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

Pittcon Expo Insider | March 1, 2018

Mass Spectrometry on the Move

Featuring Jason Amsden

ECE's Jason Amsden talks about the challenges involved in making mass spectrometers smaller


Triangle Business Journal | February 23, 2018

Triangle Tire Tech Firm Eyes Commercialization after Scoring $4.5M

Featuring Aaron Franklin

The technology that would become Tyrata Inc. started in a Duke University engineering lab two years ago. Today, it's getting industry interest and major capital, to the tune of a just-announced $4.5 million financing round led by Dealer Tire LLC.


Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News | February 23, 2018

Using Multiple Cell Lines to Manufacture Biotech Products

Featuring Lingchong You

Duke University scientists say they have created a framework for helping bioengineers determine when to use multiple lines of cells to manufacture a product.


Duke Chronicle | February 22, 2018

Chesterfield building downtown to begin holding biomedical engineering classes

Featuring Mark Palmeri


Vox | January 29, 2018

What Donald Trump Needs to Do to Fix America’s Infrastructure

Featuring Henry Petroski

Henry Petroski's vote for what Donald Trump needs to focus on to fix America's infrastructure is roads and bridges.


The World Economic Forum | January 25, 2018

Future Shocks: Rogue Technologies. Could Our Biggest Breakthroughs Be Used Against Us?

Featuring Missy Cummings

At the World Economic Forum, Missy Cummings talks in a panel discussion about how drones might be used for maleficent purposes in the future.


Wired | January 10, 2018

Scientists Figure Out How to Make Muscles from Scratch

Featuring Nenad Bursac

Nenad Bursac is the first engineer to successfully grow functioning human muscle from induced pluripotent stem cells.


The Engineer | January 3, 2018

New Path to Photovoltaics Raises Possibility of Improved Efficiency

Featuring Adrienne Stiff-Roberts, David Mitzi

Adrienne Stiff-Roberts and David Mitzi show how a specialized thin-film deposition technique could make new hybrid perovskite materials for solar cell applications.


The News & Observer | December 27, 2017

A Search for GenX Yields an Unexpected Discovery Here in the Triangle

Featuring Heather Stapleton, Lee Ferguson

Lee Ferguson and Heather Stapleton find trace amounts of chemicals similar to GenX in Jordan Lake, two of its feeder streams and in the town of Cary's tap water.


Optics & Photonics News | December 26, 2017

Toward Better Photon Counting

Featuring Jungsang Kim

Jungsang Kim shows that a common single-photon detector can also be used to count up to four.