News Archive for Grad Student

October 19, 2016

CEE Students Train to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

Reimagined introductory course puts a new spin on environmental engineering

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 18, 2016

Bacterial Genes Boost Current in Human Cells

Borrowing and tweaking bacterial genes to Enhance electrical activity might treat heart, nervous system injury

October 14, 2016

Lego-Like Wall Produces Acoustic Holograms

New technology shapes sound waves for applications from speakers to ultrasound imaging

October 03, 2016

First E-Fair Showcases Duke Engineering Student Entrepreneurship

More than 25 teams showed off their ventures, ideas and resources Sept. 27 at our first-ever E-Fair—a special event showcasing the continuum from design to entrepreneurship, and the Duke Engineering community’s shared passion for creation! This fun and informative event included demonstrations of [...]

September 27, 2016

Duke Establishes Biomedical Engineering Partnership with Makerere University

Duke students interested in biomedical engineering (BME) and global health now have a new opportunity to fuse their interests in a collaborative trans-continental partnership. The recently established Duke-Makerere University BME Partnership will connect students and faculty in the BME program at [...]

September 16, 2016

Holographic Imaging and Deep Learning Diagnose Malaria

Researchers have devised a method for computers to autonomously and quickly diagnose malaria with clinically relevant accuracy.

September 12, 2016

Connecting the Symptoms of Pancreatic Cancer with Big Data

Duke’s Data+ program explores the connection between type 2 diabetes and pancreatic cancer in the Duke electronic medical record

August 23, 2016

Hacking into a Bionic Ear

Engineering student Vinay Nagaraj uses his experience hacking cochlear implants to land an internship designing wearables to improve children’s language skills.

August 11, 2016

Directly Reprogramming a Cell's Identity with Gene Editing

Researchers use CRISPR to turn connective tissue directly into neuronal cells with better results than previous methods.