Media Coverage

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

Duke Government Relations | February 21, 2017

A Day of Advocacy

Featuring Ravi Bellamkonda

Dean Ravi Bellamkonda spends a day on Capitol Hill advocating with Congressional Representatives. 

Popular Science | February 20, 2017

Here Are the Teams Competing to Map the Ocean for $7 Million in Prizes

Featuring Martin Brooke

Martin Brooke's Ocean Discovery XPrize team makes it to the semifinals along with 20 other teams, who will compete to build new technology to map the seafloor down to a resolution of just five meters (16 feet).

Duke Today | February 7, 2017

Faces of Diversity: How Employees Move Duke's Commitment to Inclusion Forward

Featuring Johnna M. Frierson

Nature Physics | February 7, 2017

Beaming with Energy

Featuring David Smith

David Smith debuts an idea for a wireless power transfer system that uses existing LCD TV technology to wirelessly charge any device within its line of site.

Forbes | February 3, 2017

This Metal Conducts Electricity But Not Heat

Featuring Olivier Delaire

A paper in Science reports that vanadium dioxide conducts electricity much better than it conducts heat. It's the first known violation of the Wiedemann-Franz law near room temperature, which says that metals should conduct heat and electricity in proportion to one another.

Optics.org | February 1, 2017

Photonics West: Lumedica Makes Debut with Low-Cost OCT Scanner

Featuring Adam Wax

Lumedica and chief scientist Adam Wax reveal a new low-cost optical coherence tomography (OCT) scanner priced less than a third of the cost of the competition's typical entry-level device.

The Boston Globe | January 27, 2017

As Trump Looks to Strengthen Our Roads and Bridges, Some Books on Infrastructure

Featuring Henry Petroski

Henry Petroski's "The Road Taken: The History and Future of America's Infrastructure" makes the Boston Globe's short list for books on infrastructure to read as President Trump begins looking to reinvest in America's infrastructure.

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

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