Category: Undergraduate Experience

Prof. Warren and the students take a selfie

Notre Dame Women in Engineering 2023 Sustainability Trip to Ireland

Professor Maria Warren led the Women in Engineering Sustainability Trip over spring break this year, exploring sustainability, policy and leadership with undergraduate students. The group travelled to two different regions of Ireland — Dublin and Kylemore Abbey in Connemara. They toured …

Grand Challenges Scholars students

Twelve Notre Dame seniors complete Grand Challenges Scholars Program

Twelve seniors in the College of Engineering have completed the Notre Dame Grand Challenges Scholars Program (GCSP). This program, inspired by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), equips students with the skills and knowledge necessary to find innovative solutions for society’s …

Notre Dame student team wins NASA research award for drone scoop and grab technology

A team of Notre Dame undergraduate students has been selected to participate in the 2021 NASA University Student Research Challenge. Their project, Dronehook, is a fixed-wing package retrieval system that can pick up items from remote locations in a simple and energy-efficient fashion. The …

IrishSat students preparing balloon and payload for launch

New satellite design team IrishSat launches its first high-altitude balloon

Notre Dame students and faculty gathered on May 11, 2021, for the first high-altitude balloon launch by IrishSat, a new student-run satellite development group. A team of well-trained students attached payloads containing research projects to a weather balloon filled with helium, then released …