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March 26, 2020

Remote Doctoral Defenses Bring Surprising Benefits

Duke Engineering PhD candidates experience the bright side of having to shift to online dissertation defenses

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March 24, 2020

Engineering Classes Move Online

Duke Engineering faculty members are quickly innovating new ways of delivering their coursework online

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March 24, 2020

The Physics That Drives Periodic Economic Downturns

The physics behind saving, investment and the time-dependent movement of spreading over an area reveals why all good things must come to an end


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Effective March 10, 2020, all Duke-sponsored events over 50 people have been cancelled, rescheduled, postponed or virtualized. Please visit the Duke University event calendar for more details.

The Future of Transportation

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm Virtual via Zoom conferencing software

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Media Coverage

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Gizmodo | March 23, 2020

What's the Softest Thing?

Featuring David Needham


UPI | March 23, 2020

Engineers Develop Supercapacitor to Power Wearable Electronics

Featuring Jeff Glass


Inverse | March 16, 2020

Bizarrely Shaped Drug Microparticles May Change How You Take Medicine

Featuring Ashutosh Chilkoti

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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