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Ashutosh Chilkoti has agreed to remain chair of Duke University's Department of Biomedical Engineering for another five years

July 27, 2017

Chilkoti Reappointed Chair of Duke BME

Plans to build on the department’s efforts to recruit exceptional junior and senior faculty while creating a close-knit culture

Samuel Fox poses with pieces of the project he is creating to improve patient mobility.

June 02, 2017

Samuel Fox Wins 2017 Duke BME Prize for Patient Mobility Design

Rising senior Samuel Fox wins competitive entrepreneurial prize for his device to improve patient mobility.

BME students Emelina Vienneau (top left), Sarah Jacobs (bottom left), Julia Ross (top right) and Petek Sener (bottom right) will participate in the Coulter College design experience in August.

June 02, 2017

BME Design Team Selected for 2017 BMES Coulter College Program

BME students Emelina Vienneau, Sarah Jacobs, Julia Ross and Petek Sener will participate in the competitive four-day design experience in August.

One example of the sorts of 3-D crystalline structures included in a relaunch of Crystal Lattice Structures, a venerable online cookbook for chemists

June 02, 2017

D.I.Y. Crystal-Makers Get Refurbished Online Cookbook

Crystalline structures database provides recipes for non-expert "chefs" cooking up new materials

Zhiqin Huang / Los Alamos National Laboratory

May 31, 2017

ECE Student Shares Insights from a Semester at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Zhiqin Huang received a grant to spend time at the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies at the renowned lab in New Mexico.

A prototype of the speculum-free “pocket colposcope” being developed by Duke University produces images on a smart phone or laptop and can make cervical cancer screening more accessible to women living in low-resource areas.

May 31, 2017

New Tech Promises Easier Cervical Cancer Screening

“Pocket colposcope” removes need for speculum, may enable self-screening

duke robotics submarine in water

May 26, 2017

A Leviathan Lurking in the Foundry

Duke's first student Robosub in nearly a decade competes in an international competition

Yilun Zhou works with the team’s picking robot at the Amazon Picking Challenge in Leipzig, Germany.

May 25, 2017

Envisioning the Future of Robots

The Amazon Picking Challenge pits Pratt's finest against international professionals and the demands of tomorrow's industrial needs

BME Postdoctoral Fellow Isaac Hilton

May 22, 2017

BME Postdoc Awarded Competitive CPRIT Grant for Cancer Research

As part of the CPRIT program, BME's Isaac Hilton will work at Rice University where he will receive funding to study innovative cancer research.

Pratt School of Engineering graduates celebrate after earning their degrees.

May 19, 2017

Oh the Places Grads Go

New Duke BME Graduates Enter the Workforce

A look at the cellular difference between brain cells involved in a severe concussion (left) versus a minor concussion (right).

May 19, 2017

Duke Joins $9.25M Project to Understand Concussion and Improve Recovery

Project focuses on the underlying cellular mechanisms of concussion

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