News Archive for Grad Student

IBIEM participants with Claudia Gunsch

March 14, 2017

IBIEM Holds Inaugural Symposium on Microbiome Dynamics and Engineering

Emerging program's first symposium attracts participants from each corner of the Research Triangle

March 09, 2017

Yang Wins 2017 Merritt Science Journalism Award

Brenda Yang, a PhD student in psychology and neuroscience, has been named the winner of the 2017 Merritt Science Journalism Award. The $500 award recognizes a Duke graduate or undergraduate student for the best piece of science journalism published during the previous calendar year. Yang’s piece, [...]

female working at laptop in office

March 03, 2017

Data and Decision-Making: Master’s Students Take a Practical Approach

For Master of Engineering Management (MEM) students in the fast-growing Data & Decisions track, companies are becoming classrooms—thanks to the program’s capstone consulting practicums.

colposcope team

March 01, 2017

Duke Team Reaches Milestone with Portable Cervical Cancer Screening Device

January was Cervical Health Awareness Month, and this year, that designation held special significance for Nimmi Ramanujam, professor of biomedical engineering and global health and director of the Center for Global Women’s Health Technologies.  Since 2012, she and her research team have been [...]

Chris Tralie visualizes data analytics with mentors

February 23, 2017

A Mind—and an Ear—for Big Data

At Duke, engineering doctoral student Chris Tralie discovered a passion for analyzing the topology of music—and for teaching undergraduates about the power of data science

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 [...]

new metamaterial

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 [...]

fluorescent stained image

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 [...]

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