Media Coverage

Check out the latest media coverage of Duke engineering research and education.


The Verge | July 24, 2017

Congress is About to Hand Over the Keys to the Big Self-Driving Car Companies - and That's a Problem

Featuring Missy Cummings

Mary "Missy" Cummings voices concerns over self-driving car legislation that is quickly moving through Congress at the behest of the automotive industry. 


Association for Women in Science Magazine | July 11, 2017

The Last Word

Featuring Johnna Frierson

Johnna Frierson is featured in a Q&A interview in the summer issue of the magazine of the Association for Women in Science 


CNN Style | July 6, 2017

Museum of Failure: What Can We Learn from History's Worst Designs?

Featuring Henry Petroski

Henry Petroski comments on how understanding failure is easier than understanding success in an article on a new museum long-forgotten failures.


CBS News | June 29, 2017

Solar Energy Revolution Hits Barrier: Air Pollution

Featuring Mike Bergin

Michael Bergin and colleagues in India calculate that air pollution is cutting solar energy output by more than 25 percent in certain areas of the world, causing billions of dollars of losses.


CNN Tech | June 26, 2017

Undergrads Design Medical Devices

Featuring Ken Gall, Neil Simmons

Duke undergraduates are designing biomedical devices with a rare 3D metal printer.


Xconomy | June 19, 2017

Bill Gates Backs Fourth Metamaterials Spinout, Pivotal Commware

Featuring David Smith

New spinout company Pivotal Commware uses metamaterials to build software-driven antennas for terrestrial communications.


New Atlas | June 15, 2017

Printed Sensor Made to Warn of Worn Tires

Featuring Aaron Franklin

Aaron Franklin develops a cheap, printed sensor that can actively measure tire wear


Radio In Vivo | June 15, 2017

Bioengineered Vaccines

Featuring Joel Collier

Joel Collier talks about biomaterials and immune responses, self-assembled peptide vaccines, supramolecular systems and bioengineered gels.


New Atlas | June 13, 2017

Injectable Polymer Could Cut Insulin Injections to One Per Month

Featuring Ashutosh Chilkoti

A new breakthrough could see diabetes sufferers requiring just one or two injections a month to control their glucose levels.


TR News | May 15, 2017

The Brave New World of Driverless Cars

Featuring Missy Cummings

Mary "Missy" Cummings pens an article on the current and future safety of autonomous cars for TR News. TR News is copyright, National Academy of Sciences; posted with permission of the Transportation Research Board.