Media Coverage

Check out the latest media coverage of Duke engineering research and education.

Start Engineering | January 19, 2017

Improving Sanitation

Featuring Brian Stoner

The "Start Engineering Career Guide" introduces high-school and advanced middle-school students to the many exciting engineering career options. In the "what's engineering?" section, this year's publication highlights Duke's work to bring proper sanitation to developing areas.

PCWorld | January 18, 2017

Modern Warfare: Death-Dealing Drones and ... Illegal Parking?

Featuring Missy Cummings

Missy Cummings of Duke Robotics discusses the issues at the World Economic Forum

Engadget | January 12, 2017

Researchers Genetically Engineer Salmonella to Eat Brain Tumors

Featuring Ravi Bellamkonda

Dean Ravi Bellamkonda has genetically engineered Salmonella to actively seek out and destroy glioblastoma, the deadliest form of brain cancer, in a rat model

Nature Biomedical Engineering | January 11, 2017

Drug Delivery: Brushing Off Antigenicity

Featuring Ashutosh Chilkoti

A "News and Views" piece accompanies Ashutosh Chilkoti's paper showing a new version of a drug delivery mechanism can sidestep troublesome allergic reactions being experienced by many recipients.

Forbes | January 4, 2017

Reading The Road: How Will Driverless Cars Talk To Pedestrians?

Featuring Missy Cummings

Missy Cummings's team tests ideas for how driverless cars might communicate with pedestrians at crosswalks and on the road.

The Washington Post | January 3, 2017

Start-up IonQ Sees Opportunity in Still-Developing Area of Quantum Computers

Featuring Jungsang Kim

Jungsang Kim's startup company IonQ is featured in an article detailing the hopes of his niche corner of quantum computing technology.

The Guardian | January 3, 2017

Bionic Legs and Smart Slacks: Exoskeletons That Could Enhance Us All

Featuring Miguel Nicolelis

In an article about the future of exoskeletons and the companies competing to reach the future first, Miguel Nicolelis's research showing the use of such devices can spur recovery in people with paraplegia is talked about.

IEEE Spectrum | December 19, 2016

Motion-Planning Chip Speeds Robots

Featuring Dan Sorin

A programmable chip turns a robot's long pauses into quick action.

Science Magazine | December 1, 2016

Scientists Are Close to Building a Quantum Computer That Can Beat a Conventional One

Featuring Jungsang Kim

ECE Professor Jungsang Kim is one of the co-founders of ionQ, one of the few quantum computing startup companies racing to develop their technology of choice into a fully functioning device.

Wired UK (p.100) | November 30, 2016

The App That Looks for Autism

Featuring Guillermo Sapiro