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January 10, 2018

The Atomic Dynamics of Rare Everlasting Electric Fields

Confirming a theoretical model required blasting a sample at 3,000 degrees with neutrons

Platform based on metal nanostructures that allows the lab to dramatically enhance the radiative properties of emitters and other materials.

May 01, 2017

Trapping Light to Enhance Material Properties

Q&A with Maiken Mikkelsen, Nortel Networks Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and assistant professor of physics

Sullivan Award winners Lauren Harper, left, and Rick Hoyle, right, received their awards from Provost Sally Kornbluth, center.

May 01, 2017

Pratt Civil Engineering Senior Receives 2016 Sullivan Award

Lauren Harper was recognized for her generosity, character and integrity.

Ann Saterbak

April 28, 2017

Saterbak to Lead Redesign of Pratt First-Year Experience

The nationally-recognized engineering education expert will start the new program with a hands-on pilot course for 50 first-year students in this fall.

Members of the OptiBone team display the tool they created in their design class

April 28, 2017

BME Seniors Showcase Projects at 2017 Design Symposium

Students present final design projects to faculty judges and peers during the celebratory event

Professor Mike Bergin with students in Bolivia

April 28, 2017

From Bolivia to India: Of Our Air, Our Environment and Our Health

A career's worth of the world's environment explored with Michael H. Bergin, professor of civil and environmental engineering

Jure Sokolic

April 28, 2017

From London with Machine Learning

Duke’s 2016-17 Vest Scholar, Jure Sokolic, works on the global Grand Challenge of engineering new tools for scientific discovery

speakers from OPTDATA

April 27, 2017

Symposium on Data Optimization Under Uncertainty Draws National Crowd

Duke's inaugural “Optimization Under Uncertainty and Data-Driven Science and Engineering” symposium gathered more than 80 leading experts to address mathematical and computational aspects of pressing problems

The inaugural Barr-Spach Medicine and Engineering Scholarship recipient Joshua D'Arcy M'19

April 24, 2017

D’Arcy Named First Barr-Spach Medicine and Engineering Scholar

New endowed scholarship supports medicine-engineering initiatives, honors faculty mentors

mahato winners

April 21, 2017

Liver Cells Take First Place in 7th Annual Mahato Memorial Image Contest

The 7th Annual "Envisioning the Invisible" Mahato Memorial Photo Contest brought together the graduate and professional community at Duke in a wonderful display of their talents and some friendly competition

Challenged in a Pratt class for first-year students to design a toy for a McDonald's Happy Meal, Barbara Groh and Samuel Lester developed telescoping lightsaber toys.

April 20, 2017

Fun in a Box: Happy Meal Challenge Teaches First-Year Students Design Thinking

Students in EGR 121 always knew the best thing inside a McDonald’s Happy Meal is the toy – now they know how they might design one.

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