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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.

Professor Mike Bergin with students in Bolivia

April 28, 2017

From Bolivia to India: Of Our Air, Our Environment and Our Health

A career's worth of the world's environment explored with Michael H. Bergin, professor of civil and environmental engineering

Jure Sokolic

April 28, 2017

From London with Machine Learning

Duke’s 2016-17 Vest Scholar, Jure Sokolic, works on the global Grand Challenge of engineering new tools for scientific discovery

speakers from OPTDATA

April 27, 2017

Symposium on Data Optimization Under Uncertainty Draws National Crowd

Duke's inaugural “Optimization Under Uncertainty and Data-Driven Science and Engineering” symposium gathered more than 80 leading experts to address mathematical and computational aspects of pressing problems

The inaugural Barr-Spach Medicine and Engineering Scholarship recipient Joshua D'Arcy M'19

April 24, 2017

D’Arcy Named First Barr-Spach Medicine and Engineering Scholar

New endowed scholarship supports medicine-engineering initiatives, honors faculty mentors

mahato winners

April 21, 2017

Liver Cells Take First Place in 7th Annual Mahato Memorial Image Contest

The 7th Annual "Envisioning the Invisible" Mahato Memorial Photo Contest brought together the graduate and professional community at Duke in a wonderful display of their talents and some friendly competition

Challenged in a Pratt class for first-year students to design a toy for a McDonald's Happy Meal, Barbara Groh and Samuel Lester developed telescoping lightsaber toys.

April 20, 2017

Fun in a Box: Happy Meal Challenge Teaches First-Year Students Design Thinking

Students in EGR 121 always knew the best thing inside a McDonald’s Happy Meal is the toy – now they know how they might design one.

April 20, 2017

Tadross Receives Parkinson’s Disease Foundation Award

The three-year, $300,000 award will support Tadross’s continued work to explore the neurological and biomolecular roots of Parkinson’s disease using his novel drug targeting system

the robo-nurse, TRINA, in the Duke Robotics Lab

April 19, 2017

Robotics for a New Generation

Faculty-led event invites Duke community and high-school students to learn about rapidly advancing robotics research on campus.

April 19, 2017

Duke Students Spend Spring Break Installing Solar Panels in Fresno

Fresno isn't the most obvious spring break destination, but it's where seven Duke students chose to spend their vacation this March. The team took part in Solar Spring Break, a program that engages university students in installing no-cost solar for low-income families. Duke students captured their [...]

Campus aerial

April 17, 2017

Innovative Gift Supports Medicine-Engineering Collaborations at Duke

A generous gift from Duke Engineering alumnus Alan L. Kaganov, E’60, MBA, MS, ScD and his wife, Carol, aims to advance the diagnosis, treatment and outcomes of pulmonary diseases by fostering new collaborations across engineering and medicine at Duke University. The Kaganovs’ $3 million commitment [...]

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