News Archive for Grad Student

February 10, 2017

Hu Wins EDAA Outstanding Dissertation Award

Kai Hu, a recent Duke ECE doctoral graduate, has won the 2016 European Design and Automation Association’s (EDAA) Outstanding Dissertations Award for new directions in logic, physical design and CAD for analog/mixed-signal, nano-scale and emerging technologies. This is the fourth time Duke doctoral [...]

January 27, 2017

Absorbing Electromagnetic Energy While Avoiding the Heat

First demonstration of a metal-free metamaterial that can absorb electromagnetic energy

January 23, 2017

Engineering Ph.D. Student Ramirez to Receive Cook Society Award

Juan Ramirez Jr., a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate in electrical and computer engineering, has been selected as the recipient of a 2017 Samuel DuBois Cook Society Award. The society was founded in 1997 in honor of the first African American faculty member hired and tenured at Duke and his service to [...]

January 11, 2017

Tumor-Seeking Salmonella Treats Brain Tumors

New approach produces 20 percent survival rate in rat model where few typically live

December 14, 2016

Duke CEE Grad Student Wins Young Professional Honor

Judy Winglee, a Duke CEE doctoral student in environmental engineering, has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the American Water Works Association Austin F. McCormack Jr. Award. The award is given annually to a young professional, 35 years old or younger, who has made notable contributions in [...]

December 14, 2016

Nanocubes Simplify Printing And Imaging In Color And Infrared

Novel manufacturing technique promises to bring a simplified form of printing and imaging in color and infrared into daily use.

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 [...]

December 06, 2016

ECE Doctoral Graduate Ran Wang Wins International Award

Ran Wang, a 2016 graduate of Duke University’s Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) PhD program, has won the 2016 IEEE Test Technology Technical Council's E. J. McCluskey Doctoral Thesis Award—an award given annually after an international competition for the best PhD thesis in the field. Wang [...]

December 05, 2016

Breaking into the Auto Industry: Q&A with Duke Alum Mark Reuss

New General Motors "executive champion" to Duke, Mark Reuss, talks about his new position and getting into the auto industry

November 30, 2016

Drug Delivery Modification Sidesteps Allergic Responses

Duke researchers redesign drug-delivery polymer to extend drug life 16-fold while avoiding previous design’s immunological pitfalls

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