Media Coverage

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


Xconomy | June 19, 2017

Bill Gates Backs Fourth Metamaterials Spinout, Pivotal Commware

Featuring David Smith

New spinout company Pivotal Commware uses metamaterials to build software-driven antennas for terrestrial communications.


New Atlas | June 15, 2017

Printed Sensor Made to Warn of Worn Tires

Featuring Aaron Franklin

Aaron Franklin develops a cheap, printed sensor that can actively measure tire wear


Radio In Vivo | June 15, 2017

Bioengineered Vaccines

Featuring Joel Collier

Joel Collier talks about biomaterials and immune responses, self-assembled peptide vaccines, supramolecular systems and bioengineered gels.


New Atlas | June 13, 2017

Injectable Polymer Could Cut Insulin Injections to One Per Month

Featuring Ashutosh Chilkoti

A new breakthrough could see diabetes sufferers requiring just one or two injections a month to control their glucose levels.


TR News | May 15, 2017

The Brave New World of Driverless Cars

Featuring Missy Cummings

Mary "Missy" Cummings pens an article on the current and future safety of autonomous cars for TR News. TR News is copyright, National Academy of Sciences; posted with permission of the Transportation Research Board.


New York Times | May 11, 2017

Drones Kill, Yes, but They Also Rescue, Research and Entertain

Featuring Missy Cummings

Missy Cummings co-curates a new exhibit on drones opening in New York's Intrepid Museum


Inverse Innovation | May 11, 2017

How Facebook Could Actually Read Your Mind

Featuring Junjie Yao

Junjie Yao talks about "quasi-ballistic" photon technology that Facebook hopes will allow technology to read your mind in the near future.


The Engineer | May 8, 2017

How Additive Manufacturing is Unlocking New Designs for Wireless Devices

Featuring Steve Cummer

Steven Cummer works with Benjamin Wiley to create a conductive filament for 3-D printers capable of quickly producing metamaterials


Radio In Vivo | May 4, 2017

Particulate Matter & Air Pollution

Featuring Michael Bergin

Listen to Michael Bergin talk about air pollution and human health, particulate matter, global assessment of climate and air pollution, and research travels to China, India, Nepal, Greenland and Bolivia.


Duke Global Health Institute | May 2, 2017

Duke and Makerere University Students Win Big at Big Ideas Competition

Featuring Monty Reichert

Students in Monty Reichert's Transcontinental Design in Uganda course won a total of $13,000 in funding through the Big Ideas competition to develop a simple screening tool for preeclampsia in low-resource settings.