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Notre Dame researchers to lead new science data preservation effort

Author: William G. Gilroy

One of the emerging, and soon to be defining, characteristics of science research is the collection, usage and storage of immense amounts of data. A new project led by Notre Dame researchers will explore solutions to the problems of preserving data, analysis software and computational work flows and how these relate to results obtained from the analysis of large data sets.

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Notre Dame research could improve sustainability and cost-effectiveness of wastewater treatment

Author: William G. Gilroy

In the past, Notre Dame's Robert Nerenberg has addressed ways to drastically improve the energy efficiency of wastewater treatment. Now he is pursuing a new line of research that has the capability of significantly decreasing chemical costs and the carbon footprint associated with this process.

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Five Notre Dame faculty named fellows of the American Mathematical Society

Author: Marissa Gebhard

Notre Dame faculty William G. Dwyer, Julia F. Knight, Mei-Chi Shaw, Andrew J. Sommese and Nancy K. Stanton have been named fellows of the American Mathematical Society for 2013. They are part of an inaugural class that includes mathematical scientists from 600 institutions around the world.

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Notre Dame’s Nitesh Chawla receives 2012 IBM Watson faculty award

Author: Nina Welding

Notre Dame's Nitesh Chawla is among the 10 instructors recently named recipients of the 2012 IBM Watson Solutions Faculty Awards, which recognize individuals who are on the cusp of the next big trend in computing—big data and analytics—and are introducing that information to their students via innovative curriculum.

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