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A dashboard view from a vehicle taking measurements of certain types of pollutants during rush hour in Atlanta

July 21, 2017

Rush Hour Pollution May Be More Dangerous Than You Think

In-car measurements of pollutants that cause oxidative stress found exposure levels for drivers to be twice as high as previously believed.

November 17, 2016

Gaurav Arya: Modeling Soft Matter with Hard Calculations

New faculty member Gaurav Arya develops molecular models of soft-matter to advance fields from energy to health care

November 17, 2016

Home-Grown Artists Reveal Works for CEE Department Walls

A vernissage was held to unveil two permanent pieces of art that will adorn the CEE department’s office walls created by professors Tomasz Hueckel and Amilcare Porporato.

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 [...]

Football helmet

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

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