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Ding Nie Honored with 2018 Marconi Society Young Scholar Award

tsammons • Date: September 11, 2018

The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications and the Internet, will honor Dr. Ding Nie, an Apple Engineer and University of Notre Dame PhD in Electrical Engineering, with a 2018 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar Award for his work in developing models and systems to greatly increase throughput in wireless systems.

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Developing Hands-On Courseware in Advanced Wireless Technologies for Congested and Interference-Limited Environments

tsammons • Date: September 7, 2018

Three faculty affiliated with Notre Dame’s Wireless Institute and Department of Electrical Engineering, led by Professor, J. Nicholas Laneman, were recently awarded a grant from the US Office of Naval Research (ONR) to enhance education and training pathways for engineers interested in advanced wireless technologies for sensing, communication, and electronic warfare. The project is titled “Improving STEM Retention through Hands-On Implementation and Red Teaming: A Pilot Curriculum for Congested Communications and Electronic Warfare.”

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College of Engineering announces new Center for Civic Innovation in partnership with St. Joseph, Elkhart counties

tsammons • Date: July 25, 2018

The University of Notre Dame College of Engineering has created a new Center for Civic Innovation in partnership with the Notre Dame Research, Center for Social Concerns and IDEA Center — part of an effort to find innovative solutions to pressing civic issues and improve quality of life and place in St. Joseph and Elkhart counties.

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SUMMER UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM

tsammons • Date: July 25, 2018

Undergraduate students conducting research this summer in laboratories across campus will showcase their research projects during the Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium on Wednesday, July 25, from 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. in the Jordan Hall of Science, Galleria. Two poster sessions will be held from 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 10:45-11:45 a.m.

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Leadership Changes

Nina Welding • Date: July 18, 2018

This August will mark the beginning of new leadership not only in the University of Notre Dame’s College of Engineering but also the Department of Electrical Engineering (EE). May 11, Provost Thomas Burish’s office announced, “…after serving for more than a decade as dean of the College of Engineering, Peter Kilpatrick will move to the Illinois Institute of Technology as its new provost…effective August 1, 2018.” After a brief search, on May 25, Burish announced, “It is with gratitude and enthusiasm that I write to inform you that Thomas E. Fuja, professor and chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering, has agreed to serve as interim dean of the College of Engineering effective August 1, 2018.”

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