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Solving many real-world problems -- from land mine detection to medical diagnosis -- requires careful consideration of what’s missing, according to Ph.D. candidate David Williams, who also completed his undergraduate work at Duke.
After a slew of late-night phone calls overseas and hours spent slogging through numbers, an international group of Pratt students in the Master of Engineering Management Program has gathered evidence challenging the notion that the U.S. is losing its technological edge to developing nations like China and India. Faculty leader Vivek Wadhwa with the MEMP outsourcing study group.
John Finan, a graduate student at Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering, has won a $10,000 scholarship and new car from Motorola Inc. for an essay proposing a “Mood Phone” that may be able to interpret the mood of the people speaking by analyzing variations in tone and speech patterns.Finan was the grand prize winner Jan. 17 of Motorola's first “MOTOFWRD” competition. He was chosen from a pool of entries representing more than 500 students at 220 universities.
John Finan, creator of the winning mood phone concept “John Finan, a graduate student at Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering, has won a $10,000 scholarship and new car from Motorola Inc. for an essay proposing a “Mood Phone” that may be able to interpret the mood of the people speaking by analyzing variations in tone and speech patterns.
Professor David Needham The students in the Pratt School of Engineering course, "Introduction to Biologically Inspired Materials and Materials Systems," seemed more like seasoned professionals than the undergraduates most of them were as they presented the results of their semester's exposure to the engineering of biology.
DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering will accommodate up to 10 graduate students studying for Master of Engineering Management and related degrees who have been displaced by Hurricane Katrina and wish to continue coursework while their home institutions are closed.Eligibility and Enrollment
Duke University and its Pratt School of Engineering awarded degrees to 300 undergraduate and graduate engineering students May 15 in a series of ceremonies starting with a university-wide commencement celebration in Wallace Wade Stadium and winding up with an inspiring ceremony in Duke Chapel. Dean Kristina Johnson
More than 100 photonics researchers and educators attended the Fifth Annual Symposium of the Fitzpatrick Center for Photonics and Communication Systems at Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering May 18-19.Focusing on "Global Perspectives on the Frontiers of Photonics," the meeting was sponsored by the United States Army Research Office, the National Science Council of Taiwan and the Office of Science and Technology of the United Kingdom.
Duke University and its Pratt School of Engineering awarded degrees to 300 undergraduate and graduate engineering students Sunday in a series of ceremonies starting with a university-wide commencement celebration in Wallace Wade Stadium and winding up with an inspiring ceremony in Duke Chapel.Pratt Dean Kristina M. Johnson presented Bachelor of Science in Engineering diplomas to 237 students, including eight who completed their work in December and six last September, before a standing-room-...
Doctoral candidate Matt Fronheiser wants to lift a heavy weight from doctors’ shoulders and cast off the collar around their necks. He’s not campaigning for changes to Medicare or lobbying for reduced hospital shifts, however.