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device peels mucous off a surface to measure adhesive strength

November 12, 2018

The Long Over-Do Science of Phlegm

Researchers show why coughing can’t force mucus free from airways to help people battle cystic fibrosis and chronic bronchitis, and how new treatments could alter mucus to make coughing more therapeutic.

Yiran Chen

November 07, 2018

Chen Named Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery

Recognition given to those who have achieved significant accomplishments or have made a significant impact in the field of computing, computer science, or information technology

A rendering of a prototype Safe Hygiene for Everyone system.

November 06, 2018

Automated Feminine Hygiene Disposal for Developing Communities

Demonstration system manufactured through global partnership is the size of carry-on luggage

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Education Matters | November 8, 2018

Duke Tech Scholars Leadership Spotlight

Featuring Monica Jenkins

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Popular Science | November 8, 2018

Engineering a Better Toilet Could Save Millions of Lives

Featuring Jeff Glass

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New York Magazine | November 8, 2018

When Will My Self-Driving Car Get Here?

Featuring Missy Cummings

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7

faculty in the National Academy of Engineering

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84%

of Pratt seniors had job offers at time of graduation

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6

major externally funded research centers

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33

patents issued to Pratt innovators in 2018

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Ranked #8

among top U.S. engineering schools by per-faculty research spending