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February 17, 2020

Off-Grid Sanitation Systems Show Promise in Global Testing, Despite Toilet Paper Sabotage

Systems approaching viability in field tests of Duke-led Gates Foundation “Reinvent the Toilet” project

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February 14, 2020

WWI Helmets Protect Against Shock Waves Just as Well as Modern Designs

French Adrian helmet suggests simple geometry may save brains from overhead blasts

Jimmie Lenz with IBM's Brett Logan

February 12, 2020

Duke Engineering Is Running Blockchain

Using Ethereum and Ripple, two popular blockchain platforms, students are learning how cryptocurrency flows

Decoration Ceremony for Prof. Adrian Bejan

12:00 pm to 12:30 pm Washington Duke Inn

Presenter: His Excellency, Philippe Étienne, Ambassador of France to the United States

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A Biogeochemical Perspective on the Reactivity of Dissolved Organic Matter in Natural Waters: From Antarctica to the Artic

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium Side B, room 1466

Presenter: Diane McKnight, Professor of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder

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Media Coverage

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Fortune | February 17, 2020

When Innovation Doesn't Equal Improvement

Featuring Dale Bass


Facebook Research | February 13, 2020

Announcing the Winners of the Systems for ML Research Awards

Featuring Lisa Wu Wills


North Carolina Biotechnology Center | February 13, 2020

NCBiotech Grant Boosts Duke Cancer Research and AI Health Initiative

Featuring Larry Carin

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faculty in the National Academy of Engineering

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of seniors have a job or job offer by graduation

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major externally funded research centers

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patents issued to our innovators in 2019

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among all U.S. engineering schools in per-faculty research funding