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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.

June 16, 2016

Dowell Receives Highest Individual Honor for Achievement in Aeronautics

Earl Dowell, the William Holland Hall Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Duke University, has been named this year’s recipient of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Reed Aeronautics Award. The award is the highest honor an individual can receive for notable [...]

June 15, 2016

Barros to Co-Chair NASA/NOAA/USGS Decadal Survey

Ana Barros, the James L. Meriam Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been chosen to serve as a panel co-chair of the National Academies’ 2017-2027 Decadal Survey for Earth Science and Applications from Space. Sponsored by NASA, NOAA and USGS, the survey will generate consensus [...]

June 14, 2016

Engineering with a Purpose

Inspired by her little brother’s chronic illness, biomedical engineering student Rhianna Lee ’16 sets out to find a cure—and helps some of Durham’s disabled workers along the way.

June 07, 2016

Online Analytics Course Tackles a Fast-Moving Field

With every new student who enrolls in his online data analytics course, Daniel Egger senses the corporate world scrambling to redefine itself. Egger is an executive-in-residence in Duke's Master's of Engineering Management program, where he is co-teaching a new series of online courses aimed at [...]

June 07, 2016

A Window to the Gut's Brain

Real-time view of enteric nervous system provides new way to study gastrointestinal disorders

June 06, 2016

New Duke Startup Challenge Prize Targets Biomedical Engineering Students

Teams competing in the next Duke Startup Challenge will have something new to shoot for—a $10,000 prize for the best team with an undergraduate or graduate student from the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) as part of its leadership. Founded in 1999, the competition is designed to help [...]

June 06, 2016

Petroski Delivers Engineering Convocation Address at McGill University

Henry Petroski, the Aleksandar S. Vesic Professor of Civil Engineering at Duke University, delivered the Faculty of Engineering convocation address and was awarded an honorary degree from McGill University during its convocation ceremony held on June 2, 2016. The honor was bestowed on Petroski for [...]

May 31, 2016

Duke Biomanufacturing Technology Licensed by Spinoff Company DMC

Technology simplifies and maximizes chemical production by decoupling microbial growth and product formation processes

May 27, 2016

Appalachian Coal Ash Richest in Rare Earth Elements

First comprehensive study of the amount of these valuable elements present in coal ash across the U.S.

May 24, 2016

Six Students Joining Alumnus Lawrence Lenihan '87 to Change the Business of Fashion

This summer six students from Duke are joining alumnus Lawrence Lenihan, Pratt '87, for an innovative internship experience at Resonance Companies. Students will work with fashion creators and Resonance to build the tools to disrupt the fashion industry. The 10-week experience will expose these [...]

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