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The Superfund Research Center, housed in Environment Hall, received funding to pursue five new projects.

July 20, 2017

Studying Superfunds: Duke Environmental Engineers Investigate How Super-Polluted Areas Affect Early Human Health

As Duke's Superfund Research Center receives another round of funding, environmental engineers discuss how their work helps us learn more about common pollutants.

The Superfund Research Center, housed in Environment Hall, received funding to pursue five new projects.

July 20, 2017

Studying Superfunds: Duke Environmental Engineers Investigate How Super-Polluted Areas Affect Early Human Health

As Duke's Superfund Research Center receives another round of funding, environmental engineers discuss how their work helps us learn more about common pollutants.

Krishnendu Chakrabarty, the new chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

July 18, 2017

Chakrabarty Named Chair of Duke Electrical & Computer Engineering

Chakrabarty, the William H. Younger Professor of Engineering at Duke, is an internationally known computer engineering innovator recognized for his pioneering work in lab-on-a-chip design automation, 3-D integrated circuits and wireless sensor networks.

Yilun Zhou works with the team’s picking robot at last year's Amazon Picking Challenge in Leipzig, Germany

July 17, 2017

Duke Students Create Robot for Amazon Challenge

Team heading to Japan for international competition of robotics experts

Mitchell Berger (left) with Regis Kopper (right)

June 27, 2017

Duke Engineers’ Virtual Reality App Wins IGNITE NC Reverse Pitch Competition

App promises key features for sharing educational virtual reality experiences

dirty solar panels with Michael Bergin

June 26, 2017

Air Pollution Casts Shadow over Solar Energy Production

First study of its kind shows airborne particles and their accumulation on solar cells is cutting energy output by more than 25 percent in certain parts of the world

pratt fellows collage

June 23, 2017

Meet the Pratt Research Fellows

The Pratt Research Fellows are a distinguished group of engineering undergraduates who do extensive research in their engineering major during their final two years at Duke.

The three founders of Encapsio. From left to right - Wyatt Shields, Nick Kirby, and Wes Day

June 19, 2017

From Entrepreneurs to Encapsio

A Q&A with Three Duke Entrepreneurs Marrying Technology with Business

The participants at the annual Women in Aerospace Symposium

June 19, 2017

MEMS PhD Grad Selected for Women in Aerospace Symposium

PhD Grad Jing Li was one of 16 participants selected to present their research at the symposium.

The 2017 Duke Technology Scholars in orientation before heading out to internships at leading high-tech companies.

June 16, 2017

From Durham to Silicon Valley: Duke Technology Scholars Program Helps Women Thrive in Tech

The 2017 class of 34 DTech scholars represents a next and accelerating step to increase the number of tech-savvy women working in computer science and engineering.

Guillermo Sapiro and Helen Egger

June 15, 2017

Autism App Team Wins Cultural Diversity Award

International Society for Autism Research recognizes app designed to help expand autism screenings to young children in low-resource areas

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