News Archive for ECE - architecture and networking

Miroslav Pajic

March 22, 2017

Pajic Wins National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Grant will develop new techniques to guard against cyberattacks against cyber-physical systems.

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January 10, 2017

Investigating the Impact of Nanomaterials on Living Things

We can't see them, but nanomaterials, both natural and manmade, are literally everywhere, from our personal care products to our building materials--we're even eating and drinking them. "Science Nation" video from NSF.

December 22, 2016

Yiran Chen: Integrating Tomorrow’s Technology into Today’s Devices

New faculty member Yiran Chen researches emerging memory technologies, power-saving techniques for mobile devices, and brain-inspired computing systems

December 21, 2016

Hai “Helen” Li: Modeling the Future of Computing After the Human Brain

New faculty member Hai “Helen” Li will create a brain-inspired computing research program at Duke

November 29, 2016

Xin Li Named IEEE Fellow

Xin Li, newly hired professor of electrical and computer engineering, was recently named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Li was cited for his “contributions to modeling, analysis, and optimization of variability of integrated circuits and systems.” Li has [...]

October 07, 2016

Xin Li: Pushing Integrated Circuits to New Heights and New Frontiers

New faculty member Xin Li works on advanced integrated circuit design and optimization while pushing the technology into new applications

August 15, 2016

Setting Robots in Motion, Quickly and Efficiently

How can a drone get from one place to another in a forest, without colliding with any trees? How can a robot pick up a bolt and insert it into a casing, without smashing into any of the other moving objects in a crowded factory? Our ability to find a solution to this problem – which is called [...]

July 13, 2016

Duke Robotics in Action

Come along for a brief tour through just a few of the current projects being pursued by the up-and-coming Duke Robotics group.

April 27, 2016

Bleeding Duke Blue

Originally published in DukEngineer, the student-written magazine of the Pratt School of Engineering Supercomputing and the Cardiovascular System When Amanda Randles was finishing her bachelor’s degree at Duke, the most powerful supercomputer in the world was BlueGene/L. The computer had a maximal [...]

April 27, 2016

Demystifying Big Data

Originally published in DukEngineer, the student-written magazine of the Pratt School of Engineering How much information does one need to answer a question reliably? The mathematical tools used to understand the tradeoffs between data and uncertainty can be found in the fields of engineering, [...]

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