Dean Morris will be at Jo’s Meadows Cafe in Ragsdale tomorrow. All are welcome to come chat with him and bring any ideas or concerns. Hope to see you there!
SEU joined the Texas Space Grant Consortium last fall. For the first time, therefore, our students are eligible to apply to their scholarship program:
The deadline for applying is 27 April.
2D or not 2D? Tribology, energy, and 2D nanomaterials
NSCI Chemistry Department hosts Dr. James D. Batteas, professor of chemistry at Texas A&M University, on Friday, 16 February at 3:00 p.m. in JBWN 206. An expert in surface chemistry and nanoscience, Dr. Batteas’ research focuses on the exploration and control of the surfaces and interfaces of materials, including the use of scanning probe microscopies to examine material properties on the atomic scale. His research group specializes in using nanomaterials and devices to develop custom-engineered surfaces and interfaces. They have developed a model platform to investigate the adhesive and fricational interactions at nanoscaled asperity-asperity contacts by using silica nanoparticles to for substrates with asperities of controlled radius of curvature (ca. 5-20nm), matching those found in many machined interfaces. In addition to the science of tribology, research activities and opportunities for REU experiences at TAMU will also be described.
The Environmental Management and Sustainability Graduate Student Research Symposium will take place on Thursday, Dec 7 from 6:30-9pm in Carter Auditorium. The symposium will feature MSEM graduate student research conducted over the last year on the following topics: seahorse population dynamics in Aransas Bay, ozone pollution before and after the Bastrop fire, heavy metal contamination in bridge run-off around the Edwards Aquifer, lead contamination monitoring in Travis County’s drinking water, and flow patterns in the Edwards Aquifer using a dye-tracing approach.
This event is free and open to the public, and there will be a reception with light snacks and refreshments to follow.
For further information, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Many students (including 5 St. Edward’s U. grads since 2014) come into the University of Notre Dame’s ESTEEM Graduate Program in Entrepreneurship and Innovation feeling restless and boxed in by the career choices laid out in front of them, but full of energy to create a better world and make an impact. For this reason, ESTEEM emphasizes the action of entrepreneurship, not just the study of it. ESTEEM allows students with technical backgrounds to explore the world of business and entrepreneurship, learning how to combine their current skills with new ones to become leaders in their chosen fields.
- 11 months
- includes design thinking, customer validation, financial modeling, BMC, data analysis, finance and prototyping
- Master’s Thesis Capstone: go-to-market approach with ND-based research, industry-sponsored projects or Founder’s Idea
- 44 students in the class of 2018 from various STEM fields
- 100% receive some level of scholarship award
- Average scholarship of $20k
- are changing the world at companies such as Apple, Eli Lilly, McKinsey, Walt Disney and more
- 83% are placed at graduation; 95% @ 90 days from grad
- 1 in 4 alums are in startups; 36% as founders or co-founders