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Outfitted with workbenches, laser cutters, 3-D printers and other tools, the new Duke Engineering Design Pod provides a dedicated 5,000-square-foot workspace and active-learning classroom for the first-year design course.

March 22, 2018

Real-World Design

An innovative course gives first-year students early engineering experience as they work in teams to design, prototype and deliver solutions to meet real community needs

photo of performance

March 20, 2018

Student-produced Performance Illuminates Links Between Energy, Technology and the Body

A Bass Connections team explores and provokes deeper questioning of energy use

William Gerhard

March 20, 2018

What's in the Water?

Ph.D. student William Gerhard studies the organisms in large ships' ballast tanks

Self-assembled structures formed by a FAME, fatty-acid-modified elastin-like polypeptides. Researchers use temperature cues to make the molecules assemble themselves.

March 19, 2018

Modified Biomaterials Perform Orderly Self-Assembly in Response to Temperature Cues

Using post-translational modification, researchers were able to create unique biomaterials with programmable behavior

Michael Rubinstein

March 19, 2018

Rubinstein Named 2018 Bingham Medalist of the Society of Rheology

Michael Rubinstein recognized for advancing fundamental understanding of complex fluid flows

Duke University has named the quadrangle at the Pratt School of Engineering for alumnus Thomas E. Harrington, pictured, and Susan C. Harrington.

March 15, 2018

Duke Names Engineering Quadrangle in Honor of Thomas and Susan Harrington

The central quadrangle at the Pratt School of Engineering has been named the “Harrington Engineering Quadrangle” in honor of Thomas E. Harrington E’66 and Susan C. Harrington

Inaugural Baquerizo Innovation Grant winners - Zephyr Mobility and OptiML

March 13, 2018

Inaugural Baquerizo Innovation Grant Recipients Named

Student inventors of devices to safely move hospital patients and to diagnose eye diseases won the first BIG grants – a $20,000 program that supports Duke Engineering undergraduate entrepreneurship

March 08, 2018

Tarokh Joins Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences Scientific Advisory Panel

Vahid Tarokh has joined the Scientific Advisory Panel for the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences

Duke Engineering students stand with their prototype heavy-lifting drone after a test flight for the Ocean Discovery XPRIZE competition.

March 07, 2018

Duke Students Advance to Finals in $7 Million Ocean Discovery XPRIZE Competition

After years of work from hundreds of students, the Duke Ocean XPRIZE team has qualified for the final round of competition aimed at autonomously mapping the ocean floor

Aerial view of the Duke Marine Lab

March 05, 2018

New Program Opens Door for Durham-Based Faculty to Spend a Semester at the Marine Lab

New program supported by the Provost's Office aims to promote greater engagement between the two campuses

Benjamin Lee

March 01, 2018

Benjamin Lee Inducted into HPCA Hall of Fame

Joins only 38 peers recognized as having eight or more papers appearing in one of the premier publication venues for computer engineers