative aspects of ND-ECI including the operational budgets.

    Alex joined Notre Dame Research in 2017 as a communications specialist, where she oversaw the web and social media of the division. Alex first joined the University in 2014 as the Communications and Program Associate for ND-ECI. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from Ball State University and completed her Masters of Art in strategic communication from Indiana University South Bend in 2021.

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  99. Brent Harker

    Genomics and Bioinformatics Core Facility (GBCF)

    Technical Scientist

    Brent Harker

    Genomics and Bioinformatics Core Facility (GBCF)

    Technical Scientist

    harker.1@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-1902
    019C Galvin Life Science Center/Freimann Life Science Center

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  100. Samantha Hauenstein

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Research Contracts Program Specialist

    Samantha Hauenstein

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Research Contracts Program Specialist

    shauenst@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-0634
    911B Grace Hall

    Samantha Hauenstein is a Research Contracts Program Specialist with Notre Dame Research. She assists with negotiating and executing research-related agreements and sub-awards. Samantha is a 2011 graduate of The George Washington University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and criminal justice, as well as a 2015 graduate of Florida State University with a Master of Social Work. Previously, Samantha worked with Florida's Office of the Attorney General and Department of Elder Affairs managing federal grants.

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  101. Claudia Hawkins

    Research Planning and Business Operations

    Organizational Effectiveness Program Director

    Claudia Hawkins

    Research Planning and Business Operations

    Organizational Effectiveness Program Director

    chawkin2@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9769
    940 Grace Hall

    Claudia Hawkins joined Notre Dame Research in 2022 as the Organizational Effectiveness Program Director. In her role she is leading NDR-wide organizational and talent development initiatives, providing leadership and tools that will empower employees and enable NDR to be a highly engaged, rewarding, and fulfilling workplace. Claudia has over 12 years of HR and leadership experience. Prior to joining NDR, Claudia worked for the Whirlpool Corporation as Director of Consumer Care for North America. Claudia holds a degree from the University of Applied Science Harz, Germany in Industrial Psychology and holds an MBA from the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame. 

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  102. Daniel Henriques Moreira

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Assistant Research Professor

    Daniel Henriques Moreira

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Assistant Research Professor

    daniel.moreira@nd.edu
    Website
    914 Flanner Hall

    Daniel Moreira received the B.S. degree from the Federal University of Pará, Brazil, in 2006, the M.S. degree from the Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil, in 2008, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Campinas, Brazil, in 2016, all in Computer Science. After working for five years as a Systems Analyst with the Brazilian Federal Data Processing Service, he joined the University of Notre Dame as a Post-Doctoral Fellow. He is currently a Research Assistant Professor with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the Center for Research Computing, both at the University of Notre Dame. His research interests include Media Forensics, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, and Biometrics.

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  103. Dodi Heryadi

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    HPC User Support Manager

    Dodi Heryadi

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    HPC User Support Manager

    dheryadi@nd.edu
    P: +1 574 631 0180
    808 Flanner Hall

    Dodi Heryadi joined the Center for Research Computing in 2013 as HPC engineer user support. He is part of the team that enables both existing and emerging high performance computing solutions and related infrastructure to the research communities at the University of Notre Dame and its collaborators. In addition to conducting weekly new user training, he is responsible for deploying and maintaining different third-party applications, helping users with installing, debugging, benchmarking, and tuning their codes. He also serves as an XSEDE Campus Champion. Dodi completed his Ph.D. in Chemistry at Texas A&M University.

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  104. David Hipskind

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Turbomachinery Tech Specialist

    David Hipskind

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Turbomachinery Tech Specialist

    dhipskin@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9757
    202 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200

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  105. Hanna Hlushko

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Postdoctoral Research Associate

    Hanna Hlushko

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Postdoctoral Research Associate

    hhlushko@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-5613
    316 Radiation Research Building

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  106. James Hock

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Turbomachinery Technician

    James Hock

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Turbomachinery Technician

    jhock@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-1590
    101 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200

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  107. Photo of Joshua Holewczynski is missing

    Joshua Holewczynski

    Engineering and Design Core Facillity (EDCF)

    Mechanical Engineer

    Joshua Holewczynski

    Engineering and Design Core Facillity (EDCF)

    Mechanical Engineer

    jholewc2@nd.edu
    P: 574-631-4441
    630C Flanner Hall

    On August 1, 2022, Joshua Holewczynski joined Notre Dame Research's Engineering and Design Core Facility (EDCF). As a mechanical engineer within the EDCF, Josh will be working on various aspects of the EDCF's design consultations - including CAD design, physical prototyping, mechanical and thermal simulations, and testing - for various disciplines both internally and external to the University. Before joining NDR, Josh was a mechanical engineer with Crown Audio for nearly a decade, working closely with electrical engineers to design, test, and manufacture high-powered audio amplifiers. He earned a B.S. in Mathematics at Marian University before going on to earn his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University.

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  108. Corrine Hornbeck

    Berthiaume Institute for Precision Health (BIPH)

    Program Coordinator

    Corrine Hornbeck

    Berthiaume Institute for Precision Health (BIPH)

    Program Coordinator

    chornbec@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-7385
    B02F McCourtney Hall

    Corrine Hornbeck joined Notre Dame Research in 2016 and currently serves as the Program Coordinator for the Berthiaume Institute for Precision Health.

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  109. Connor Howington

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Research Programmer

    Connor Howington

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Research Programmer

    chowingt@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-3693
    832 Flanner Hall

    Connor Howington joined the Center for Research Computing (CRC) in 2017 as an associate research programmer with the VectorBase team. He works with biologists to develop software that serves the vector research community and provides open access to vector-related data. Prior to joining the CRC staff, Howington completed an internship with the Center as part of a Research Experience for Undergraduates program, during which he studied common malaria-causing parasites and the mosquitoes that transmit them. He graduated from Louisiana Tech University in 2017 with a B.S. in computer science and a minor in music.

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  110. Angie Hubert

    Research Communications

    Videography and Photography Program Manager

    Angie Hubert

    Research Communications

    Videography and Photography Program Manager

    ahubert3@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-4341
    940 Grace Hall

    Angie Hubert joined the Notre Dame Research Communications Team in October of 2021 as videography and photography program manager. She is responsible for the creation of photography and video content to accompany research communications. Angie is a 2017 graduate from Ball State University with a bachelor’s degree in Digital Video Production with a focus in Documentary Media. Before joining NDR, she worked as a videographer and producer for nursing programs and financial institutions coast to coast.

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  111. Michael P. Hughes

    Research Communications

    Designer and Digital Engagement Program Manager

    Michael P. Hughes

    Research Communications

    Designer and Digital Engagement Program Manager

    mhughe24@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-6240
    940 Grace Hall

    Michael Hughes joined the Research Communications Team in January 2020 as designer and digital engagement program manager. He works with the rest of the team as a designer, strategist and email marketer aimed at furthering the reach and reputation of Notre Dame as a research institution. Michael is a 2009 graduate of The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, with a bachelor’s degree in graphic design. Prior to coming to Notre Dame he spent over 9 years working at Symphony Talent, an employer branding and talent acquisition agency where he worked directly  with clients including The Home Depot, UnitedHealth Group, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and Northwell Health.

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  112. Kenyi Hurtado-Anampa

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    HPC Engineer User Support

    Kenyi Hurtado-Anampa

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    HPC Engineer User Support

    khurtado@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-7311
    405 Nieuwland Science Hall

    Kenyi Hurtado joined the Center for Research Computing (CRC) as an HPC engineer within the User Support group in 2019. In this role, he works closely with computational researchers on the development and management of scientific-oriented software tools and services designed to improve the ability of research scientists to make use of globally-distributed computing resources located at universities and HPC facilities. Before joining the CRC, Hurtado was a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Physics, working as a member of the international CMS Collaboration at CERN. He received his Ph.D. in physics from the Brazilian Center for Research in Physics.

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  113. Khoa Huynh

    Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI)

    Research Program Manager

    Khoa Huynh

    Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI)

    Research Program Manager

    khuynh@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-7818
    A131 Harper Hall

    As the Research Programs Manager, Khoa currently oversees all aspect of the Research Like A Champion (RLAC) Program,  which is a collaborative effort between the College of Science and Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI) to drive innovation in cancer research. Khoa's responsibilities include designing and implementing strategy to increase the awareness of the RLAC Program, identifying qualified reviewers and organizing the selection committee for awarding the program's grants, facilitating the grant award process, tracking the progress of awarded projects, and growing current and new key partnerships in an effort to continuously expand the program.

    Khoa is a two time Notre Dame graduate. After receiving his B.S. in Biological Sciences in May 2011, he went on to earn his M.S. from the Engineering, Science, and Technology Entrepreneurship (ESTEEM) Program in August 2012. Upon completion of the ESTEEM Program, six of his classmates and him, along with the Director of the program and several prominent businessmen in South Bend, started a non-profit organization called enFocus Inc. After two years with enFocus, Khoa went on to work for a real estate development company in South Bend called Matthews, LLC. Most recently, he worked in the financial service sector as a recruiter with Coleman Research Group located in Raleigh North Carolina. 

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  114. Giselle Jacobson

    Biophysics Instrumentation Core Facility (BIC)

    Staff Scientist

    Giselle Jacobson

    Biophysics Instrumentation Core Facility (BIC)

    Staff Scientist

    gjacobso@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-3556
    441 Stepan Chemistry

    Giselle Jacobson joined the Biophysics Instrumentation Core Facility at its inception in 2018. She is responsible for all day-to-day operations of the BIC, including training new users, offering consultations for experiment design and data interpretation, assessing user needs for new instrument purchases, maintaining the instruments, and bookkeeping. Giselle received her Ph.D. in Biochemistry in 2017 under the direction of Patricia Clark from the University of Notre Dame, where she studied protein folding in the cell. She completed her B.S. in Chemistry at Grand Valley State University.

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    Kevin Jacquinot

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Associate Test Engineer

    Kevin Jacquinot

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Associate Test Engineer

    kjacquin@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-6739
    1165 Franklin St, Ste #200

    Kevin Jacquinot joined the Notre Dame Turbomachinery team in June as a full-time Associate Test Engineer. He is working on troubleshooting software and hardware in a test environment, but he also uses new software to improve the lab tools for analysis and simulation. Kevin is a French Test Engineer who spent three years working on military and space projects for different companies, including Safran and the CNES. After graduating from Polytechnic Institute of Advanced Sciences in Ivry-sur-Seine, France with the degree in Aeronautic Systems in 2015, he got the opportunity to join the University of Arizona where he graduated in 2017 with a master’s degree in Aerospace Systems.

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  116. Ireneusz Janik

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Associate Research Professor

    Ireneusz Janik

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Associate Research Professor

    ijanik@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-5464
    319 Radiation Research Building

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  117. Aleksandar Jemcov

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Associate Director for Computational Sciences

    Aleksandar Jemcov

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Associate Director for Computational Sciences

    ajemcov@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-7576
    113A Hessert Aerospace Research Center

    Aleksandar Jemcov has over twenty years of experience in computational fluid dynamics and turbomachinery related flows. His research interests include development of numerical algorithms for fluid mechanics, solid-fluid interactions, efficient solver methodologies applicable to both compressible and incompressible flows, thermoacoustics, turbulence modeling, and linear algebra. Dr. Jemcov's prior experience includes work in the Combustion Department at Pratt & Whitney Canada, Development Department at Fluent Inc., and the Development Department and Fluids Business Unit at ANSYS, Inc. He currently serves as Associate Director for Computational Sciences at the Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory and is concurrently appointed as Research Assistant Professor in the Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Notre Dame.

    Dr. Jemcov completed his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering at the University of Belgrade in 2004.

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  118. Ross Jensen

    Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS)

    Postdoctoral Research Associate

    Ross Jensen

    Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS)

    Postdoctoral Research Associate

    rjensen4@nd.edu
    1134 Flanner Hall

    Ross Jensen is a 5+1 Postdoctoral Staff Member at the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study. He received his Ph.D. from the Notre Dame Department of Philosophy in 2021.

    Ross was received into the Catholic Church at Easter Vigil (2021) and will pursue a vocation in Catholic classical education when his time as a postdoc comes to an end. As a graduate student, he was steeped in the writings of Aristotle, Wendell Berry, and Alasdair MacIntyre, each of whom he continues to learn from and cherish.

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  119. Madeline G. Johnson

    Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate (FIRE)

    Church Properties Initiative Program Manager

    Madeline G. Johnson

    Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate (FIRE)

    Church Properties Initiative Program Manager

    madeline.johnson@nd.edu
    1019 Flanner Hall

    Maddy Johnson is the Program Manager for the Church Properties Initiative at the Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate. Before joining FIRE, she was a research analyst in capital markets at CBRE. A native of Minneapolis, Maddy holds a B.A. in philosophy from Hillsdale College and a Master of Urban Planning degree from McGill University, where her research focused on church properties. She is an alumna of the French Embassy's Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF).

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  120. Irena Johnson

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    HPC System Engineer

    Irena Johnson

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    HPC System Engineer

    ijohnso1@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-2508
    Union Station

    Irena Johnson joined the Center for Research Computing (CRC) in 2018 as an HPC system engineer. Her duties include supporting the ND-CMS environment and HPC storage infrastructure. Before joining the CRC, Johnson worked for two years at the Whirlpool Corporation as a GIS senior analyst and, prior to moving to Michigan, she worked as a software engineer at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University. Johnson holds a master's degree in computer architecture from the Faculty of Automatic Control and Computers, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

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  121. Jimmy Jones

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Turbomachinery Designer

    Jimmy Jones

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Turbomachinery Designer

    jjones19@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9742
    202 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200

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  122. Karen Joseph

    Berthiaume Institute for Precision Health (BIPH)

    Program Assistant

    Karen Joseph

    Berthiaume Institute for Precision Health (BIPH)

    Program Assistant

    karen.joseph@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-634-1048
    B02E McCourtney Hall

    Karen Joseph joined the Berthiaume Institute for Precision Health in 2021 as the Program Assistant. She is responsible for the planning and execution of BIPH meetings, events, and programming, and offers administrative support to the institute’s staff, affiliated faculty, and students. Karen also offers administrative support to the Center for Bioanalytic Metrology. Before joining the Berthiaume Institute, Karen worked at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies as the Administrative Assistant for Events. Karen holds a bachelor’s degree in music performance from Bethel University.

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  123. Prashant Kamat

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Faculty Professor of Science

    Prashant Kamat

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Faculty Professor of Science

    pkamat@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574-631-5411
    223B Radiation Research Building

    Prashant V. Kamat is a Rev. John A. Zahm, C.S.C., Professor of Science in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Radiation Laboratory at the University of Notre Dame. He is also a Concurrent Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Professor Kamat has for more than three decades worked to build bridges between physical chemistry and material science to develop advanced nanomaterials that promise cleaner and more efficient light energy conversion. He has published more than 500 scientific papers that have been well recognized by the scientific community. Thomson-Reuters has featured him as one of the most cited researchers each year since 2014 (2014 -2020). He is a Fellow of ACS, MRS, ECS and AAAS. He is also Pravasi Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy. He is currently serving as the Editor-in-Chief of ACS Energy Letters.

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  124. Jeongseek Kang

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Research Scientist

    Jeongseek Kang

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Research Scientist

    jkang6@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9747
    202 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200

    Jeongseek Kang is a Senior Research Scientist at the Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL) where he leads advanced compressor and turbine projects. Dr. Kang has extensive R&D experience in turbomachinery, which includes work on single-stage and multi-stage axial compressors, single-stage and multi-stage centrifugal compressors, single-stage turbines for power generation, multi-stage power turbines for turboshaft engines, radial turbines for APUs, cryogenic turbopumps for rocket propulsion, and gas turbine altitude tests. His research includes experimental studies on engine relevant high speed rotating test rigs with a focus on turbomachinery aerodynamics and aeromechanics. Dr. Kang also has design experience in air, real gas, and sCOcentrifugal compressors. 

    Dr. Kang received his Ph.D. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Seoul National University (2002) with a concentration in experimental studies on compressor rotating stall. He worked for the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (2002-2015) before joining NDTL in 2015. 

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  125. Koby G. Keck

    Notre Dame Energy (NDE)

    Administrative Coordinator

    Koby G. Keck

    Notre Dame Energy (NDE)

    Administrative Coordinator

    kkeck@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-2416
    115 Stinson-Remick Hall

    Koby Keck joined the Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) in November 2017 as the Administrative Coordinator.  Prior to joining ND Energy, Koby worked for six years in retail sales as a Merchandiser for Lewis Bakeries.  He has also served as the Editor and Publisher of the New Carlisle Gazette, a biweekly newspaper publication.  An active community member, Koby was instrumental in the creation and development of the nonprofit organization New Carlisle Hometown Days, Inc.  Through his volunteer work with Hometown Days, he has over ten years of experience coordinating and executing events.  Koby received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Notre Dame in 2011.

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  126. Ryan T. Kelly

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Research Scientist

    Ryan T. Kelly

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Research Scientist

    rkelly6@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9751
    202 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200

    Ryan T. Kelly is a Senior Research Scientist at the Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL). Dr. Kelly serves as the programmatic and technical lead for research programs in the Notre Dame Transonic Axial Compressor (ND-TAC) facility where he has executed numerous test programs with a focus on axial compressor characterization, stall inception, and stall margin extension. In addition, Dr. Kelly is involved in multiple numerical analysis and model development research projects.

    Dr. Kelly holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University (2009) and a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Notre Dame (2015).

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  127. Daniel B. Kelly

    Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate (FIRE)

    Faculty Director

    Daniel B. Kelly

    Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate (FIRE)

    Faculty Director

    Daniel.Kelly@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-7690
    3166 Eck Hall of Law

    Dan Kelly serves as the Faculty Director for the Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate and is a Professor of Law at Notre Dame. He teaches courses on property law and law and economics, has published in leading academic journals, and currently serves as an Associate Reporter for the Restatement (Fourth) of Property. Before joining Notre Dame, Dan was a judicial clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, an attorney at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York City, and a research fellow at Yale University and Harvard University. He earned a B.A. in Economics and History from the University of Notre Dame and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

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  128. Photo of Jocelyn Keranen is missing

    Jocelyn Keranen

    Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH)

    Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Manager

    Jocelyn Keranen

    Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH)

    Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Manager

    jkeranen@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-6236
    922 Flanner Hall

    Jocelyn Keranen joined Notre Dame Research in 2021 and is the Program Manager for the ND Lead Innovation Team. She is responsible for planning and organizing the technical and operational activities of a grant funded lead screening kit validation and scalability study. Before joining Notre Dame Research, Jocelyn worked as a Project Specialist for Beacon Health System for three years. She is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer who served in Tanzania from 2014-2017. Jocelyn holds a bachelor’s degree in Geography from Humboldt State University and a master’s degree in science from University of Notre Dame.

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  129. Ahmed Khalil

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Data Center Technician

    Ahmed Khalil

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Data Center Technician

    akhalil2@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-7252
    Union Station

    Ahmed Khalil joined the Center for Research Computing in 2020 as a data center technician. Ahmed is responsible for monitoring CRCs systems by daily review of graphical and text based status logs to identify systems which have entered a various number of alarm states and resolve the alarm. Ahmed was previously a NOC (Network Operation Center) Technician for Global Access Point. He is a graduate of Ivy Tech Community College with an Associate in Applied Science Information Technology with five industry certifications.

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  130. Kathy Knoll

    Research Operations and Facilities

    Research Project Manager

    Kathy Knoll

    Research Operations and Facilities

    Research Project Manager

    kknoll@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-3957
    940 Grace Hall

    Kathy joined Notre Dame Research (NDR) in 2020 as a Research Project Manager working with Melanie DeFord. She currently splits her time between NDR and the College of Engineering where she serves as a Program Manager for special projects within the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (AME). Prior to joining NDR, Kathy worked for two years as the Program Manager for the Center of Shock Wave-processing of Advanced Reactive Materials (C-SWARM) for the AME department. She also worked for six years in the College of Arts and Letters, Dean's Office, as Program Manager for Facilities and Academic Space. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Indiana University.

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  131. Laura Kresnak

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Senior Administrative Assistant

    Laura Kresnak

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Senior Administrative Assistant

    lkresnak@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-2401
    814A Flanner Hall

    Laura Kresnak joined the Center for Research Computing in 2016 as an administrative assistant. She is responsible for office operations and provides administrative support to the Center’s directors, managers, and staff. In addition, she provides support to the Center’s Computational Social Science REU program each summer. Kresnak holds a B.S. from the University of Dayton.

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  132. Photo of Carlie Kudary is missing

    Carlie Kudary

    Berthiaume Institute for Precision Health (BIPH)

    Laboratory Technician

    Carlie Kudary

    Berthiaume Institute for Precision Health (BIPH)

    Laboratory Technician

    ckudary2@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-3509
    B02D Mccourtney Hall

    Carlie Kudary joined the Berthiaume Institute for Precision Health in 2022 as a Laboratory Technician. She works closely with BIPH faculty, staff, and students to execute laboratory research programs. Carlie is a 2021 graduate from University of Missouri – St. Louis with a bachelor’s degree in biology. Before joining BIPH, Carlie spent a year and a half as a pharmaceutical analyst.

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  133. Photo of Andrey Kuehlkamp is missing

    Andrey Kuehlkamp

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Postdoctoral Research Associate

    Andrey Kuehlkamp

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Postdoctoral Research Associate

    akuehlka@nd.edu

    Andrey Kuehlkamp joined the Center for Research Computing (CRC) as a postdoctoral research associate in 2018 after obtaining his Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame, working in the area of iris biometrics. He has extensive experience with software development, databases, computer vision, and distributed systems. In the CRC, he develops his research in blockchain analytics and blockchain applications to supply chain management. His research interests include biometrics, computer vision, machine learning, and distributed systems.

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  134. Photo of Dae Kun Kwon is missing

    Dae Kun Kwon

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Assistant Research Professor

    Dae Kun Kwon

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Assistant Research Professor

    dkwon@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-3693
    832 Flanner Hall

    Dae Kun Kwon is a computational scientist, joining the Center for Research Computing in 2014, as well as a research assistant professor in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences. His research interests include web-enabled modeling and simulation of extreme winds and their effects on structures; structural health monitoring based on the Internet of Things; enhancing sustainability and mitigation of structures against natural hazards; the cyber-enabled approach and its workflow for database-enabled design; machine learning approaches on data; and cyber-physical systems fusing computational and experimental models.

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  135. Derek Lake

    Notre Dame Nanoscience and Technology (NDnano)

    Associate Director

    Derek Lake

    Notre Dame Nanoscience and Technology (NDnano)

    Associate Director

    dlake@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-6470
    206C Cushing Hall Of Engineering

    Derek Lake joined Notre Dame Nanoscience and Technology in March 2019 as its Associate Director. Dr. Lake received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Lindenwood University and a PhD in analytical chemistry from the University of Delaware. He spent more than 15 years at General Electric Plastics/SABIC as an analytical chemist, process chemist, and most recently as the Americas region analytical technology manager. During this time, Derek was involved in the development, characterization, and scale-up of new and existing polymers.

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  136. Jay A. LaVerne

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Research Professor

    Jay A. LaVerne

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Research Professor

    laverne.1@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574-631-5563
    316 Radiation Research Building

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  137. Cheryl Lee

    Research Operations and Facilities

    Research Project Manager

    Cheryl Lee

    Research Operations and Facilities

    Research Project Manager

    clee21@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-5097
    William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families, 1602 N Ironwood

    Cheryl Lee is a Research Project Manager with the University of Notre Dame Research unit. Ms. Lee has over a decade of experience in managing diverse programs and projects with a focus of strengthening community families including the overall planning, coordination and management of family based studies. Prior to joining Notre Dame Research Cheryl served as a Project Manager in the William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families - an integrated research and clinical services center dedicated to understanding and advancing the wellbeing of all children and families. She is a graduate of IU where she received her B.A. in Psychology as well as Purdue where she earned a master’s degree in Communication.

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  138. Hoon Lee

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Scientific Computer Engineer

    Hoon Lee

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Scientific Computer Engineer

    hlee24@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9110
    115A Radiation Research Building

    Hoon Lee joined Notre Dame Radiation Laboratory (NDRL) in 2019 as a Scientific Computer Engineer. In this role, Hoon supports maintenance, upgrades, diagnoses problems, and troubleshoots scientific instruments and software used throughout the laboratory. In addition, he develops computer programs to remotely control and log data for linear accelerators and builds user interfaces between software and hardware for scientific instruments. Prior to joining Notre Dame, Hoon spent 15 years in advanced automotive engineering and clean transportation technologies in research, industry, and academic positions. Hoon completed his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Hanyang University in 2004 and his M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2011.

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  139. Ruiyang Li

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    GIS Technical Team Lead

    Ruiyang Li

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    GIS Technical Team Lead

    rli24@nd.edu

    Ruiyang Li is a GIS analyst at CEHI, a certified Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP). He graduated as a Master student from School of Natural Resources & Environment, University of Michigan in 2014. He is interested in the application of spatial analysis in public health and automation of daily tasks at CEHI. He is excited to be a part of CEHI team; and wants to contribute in improving the health quality of various communities.

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  140. Zhong Liang

    W. M. Keck Center for Transgene Research

    Senior Scientist

    Zhong Liang

    W. M. Keck Center for Transgene Research

    Senior Scientist

    Zhong.Liang.16@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-2320
    239 Raclin-Carmichael Hall

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  141. Ian V. Lightcap

    Materials Characterization Facility (MCF), Notre Dame Energy (NDE)

    Research and Facilities Program Director

    Ian V. Lightcap

    Materials Characterization Facility (MCF), Notre Dame Energy (NDE)

    Research and Facilities Program Director

    ilightca@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-1493
    M: +1 574-229-2936
    146A Stepan Chemistry

    Ian Lightcap joined the Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) in May 2012 as Senior Scientist and in February 2016 was promoted to Research and Facilities Program Director. In addition to conducting his own research and helping to grow the research in energy at Notre Dame, Ian is responsible for the development and management of ND Energy’s Materials Characterization Facility (MCF). The facility is designed to assist Notre Dame faculty and associated researchers in general materials characterization, photovoltaic and electrocatalyst characterization, and crystallographic characterization, while engaging all levels of students and teachers in sustainable energy education.

    Under the direction of Prashant Kamat at the University of Notre Dame, Ian's Ph.D. work on graphene-nanoparticle composites has led to a number of significant contributions in the field of energy conversion. Selected works include graphene catalyst mats for semiconductor and metal nanoparticles, CdSe quantum dot-graphene composites utilized for 3-dimensional sensitizer loading in solar cells, and the development of semiconductor-graphene-metal (SGM) films as nanomolar-sensitive SERS sensors. In 2012, Ian received the Rohm and Haas Outstanding Graduate Student Award. He received his Bachelor's degrees in Chemistry and Science Education from Bethel College in Mishawaka, IN (2003). 

    A former high school chemistry teacher, Ian gained his first research experience as an RET participant during his time off in the summers. He has a broad range of research experience including surface analysis of semiconductors grown using molecular beam epitaxy, design of voltage multipliers, and chemical speciation of nuclear waste-contaminated soil from the Hanford Tank Superfund site.

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  142. Aaron Lilienfeld-Asbun

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    Research Analyst

    Aaron Lilienfeld-Asbun

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    Research Analyst

    alilien4@nd.edu
    1023 Flanner Hall

    Aaron Lilienfeld is a research analyst active in a wide range of CEHI projects. His goal is to support the CEHI research team and projects dedicated to finding the causal links between environmental factors and people’s health. He is mainly interested in working with data at both the individual and group level, with an emphasis on R programming. Aaron graduated from the University of Houston with a double major in Economics and Political Science and magna cum laude honors.

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  143. Aliaksandra Lisouskaya

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Assistant Research Professor

    Aliaksandra Lisouskaya

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Assistant Research Professor

    alisousk@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574-631-5457
    105C Radiation Research Building

    Dr. Aliaksandra Lisouskaya is a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Notre Dame Radiation Laboratory. Aliaksandra is engaged in research in the field of Radiation Chemistry and Photochemistry, specifically in fundamental radiation chemistry of water in nuclear power, separation in spent fuel processing, as well as radical chemistry in solar energy. Aliaksandra holds her M.S. and Ph.D. in High Energy Chemistry from the Belarusian State University, Belarus. Prior to joining the Notre Dame Radiation Laboratory, she completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Bonn, Germany.

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  144. Lori Loftis

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Senior Pre-Award Program Manager

    Lori Loftis

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Senior Pre-Award Program Manager

    lloftis@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-4264
    338 Corbett Family Hall

    Lori Loftis works within Notre Dame Reseach as a Pre-Award Program Manager. She joined the University of Notre Dame in 2011 as the Assistant Director of the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts (ISLA) in the College of Arts and Letters. Before joining Notre Dame, Lori spent 13 years as a research project supervisor at the University of Chicago. She received her bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and master’s degree from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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  145. Jon Loftus

    Center for Environmental Science and Technology (CEST)

    Laboratory Program Manager

    Jon Loftus

    Center for Environmental Science and Technology (CEST)

    Laboratory Program Manager

    jloftus@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574-631-9823
    M: +1 574-360-2837
    B21A Fitzpatrick Hall of Engineering

    Jon Loftus was appointed to Laboratory Program Manager for the Center for Environmental Science and Technology (CEST) in 2016. In this role, Jon oversees day-to-day operations within CEST and also works closely with students and other users on the Center's inductively coupled plasma (ICP), X-ray fluorescence (XRF), and chromatography assets. Prior, he served as a lab technician and trainer at CEST for twelve years. Jon also worked in biology as a lab technician for several ecology projects. He is a graduate of Indiana University South Bend with a B.S. in Biology.

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  146. Jacqueline Lopez

    Genomics and Bioinformatics Core Facility (GBCF)

    Technical Specialist

    Jacqueline Lopez

    Genomics and Bioinformatics Core Facility (GBCF)

    Technical Specialist

    jlopez11@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-1902
    019 Galvin Life Science Center/Freimann Life Science Center

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  147. Gregory Luttrell

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Research Contracts Director

    Gregory Luttrell

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Research Contracts Director

    greg.luttrell@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-2857
    940 Grace Hall

    Greg Luttrell joined Notre Dame Research in 2003 and is Director of Research Contracts. He leads a team responsible for negotiating and executing all research-related agreements and sub-awards. Greg also serves as the Export Control Officer, where he provides strategic and active management of the export compliance program for the University. Greg is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. He also has a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College. Prior to returning to his alma mater, Greg served 22 years with the United States Navy as a naval flight officer.

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  148. Photo of Amelia Lutz is missing

    Amelia Lutz

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Pre-Award Program Manager

    Amelia Lutz

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Pre-Award Program Manager

    alutz3@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-1085
    143 Galvin Hall

    Amelia Lutz joined Notre Dame Research in 2018 as a Pre-Award Program Manager. She has over fourteen years of experience in different facets of finance, accounting, and administration. Amelia holds a Certified Public Accountant certificate from Kenya. She worked previously with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Global Health Division as a Grants Analyst. Prior to joining Notre Dame, she worked with Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center as a Senior Accountant. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Finance Major, from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of St. Francis, Joliet, Illinois.

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  149. Edward Maginn

    Senior Leadership Team

    Associate Vice President for Research

    Edward Maginn

    Senior Leadership Team

    Associate Vice President for Research

    ed@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-6406
    317F Main Building

    Edward Maginn was promoted to associate vice president for research, beginning in July 2022. He is the Keough-Hesburgh Professor of Engineering in the department of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the university. Maginn holds a bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University and a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley.

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  150. Alan Malta Rodrigues

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    DevOps Engineer

    Alan Malta Rodrigues

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    DevOps Engineer

    amaltar2@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-7311
    405 Nieuwland Science Hall

    Alan Malta joined the Center for Research Computing (CRC) in 2022 as a DevOps Engineer. In this role, Alan is responsible for designing, building, integrating and maintaining scientific applications for large-scale data processing, computing and storage infrastructure. Alan is also an active member and contributor of the CMS collaboration at CERN. Before joining Notre Dame, Alan spent 10 years at CERN, working in multiple roles of the CMS Computing Operations, as well as Workload Management and Data Management projects. Alan holds a bachelor's degree in Digital Systems Engineering from UERGS, Brazil.

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  151. Shannon Marien

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Research Business Intelligence Analyst

    Shannon Marien

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Research Business Intelligence Analyst

    smarien@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-6469
    940 Grace Hall

    Shannon Marien joined Notre Dame Research in 2016 as a Research Business Intelligence Analyst. She is responsible for designing, creating and delivering reports on University research and scholarly activity as well as managing the data for these activities. Shannon also supports the faculty and staff on a number of software systems used in electronic research administration. Before joining Notre Dame, Shannon worked as a Senior Data Analyst at Heraeus Kulzer in South Bend. Shannon graduated from the University of Delaware with a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education Studies with a minor in Biology. 

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  152. Photo of Uddhav Markad is missing

    Uddhav Markad

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Postdoctoral Research Associate

    Uddhav Markad

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Postdoctoral Research Associate

    umarkad@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-5355
    105A Radiation Research Building

    Uddhav joined Notre Dame as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in 2021. Before joining Notre Dame, he was working as Research Associate at NCL Innovation Park, India. He obtained his Ph.D. from Bhabha Atomic Research Center-Savitribai Phule Pune University, India. During his Ph.D. he worked on the topic “Radiolytic Synthesis, Characterization and Immobilization of 3D Palladium Nanostructures as Recyclable Catalyst for Chromium Remediation”. Currently, he is working at Notre Dame Radiation laboratory on LINAC to explore the Reactivity of metal ions in high-temperature water radiolysis.

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  153. John Martin

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Process Air Plant Technician

    John Martin

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Process Air Plant Technician

    jmarti49@nd.edu
    101 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200

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  154. Photo of Anna Matzner is missing

    Anna Matzner

    Materials Characterization Facility (MCF), Notre Dame Energy (NDE)

    Laboratory Specialist

    Anna Matzner

    Materials Characterization Facility (MCF), Notre Dame Energy (NDE)

    Laboratory Specialist

    amatzner@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-1848
    147 Stepan Chemistry

    Anna Matzner joined the Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) in 2019 as a Laboratory Specialist for the Materials Characterization Facility (MCF).

    Anna studied chemistry at the University of Louisville where she gained valuable research experience in electrochemical and single crystal X-Ray analysis. Upon graduating with a B.S. in Chemistry in 2014, she worked as an analytical chemist, pursuing opportunities in quality control in the beverage, flavor and fragrance industries. She also gained unique experiences working in the power generation industry, performing metallurgical analysis of power plant components, as well as coal analysis.

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  155. Ben Maxson

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    GIS Analyst

    Ben Maxson

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    GIS Analyst

    bmaxson2@nd.edu
    1027 Flanner Hall

    Ben Maxson serves as a GIS Analyst and member of CEHI’s Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) training team, assisting in the CDC’s training curriculum designed to provide public health professionals working on chronic disease the skills necessary to execute common GIS tasks. He also provides general GIS support for CEHI. Ben completed his Master in Geospatial Information Science and Technology program at North Carolina State University in the spring of 2021.

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  156. Lori D. McDonald

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Grants Program Manager

    Lori D. McDonald

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Grants Program Manager

    lmcdona2@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-1107
    152 Multidisciplinary Engineering Research Building

    Lori McDonald joined Notre Dame Research in 2012 as the Assistant Director of Post Award Financial Management. Prior to this role, she began her career at Notre Dame in 2005, working in Corporate and Foundation Relations as the Assistant Director for Research Analysis where she identified and partnered with NGOs, foundations, and corporations that aligned with Notre Dame’s educational and research initiatives. Before joining Notre Dame, Lori spent nearly a decade as a small business consultant, where she partnered with clients to strategically develop, grow, and streamline the management of their companies. Lori has Bachelors of Business from Bethel College.

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  157. Brian McGrath

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Turbomachinery Technician

    Brian McGrath

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Turbomachinery Technician

    bmcgrat2@nd.edu
    104 White Field Research Building

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  158. Orlando Mendez

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Turbomachinery Technician

    Orlando Mendez

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Turbomachinery Technician

    omendez@nd.edu

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  159. Kim Bogold

    Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH)

    Training Coordinator

    Kim Bogold

    Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH)

    Training Coordinator

    merz.4@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-5617
    923 Flanner Hall

    Kim Bogold transitioned from Institute Coordinator for the Eck Institute for Global Health to the Program Coordinator for the Master of Science in Global Health program in 2015. She provides administrative support to the faculty and Master of Science in Global Health students. Previously, she worked for Notre Dame’s historic American Midland Naturalist Journal. Bogold received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1998 and has worked on campus in the area of Biological Sciences since graduation.

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  160. Michael Meyer

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Turbomachinery Drafter

    Michael Meyer

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Turbomachinery Drafter

    mmeyer5@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9744
    202 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200

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  161. Kristin G. Michel

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Pre-Award Program Manager

    Kristin G. Michel

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Pre-Award Program Manager

    kmichel1@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-3571
    940 Grace Hall

    Kristin Michel joined Notre Dame Research in 2017 as a Pre-Award Program Manager. In this role, she assists faculty and other principal investigators with grant applications and other pre-award activities. Kristin comes to the University of Notre Dame from the Foundation of Saint Joseph Health System, where she served as Manager of Business Operations. She has experience in development, fundraising and grant writing through previous positions at Logan Community Resources and the Youth Service Bureau of St. Joseph County. Kristin has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame.

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  162. Kevin Mikel

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Research Business Intelligence Analyst

    Kevin Mikel

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Research Business Intelligence Analyst

    kmikel2@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-6203
    940 Grace Hall

    Kevin joined Notre Dame Research in 2014 as a Research Business Intelligence Analyst. In this role, Kevin assists in managing data and reporting on University research and scholarly activity. In addition, he helps to support and maintain a number of internal and external software systems used in electronic research administration (eRA). Prior to joining Notre Dame, Kevin spent 10 years in account management in the database fulfillment industry and five years as an IT project manager in the product fulfillment industry. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and an MBA from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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  163. Kathleen Miller

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Research Contracts Program Manager

    Kathleen Miller

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Research Contracts Program Manager

    kathleen.miller@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-3139
    940 Grace Hall

    Kathleen Miller joined Notre Dame Research in 2012 and is the Research Contracts Program Coordinator. She is responsible for award entry into Cayuse, reporting and monitoring in relation to the FFATA, and reporting on other functions, including award closeouts and patent reporting, Material Transfer Agreements, and IRB/IACUC review. Previously, Kathleen worked in training and outreach and was Interim Executive Director at the non-profit Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep. Kathleen is currently completing her associate degree in Business Administration through Notre Dame’s Learning at Work program, a partnership between the University and Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana.

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  164. Harold Miller

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Program Planning Specialist

    Harold Miller

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Program Planning Specialist

    hmille22@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-2847
    202 Turbomachinery Laboratory

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  165. Marie Lynn Miranda

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    Faculty Director

    Marie Lynn Miranda

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    Faculty Director

    mlm@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574-631-6631
    1013 Flanner Hall

    Dr. Marie Lynn Miranda founded and continues to lead the Children’s Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI), a research, education, and outreach program committed to fostering environments where all people can prosper. She is an accomplished and recognized data science scholar and communicator with over 135 peer-reviewed publications focused on the nexus of health, education, equity, and the environment, with over $65 million in federal, corporate, and foundation funding. Miranda is a professor of applied and computational mathematics and statistics at Notre Dame. She is also Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics at Duke University and Indiana University School of Medicine.

    Miranda specializes in spatial analytic approaches, especially targeted at understanding how the environment shapes health and wellbeing among children and those from low resource communities. Miranda is a leader in the rapidly evolving field of geospatial health informatics and has developed global cultural and scientific competence through extensive work on four continents. CEHI’s work leverages research, stakeholder engagement, and advocacy to effect environmental policy change. CEHI received the 2008 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Environmental Justice Award.

    Miranda has also held academic leadership positions at the University of Michigan (Dean of the School of Natural Resources and the Environment), Rice University (Provost), and the University of Notre Dame (Provost). In these roles, she implemented strategic choices for targeted university investments, significantly advanced diversity objectives related to faculty and students, delivered on critical fundraising targets, and demonstrated leadership excellence through effective engagement of a broad stakeholder group in strategic planning, as well as through emergency management during and after Hurricane Harvey and throughout the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic.

    Miranda is a Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude graduate of Duke University, where she earned her A.B. in mathematics and economics and was named a Truman Scholar. She has a Ph.D. and M.A. from Harvard University, where she held a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. She is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a member of Sigma Xi.

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  166. Nydia Morales-Soto

    Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH)

    Assistant Director

    Nydia Morales-Soto

    Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH)

    Assistant Director

    nsoto@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-8506
    4143 Jenkins And Nanovic Halls

    Nydia Morales-Soto is an Assistant Director of the Eck Institute for Global Health where she supports interdisciplinary global health research and training efforts. Nydia joined the University of Notre Dame in 2011 after receiving her PhD in Microbiology and Molecular Biology from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, and a BS in Microbiology from Universidad de Puerto Rico - Humacao. Nydia’s professional experiences encompass project development, research, training, teaching, team management, and grant writing and support. Through independent and collaborative work, Nydia has successfully bridged interdisciplinary efforts, spanning the fields of science, engineering, mathematics, and sociology. Her research career has largely been focused on the characterization of microorganisms and their products with the goal of translating basic laboratory research and methodologies for clinical and field applications while targeting current global health challenges such as antimicrobial resistance.

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  167. Scott C. Morris

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Research Director

    Scott C. Morris

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Research Director

    smorris1@nd.edu
    101 Hessert Aerospace Research Center

    Scott Morris serves as director of research at the Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory and currently directs multiple research projects involving turbomachinery and acoustics. He has helped to design and construct the new turbomachinery laboratory at the University of Notre Dame with a focus on improving components of gas turbine engines for propulsion and power system applications. Lab facilities include a new transonic axial compressor and a high-speed research turbine. Both facilities are single stage rotating experiments that allow for advanced diagnostics and flow control under conditions that are similar to full-scale engines.

    Dr. Morris is also involved in the research of aeroacoustics, a multi-disciplinary field involving fluid mechanics, acoustics, fluid structure interactions, and vibrations; experimental work is primarily conducted in the Anechoic Wind Tunnel. Topics of interest include airfoil-generated noise and vibration, fan noise, and the sound associated with active flow control devices. 

    Dr. Morris completed his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at Michigan State University in 2002. He is the Director of the Institute for Flow Physics and Control (FlowPAC) within the College of Engineering and Professor in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame.

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  168. Margot Morrison

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Administrative Assistant

    Margot Morrison

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Administrative Assistant

    mmorri27@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-1526
    814B Flanner Hall

    Margot Morrison joined Notre Dame and the Center for Research Computing in 2022 as an Administrative Assistant. She provides administrative support to the CRC office personnel. Margot holds an Associate of Science from American National University. Prior to the position at Notre Dame, she served as a Certified Surgical Technologist.

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  169. Laura Mortlock-McMinn

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Associate Director

    Laura Mortlock-McMinn

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Associate Director

    lmortloc@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-6117
    301B Radiation Research Building

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  170. Kate Mueller

    Research Development, Senior Leadership Team

    Academic Advancement Director

    Kate Mueller

    Research Development, Senior Leadership Team

    Academic Advancement Director

    kate.mueller@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9280
    2104 Eck Hall Of Law

    Kate E. Mueller is the academic advancement director for Notre Dame Research. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. in both Government and Spanish in 2001. That same year, she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. In 2004 she received her J.D. from Notre Dame Law School, where she served as note editor for the Journal of College and University Law and directed the undergraduate debate team. She practiced law in the areas of commercial, employment, probate, governmental, and civil rights litigation for five years before returning to Notre Dame to launch the Center for Social Science Research and direct its operations. 

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  171. Alexander Mukasyan

    Integrated Imaging Facility (IIF)

    Advanced Electron Microscopy Director

    Alexander Mukasyan

    Integrated Imaging Facility (IIF)

    Advanced Electron Microscopy Director

    amoukasi@nd.edu
    Website
    245 Nieuwland Science Hall

    Alexander Mukasyan joined the University of Notre Dame as a Professional Specialist in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in 1997. He became a Research Professor in 2000 and was appointed the Director of the Advanced Electron Microscopy Core within Notre Dame Integrated Imaging Facility in 2008. 

    He is the author of three books, six invited reviews, and more than 180 research publications in archive journals and patent letters in the fields of engineering of advanced materials and heterogeneous combustion. His current scientific interests are primarily related to nanotechnology, high energy density materials, joining of refractory, and dissimilar materials, and catalysis.

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  172. David Murphy

    Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate (FIRE)

    Church Properties Initiative Program Director

    David Murphy

    Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate (FIRE)

    Church Properties Initiative Program Director

    dmurph10@nd.edu
    1018 Flanner Hall

    David Murphy is the Program Director for the Church Properties Initiative at the Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate. Prior to his appointment, David co-founded QuoVadis Catholic, a non-profit that places young adult Catholic professionals in underutilized Church property and has consulted parishes, dioceses, and Catholic schools on real estate topics. He is also involved with a number of Catholic start ups and serves as a project manager for Notre Dame's Catholic Accelerator. David served 6 years on active duty with the U.S. Navy as a helicopter pilot flying the MH-60S. He studied political science and theology at the University of Notre Dame.

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  173. Risa Myers

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    Data Scientist

    Risa Myers

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    Data Scientist

    rmyers23@nd.edu

    Risa Myers servers as a data scientist at CEHI and a full-time assistant teaching professor at Rice University, where she teaches databases and data science. Her research interest is predicting outcomes from healthcare data. Risa received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from Rice University, her Masters of Science in Computer Science from Stanford University and her Bachelor's degree from MIT in Computer Science and Engineering.

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  174. Nosang Myung

    Analytical Science and Engineering Core Facility (ASEND)

    Faculty Director

    Nosang Myung

    Analytical Science and Engineering Core Facility (ASEND)

    Faculty Director

    nmyung@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574-631-3468
    105E McCourtney Hall

    Nosang V. Myung is the Keating Crawford Endowed Professor within the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and the Director of the Analytical Science and Engineering (ASEND) Core Facility. His research program focuses on the synthesis of nanoengineered materials and the implementation of these materials in various advanced applications including spintronics, sensors, electronics, optoelectronics, energy harvesting, and environmental remediation. His lab's objective is to control nanoscale sized features to enhance material properties and device functions beyond those that are currently known.

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  175. Beata Nabrzyska

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Business Operations Manager

    Beata Nabrzyska

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Business Operations Manager

    bnabrzys@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-1327
    102 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200

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  176. Jarek Nabrzyski

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Faculty Director

    Jarek Nabrzyski

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Faculty Director

    naber@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574-631-2400
    806 Flanner Hall

    Jarek Nabrzyski is the founding director of the Center for Research Computing at Notre Dame (CRC), and a concurrent professor of Computer Science and Engineering. His research is focused on distributed ledger technologies and quantum computing. In the CRC he directs the Quantum Computing Lab and, together with Ian Taylor, co-directs the Blockchain Research Lab.  He enjoys building and managing teams and engaging in complex science and industry collaborations. He has been a Principal Investigator on over 50 national and international research and development projects developing cyberinfrastructure for both science and industry.  

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  177. Eva Nabuufu

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Pre-Award Program Manager

    Eva Nabuufu

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Pre-Award Program Manager

    knabuufu@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-8930
    940 Grace Hall

    Eva Nabuufu joined Notre Dame Research in 2017 as a Pre-Award Program Manager. In this role, she assists faculty and other Principal Investigators with grant applications and other pre-award activities. Prior to joining the University of Notre Dame, Eva worked at the University of Illinois at Chicago for 13 years, where she served as a Research Administrator for seven years. Eva is a Certified Research Administrator (CRA), and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), with a bachelor of arts degree from Hamline University St. Paul, MN, and a masters degree in Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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  178. Bernard Nahlen

    Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH)

    Faculty Director

    Bernard Nahlen

    Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH)

    Faculty Director

    bnahlen@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574-631-7773
    4145 Jenkins And Nanovic Halls

    Dr. Bernard Nahlen is the Director of the Eck Institute for Global Health. His career is dedicated to addressing diseases that disproportionately impact people in low- and middle-income countries. From 2007-2017, he served as the Deputy Coordinator of the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI). During his time as technical lead, PMI expanded to 24 high-burden countries in Africa as well as to Cambodia, Myanmar, and Thailand, and developed effective partnerships with Ministries of Health, multilaterals (WHO, UNICEF, UNDP, World Bank, the Global Fund), other bilateral aid agencies in the UK and Australia, private foundations (Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Clinton Health Access Initiative), non-governmental organizations, and the private sector. In 2015, WHO reported that malaria deaths had declined by 60% globally compared to baseline year 2000.

    A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, he completed his residency in Family Practice at the University of California, San Francisco, as well as a second residency in Preventive Medicine at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In 1992, he arrived in Kenya where he spent the next seven years as director of the CDC field research station in collaboration with the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI). Under his leadership, the field station conducted several seminal studies, including the health impact of insecticide-treated bed nets for malaria prevention in an area of intense perennial transmission, the efficacy of intermittent preventive treatment for control of malaria in pregnancy, and interactions between HIV and malaria among pregnant women and children. From 2000-2005, he served as Senior Technical Advisor to the WHO Global Malaria Programme, where he led the Monitoring and Evaluation team and the Malaria in Pregnancy teams. From 2005-2006, Dr. Nahlen was Senior Advisor in the Performance Evaluation and Policy unit of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.

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  179. Nancy M. Nalepinski

    Research Administration and Compliance, Research Planning and Business Operations

    Senior Business and Administrative Coordinator

    Nancy M. Nalepinski

    Research Administration and Compliance, Research Planning and Business Operations

    Senior Business and Administrative Coordinator

    nnalepin@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-2310
    940 Grace Hall

    Nancy Nalepinski joined Notre Dame in 2017. She supports the Notre Dame Research staff as well as the coordination for McCourtney Hall. Previously, Nancy ran a successful direct sales business out of her home while being a stay-at-home mother to her children. She also worked at MAS Technology Corporation, Univar Corporation and Michael J. Pilarski, CPA preparing personal tax returns.

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  180. Prakash Nallathamby

    Berthiaume Institute for Precision Health (BIPH)

    Associate Director

    Prakash Nallathamby

    Berthiaume Institute for Precision Health (BIPH)

    Associate Director

    pnallath@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574-631-7868
    B02D McCourtney Hall

    Prakash is a nanoparticle engineer (h-index 20) with more than 12 years of multidisciplinary expertise in synthesis of nanomaterials, biomedical imaging, cancer biology, nanotoxicology, and targeted therapeutics/ diagnostics. Contact me for collaborations, partnerships, and consulting opportunities. The driving force behind my research is to make nanoparticle-based technologies accessible to all research groups. Prakash uses unique interdisciplinary research experience with nanoscale sensor materials, to elucidate inter-cell trafficking and defense mechanisms of abnormal cells (e.g., cancer, MDR bacteria) with the aim of exploiting this knowledge for early detection and targeted therapies. He has secondary research interests in nanotoxicology and scaling up the synthesis of nanomaterials from lab scale to pilot scale with a niche focus on anisotropic and Janus nanoparticles. He has tertiary interests in the application of plasmonic nanomaterials in the field of metamaterials, sensors, catalysis and improving the efficiency of renewable energy sources. Prakash has won multiple awards as a consultant for Innocentive (a crowd-sourced initiative by former Eli Lilly scientists), and he is a successful applicant for research grants in an academic setting. His combined work experience in industry, academics and as a consultant gives him a diverse skill set that makes him highly adaptable and allows him to work strongly in an individual as well as in a team setting, As part of his research, he has published more than 30 peer-reviewed journal articles, been cited more than 2500 times, co-authored 1 book chapter, and patented 7 applications.

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  181. Thomas Nieter

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Program Planning Specialist

    Thomas Nieter

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Program Planning Specialist

    tnieter@nd.edu
    M: 574-250-8057
    202 Turbomachinery Laboratory

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  182. Jim Nissley

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Custodian

    Jim Nissley

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Custodian

    jnissley@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-6163
    129 Radiation Research Building

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  183. Photo of Samuel Njoroge is missing

    Samuel Njoroge

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Senior Research Programmer

    Samuel Njoroge

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Senior Research Programmer

    Samuel.W.Njoroge.5@nd.edu
    Website
    829 Flanner Hall

    Samuel Njoroge joined the Center for Research Computing as an intern in 2010. In his current role as a senior research programmer, his focus is on full stack development and supporting development stacks and tools. Njoroge holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from Indiana University South Bend, as well as a master's degree from the University of Notre Dame.

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  184. Matthew Noffsinger

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Product Owner

    Matthew Noffsinger

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Product Owner

    mnoffsin@nd.edu
    829B Flanner Hall

    Matt Noffsinger joined the Center for Research Computing in 2022 as a Product Owner. Noffsinger graduated from Indiana University South Bend in 2019. While there he received his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, an Associate’s Degree in Business and a certification in Advanced Computer Programming. After college he received a certification in Swift development.

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  185. Photo of Jacque Norris is missing

    Jacque Norris

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Senior Research Contracts Program Manager

    Jacque Norris

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Senior Research Contracts Program Manager

    jnorris2@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-4315
    940 Grace Hall

    Jacque Norris is a Certified Research Administrator who joined Notre Dame Research in 2022 as a Senior Research Contracts Program Manager responsible for drafting, reviewing, and negotiating research-related agreements and sub-awards. Prior to joining Notre Dame, Jacque was part of the Office of Research Administration at Indiana University where she was a Contract Officer responsible for negotiating and executing research-related agreements. Prior to her work in Research Administration, Jacque worked at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division as a Logistics Analyst and Acquisition Quality Manager. Jacque earned her MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University, with a BFA in the History of Art and BA in Design from the University of Kansas.

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  186. Kristian Olsen

    Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS)

    Communications and Fellowships Assistant Director

    Kristian Olsen

    Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS)

    Communications and Fellowships Assistant Director

    kolsen1@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-2830
    1123 Flanner Hall

    Kristian Olsen is the Assistant Director of Communications and Fellowships at the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study. Prior to joining the Institute in 2018, he worked at Notre Dame’s Nanovic Institute for European Studies, earned his Ph.D. in philosophy at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and worked as a postdoctoral instructor and researcher at the University of New Hampshire. He has published several articles on contemporary ethical theory and has taught numerous courses on ethics, philosophy of religion, and logic. When he’s not working at the Institute or reading philosophy, Kristian enjoys playing the piano, swimming, and running. According to his wife, he also enjoys writing sentences with too many parentheses (but she's wrong).

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  187. Tatyana Orlova

    Integrated Imaging Facility (IIF)

    Electron Microscopy Specialist

    Tatyana Orlova

    Integrated Imaging Facility (IIF)

    Electron Microscopy Specialist

    torlova@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-1042
    234 Stinson-Remick Hall

    Tatyana Orlova joined Notre Dame Research in 2009 and is the Electron Microscopy Specialist in the Notre Dame Integrated Imaging Facility. She is responsible for all of the day-to-day operations within the EM facility of the NDIIF. She works closely with users to coordinate project development specifically with a strong emphasis on SEM imaging and FIB instrumentation, safety, and compliance within the facility, maintenance of the instruments, as well as inventory management. 

    In addition, Tatyana works closely with the faculty and students to provide services that will enhance their research in the field of Electron Microscopy keeping up to date with current trends and evolving technologies.

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  188. Claire Osgood

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    Data Manager

    Claire Osgood

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    Data Manager

    cosgood@nd.edu

    Claire Osgood is CEHI's Data Manager. She graduated from Duke University with a double major in Computer Science and Economics. She is involved in the acquisition, processing, and maintenance of data used by CEHI, with an emphasis on SAS programming. She also manages access to CEHI's restricted data, and works closely with IT staff on infrastructure to ensure data security. Her goals are to use data and her programming skills to help affect positive change in our community

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  189. Rich Osgood

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Project Manager

    Rich Osgood

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Project Manager

    rosgood@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-2581
    202 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200

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  190. Stephenson Boakye Owusu

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Postdoctoral Research Associate

    Stephenson Boakye Owusu

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Postdoctoral Research Associate

    sowusu@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-3930
    216 Radiation Research Building

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  191. Ethan Perez

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Research Scientist

    Ethan Perez

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Research Scientist

    eperez6@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9650
    202 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200

    Ethan Perez is a Research Scientist at the Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL). Dr. Perez's research interests include high lift turbine airfoil loss mechanisms and modeling, model calibration via Bayesian inference, and uncertainty quantification via polynomial chaos. He supports several programs at NDTL with contributions in mechanical design and analysis, aerodynamic design and analysis, rotordynamics, software development, thermodynamic cycle analysis, and turbine testing. 

    Dr. Perez holds a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Notre Dame (2014). 

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  192. Alexander Perry

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Test Engineer

    Alexander Perry

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Test Engineer

    aperry5@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9740
    202 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200

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  193. Brett Peters

    Environmental Change Initiative (ECI), Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (LEEF)

    Assistant Director

    Brett Peters

    Environmental Change Initiative (ECI), Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (LEEF)

    Assistant Director

    bpeters2@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9365
    720 Flanner Hall

    Brett Peters is the Assistant Director of the the Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF).  Brett manages the day-to-day operations at ND-LEEF including the coordination of research, maintenance and construction activities. Additionally, Brett develops and administers much of the outreach programming at ND-LEEF, which includes educational programs for k-12 students and presentations and tours for internal and external partners and organizations. 

    Brett Received his M.S. in Biology from the University of Notre Dame in 2010 and a B.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife Management from Michigan State University.

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  194. Jeffrey Pethick

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Senior Grant Financial Program Manager

    Jeffrey Pethick

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Senior Grant Financial Program Manager

    jpethick@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-1789
    100A Galvin Life Sciences Center

    Jeff joined Notre Dame Research in 2010 and is a Senior Grant Financial Program Manager. His responsibilities include developing financial projections, creating project budgets, reviewing financial transactions, and supporting purchase and reimbursement requests. Jeff has been with the University since 1992, where he served the Office of Student Financial Services as a member of the Senior Management Team and was responsible for administering the University’s scholarship program. He is also “Double Domer,” holding an undergraduate degree in accounting and a master’s degree in administration from the University of Notre Dame.

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  195. David Pettifor

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Software Development Manager

    David Pettifor

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Software Development Manager

    dpettifo@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-8688
    M: +1 574-971-0053
    831 Flanner Hall

    David Pettifor is a software developer manager with the Center for Research Computing (CRC). In this role, he focuses on fostering growth among his team members, expanding their skill sets, and using his experience as a senior software developer to mentor and bring solutions to multiple research projects. Pettifor originally joined the CRC in 2011 through an internship and became a full-time staff member shortly thereafter, serving in various programming and management roles. He is a 2011 graduate of Indiana University South Bend, with a bachelor's degree in computer science, and he has taken several computer science and engineering graduate courses at the University of Notre Dame.

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  196. Michael Pfrender

    Genomics and Bioinformatics Core Facility (GBCF)

    Faculty Director

    Michael Pfrender

    Genomics and Bioinformatics Core Facility (GBCF)

    Faculty Director

    michael.pfrender.1@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574-631-0591
    109B Galvin Life Science Center/Freimann Life Science Center

    Michael Pfrender joined the University of Notre Dame in 2009. He has been the Director of the GBCF since 2010. He is a Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and currently serves as the Associate Chair. His research lab is interested in a broad range of topics in the area of evolutionary and ecological genomics. Projects include investigation of the molecular genetic basis of adaptive traits and phenotypic plasticity, and the relationship between genetic diversity and ecosystem function. Understanding the impacts of alterations in natural ecosystems, and using this knowledge to predict future consequences and preserve biodiversity, is a major challenge for 21st-century Biologists with direct relevance to human health and well-being. Michael received B.S. and M.S degrees from the University of Michigan and completed his Ph.D. degree at the University of Oregon in 1998. Prior to coming to Notre Dame, Michael was an Associate Professor at Utah State University.

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  197. Arnie Phifer

    Berthiaume Institute for Precision Health (BIPH)

    Associate Director

    Arnie Phifer

    Berthiaume Institute for Precision Health (BIPH)

    Associate Director

    aphifer@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-3057
    B02B McCourtney Hall

    Arnie Phifer joined Notre Dame Research in 2010. He currently serves as Associate Director of the Berthiaume Institute, where he oversees operations and administration. He also serves as Operations Manager for the NSF-support Center for Bioanalytic Metrology. Phifer is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame (BA 1990) and has an MS degree from the University of Massachusetts. Before returning to ND, he supported research efforts at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (Washington, D.C.) and the Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science (Pasadena, CA).

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  198. Anne Berges Pillai

    Notre Dame Energy (NDE)

    Education and Outreach Associate Program Director

    Anne Berges Pillai

    Notre Dame Energy (NDE)

    Education and Outreach Associate Program Director

    apillai@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9106
    115 Stinson-Remick Hall

    Anne Berges Pillai joined the Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) in July 2015 as the Education and Outreach Associate Program Director. Prior to this, Anne worked as outreach coordinator at Notre Dame’s Kellogg Institute for International Studies, where she created and managed programs that connected the Institute’s international resources with area schools. She has also helped coordinate the Teachers As Scholars program under Notre Dame’s Office of Public Affairs and managed special projects for the Notre Dame Haiti Program. Anne has over 25 years of experience as a professional educator, including three years as an adjunct professor in Holy Cross College’s Department of Education. Previous teaching experience includes high school biology and middle school math and science, plus two years teaching in rural Nepal with the Peace Corps. Her Bachelor of Science in Biology is from the University of Notre Dame and she earned a Master of Science Education from Oregon State University. She has held teaching certificates in three states. With Anne’s broad experience in education and outreach, she will contribute greatly to advance ND Energy’s mission by developing high quality programs to connect energy related research initiatives at Notre Dame with the campus and surrounding communities.

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  199. Jessica Piser

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Financial Program Manager

    Jessica Piser

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Financial Program Manager

    jpiser@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-8770
    102 Turbomachinery Laboratory

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  200. Victoria A. Ploplis

    W. M. Keck Center for Transgene Research

    Associate Director

    Victoria A. Ploplis

    W. M. Keck Center for Transgene Research

    Associate Director

    vploplis@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-8996
    230B Raclin-Carmichael Hall

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  201. Meghan Pointon

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Administrative Assistant, Event Coordinator

    Meghan Pointon

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Administrative Assistant, Event Coordinator

    mpointon@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9768
    317 Main Building

    Meghan Pointon joined Notre Dame Research in 2022 as Administrative Assistant and Event Coordinator. She provides administrative support to two Associate Vice Presidents for Research, as well as other senior leadership. She is also responsible for planning various events for Notre Dame Research. Meghan holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing with a minor in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Grand Valley State University.

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  202. Kinsey Poland

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Associate Research Programmer

    Kinsey Poland

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Associate Research Programmer

    kpoland@nd.edu
    829 Flanner Hall

    Kinsey Poland joined the CRC as an associate research programmer in October 2020. She is a contributing member of the Velocity Raptors software development team. Her previous employment was as a web developer in the Office of Online Learning at the University of Georgia where she also graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Astrophysics in May 2020.

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  203. Swarna Pothur

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Compliance Education and Quality Assurance Program Coordinator

    Swarna Pothur

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Compliance Education and Quality Assurance Program Coordinator

    spothur@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-8161
    924 Grace Hall

    Swarna Pothur joined Notre Dame Research in 2018 as Compliance Education and Quality Assurance Program Coordinator. She is responsible for the design and implementation of ongoing education activities of the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP). She is also responsible for planning and implementing a Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement program for human subjects. Before joining NDR, Swarna worked as an IRB Specialist at the University of Miami. Swarna has a Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy from Osmania University in Hyderabad, India and a Master's degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Aston University, UK.

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  204. Photo of Sylwia Ptasinska is missing

    Sylwia Ptasinska

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Associate Research Professor

    Sylwia Ptasinska

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Associate Research Professor

    sptasins@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574 631-2819
    101 Radiation Research Building

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  205. Angie Purcell

    Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS)

    Managing Director

    Angie Purcell

    Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS)

    Managing Director

    apurcel1@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-3770
    1121 Flanner Hall

    Angie Appleby Purcell was appointed Managing Director in August 2022. In this role, she works closely with the Faculty Director to develop and implement NDIAS’s strategic plan, oversees the administrative, operational, and financial components of the Institute, and manages its talented, generous staff. Angie also supports the various NDIAS programs, and serves as an ambassador for the Institute to campus and external partners.

    Prior to this role, Angie was the Senior Director for Internationalization at Notre Dame International. She oversaw NDI’s global locations in Jerusalem, Mexico, Chile, and Brazil where she advanced and expanded global education and faculty research opportunities. A member of the division’s leadership team, Angie assisted the vice president and associate provost in the development of the division’s 5-year strategic plan and implementation. Angie also served as the interim executive director of the Jerusalem Global Gateway.
     
    Angie participated in the University’s Leadership Rotation Program and served as the Director of Spirituality for the Notre Dame Alumni Association. She initially returned to the University in 2007 where, on behalf of the Department of Theology, she designed and directed an international service-learning course and internship program for graduate students.

    Angie holds a B.A. in psychology and religious studies from Saint Mary’s College and a master of divinity from Notre Dame. Prior to Notre Dame, she worked at Catholic Theological Union and Georgetown University. 

    Angie and her husband, Bill, have three amazing children. Angie loves to play Pickleball, kayak, hike, and all things nature!

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  206. Bing Qi

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Research Programmer

    Bing Qi

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Research Programmer

    bqi2@nd.edu
    813 Flanner Hall

    Bing Qi joined the Center for Research Computing (CRC) in 2021 as a research programmer. Bing holds a Bachelor's Degree from Dalian University of Technology and a Master's degree from National University of Singapore. After coming to the United States, he got his PhD degree in Construction Engineering and Master degree in Computer Science simultaneously from the University of Florida. In his previous role as a graduate assistant in University of Florida, he focused on using software, databases, and sensors to improve the efficiency of construction research and education. 

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  207. Nicole Quartiero

    Research Operations and Facilities

    Research Project Management Director

    Nicole Quartiero

    Research Operations and Facilities

    Research Project Management Director

    nquartie@nd.edu
    P: +1 480-789-9415
    940 Grace Hall

    Nicole Quartiero joined Notre Dame Research in 2022 as its first Director of Research Project Management. She leads the Research Project Management Team and oversees all research project management strategies and initiatives. In addition, she serves on the DEI Committee. Nicole graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in Biology and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Research Management. She is a Certified Research Administrator (RACC) and Certified Clinical Research Professional (SOCRA). Before joining NDR, Nicole has spent over a decade learning the ins and outs of research administration as a lifecycle research administrator in both academic and clinical settings. She has recently been selected as Future of the Field Rising Star (FOTF; 2021) by the Society of Research Administrator’s International (SRAI), the FOTF Subcommittee Chair, and is an active member and presenter for NCURA and SRAI.

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  208. Swapna Krishnakumar Radha

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Assistant Cybersecurity Professional

    Swapna Krishnakumar Radha

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Assistant Cybersecurity Professional

    sradha@nd.edu
    832B Flanner Hall

    Swapna Krishnakumar Radha joined Notre Dame Center for Research Computing in February 2017 as an Assistant Cybersecurity Professional. Swapna holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from Indiana University South Bend. Prior to joining Notre Dame, Swapna was working for Deloitte Support Services Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad, India as an Information Technology Analyst.

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  209. Alejandro Ramos-Ballesteros

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Postdoctoral Research Associate

    Alejandro Ramos-Ballesteros

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Postdoctoral Research Associate

    aramosb2@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-5613
    316 Radiation Research Building

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  210. Denise Rauschendorfer

    University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center (UNDERC)

    Research Technician

    Denise Rauschendorfer

    University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center (UNDERC)

    Research Technician

    drausche@nd.edu
    P: 248-881-1395
    098 Galvin Life Science Center/Freimann Life Science Center

    Denise Rauschendorfer works as a research technician at the University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center. For this position, she helps students who are considering graduate school in ecology conduct a research project of their choice. Denise also assists Ph.D. students in Nathan Swenson’s lab complete research focused on plant ecology and evolution. Denise received her bachelor's degree in applied ecology and environmental sciences at Michigan Technological University in 2020. After gaining more experience as a research technician, she also plans to get a master’s degree in ecology.

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  211. Noel Recla

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Research Programmer

    Noel Recla

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Research Programmer

    nrecla@nd.edu
    830 Flanner Hall

    Noel Recla joined the Center for Research Computing in 2017. His work focuses primarily on the Wellbeing at Work project as a full stack developer. Recla graduated from Michigan State University with a B.A. in psychology and spent the first part of his career in social services working with school-aged children. Deciding to make a change, he received two computer programming certificates from Indiana University South Bend and started software development in 2013.

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  212. Michael Reger

    Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH)

    Associate Professor of the Practice

    Michael Reger

    Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH)

    Associate Professor of the Practice

    mreger2@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9970
    917 Flanner Hall

    Michael Reger currently serves as an Associate Professor of the Practice in the Eck Institute for Global Health, after joining the University of Notre Dame in the Summer of 2022. He earned his B.S. in Health Sciences from Purdue University, and his MPH and PhD in Epidemiology from Indiana University.  From 2014 to 2022 he was an assistant/associate professor of public health at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, MI.  There he established a broad background in public health teaching and course development, working in many different areas of public health including epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, public health nutrition, health behavior and health promotion, and others.  Working at a teaching institution for eight years allowed him to shape his general teaching philosophy, which consists of approachability and availability to students, as well as the belief that a professor should be a resource for student success.  At Notre Dame, his research will focus on chronic disease epidemiology, specifically understudied, modifiable nutritional factors working towards the goal of primary prevention.    

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  213. Megan Reid

    Genomics and Bioinformatics Core Facility (GBCF)

    Laboratory Technician

    Megan Reid

    Genomics and Bioinformatics Core Facility (GBCF)

    Laboratory Technician

    mreid5@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-1902
    019 Galvin LIfe Science Center

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  214. Caleb Reinking

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Software Development Assistant Director

    Caleb Reinking

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Software Development Assistant Director

    creinkin@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-8215
    807 Flanner Hall

    Caleb Reinking is the assistant director for software development at the Center for Research Computing (CRC). Caleb graduated from LeTourneau University in 2010 with a bachelor's degree in computer science and a minor in business administration. After finishing his degree, Caleb spent three years in Iowa developing embedded aircraft avionics systems. Caleb joined the CRC in 2013 as a research programmer. In his current role, Caleb oversees the software project portfolio and acts as the first point of contact for potential projects. Caleb is also a certified Scrum Master and Scrum Product Owner.

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  215. Jessica Reyes

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Grants Program Manager

    Jessica Reyes

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Grants Program Manager

    Jessica.Reyes.50@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-7433
    B06B McCourtney Hall

    Jessica Reyes serves as a grants program manager with Notre Dame Research. Jessica previously served as Notre Dame Turbomachinery Lab's business program coordinator. Jessica also worked part-time for NDR pre-award several years ago. Jessica is a graduate of Indiana University South Bend, receiving a bachelor's degree in anthropology in 2015.

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  216. Ryan Rivard

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Associate Test Engineer

    Ryan Rivard

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Associate Test Engineer

    rrivard@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9924
    202 Turbomachinery Laboratory

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  217. Abbigail Rohmiller

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Research Contracts Program Manager

    Abbigail Rohmiller

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Research Contracts Program Manager

    arohmill@nd.edu
    P: +1.574-631-4429
    940 Grace Hall

    Abby Rohmiller joined Notre Dame Research in 2022 as a Research Contracts Program Manager. In this role, Abby is on a team responsible for drafting, reviewing, and negotiating research-related agreements and sub-awards. Abby came to Notre Dame in 2019 as a Legal Associate in the Office of General Counsel before transitioning to Notre Dame Research. Prior to joining Notre Dame, Abby was a practicing attorney in a small law firm. She received her B.A. in History and Spanish from Valparaiso University and her J.D. and M.A. in History from the University of South Dakota.

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  218. David Ross

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Pre-Award Services Senior Director

    David Ross

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Pre-Award Services Senior Director

    dross5@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-5386
    940 Grace Hall

    David Ross joined Notre Dame Research in 2017 as the Senior Director of Pre-Award Services. David leads the Pre-Award Team in the development and submission of research grant proposals as well as contract and cooperative agreement applications. He has more than 20 years of research administration experience, previously working as Director of Sponsored Research at the Van Andel Institute and as Manager of Grants and Contracts at Western Michigan University.  David is certified in research administration and has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Nazareth College and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Western Michigan University.

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  219. Mark H. Ross

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Research Scientist

    Mark H. Ross

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Research Scientist

    mross@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9744
    202 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200

    Mark H. Ross is a Senior Research Scientist at the Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL) where he leads fundamental research efforts in the Front-Stage Core Compressor (FSCC) and Advanced Noise Control Fan (ANCF) facilities. He serves as a technical advisor to NDTL project teams on test engineering, experimental methods, and data analysis.

    Dr. Ross holds a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Notre Dame (2014). His doctoral research focused on developing a physics-based approach to circumferential groove casing treatment design for transonic axial compressors. Dr. Ross' research interests include casing treatment technologies for aerodynamic, aeromechanical, and aeroacoustic applications in compressors. He is also interested in aerodynamic and aeromechanical impacts of distorted inflows on fans and compressors, reacting flows, and novel control technologies for noise reduction from vehicles and propulsors. 

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  220. Photo of Elinor Rowe is missing

    Elinor Rowe

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Associate Test Engineer

    Elinor Rowe

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Associate Test Engineer

    erowe3@nd.edu
    1165 Franklin Street, Ste. 200

    Elinor Rowe works as an Associate Test Engineer at the Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL). She is responsible for test process development and documentation, design, calibration, and troubleshooting of instrumentation, software, and hardware in a test environment. Rowe is also involved in test planning and cost estimation, and mentoring undergraduate students and interns. Elinor graduated from Oklahoma State University in 2021 with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.

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  221. Sarah Rucker

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Research Programmer

    Sarah Rucker

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Research Programmer

    srucker1@nd.edu
    828 Flanner Hall

    Sarah Rucker joined the Center for Research Computing (CRC) in 2018 as a research programmer. She collaborates on software projects that build decentralized blockchain applications and integrated circuit designs. Rucker is a 2013 graduate of the Indiana University South Bend, with a bachelor's degree in informatics. Prior to joining the CRC, she worked as a software engineer at EMU Technology in South Bend.

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  222. Michael Rulli

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Facility Engineer

    Michael Rulli

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Facility Engineer

    mrulli@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-8953
    202 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200

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  223. Liz Rulli

    Research Administration and Compliance, Senior Leadership Team

    Associate Vice President for Research

    Liz Rulli

    Research Administration and Compliance, Senior Leadership Team

    Associate Vice President for Research

    lrulli@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-3072
    940 Grace Hall

    Liz Rulli was appointed Associate Vice President for Research in 2008 with an emphasis on research administration. She leads all research-related aspects of pre- and post-award operations, compliance and is responsible for the financial and administrative affairs of all units reporting to Notre Dame Research. Liz has more than 20 years experience in university and research administration; prior to joining Notre Dame Research, Liz was Director of Financial Affairs for the Vice President for Research at Purdue University. Liz has a Bachelors of Science in Management and a Masters of Science in Management from Purdue University.

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  224. Samuel Rund

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Assistant Research Professor

    Samuel Rund

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Assistant Research Professor

    srund@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574-631-3249
    914 Flanner Hall

    Samuel Rund specializes in issues of mosquito and other biting insect disease-vectors. He researches the role circadian rhythms play in shaping disease transmission. Through his work on several projects and initiatives, he facilitates the use of surveillance and other forms of data in combating disease transmission. Sam completed his B.A. at DePauw University and his Ph.D. in Biology at the University of Notre Dame. He joined the Notre Dame faculty in 2021.

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  225. Brady Russo

    W. M. Keck Center for Transgene Research

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    Brady Russo

    W. M. Keck Center for Transgene Research

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    brusso3@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-2316

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  226. Craig Sacco

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Test Engineer

    Craig Sacco

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Test Engineer

    csacco@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-0045
    126 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200

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  227. Kamal Saha

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    HPC Engineer User Support

    Kamal Saha

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    HPC Engineer User Support

    ksaha@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-0402
    810C Flanner Hall

    Kamal Saha joined Center for Research Computing (CRC) in 2014 as an HPC engineer. In addition to his regular HPC user-support and user-classroom training at CRC, he has been a critical part of an exascale research project at the Department of Energy's PSAAP II center (C-SWARM) at Notre Dame, where he puts his effort into improving the scaling performance of a multi-scale and multiphysics-involved finite element code (called PGFem3D) on hundreds of thousands of cores on U.S. National Labs resources. In his previous positions at the University of Delaware, Oak Ridge National Lab (ONRL), and Max Planck Institute in Germany, he worked on algorithmic and large-scale parallel code development projects in massively supercomputer architectures to model and simulate quantum transport properties of various nano-scaled devices. At ORNL, he was the main developer in advancing NEGF-DFT transport code for multiprobe molecular electronics. Saha received his Ph.D. in physics from Jadavpur University, India. He has published 22 articles in top-ranking journals, including Physical Review Letters and Nano Letters, and he also owns a U.S. Patent relating to biosensors.

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  228. Bradley Sandberg

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Software Development Manager

    Bradley Sandberg

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Software Development Manager

    bsandber@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-0275
    835 Flanner Hall

    Brad Sandberg joined the Center for Research Computing in 2019 as a research programmer, focusing on software support, middleware, and interface developments. He creates tools in Python, Java, C, C++, SQL to support scientific applications, databases, and analysis of data. Before joining Notre Dame, Brad served as technology manager and senior developer for ABI Attachments.

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  229. Brian Sands

    Engineering and Design Core Facillity (EDCF)

    Software Engineer

    Brian Sands

    Engineering and Design Core Facillity (EDCF)

    Software Engineer

    bsands@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-2668
    630F Flanner Hall

    Brian Sands arrived at the University of Notre Dame from the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright Patterson AFB. Sands has over 10 years of experience in Applied Physics research, with a background in Physics and Computer Science. Brian brings to the EDCF a knowledge of software development with instrumentation hardware and automated data acquisition and control. He has experience in high-level control system design all the way down to low-level FPGA programming.

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  230. Jessica Schiller

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Grants Program Manager

    Jessica Schiller

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Grants Program Manager

    jschill2@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-7923
    940 Grace Hall

    Jessica Schiller joined Notre Dame Research in 2017 as a Grants Program Manager. She primarily provides support to the Department of Chemistry. Prior to joining Notre Dame Research, Jessica was an Assistant Director in the Office of Financial Aid at the University of Notre Dame.  She is also an Adjunct Professor of Psychology at Saint Mary’s College.  Jessica received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Saint Mary’s College and a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Notre Dame.

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  231. Alan Seabaugh

    Notre Dame Nanoscience and Technology (NDnano)

    Faculty Director

    Alan Seabaugh

    Notre Dame Nanoscience and Technology (NDnano)

    Faculty Director

    aseabaug@nd.edu
    Website
    230A Fitzpatrick Hall Of Engineering

    Alan Seabaugh is a professor of electrical engineering at the University of Notre Dame and director of Notre Dame Nanoscience and Technology (NDnano). He received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, in 1985. Before joining the faculty at Notre Dame he held research positions at the National Bureau of Standards (1979 to 1986), Texas Instruments (1986 to 1997), and Raytheon (1997 to 1999). He has authored or coauthored more than 300 papers and holds 24 U.S. patents. He was elected Senior Fellow at Raytheon in 1999 and IEEE Fellow in 2003. He received the Int. Symp. on Comp. Semicon. Quantum Devices Award in 2011 for seminal contributions and leadership in semiconductor devices and circuits based on quantum mechanical tunneling. His research interests are in in nanoelectronic devices and circuits including the use of ferroelectric and ionic polymer dielectrics for memory, and steep transistors for low voltage computing and imaging.

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  232. Megan Sheraton

    Research Operations and Facilities

    Research Technologies and Support Program Director

    Megan Sheraton

    Research Operations and Facilities

    Research Technologies and Support Program Director

    mujdak@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-6939
    940 Grace Hall

    Megan Sheraton joined Notre Dame Research in 2012 as a Grants Program Manager. In 2018, she transitioned into a new role as the Research Technologies and Support Program Director, where she has oversight for all core facilities and serves as the project manager for the Avidity Science Pulse alarm and monitoring system in the campus research labs. Megan is certified in research administration and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of Notre Dame. Since beginning her career at the University in 1998, she has held various positions within Human Resources, University Health Services, and the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

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  233. Subhash L. Shinde

    Materials Characterization Facility (MCF), Notre Dame Energy (NDE)

    Associate Director

    Subhash L. Shinde

    Materials Characterization Facility (MCF), Notre Dame Energy (NDE)

    Associate Director

    sshinde@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-1425
    115E Stinson-Remick Hall

    Subhash L. Shinde joined the Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) in November 2016 as the Associate Director. He has extensive experience in research programs development and leads ND Energy’s research initiatives in global development and corporate programs. Subhash is an affiliate of the iNDustry Labs at Notre Dame. Prior to joining the University, Subhash held various research staff and management positions within Sandia National Laboratories requiring strong leadership capabilities, extensive technical knowledge, and the acumen to organize well-functioning and productive teams. Prior to Sandia, he held various leadership positions in research at I.B.M. Microelectronics Division and Research for eighteen years. Subhash is an accomplished author with several publications, including three edited books and a book chapter, and has sixty-three U.S. and eighteen international patents. He is regularly invited to speak at national and international conferences and has received several awards for his work. Subhash received his Ph.D. in Materials Science from Stanford University and his B.Tech and M.Tech in Physical Metallurgy from the Indian Institute of Technology. His research interests are in fundamental and applied interdisciplinary research on advanced materials for energy applications. Subhash is a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Subhash is also the co-chair (organizer) of the Spring 2019 Conference of the Materials Research Society to be held in Phoenix, Arizona, and is on the editorial board of the MRS Bulletin.

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  234. Ginger E. Sigmon

    Notre Dame Energy (NDE)

    Managing Director

    Ginger E. Sigmon

    Notre Dame Energy (NDE)

    Managing Director

    gsigmon@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-6247
    301H Stinson-Remick Hall

    Ginger E. Sigmon joined the Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) in July 2014 as the managing director.  She has been a member of the Notre Dame family since 2009 as the managing director of the Materials Science of Actinides, Energy Frontier Research Center in 2009. Under the direction of Peter C. Burns at the University of Notre Dame, Ginger received a Ph.D. in actinide materials (2010).  Selected works include uranyl peroxide nanoclusters and neptunium materials. She received her bachelor’s degrees in chemistry and geology from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC (2005).

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  235. Júlia Simon

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    DevOps Engineer

    Júlia Simon

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    DevOps Engineer

    jsimon8@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9437
    810E Flanner Hall

    Júlia Simon joined the Center for Research Computing (CRC) in 2022 as a Research Computing DevOps Engineer. Her duties include deploying and maintaining different third-party applications along with HPC user support. Before joining the CRC, Simon worked as a software engineer in the industry. She holds a bachelor's degree in Mathematics and a master's degree in teaching Mathematics and Physics from ELTE, Budapest.

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  236. Photo of Sara Skiles is missing

    Sara Skiles

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Grants Program Manager

    Sara Skiles

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Grants Program Manager

    sskiles@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-8160
    266 Galvin Life Science Center

    Sara Skiles is a Grants Program Manager in the College of Science supporting faculty and research staff in the Department of Biology. Prior to joining Notre Dame Research in 2020, she was the Associate Director of the Notre Dame Center for the Study of Religion and Society, and before coming to Notre Dame, worked with federally-funded TRIO educational opportunity programs. Sara completed her PhD in Sociology from Notre Dame in 2014.

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  237. Photo of Shaylee Smith is missing

    Shaylee Smith

    Research Operations and Facilities

    Research Operations Associate

    Shaylee Smith

    Research Operations and Facilities

    Research Operations Associate

    ssmith58@nd.edu
    636 Grace Hall

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  238. Bradley Smith

    Integrated Imaging Facility (IIF)

    Faculty Director

    Bradley Smith

    Integrated Imaging Facility (IIF)

    Faculty Director

    smith.115@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574-631-8632
    340J Mccourtney Hall

    Bradley D. Smith, Emil T. Hofman Professor of Science, joined the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Notre Dame in 1991. He became the Director of the Notre Dame Integrated Imaging Facility in 2008.

    Smith teaches organic chemistry at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and his research interests encompass the areas of Supramolecular and Bioorganic Chemistry. His specific research projects are diverse and include topics such as organic synthesis, membrane biophysics, photonics, and small animal imaging. A major aim is to develop novel molecular imaging probes that can detect dying cells in culture, and tumors and bacterial infection in living animals.

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  239. James E. Smous

    Engineering and Design Core Facillity (EDCF)

    Lead Engineer

    James E. Smous

    Engineering and Design Core Facillity (EDCF)

    Lead Engineer

    jsmous@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-8127
    632 Flanner Hall

    Jim Smous joined Notre Dame Research in 2016 as Lead Engineer in the EDCF. Smous is responsible for developing prototype instrumentation, engineering consultation, and directing the activities of the facility. He has a B.S. in Opto-Electronic Engineering from the University of Houston, a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University, and holds 13 patents from mixed fields. He is a creative engineer with broad knowledge of electronics, hardware, optics, and software technologies and he specializes in machine vision and interdisciplinary design. For the 20 years prior to joining Notre Dame, James was owner and Principal Engineer at Jamestown Engineering Inc.

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  240. Courtney Sniadecki

    Research Communications

    Web and Social Media Program Manager

    Courtney Sniadecki

    Research Communications

    Web and Social Media Program Manager

    csniadec@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-2053
    940 Grace Hall

    Courtney Sniadecki serves as the Web and Social Media Program Manager for Notre Dame Research. She is responsible for managing the user experience across all digital communications channels, including websites and social media. Courtney holds a Master of Science in Global Marketing Management from Boston University and Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication with a focuses in public relations and English from Indiana University. She has graduate certificates in project management from Boston University and Maximizing Global Business from Audencia Business School in France. Prior to joining the University of Notre Dame, Courtney spent six years with the City of South Bend as Marketing Manager of the Morris Performing Arts Center in South Bend, Indiana.

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  241. Abdul-Nasah Soale

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    Research Statistician

    Abdul-Nasah Soale

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    Research Statistician

    asoale@nd.edu
    Website
    1022 Flanner Hall

    Nasah is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics (ACMS) and a research statistician at the Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI) at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. He received his Ph.D. in Statistics in 2021 from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and his  M.S. in Mathematical Science in 2016 from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee.  Prior to graduate school, he received his B.S. in Actuarial Science in 2012 from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana.

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  242. John Speybroeck

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Engineering Operations Manager

    John Speybroeck

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Engineering Operations Manager

    jspeybr1@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9757
    202 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin St Suite

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  243. M. Sharon Stack

    Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI)

    Ann F. Dunne and Elizabeth Riley Director

    M. Sharon Stack

    Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI)

    Ann F. Dunne and Elizabeth Riley Director

    sstack@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-4100
    A200D Harper Hall

    M. Sharon Stack received her PhD degree in Biochemistry from the University of Louisville, completed post-doctoral training in biochemical pathology at Duke University Medical Center, and served for several years as a Research Assistant Professor in Pathology at Duke. In 1994, she joined the faculty in the Department of Cell & Molecular Biology at Northwestern University where she rose through the ranks to tenured Professor. While at Northwestern, Stack was also Program Leader of the Tumor Invasion, Metastasis and Angiogenesis Program of the NCI-designated RH Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center (RHLCCC, 1999-2007) and a member of the RHLCCC Executive Committee. She joined the University of Missouri in 2007 as the Mulligan Endowed Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences. She is currently (since 2011) the Kleiderer-Pezold Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Ann F. Dunne and Elizabeth Riley Director of the Harper Cancer Research Institute, University of Notre Dame.

    Stack’s honors include appointment as a Fulbright Fellow in 1982 and election as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2012. She serves as a full member of the NIH/NCI Tumor Progression and Metastasis study section for a second term (2019-2025), on review panels for many other funding agencies, and recently completed a term on the Department of Defense Ovarian Cancer Research Program (DOD OCRP) Integration Panel and Vision Setting Panels (2012-2017). She has been on the Editorial Board of Cancer Research since 2001 and is a retired member of the Journal of Biological Chemistry and Biochemical Journal Editorial Boards.  Her overall research focus is in the area of molecular mechanisms of metastasis in ovarian and oral cancers. Understanding the molecular mechanisms by which tumor cells integrate multiple micro-environmental cues to regulate metastatic dissemination is the major focus of the laboratory. She has published over 175 peer-reviewed research articles and reviews. Her laboratory has been continuously funded by the NIH/NCI since 1989.

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  244. Melissa Stephens

    Genomics and Bioinformatics Core Facility (GBCF)

    Assistant Director

    Melissa Stephens

    Genomics and Bioinformatics Core Facility (GBCF)

    Assistant Director

    stephens.49@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-0338
    021 Galvin Life Science Center

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  245. Austin Stewart

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Associate Turbomachinery Technician

    Austin Stewart

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Associate Turbomachinery Technician

    astewa13@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-4456
    101 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200

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  246. Will Stewart

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Design Engineer

    Will Stewart

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Design Engineer

    wstewar4@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9743
    202 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200

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  247. Kevin Stout

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Turbomachinery Technician

    Kevin Stout

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Turbomachinery Technician

    kstout@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-6135
    130 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200

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  248. Jessica Stroud

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Senior Research Contracts Program Manager

    Jessica Stroud

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Senior Research Contracts Program Manager

    jessica.stroud@nd.edu
    P: N/A
    Remote

    Jess Stroud joined Notre Dame Research in 2021 from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where she served in a number of different roles, first as a senior pre-award specialist in the Office of Sponsored Programs, with the primary responsibility of submitting grants to a variety of private, state, and federal sponsors; then as the contracts manager position of reviewing, negotiating, and drafting all incoming and outgoing research-related agreements and compliance oversight of the conflict of interest program and export controls; later becoming the manager of grant support in the College of Engineering and Applied Science. Prior to UWM, she was part of the research contracts team at the University of Iowa. At Notre Dame, Jess is a senior contracts program manager, responsible for drafting, reviewing, and negotiating research-related agreements.

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  249. Richard Sudlow

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    HPC Operations Manager

    Richard Sudlow

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    HPC Operations Manager

    rich@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-7258
    Union Station

    Rich Sudlow is HPC operations manager in the Center for Research Computing (CRC). He graduated from Valparaiso Technical Institute in 1981 and, prior to starting work at Notre Dame in 1989, worked at Harris Government Aerospace Systems Division (GASD) in Palm Bay FL, and Tellabs Research Center in South Bend, IN. Sudlow has dedicated most of his tenure at Notre Dame providing support for the campus research community. He has been involved in specification, selection, installation, operation and continued support of both distributed (public access cluster of HP, Sun, NeXT and SGI workstations) and centralized resources (Convex, IBM SP, SGI and Beowulf style clusters of IBM, Sun, HP, HPE and Lenovo Linux clusters), as well as the CRC's Cisco, Juniper and Extreme Networks network infrastructure. Sudlow was the principal cell administrator of the Notre Dame AFS cell nd.edu, one of the oldest in the country. He and the CRC operations team were instrumental in the installation of the CRC's crc.nd.edu AFS cell, and several high performance Panasas file systems. He was involved in installation and operation on job queuing systems such as DQS, IBM LoadLeveler, PBS, Sun Grid Engine and Condor. Currently, the CRC operations team makes available roughly 35,000 compute cores of Intel and AMD architectures, many utilizing Infiniband interconnects to roughly 2,300 users. From 1998 to 1999, Rich worked as director of IT services in the Office of Information Technologies before returning to his real love research support.

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  250. Meghan Sullivan

    Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS)

    Faculty Director

    Meghan Sullivan

    Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS)

    Faculty Director

    sullivan.329@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574-631-1343
    1113 Flanner Hall

    Professor Sullivan currently serves as Director of the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study. She is also a member of the Philosophy Department, the Director of Notre Dame's God and the Good Life Program, and the Principal Investigator of the Mellon Foundation’s Philosophy as a Way of Life grant (2018-2021) and the Templeton Foundation’s Philosophy and Religion Engaged with the Public pilot program.

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  251. Johanna Summers

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Senior Administrative Assistant

    Johanna Summers

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Senior Administrative Assistant

    jdreitzl@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-1095
    940 Grace Hall

    Joey Summers serves as the senior administrative assistant for Notre Dame Research in Grace Hall. In her role, she supports the associate vice president for research and the NDR Administration and Compliance organizations. Previously, Joey was the office and events coordinator for NDR, as well as the administrative assistant at the Harper Cancer Research Institute. She earned a bachelor’s degree in public and non-profit administration from Grand Valley State University. She is currently pursuing an Executive Master's in Nonprofit Administration from the University of Notre Dame.

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  252. James Sutton

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Test Engineer

    James Sutton

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Test Engineer

    jsutton5@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-7664
    202 Turbomachinery Laboratory

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  253. Gina Svarovsky

    Center for Broader Impacts (CBI)

    Faculty Director

    Gina Svarovsky

    Center for Broader Impacts (CBI)

    Faculty Director

    gsvarovsky@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574-631-3829
    307J Carole Sandner Hall

    Gina Navoa Svarovsky is an Associate Professor of the Practice at the University of Notre Dame’s Center for STEM Education. For nearly two decades, she has been interested in how young people learn science and engineering in both formal and informal learning environments. Specifically, her research centers on exploring how youth and families from traditionally underrepresented populations in engineering are able to develop engineering interest, skills, knowledge, and ways of thinking as a result of engaging in authentic engineering activities within a wide range of learning contexts. Prior to joining the faculty at the Center for STEM Education, she worked as a Senior Evaluation and Research associate at the Science Museum of Minnesota, where she led several research and evaluation studies focused on exploring informal STEM learning. Dr. Svarovsky earned her BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and her PhD in Educational Psychology from the University of Wisconsin.

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  254. James Sweet

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Research Scientist

    James Sweet

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Research Scientist

    jsweet@nd.edu
    832H Flanner Hall

    James Sweet joined the Center for Research Computing as a computational scientist in 2018, focusing on research involving hardware accelerators, primarily graphics processing units. His current work focuses on a number of areas, including mobile applications, blockchain, containerization, and machine learning. Sweet completed his B.S. in computer games programming at Staffordshire University, UK and his M.S. and Ph.D. in computer science at the University of Notre Dame.

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  255. Christopher Sweet

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Cyberinfrastructure Development Associate Director

    Christopher Sweet

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Cyberinfrastructure Development Associate Director

    csweet1@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-7883
    804 Flanner Hall

    Chris Sweet is the associate director for cyberinfrastructure development at the Center for Research Computing at the University of Notre Dame. Sweet also holds a concurrent position as an assistant research professor in the University's Department of Computer Science and Engineering. He received a bachelor's degree in mathematics and his Ph.D from the University of Leicester.

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  256. Nathan Swenson

    University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center (UNDERC)

    Faculty Director

    Nathan Swenson

    University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center (UNDERC)

    Faculty Director

    nswenson@nd.edu
    094 Galvin Life Science Center/Freimann Life Science Center

    Nathan Swenson is the Gillen Director of the University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center and a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences. Swenson completed his undergraduate degree at St. Olaf College before going on to complete his masters of science at New Mexico State University. His PhD, from the University of Arizona, was in ecology and evolutionary biology with a focus on global change. Swenson then went to Harvard University to complete a National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellowship. He joined Notre Dame in 2021.

    His research ​studies woody plant ecology and evolution in a dynamic world. Specifically, his research group leverages information regarding intra- and inter-specific variation in tree performance to understand and predict the past, present and future distribution of forest biodiversity. In pursuit of these research goals, the group follows two guiding principles. First, the team believes that the grand challenges facing scientists today require integrative approaches that draw from the concepts and techniques from many fields. The team achieves this within the lab by attempting to tackle problems from genomes to forest canopies. Second, the research approach necessitates the collection and analysis of large datasets that document the distribution and dynamics of plant species on a global-scale. These data allow the team to quantify the drivers of tree distributions and demography, which is an essential step for predicting the fate of individual species and forests in the future

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  257. Cortney Swift

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Grants Program Manager

    Cortney Swift

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Grants Program Manager

    swift.7@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-2966
    263A Fitzpatrick Hall

    Cortney Swift is Grants Program Manager in the College of Engineering with responsibility for Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Engineering. In this role, she establishes award budgets, develops account projections, communicates notifications and requests to sponsors, and completes financial reporting. Prior to joining Notre Dame Research in 2012, she was Assistant Director in the Office of Student Financial Services, where she provided analysis, consultation, and administration of financial aid services to ensure eligibility and compliance with all policies and regulations. Cortney also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Notre Dame.

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  258. Joshua D. Szczudlak

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Research Scientist

    Joshua D. Szczudlak

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Research Scientist

    jszczud1@nd.edu
    202 Turbomachinery Laboratory

    Joshua D. Szczudlak is a Research Scientist at the Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL). Dr. Szczudlak serves as the technical lead for a variety of experimental and numerical projects at NDTL with a primary focus on the performance of single and multistage compressors. His doctoral work centered on the study of complex flow interactions present in turbomachines, focusing on the aero and thermal performance of turbine nozzles.

    Dr. Szczudlak received his Ph.D. in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame (2019).

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  259. Jennifer Tank

    Environmental Change Initiative (ECI), Global Adaptation Initiative (GAIN), Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (LEEF)

    Faculty Director

    Jennifer Tank

    Environmental Change Initiative (ECI), Global Adaptation Initiative (GAIN), Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (LEEF)

    Faculty Director

    jtank@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574-631-3976
    192 Galvin Life Science Center/Freimann Life Science Center

    Professor Jennifer Tank is the Director of the University of Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative (ND-ECI). Tank has been actively involved at ND-ECI since it's inception, previously serving as the principle investigator of the Land Use Program and the Director of the Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF). 

    Tank is the Ludmilla F., Stephen J., and Robert T. Galla Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame. Her research focuses on nutrient and carbon cycling in streams and rivers and the influence of human activities on water quality and stream health.

    Tank’s extensive research experience aims at better understanding the role that small streams play in removing nitrogen from the water and to prevent it from polluting downstream ecosystems. Her research was recently featured on the University of Notre Dame’s “What Would You Fight For?” series.

    An international authority on the cycling of nutrients in freshwater ecosystems, Tank has published over 160 peer-reviewed journal articles on nitrogen and carbon cycling in streams and rivers. She received her doctoral degree from Virginia Tech and was a 2013 Leopold Leadership Fellow.

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  260. Photo of Ian Taylor is missing

    Ian Taylor

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Research Professor

    Ian Taylor

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Research Professor

    itaylor1@nd.edu
    914 Flanner Hall

    Ian Taylor is a computational scientist at the Center for Research Computing and a research professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre Dame. Taylor is also a professor at Cardiff University, where he obtained a degree in computing science, a Ph.D. studying neural networks applied to musical pitch, and designed and implemented the data acquisition system and Triana workflow system for the GEO600 gravitational wave project. He now specializes in blockchain, open data access, web dashboards/APIs and workflows. He has published over 180 papers (h-index 43) with more than 9000 citations, three books, and has won the Naval Research Lab best paper award in 2010, 2011 and 2015. Taylor also acts as general chair for the WORKS workshop on workflows at the annual Supercomputing Conference and, in 2018, he was on ICO Alert's list of "Top 40 Blockchain Influencers."

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  261. Scott Thompson

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Program Development Engineer

    Scott Thompson

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Program Development Engineer

    sthomps8@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-6004
    908 Grace Hall

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  262. Sunny Thompson

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Grants Program Manager

    Sunny Thompson

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Grants Program Manager

    ethomp25@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-2275
    N/A

    Sunny Thompson joined Notre Dame Research (NDR) as a Grants Program Manager in May 2022. Sunny is a Certified Research Administrator with seasoned experience in higher education. Her career began at Arizona State University and includes positions at both UT Health San Antonio (UTHSA) and Texas Lutheran University. She has worked in leadership roles at varied levels ranging from managing an individual research group up to central administration including pre-award, post-award, and lifecycle research administration. Sunny is an active member of the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA), the Colleges of Liberal Arts Sponsored Programs (CLASP) group, and the Research Administration Demonstration (RAD) group all working to hone best practices and share this knowledge. She is a graduate of Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in Communication and History.

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  263. Kelly Thomson

    Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH)

    Business and Operations Coordinator

    Kelly Thomson

    Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH)

    Business and Operations Coordinator

    kthomson@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-2171
    4147 Jenkins And Nanovic Halls

    Kelly Thomson joined the Eck Institute for Global Health in 2017, serving as the Business and Operations Coordinator. Her responsibilities include coordinating events, performing administrative operations for the EIGH, and facilitating communications efforts. Prior to her work with the Eck Institute for Global Health, Kelly worked as the Clinical Curriculum Coordinator at Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine and as a Wellness Program Specialist at FirstPerson in Indianapolis. Kelly holds a Master of Science in Health Promotion from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Science from Marian University.

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  264. Kaitlyn Thrasher

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Pre-Award Program Specialist

    Kaitlyn Thrasher

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Pre-Award Program Specialist

    kthrash2@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-1173
    940 Grace Hall

    Kaitlyn Thrasher joined Notre Dame Research in 2019 and is a Pre-Award Program Specialist. She is responsible for assisting faculty and principal investigators with grant applications and other pre-award activities. Kaitlyn is a 2014 graduate of Oklahoma State University, with a bachelor’s degree in history. She worked for Oklahoma State University from 2015 to 2019 in the offices of Scholarship and Financial Aid and Grants and Contracts Financial Administration before moving to Indiana.

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  265. Jeff Tolly

    Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS)

    Assistant Director of Educational Initiatives

    Jeff Tolly

    Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS)

    Assistant Director of Educational Initiatives

    jtolly@nd.edu
    P: +1 704-578-5927
    1122 Flanner Hall

    Jeff Tolly earned a B.A. in philosophy from Davidson College and a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Notre Dame. His writing explores the role of reliability in producing knowledge as well as the relationship between rationality and religious belief. Tolly’s research has been profoundly shaped by his interdisciplinary experience as a postdoctoral fellow in science-engaged philosophy of religion at Rutgers University. There, he collaborated with psychologists to bring the empirical findings of cognitive science to bear on philosophical questions regarding religious belief formation.

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  266. Joshua Tootoo

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    Director of Training and Geospatial Sciences

    Joshua Tootoo

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    Director of Training and Geospatial Sciences

    jtootoo@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-8043
    1012 Flanner Hall

    Joshua Tootoo serves as CEHI's Director of Training and Geospatial Sciences. His work and responsibilities involve the coordination of CEHI's GIS capacity building efforts and the management of the group's geospatial projects. A certified Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP), he completed his Masters in Environmental Planning from the University of Rhode Island and also holds dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Botany and Forest Ecology from North Carolina State University.

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  267. Susan Tuskan

    Senior Leadership Team

    Officer Assistant

    Susan Tuskan

    Senior Leadership Team

    Officer Assistant

    stuskan@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-3902
    317 Main Building

    Susan Tuskan joined Notre Dame Research in 2016 as the Officer Assistant to the Vice President for Research. In this role, she is responsible for providing executive administrative assistance and operational support to the Vice President and Senior Staff. Susan has returned to Indiana after living in Charleston, South Carolina for six years. Previously, she worked for the business growth publisher, Advantage Media Group and held the role of executive assistant to the President at the College of Charleston.

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  268. Matthew Vander Werf

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    HPC System Administrator

    Matthew Vander Werf

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    HPC System Administrator

    mvanderw@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-0692
    Union Station

    Matt Vander Werf joined the Center for Research Computing (CRC) in 2014 as an HPC system administrator, working in the HPC operations group at Union Station. His responsibilities include security and compliance, virtualization, cloud, system monitoring and provisioning, and general HPC system administration. Before joining the CRC full-time, Vander Werf was a student intern with the CRC HPC operations group. He has a B.S. in computer science from Indiana University South Bend.

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  269. Photo of Charles Vardeman is missing

    Charles Vardeman

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Assistant Research Professor

    Charles Vardeman

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Assistant Research Professor

    cvardema@nd.edu
    911 Flanner Hall

    Charles F. Vardeman II is a computational scientist at the Center for Research Computing (CRC) and a research assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. He graduated from Notre Dame with a B.S. in chemistry and Ph.D. in theoretical chemistry, with a research focus on molecular dynamics simulations of nano-metallic and glassy-metallic systems. Since joining the CRC in 2009, Vardeman has pursued a research program focused on connecting data to computational models using linked data and semantic web principles. As part of this research, he has explored using an artificial intelligence-based approach called Ontology Design Patterns that aids in conceptualizing data and computational models facilitating greater integration and discovery. He is additionally interested in connecting knowledge representation to machine learning approaches via the application of emerging research in symbolic neural networks.

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  270. Joseph Venanzio

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Research Programmer Associate

    Joseph Venanzio

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Research Programmer Associate

    jvenanzi@nd.edu
    831 Flanner Hall

    Joseph Venanzio joined the CRC as an associate research programmer in 2022. He is a contributing member of the Velocity Raptors software development team. His previous employment amplified his skills in the areas of Program Engineering and Full Stack development. He also graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Indiana University South Bend in May 2020.

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  271. Barbara A. Villarosa

    Notre Dame Energy (NDE)

    Business and Communications Program Director

    Barbara A. Villarosa

    Notre Dame Energy (NDE)

    Business and Communications Program Director

    bvillaro@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-4776
    115B Stinson-Remick Hall

    Barbara Villarosa joined the Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) in November 2006 as the Business and Communications Program Director. She has been a member of the Notre Dame family since October 2001, serving in various capacities within the Office of Human Resources, the Office of the Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research, and the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Previous to Notre Dame, she spent over 15 years in healthcare administration, working with senior executives at both Beacon Health System (Indiana) and Trinity Health (Michigan). Throughout her career, Barbara has demonstrated expertise in program management and research administration, budget and financial planning, marketing and communications, and conference planning and organization. Barbara received her Bachelor of Science in Management and Administration from Indiana University, South Bend. She also completed the following certificate programs at the University of Notre Dame: Project Management, Leading with Impact, Frontline Supervision, and Research Administration, as well as the Fundamentals of Sponsored Projects Administration through the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA).

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  272. Alexander Vorobiev

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Test Engineer

    Alexander Vorobiev

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Test Engineer

    avorobie@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9749
    202 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200

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  273. Mariya Vyushkova

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Quantum Computing Research Specialist

    Mariya Vyushkova

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Quantum Computing Research Specialist

    Mariya.Vyushkova.1@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-344-8123
    1020 Jenkins And Nanovic Halls

    Mariya Vyushkova joined the Center for Research Computing (CRC) in 2018 as a quantum computing research specialist. She works on research projects in the fields of quantum algorithms, quantum programming, and chemistry applications of quantum computing. Vyushkova is based at Notre Dame California facility in Silicon Valley. She completed her M.S. at Novosibirsk State University and Ph.D. at V.V. Voevodsky Institute of Chemical Kinetics and Combustion, both in Novosibirsk, Russia. Before joining the CRC, Vyushkova conducted her postdoctoral research at Notre Dame Radiation Laboratory.

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  274. Photo of John Waller is missing

    John Waller

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Senior Research Contracts Program Manager

    John Waller

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Senior Research Contracts Program Manager

    jwaller2@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-0057
    N/A

    John Waller joined Notre Dame Research in 2022 as a Senior Research Contracts Program Manager, and is responsible for drafting, reviewing, and negotiating research-related agreements. John graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2008 with a bachelor's degree in Biology and Political Science, and received his juris doctor from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2011. Prior to joining Notre Dame, John supported the research enterprise at UW-Madison in various administrative roles in the Office of Industry Relations, Office of Industrial Partnerships, and Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, and spent some time in the private sector as an Attorney at a small health technology law firm.

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  275. Brian Wanbaugh

    Environmental Change Initiative (ECI), Global Adaptation Initiative (GAIN)

    Program Manager

    Brian Wanbaugh

    Environmental Change Initiative (ECI), Global Adaptation Initiative (GAIN)

    Program Manager

    bwanbaug@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9103
    713 Flanner Hall

    Brian Wanbaugh earned a Master of Environmental Sustainability from Indiana University Bloomington O’Neill School for Public and Environmental Affairs and also holds a B.A. in Sociology from Butler University (IN) and a Transition to Teaching Certificate from Indiana University South Bend. At Indiana University Bloomington, Brian focused on municipal sustainability initiatives and indicators, specifically in urban greening policies. He is interested in understanding the interlinked socio-ecological dimensions of climate change adaptation, including how forest conservation and climate change adaptation initiatives can be put in place and strengthened. Along with ND-GAIN, he will be working with Dr. Daniel Miller and FLARE (Forest & Livelihoods: Assessment, Research and Engagement) as the Program Manager at the University of Notre Dame. While not in the office, Brian enjoys hiking with his wife, finding new musical artists and gardening.

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  276. Heidi Wegner

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Business Assistant

    Heidi Wegner

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Business Assistant

    hmadigan@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-4796
    102 Turbomachinery Laboratory

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  277. Michael Wentzel

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Turbomachinery Designer

    Michael Wentzel

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Turbomachinery Designer

    mwentzel@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-9745
    202 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200

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  278. Shaun Whitfield

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Research Programmer Associate

    Shaun Whitfield

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Research Programmer Associate

    swhitfie@nd.edu
    832O Flanner Hall

    Shaun Whitfield started at the CRC as an intern and later joined the team as a full-time developer. He graduated from Indiana University South Bend with a bachelor's degree in computer science. Prior to coming to the CRC, Shaun worked in IT for a non-profit called Church World Service and volunteered as an instructor for the South Bend Code School where he taught introductory web design to kids and teenagers. Shaun grew up in the area and currently resides in Mishawaka with his wife and two daughters. In his spare time, Shaun enjoys games of all kinds and spending time with his family.

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  279. Katrina Wicks

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Grants Program Manager

    Katrina Wicks

    Research Administration and Compliance

    Grants Program Manager

    kwicks1@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-1203
    940 Grace Hall

    Katrina Wicks joined Notre Dame Research in 2015 and is Grants Program Manager in the College of Engineering, supporting the Department of Physics. Originally from Lebanon, Indiana, Katrina is a 2009 graduate of Valparaiso University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in public relations and sociology. Prior to Notre Dame Research, Katrina worked with inner-city education in Indianapolis, most notably as the Grants Manager for the first turnaround school operator in secondary education in Indiana.

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  280. Photo of Robert Wieck is missing

    Robert Wieck

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Software Product Specialist

    Robert Wieck

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Software Product Specialist

    rwieck@nd.edu
    Website
    828F Flanner Hall

    Robert Wieck joined the Center for Research Computing (CRC) in 2014 as an associate research programmer developing for the VectorBase project, which he continues to develop and leads. He holds a B.S. in mathematics from Grand Valley State University and two computer programming certificates from Indiana University South Bend. Prior to working at the CRC, Wieck was a high school mathematics teacher.

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  281. Taylor Wiley

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Research Programmer Associate

    Taylor Wiley

    Center for Research Computing (CRC)

    Research Programmer Associate

    twiley1@nd.edu
    Website
    828 Flanner Hall

    Taylor Wiley joined the Center for Research Computing (CRC) as an Associate Research Programmer in 2021, however she first worked with the CRC as a student in the Computational Social Science (CSS) REU in 2017. She received a B.S. in Informatics from Indiana University South Bend in 2018, and prior to joining the CRC full time she worked as an Application Developer for the City of South Bend.

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  282. Daniel Williams

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Scientific Instrumentation Specialist

    Daniel Williams

    Radiation Lab (Rad Lab)

    Scientific Instrumentation Specialist

    dwilli30@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-6364
    120 Radiation Research Building

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  283. Douglas Wise

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Technical Program Manager

    Douglas Wise

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    Senior Technical Program Manager

    dwise1@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-3543
    202 Turbomachinery Laboratory

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  284. Kristi Wojciechowski

    Research Planning and Business Operations

    Finance and Administration Program Director

    Kristi Wojciechowski

    Research Planning and Business Operations

    Finance and Administration Program Director

    kwojciec@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-3061
    904A Grace Hall

    Kristi Wojciechowski joined Notre Dame Research in 2021 as the Finance and Administration Program Director. In this role, she manages financial, operational, and human resources functions for units reporting to the Vice President for Research. Before joining Notre Dame Research, Kristi spent eight years at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, serving as the Business Manager for the past five years. Kristi earned a Bachelor of Science in Business from Indiana University South Bend and double majored in Finance and Business Management.

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  285. Danielle Wood

    Environmental Change Initiative (ECI), Global Adaptation Initiative (GAIN)

    Project Director

    Danielle Wood

    Environmental Change Initiative (ECI), Global Adaptation Initiative (GAIN)

    Project Director

    dwood5@nd.edu
    Website
    P: +1 574-631-1442
    712 Flanner Hall

    Danielle Wood received her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Urban and Regional Planning with a minor in public management. She also holds her M.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her B.S. from Purdue University. Her dissertation research examined how quality of life and sustainability indicator systems have been used to facilitate change in local communities, and how engagement strategies, organizational capacities, and structural design are part of building collective impact. Wood has research interests in community engagement, asset-based community development, collective impact, and resilience planning and evaluation.

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  286. Elizabeth Wood

    Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH)

    Director of Master of Science in Global Health (MSGH) Program

    Elizabeth Wood

    Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH)

    Director of Master of Science in Global Health (MSGH) Program

    ewood4@nd.edu
    921 Flanner Hall

    Elizabeth “Liz” Wood currently serves as the Director of the Master of Science in Global Health program within the Eck Institute of Global Health, where she is also an Associative Professor of Practice. She is joining Notre Dame from the University of Florida where she was a Clinical Assistant Professor and served as the Director of Public Health Outreach and Engagement for the College of Public Health & Health Professions, and the Bachelor of Public Health Program Director for five years prior to that.

    As a scholar, instructor, and administrator, Dr. Wood builds human and institutional capacity to foster engagement within low- and middle-income countries. Her areas of specialization include integrating community-based participatory research within service learning, innovations in teaching and learning through international collaboration, and field research methods and building capacity in low-resourced contexts.

    Dr. Wood’s research has engaged populations through community-based participatory research methods to provide voices to marginalized areas of need. Her background in development informs her global health research in maternal and child health, WASH, nutrition, and gender dynamics. In the classroom, her students are able to see this applied global public health work as well as participate through experiential learning (e.g. study abroad, practicum, and virtual exchange). As an active contributor to internationalizing higher education, her field courses are grounded in systems-based methods to generate alternative solutions to complex challenges that impact individuals in diverse contexts, while also seeking the comparative potential to connect ideas and ingenuity through global collaboration. Through this model she has been able to provide funded research opportunities for students to develop interdisciplinary research skills that will be required of the next generation of change agents. 

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  287. Aviva Wulfsohn

    Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI)

    Administrative Coordinator

    Aviva Wulfsohn

    Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI)

    Administrative Coordinator

    awulfsoh@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-4100
    A200 Harper Hall

    As the Administrative Coordinator, Aviva Wulfsohn assists the Directors of HCRI in various capacities and also coordinates aspects of HCRI events. 

    Prior to joining HCRI, Aviva was the administrative coordinator for the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development in the Keough School of Global Affairs. There she oversaw the administrative operations of NDIGD and supported logistics for training programs and events; managed department databases; assisted with proposal development and reporting; and contributed to department communication efforts.

    Aviva joined Notre Dame in 2012 in the Office of Information Technologies as a learning management technician. She developed and maintained documentation for the Sakai Learning Management system, while also assisting faculty and staff through consultations and workshops. Aviva also worked as a database coordinator in the University's Department of Development. Prior to Notre Dame, Aviva was a technical writer for many years, working primarily in software development environments.

    Aviva holds a bachelor's degree in human resources and family studies from the University of Illinois and a Master of Education from Loyola University Chicago.

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  288. (Pierre) Dominique Zephyr

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    Statistician

    (Pierre) Dominique Zephyr

    Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)

    Statistician

    pzephyr@nd.edu
    1022 Flanner Hall

    Dominique Zéphyr serves as a statistician at CEHI. His responsibilities include supporting the development and application of statistical methods to assess how environmental and social exposures affect health and developmental outcomes across time and space. He is involved in the design, planning, and implementation of research projects and data analysis. Before joining CEHI, from 20012 to 2020, he worked as a Senior Data Analyst in the Applied Statistics Lab (ASL), a unit of the Dr. Bing Zhang Department of Statistics at the University of Kentucky. He has been a core research team member of the National Longitudinal Survey of Public Health Systems (NALSYS) and the National Health Security Preparedness Index, projects funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). At the Applied Statistics Lab, he also provided statistical support to faculty and graduate students across campus. From 2006 to 2012, Dominique Zéphyr worked as a Chief Data Analyst and Research Coordinator for the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP), a unit of the Political Science Department at Vanderbilt University that carries out public opinion surveys in 26 countries in the Americas, including the United States and Canada. He has received specialized training on survey sampling, analysis of complex sample survey data, multi-level modelling, structural equation modeling, and analysis of experimental and non-experimental data at the University of Michigan. He completed his graduate studies at Vanderbilt University, where he obtained two Master’s degrees, one in Economics, and the other in Latin American Studies.

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  289. Min Zhao

    Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI)

    Tissue Bank Technician

    Min Zhao

    Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI)

    Tissue Bank Technician

    mzhao3@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-2562
    A214 Harper Hall

    As the Tissue Bank Technician, Min is responsible for assisting the tissue biorepository staff with tissue acquisition, processing, and maintenance, designing and implementing research program that uses human cancer tissue samples in independent or collaborative research projects. Min is also responsible for performing routine maintenance on relevant HCRI histology core laboratory equipment and user training. Before joining HCRI, Min worked as a Research Assistant at Biological Sciences and UT MD Anderson Cancer Center. Min holds a bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from Peking University, China, as well as a Diploma of Accounting in Science from Oxford Brookes University, UK.

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  290. Maksym Zhukovskyi

    Integrated Imaging Facility (IIF)

    TEM Program Director

    Maksym Zhukovskyi

    Integrated Imaging Facility (IIF)

    TEM Program Director

    mzhukovs@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-0226
    M: +1 574-220-2015
    146A Stepan Chemistry

    Maksym Zhukovskyi joined Notre Dame Research in 2019 and is the Program Director of TEM imaging in the Notre Dame Integrated Imaging Facility. He is responsible for the oversight of the TEM facility, developing protocols, methods, and procedures for use on the TEM instruments, maintaining instrumentation, as well as training individuals both internal and external to the University of Notre Dame. Maksym also provides administrative support to the Director of the NDIIF, as well as other senior leadership.

    Before joining NDR, Maksym earned a PhD with a major in surface chemistry and nanomaterials from the University of Notre Dame. In general, his strengths lie in the colloidal synthesis, modification and characterization of novel low dimensional inorganic nanomaterials for optical, electronic, and photocatalytic applications.

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  291. Christina Zimmerman

    Research Administration and Compliance

    IACUC and IBC Program Coordinator

    Christina Zimmerman

    Research Administration and Compliance

    IACUC and IBC Program Coordinator

    nzimmer2@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-8159
    940 Grace Hall

    Nina Zimmerman joined the Notre Dame Research in 2019 as the IACUC and IBC Program Coordinator. She is primarily responsible for assisting investigators in the preparation of IACUC and IBC applications, as well as coordinating those applications for presentation to the IACUC and IBC at scheduled monthly meetings. Nina is a 2015 graduate of North Carolina State University, with a bachelor’s degree in Zoology. Before arriving at Notre Dame, she worked as an IACUC assistant for 2.5 years with NC State University.

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  292. Rick Williams

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    IT Solutions Consultant

    Rick Williams

    Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL)

    IT Solutions Consultant

    Rick.Williams@nd.edu
    P: +1 574-631-6396
    M: 574-631-6396
    100 White Field Research Building

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