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July 01, 2020

Coordinating Complex Behaviors Between Hundreds of Robots

A new approach to designing motion plans for multiple robots grows “trees” in the search space to solve complex problems in a fraction of the time

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June 26, 2020

From the Lab, the First Cartilage-Mimicking Gel That's Strong Enough for Knees

Cartilage provides a combination of cushiony-yet-strong that hydrogels haven't been able to match, until now

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June 23, 2020

Duke Students — Speed Demons on One Wheel

A team of ambitious mechanical engineering students from Duke University set out to build the EV360: the world’s fastest monowheel.

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Associated Press | July 1, 2020

NFL Awards 4 Projects in Helmet Safety Development Program

Featuring Barry Myers

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IEEE Spectrum | June 29, 2020

Making Blurry Faces Photorealistic Goes Only So Far

Featuring Cynthia Rudin

IEEE Spectrum | June 26, 2020

Future Baggage Scanners Will Tell Us What Things Are Made Of

Featuring Joel Greenberg, Michael Gehm

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Duke Engineering Now is an e-newsletter sent to alumni and friends of the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University.

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10

faculty in the National Academy of Engineering

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85%

of seniors have a job or job offer by graduation

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10

major externally funded research centers

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23

patents issued to our innovators in 2019

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#9

among top 25 U.S. engineering schools in per-faculty research funding