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A model of the New Engineering Building (center, in red) and nearby Duke buildings, used in wind tunnel modeling to determine optimum lab exhaust speeds. Photo courtesy of AEI.

April 19, 2019

New Engineering Building Will Lead in Sustainability, Low Energy Use

From roof to basement, the project sets a high level of achievement in sustainable design.

A skinny cylindrical robot about a foot tall

April 18, 2019

When the Physics Say “Don’t Follow Your Nose”

Researchers are using the physics of airflows to locate gaseous leaks more quickly in complex scenarios

Neon depiction of CRISPR genetic sequence with added tail manipulating DNA

April 15, 2019

Engineering "Hairpins" Increases CRISPR Accuracy

Added piece of RNA could improve the precision of CRISPR 50-fold

Duke Engineering First-Year Design Spring Poster Showcase

12:00 pm | Duke Engineering Design Pod

Presenter: Duke Engineering First-Year Students

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CEE Seminar: TBA

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

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Media Coverage

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New Atlas | April 16, 2019

CRISPR Breakthrough Uses "Hairpin Lock" for More Precise Genetic Engineering

Featuring Charles Gersbach


Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News | April 16, 2019

AI Technique Opens Door for Accelerated Progress in Neuroscience Research

Featuring Yiyang Gong, Sina Farsiu


Hakai Magazine | April 8, 2019

Microbes in Ballast Water Show Where a Ship Came From

Featuring Claudia Gunsch

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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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faculty in the National Academy of Engineering

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of Pratt seniors had job offers at time of graduation

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major externally funded research centers

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patents issued to Pratt innovators in 2018

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Ranked #8

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