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September 21, 2017

Christine Payne: Investigating Interactions between Cells and Engineered Materials

New faculty member Christine Payne studies the complex ways cells interact with engineered materials, from nanoparticles in the environment to electrically active polymers

September 21, 2017

Christine Payne: Investigating Interactions between Cells and Engineered Materials

New faculty member Christine Payne studies the complex ways cells interact with engineered materials, from nanoparticles in the environment to electrically active polymers

Michael Rubinstein joins Duke from UNC

September 21, 2017

Michael Rubinstein: A Collaborative Approach to Soft-Matter Engineering and Science

New faculty member Michael Rubinstein creates polymeric models to bridge scientific disciplines and advance soft-matter research.

September 20, 2017

Farsiu Receives Signal Processing Award

BME’s Sina Farsiu recognized for role on IEEE Signal Processing Society Editorial Board

Adrian Bejan

September 20, 2017

Bejan Wins 2017 Ralph Coats Roe Medal

Award recognizes contributions toward a better public appreciation of engineering’s worth to contemporary society

prototype device that separates exosomes from whole blood samples

September 18, 2017

Sound Waves Separate Biological Nanoparticles for 'Liquid Biopsies'

Combining acoustic cell-sorting and microfluidic technologies, this device can sift blood samples without having to send them off to a lab

MEMS Chair Ken Gall founded Vertera Spine during his time at Georgia Tech

September 18, 2017

Duke-Georgia Tech Spinal Implant Start-Up Acquired by NuVasive

The start-up founded by MEMS Chair Ken Gall pioneered a novel porous PEEK technology

Duke Forward Impact-Engineering Healthy Beginnings

September 18, 2017

Baby Boom: Engineering Healthy Beginnings

When you give to Duke, you give to a community that gives to other communities – Duke alumni Vamsee Pamula and Richard West learned this as they launched their company

A screenshot from the new Duke offering on Coursera, Nanotechnology: A Maker’s Course

September 15, 2017

Nurturing the Nanotech Maker in Us All

New free online course teaches anyone how to make and examine materials on a molecular scale

Professor John Dolbow and his PhD student Yingjie Liu

September 14, 2017

Talking Mechanics Across the Midwest

Civil engineer John Dolbow sets off on a nine-university tour to discuss his work developing computational models to predict how material systems will fracture and fail

This lung-on-a-chip serves as an accurate model of human lungs to test for drug safety and efficacy. Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University Photo

September 13, 2017

Tissue Chips Take Aim at Atherosclerosis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

New $2 million grant builds on five years of 3-D human muscle and vasculature model development

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