News Archive for Alumni

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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 [...]

Mining Data for All It's Worth

March 20, 2017

Mining Data for All It's Worth

Pratt graduate Winston Henderson E'90 partnered with Duke data scientists and their students to examine diversity and inclusion online.

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January 31, 2017

Duke Women Share Their STEM Journeys

Employees and alumni discuss science, tech, engineering and math careers with students

December 12, 2016

Alumni Profiles Series: Mudit Jain

Mudit Jain, who studied cardiac electrophysiology as a NSF GRFP Fellow, graduated from Duke with a with a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering in 1999. Following his Ph.D., Dr. Jain earned an MBA from Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his B.S. in Electrical [...]

November 21, 2016

Alumni Profile: Costi Shami

Costi Shami – General MotorsVehicle Performance Engineer – Autonomous VehiclesGeneral MotorsDetroit, MI USA MS, Mechanical Engineering, 2014BS, Mechanical Engineering, 2013 Tell us about your career after graduating from Duke as a mechanical engineer. I work at General Motors and my official title [...]

October 18, 2016

Notable Alumna: Lucinda Camras

Lucinda Camras PH.D.'13, BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING The young-inventor gene runs in Lucinda Camras’s family. Her grandfather, Marvin, developed magnetic-tape recording during his 20s, is in the Inventors Hall of Fame, and received the National Medal of Technology from President George H. W. Bush in [...]

October 12, 2016

MEDx Reflections: Q&A with Robert E. Fischell, Recipient of the National Medal for Technology and Innovation

One of Duke’s most lauded alumni, Robert E. Fischell E’51, returns to campus for the first MEDx Distinguished Lecture

July 21, 2016

Visiting Civil Engineering’s Sweet Spot

Armando Tabernilla (E ’81) helps expose students to grand civil engineering challenges in south Florida

July 15, 2016

Walker Joins Duke as Mattson Family Director of Entrepreneurial Ventures

Duke Engineering alumnus and entrepreneur Bill Walker will join the Pratt School of Engineering this summer as the school's first Mattson Family Director of Entrepreneurial Ventures. This new position at Pratt, made possible by a gift from Pratt Board of Visitors member George Mattson E'87 and [...]

May 24, 2016

Six Students Joining Alumnus Lawrence Lenihan ’87 to Change the Business of Fashion

This summer six students from Duke are joining alumnus Lawrence Lenihan, Pratt '87, for an innovative internship experience at Resonance Companies. Students will work with fashion creators and Resonance to build the tools to disrupt the fashion industry. The 10-week experience will expose these [...]

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