Media Coverage

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

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

Sports Illustrated | November 28, 2016

Duke, NFL Partner to Produce Better, Safer Football Helmets

Featuring Barry Myers

The NFL and Football Research Inc. have partnered with Duke researchers led by Barry Myers in order to find solutions for new helmets and other protective equipment to improve player safety.

Duke Today | November 17, 2016

The Future is Now at Duke's Humans and Autonomy Lab

Featuring Missy Cummings

An overview of research being done at the Humans and Autonomy Lab, including how pedestrians interact with driverless cars.

The News & Observer | November 16, 2016

Duke Officials Test, Refine Robot-Nurse

Trina, which stands for Tele-Robotic Intelligent Nursing Assistant, is a first-generation robot being developed and refined through a collaboration between Duke's School of Engineering and School of Nursing students and staff.

EOS | November 10, 2016

Modeling Rainfall Runoff

Featuring Amilcare Porporato

New framework unifies existing models for better analysis of the flowing water produced by heavy rain events

Live Science | November 3, 2016

3D-Printed 'Lego' Bricks Could Bend Sound into Acoustic Holograms

Featuring Steve Cummer

3D-printed bricks that look like Lego pieces could provide a simple, low-cost way of creating acoustic holograms — 3D shapes and structures made of sound — for applications as varied as entertainment, medicine or wireless charging, according to a recent study.

Duke Today | November 2, 2016

Taking Improv from the Stage to the Workplace

PhD Plus students use improv lessons to learn that confidence, agreement, attentive listening and authenticity are the backbone of a solid performance and vital to the workplace.

Geek Wire | October 26, 2016

Proposed Wireless Charging Station Would Make Dead Batteries ‘A Thing of the Past’

Featuring David Smith

A study from David Smith demonstrates that a wireless power transfer system to power any device within a room is currently feasible using LCD television manufacturing technology.

Yahoo! Finance | October 25, 2016

Vertera Spine Reports Successful Early Outcomes with the Porous PEEK COHERE Fusion Device

Featuring Ken Gall

Biomedical device company Vertera Spine reports the emerging successful results of COHERE, a device meant to stabilize and help heal spinal-related injuries and surgeries, which is based on research from MEMS Professor and Chair Ken Gall.