iNDustry Labs leverages the experience, expertise, and insights of talented staff, affiliates, advisors and collaborators across the region to support the advancement of industry.
- iNDustry Labs Faculty & Staff
- iNDustry Labs Faculty Affiliates
- enFocus iNDustry Innovation Team
- Strategic Advisors
- LIFT Industry Advisory Group
iNDustry Labs Faculty & Staff
At the heart of iNDustry Labs is an experienced staff who serve as technical liaisons to our partners. The office’s leadership includes a Faculty Director and Managing Director and Strategic Advisor for Research and Applied Learning. Our Executive Engineers-in Residence (ENIRs) have deep experience in advanced industries, possess existing relationships in the region, and draw upon both technical and business expertise.
iNDustry Labs Faculty Affiliates
Augmenting the iNDustry Labs team are the iNDustry Labs Faculty Affiliates, a multidisciplinary collection of faculty and research staff whose research, coursework, and subject-matter expertise overlap with topics of interest to the regional economy. The Faculty represent a breadth of departments and initiatives at the University of Notre Dame, including:
- Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
- Department of Computer Science and Engineering
- Center for Research Computing
- Center for Civic Innovation
- Department of Electrical Engineering
- IDEA Center: Commercialization Engine
- Industrial Design
- Information Technology, Analytics & Operations
- Notre Dame Research Core Facilities
- Wireless Institute
enFocus iNDustry Innovation Team
iNDustry Labs activates a dedicated and talented team of enFocus Fellows, recipients of a competitive fellowship for those with undergraduate and often advanced degrees in STEM-related fields. enFocus is an organization that empowers talent to transform communities through its innovative model focused on the attraction, development, and retention of talent.
Reinforcing the expertise available through University faculty and staff, iNDustry Labs can recruit and match leading subject-matter experts from the Notre Dame alumni network and beyond to link regional industry partners with specific guidance for implementing the most advanced technologies, business strategies, and training practices emerging around the world.
LIFT Industry Advisory Group
An esteemed advisory group of 14 seasoned business and manufacturing executives from the Region offers critical counsel, support, and advocacy to iNDustry Labs, helping to ensure that all activities are relevant, timely, and efficient. Advisory Group members have engaged iNDustry Labs with pilot projects to test and refine the iNDustry Advancement services and processes. The Group is chaired by Tom Fuja, Faculty Director of iNDustry Labs, and formally convenes semiannually.