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A dashboard view from a vehicle taking measurements of certain types of pollutants during rush hour in Atlanta

July 21, 2017

Rush Hour Pollution May Be More Dangerous Than You Think

In-car measurements of pollutants that cause oxidative stress found exposure levels for drivers to be twice as high as previously believed.

fred boadu with students in ghana

May 08, 2017

Auto Mechanics Keep Vehicles on the Road in Ghana, But Are They Putting Themselves at Risk?

Duke team collaborates with Ghanaian partners to investigate health hazards in auto repair industry

3D printed metamaterial illustration

May 04, 2017

3-D Printers Open New Design Space for Wireless Devices

Conductive filaments and 3-D printers allow quick construction of electromagnetic metamaterials

Participants in the 2016-2017 SENSOR Saturday Academy at the program's final field trip at the Eno River

May 04, 2017

SENSOR Saturday Academy Floats the Eno River

Outreach program to Durham Public Schools encourages thinking like an engineer

May 03, 2017

Melissa & Doug Senior's Company Facilitates Investing in Africa

Senior mechanical engineering major Uzoma Ayogu is helping the country where he was born in by connecting investors with small to medium enterprises in Nigeria

DEI seed grants

May 02, 2017

Energy Initiative Awards Seven New Seed Grants

Total external awards for previous projects have tripled the seed funding investment

May 02, 2017

Duke Electric Vehicle Takes First Place at Shell Eco-Marathon Americas 2017

High-efficiency car built by students posted electric equivalent of nearly 10,000 mpg

May 02, 2017

Students, Doctors Develop Next-Generation Surgical Implants

Undergraduates rapidly prototype biomedical devices on Duke’s 3D metal printer

Platform based on metal nanostructures that allows the lab to dramatically enhance the radiative properties of emitters and other materials.

May 01, 2017

Trapping Light to Enhance Material Properties

Q&A with Maiken Mikkelsen, Nortel Networks Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and assistant professor of physics

Sullivan Award winners Lauren Harper, left, and Rick Hoyle, right, received their awards from Provost Sally Kornbluth, center.

May 01, 2017

Pratt Civil Engineering Senior Receives 2016 Sullivan Award

Lauren Harper was recognized for her generosity, character and integrity.

Ann Saterbak

April 28, 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.

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