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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

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 [...]

May 24, 2016

Alumni Spotlight: MEMP '12 Alumnus Muhammad Anwar Ul Haq Selected for the World Energy Council's Future Energy Leaders' Program

With MEMP students representing a number of different industries, we are delighted to highlight an accomplishment of one of our alumni in the Energy sector. As a Future Energy Leader, Anwar will tackle some of the world's most complex energy problems in a community of the next generation of energy [...]

May 20, 2016

The Physics of Life: The Evolution of Everything

Adrian Bejan's new book breaks down the driving forces behind the movement and flow of everything in nature

May 20, 2016

Gunsch Receives the 2016 Huber Research Prize

Prizes awarded to ASCE members for notable achievements in research related to civil engineering

May 19, 2016

Junjie Yao: Listening into the Body through Light

New faculty member Junjie Yao will begin a photoacoustic tomography program at Duke

May 16, 2016

Duke Engineering Celebrates Class of 2016

Duke University awarded 515 degrees to undergraduate and graduate engineering students on Saturday and Sunday, May 15 and 16, in a weekend of commencement exercises that began with diploma ceremonies for professional masters degree students, continued with a university-wide ceremony at Wallace Wade Stadium and included Pratt School of Engineering celebrations at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

May 12, 2016

Artists Draw Inspiration from Constructal Law

Two international artists have found inspiration in the Constructal Law—the law of physics of design and evolution, penned by Duke's Adrian Bejan, stating that any flowing system allowed to change freely over time will evolve toward an easier flowing architecture. This law accounts for the [...]

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