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Hummon receives ACS Rising Star Award

Author: Gene Stowe

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Amanda Hummon, the Husking Foundation, Inc. Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has received a 2016 Rising Star Award from the American Chemical Society’s Women Chemists Committee. Hummon will accept the award at the national American Chemical Society (ACS) meeting in San Diego in March. 

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Angewandte Chemie peer reviewers rank Henderson paper in top 10 percent

Author: Gene Stowe

 

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Notre Dame researchers led by Ken Henderson have achieved a critical step in the search for rapid molecular-based computing. The group demonstrated the ability to move an electron within a neutral molecule, providing the binary switch necessary for computing. A key advance is that the molecule does not require the presence of a second molecule to generate the electron, which creates bias in the system.

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Thomson Reuters names four Notre Dame faculty among the most highly cited scholars

Author: Nina Welding

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University of Notre Dame faculty members — Timothy Beers and Prashant Kamat from the College of Science and Bertrand Hochwald and J. Nicholas Laneman from the College of Engineering and  — have been named to the Thomson Reuters’ list of Highly Cited Researchers for 2015. Hochwald, Beers, and Kamat were named in the 2014 list. All four faculty members have also appeared on previous years’ lists.

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Record highs for Notre Dame research funding

Author: Joanne Fahey

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The University of Notre Dame has received $133.7 million in research funding for fiscal year 2015. This is an all-time record for the University and $20 million more than last year.

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