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Atomic view of element dispersion in new magnetic material

April 14, 2017

Computers Create Recipe for Two New Magnetic Materials

Supercomputer-generated recipes yield two new kinds of magnets

mahato winners

April 21, 2017

Liver Cells Take First Place in 7th Annual Mahato Memorial Image Contest

The 7th Annual "Envisioning the Invisible" Mahato Memorial Photo Contest took place on the evening of Thursday, April 20, 2017. Taking first place this year was Asli Unal, a biomedical engineering doctoral student, with a colorful image of liver cells growing in a petri dish. Coordinated by our [...]

Challenged in a Pratt class for first-year students to design a toy for a McDonald's Happy Meal, Barbara Groh and Samuel Lester developed telescoping lightsaber toys.

April 20, 2017

Fun in a Box: Happy Meal Challenge Teaches First-Year Students Design Thinking

Students in EGR 121 always knew the best thing inside a McDonald’s Happy Meal is the toy – now they know how they might design one.

the robo-nurse, TRINA, in the Duke Robotics Lab

April 19, 2017

Robotics for a New Generation

Faculty-led event invites Duke community and high-school students to learn about rapidly advancing robotics research on campus.

April 19, 2017

Duke Students Spend Spring Break Installing Solar Panels in Fresno

Fresno isn't the most obvious spring break destination, but it's where seven Duke students chose to spend their vacation this March. The team took part in Solar Spring Break, a program that engages university students in installing no-cost solar for low-income families. Duke students captured their [...]

April 17, 2017

Innovative Gift Supports Medicine-Engineering Collaborations at Duke

A generous gift from Duke Engineering alumnus Alan L. Kaganov, E’60, MBA, MS, ScD and his wife, Carol, aims to advance the diagnosis, treatment and outcomes of pulmonary diseases by fostering new collaborations across engineering and medicine at Duke University. The Kaganovs’ $3 million commitment [...]

Ann Saterbak

April 10, 2017

Saterbak to Lead Redesign of Pratt First-Year Experience

The nationally-recognized engineering education expert will start the new program with a hands-on pilot course for 50 first-year students in this fall.

Members of the Duke chapter of the National Society of Black Engineerings won three major awards at the society's 2017 national convention.

April 07, 2017

Duke NSBE Chapter Earns National Honors

The Duke Engineering chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers won three major awards at its national convention in Kansas City, Mo., earlier this month.

Duke ASCE Student Chapter

April 07, 2017

Sink or Swim: Duke’s ASCE Chapter Combines Creativity and Engineering

Duke's undergraduate ASCE team wins two awards at annual engineering competition.

April 06, 2017

Homing System Delivers Drugs To Specific Neurons

New technique reveals synaptic contributions to Parkinson's Disease

April 06, 2017

Gold-Plated Crystals Set New Standard for Natural Gas Detectors

New metamaterials-based technology could replace infrared sensors used for gas leaks, agriculture and recycling

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