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The Superfund Research Center, housed in Environment Hall, received funding to pursue five new projects.

July 20, 2017

Studying Superfunds: Duke Environmental Engineers Investigate How Super-Polluted Areas Affect Early Human Health

As Duke's Superfund Research Center receives another round of funding, environmental engineers discuss how their work helps us learn more about common pollutants.

November 16, 2016

High Impact: Students Report on Community Development Projects at Home and Around the World

Students members of Duke Engineers for International Development (DEID)work on new school buildings in Uganda in 2015.   A rainwater catchment system in Madagascar. Water treatment beds in Honduras. New school buildings in Uganda. A litter collection system for a creek in Durham. The challenges [...]

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November 10, 2016

Leading the NFL’s Charge to Improve Player Safety

Duke biomechanics experts will direct an international program to spur advancements in protective equipment and technology

November 03, 2016

Golf Mantra ‘Grip It and Rip It’ Extends to New Club Designs

Duke materials scientist rethinks the future of golf clubs with the industry’s newest player

November 01, 2016

Supplying Neuroscience Laboratories with Tomorrow’s Brain Interfaces

Researchers at Duke University want to help colleagues around the world eavesdrop on tens of thousands of neurons at once. Jonathan Viventi, assistant professor of biomedical engineering and neurology at Duke, has received a three-year, $3.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s [...]

November 01, 2016

Pratt Welcomes Seven 2016-17 NSF Graduate Research Fellows

6 Current Students Have Received the Prestigious Fellowships, Giving Duke Engineering a Total of 13

October 31, 2016

'Grad School Boot Camp' Attracts a Diverse Crowd

New Pratt-wide program teaches prospective graduate students about applications, fellowships and opportunities at Duke

October 27, 2016

Michael Tadross: Targeting Neuropharmacology with Molecular GPS Technologies

New faculty member Michael Tadross brings to Duke an emerging technology to deliver drugs to specific cell types

October 24, 2016

Indian Roadside Refuse Fires Produce Toxic Rainbow

First toxicity measurements of roadside garbage fires in India highlight the unhealthy nature of a common practice

October 24, 2016

Turning Your Living Room into a Wireless Charging Station

Researchers demonstrate that the technology already exists to produce a wireless power transfer system similar to a flat-screen TV that could remotely charge any device within its line of sight.

October 21, 2016

Meet Pratt's New Faculty for 2016-2018

With 14 outstanding tenured/tenure track faculty joining us in 2016-2018, Duke engineering continues to add depth and breadth to our research focus areas in health, environmental sustainability, and intelligence and connectivity.

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