A new graduate program designed to fill the need for registered patent agents will admit its first class this fall after gaining approval in late January. The one-year program, a Master of Science in Patent Law, will train students with a science or engineering background with the additional skills necessary to pass the Patent Bar exam.
Jean-Baptiste Thibault, who received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 2006, was one of seven General Electric scientists and engineers to be named a recipient of the Edison Pioneer Award in 2011.
Post-doctoral fellow Errol Philip made history this fall when he became the first two-time winner of a prestigious American Psychological Association graduate student award—just the latest in a long list of accolades.
Notre Dame psychologist Nicole McNeil recently received a three-year grant from the Institute of Education Sciences for her research in factors affecting children’s understanding of mathematics.