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A model system of a fungal spore and the water droplets that disperse them

July 26, 2017

Fungal Spores Harness Physics to Launch Themselves

Evolution has shaped fungal spores to aim and power their launch with merging water droplets

computer chip

May 18, 2017

Chakrabarty Wins 2017 IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Technical Achievement Award

Computer engineering innovator recognized for work in lab-on-a-chip design automation, 3-D integrated circuits and wireless sensor networks

Students head out to quantify the contribution of emissions from trash burning to the overall air pollution

May 17, 2017

The Impact of Trash Burning on Air Quality

The Indian Institute of Technology - Gandhinagar teams up with Duke to investigate health implications of common roadside fires in urban India

A schematic of how TdT builds precise single strands of DNA

May 16, 2017

Oddball Enzyme Provides Easy Path to Synthetic Biomaterials

New recipe uses overlooked DNA builder to simplify production of synthetic biomaterials

Geoffrey Ginsburg, director of MEDx, stands to the left of MEDx co-director Ken Gall, chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

May 15, 2017

MEDx: An Engine for Collaboration and Innovation

New initiative sparks and supports partnerships between Medicine + Engineering at Duke

Duke University Class of 2017

May 14, 2017

Duke Engineering Celebrates Class of 2017

Dean Ravi Bellamkonda and the Pratt faculty awarded more than 500 degrees to undergraduate and graduate engineering students of the Class of 2017.

hands holding 3D printed metal pieces

May 12, 2017

A 3D Manufacturing Revolution: From Dreams to Reality

Duke Engineering becomes one of the first places in the nation to host a new production 3D titanium metal printer

The beta prototype toilet system installed at the Center for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT) University in Ahmedabad, India

May 11, 2017

Engineering the Toilet

Toilet technology has been stigmatized by American culture for decades, but not at Duke. Materials scientist Jeffrey T. Glass, professor of electrical and computer engineering, and Brian Stoner, Research Triangle Institute (RTI) distinguished research fellow and Duke adjunct professor, are [...]

image made from photoacoustic technology

May 10, 2017

Lasers Make Sound Waves That Reveal Live Views of Organs in Action

Full-body scans of small animals achieved in real-time with high resolution

intrepid drones exhibit

May 10, 2017

Duke Drone Expertise Integral to Intrepid Museum Exhibit

The first large-scale exhibit on drones features equipment, co-curators from Duke engineering

CEE Professor Mark Borsuk

May 09, 2017

Designing for Extremes: CEE Program Challenges Students to Plan for the Unexpected

A new program in risk and resilience considers how changes to our interconnected world can affect engineered systems.

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