July 27, 2016
Steve Cummer, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Duke University, has been elected a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union. The honor is bestowed upon only 0.1 percent of the society’s membership in any given year and recognizes scientific eminence in the Earth and space [...]
July 25, 2016
Ashutosh Chilkoti, the Theo Pilkington Professor and chair of biomedical engineering at Duke University, has been listed among the most cited researchers in materials science and engineering by Elsevier Scopus Data. The highly cited researchers or scholars are either the corresponding author or the [...]
July 21, 2016
Drew and Jenna Young were the first couple to get married in Duke University Chapel following the year-long restoration project.
July 18, 2016
Students and researchers are taking tours of the excavation of Catalhoyuk, Turkey—the largest and best-preserved Neolithic site ever discovered—without ever stepping foot off campus.
July 15, 2016
Duke Engineering alumnus and entrepreneur Bill Walker will join the Pratt School of Engineering this summer as the school's first Mattson Family Director of Entrepreneurial Ventures. This new position at Pratt, made possible by a gift from Pratt Board of Visitors member George Mattson E'87 and [...]
July 13, 2016
Come along for a brief tour through just a few of the current projects being pursued by the up-and-coming Duke Robotics group.
July 13, 2016
Yiyang Gong, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, electrical and computer engineering, and neurobiology at Duke University, has been named a 2016 Beckman Young Investigator by the Beckman Foundation. The $700,000, four-year award will support Gong’s research into understanding how neurons [...]
July 11, 2016
Amilcare Porporato, the Addy Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been named the winner of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Hydrologic Sciences Award. Originally established in 1956 as the Robert E. Horton Award, the honor is given for outstanding contributions to the field of [...]
July 08, 2016
George A. Truskey has been appointed as senior associate dean of the Pratt School of Engineering beginning August 1, 2016. Truskey is the R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Professor of Biomedical Engineering and has served for the past year as interim dean of engineering at Duke. In his new role, his [...]
July 07, 2016
New faculty member Mark Borsuk builds data-based models to inform environmental policy