News

experimental graphs

January 10, 2018

The Atomic Dynamics of Rare Everlasting Electric Fields

Confirming a theoretical model required blasting a sample at 3,000 degrees with neutrons

April 08, 2015

Jennifer West Wins 2015 Clemson Award

Jennifer West, the Fitzpatrick Family University Professor of Engineering with appointments in the Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Cell Biology, and Chemistry, has been awarded the 2015 Clemson Award for Basic Research from the Society for [...]

April 06, 2015

Pulling the Strings of Our Genomic Puppetmasters

Duke researchers have developed a new method to precisely control when genes are turned on and active. The new technology allows researchers to turn on specific gene promoters and enhancers—pieces of the genome that control gene activity—by chemically manipulating proteins that package DNA. This [...]

April 02, 2015

ECE Alum Brandon Noia Wins Prestigious Dissertation Award

Brandon Noia, who earned his PhD from Duke ECE in 2014 under the advisement of Krishnendu Chakrabarty, the William H. Younger Distinguished Professor of Engineering at Duke, has been selected to receive the 2014 Outstanding Dissertation Award from the European Design and Automation Association ( [...]

April 02, 2015

Miroslav Pajic: Making Smart Systems That Interact with the Physical World

Miroslav Pajic, an expert in cyber-physical systems, which merge physical processes with information systems, will join Duke University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering as an assistant professor in July 2015. With a history of making the electronics embedded in the world around [...]

April 02, 2015

Chakrabarty Receives 2015 IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award

Krishnendu Chakrabarty, the William H. Younger Distinguished Professor of Engineering in Duke University’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, has received the 2015 Technical Achievement Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society. The award [...]

March 31, 2015

Lambrou and Latner Win 2015 Merritt Science Journalism Award

Duke seniors Anastasia Lambrou and Joshua Latner have won the inaugural Richard Merritt Jr. Memorial Award for Excellence in Science Journalism for their video “EbolaChat.” Established in 2014 in memory of longtime Duke science writer Richard Merritt, the new annual award honors Duke graduate or [...]

March 31, 2015

Population Could Outpace Water by Mid-Century

Population growth could cause global demand for water to outpace supply by mid-century if current levels of consumption continue. But it wouldn't be the first time this has happened, a Duke University study finds. Using a delayed-feedback mathematical model that analyzes historic data to help [...]

March 27, 2015

Wiesner Named Chair of Duke CEE

Mark Wiesner has been named chair of Duke’s Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, effective July 1, 2015. Wiesner, who holds the James L. Meriam Professorship of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is a recognized leader in the national and international civil and environmental [...]

March 23, 2015

Educating Engineers to Meet Grand Challenges

In a letter of commitment presented to President Barack Obama today, Duke and more than 120 other U.S. engineering schools announced plans to educate a new generation of engineers expressly equipped to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing society in the 21st century. These "Grand [...]

March 19, 2015

Name That Space!

The new innovative 'maker space' in Gross Hall opens this fall, and the Duke community is invited to suggest its new name – entries due April 6. There’s something about garages and basements that connect with creativity. It’s a well-known story how Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak built their first [...]

Pages