Media Coverage

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


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.


SportTechie | May 2, 2017

NFL Names VyaTek Sports, Guardian Innovations Winners Of HeadHealthTECH Challenge I

Featuring Barry Myers

The HeadHealthTECH Challenge, launched by the NFL and Football Research Inc. and managed by Duke University's Clinical and Translational Science Institute, announced two winners from its first round of competition. 


The Times of India | April 26, 2017

Air Pollution in India Reducing Solar Power Yield by 17-25%: Study

Featuring Mike Bergin

Mike Bergin's recent study on solar panels shows that atmospheric air pollution may be reducing the energy yield of solar power systems in north India by 17-25 per cent annually.


The New York Times | April 26, 2017

No Longer a Dream: Silicon Valley Takes On the Flying Car

Featuring Missy Cummings

Missy Cummings comments on the potential future of flying cars, as startup company Kitty Hawk debut's its "Flyer" prototype.


Engadget | April 17, 2017

Computer Models Help Form New Magnetic Materials

Featuring Stefano Curtarolo

Digital models take the guesswork out of making viable magnets, producing two brand new magnetic materials.