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Jerome Lynch working with students Featured

September 15, 2021

Engineering for Impact: Meet Duke Engineering’s Next Dean

Jerome Lynch shares his perspectives on Duke Engineering, initial priorities as dean, and vision for the transformative role engineers can play in society

Two women look at a glass slide being held up to a light in a laboratory

September 23, 2021

Sunassee Wins FIP John Chambers Scholarship Award

PhD student Enakshi Sunassee is working on a device that could reveal metabolic biomarkers of a cancer’s recurrence

The team of Alanna Manfredini, Joanna Peng, Darienne Rogers and Amy Guan show their prototype for a low-cost colostomy bag

September 21, 2021

Duke Engineering First-Year Design Team Impresses at NIH DEBUT Competition

Design team wins $15,000 National Cancer Institute prize for their innovative tool to help patients with colon cancer

Sharon Gerecht

September 21, 2021

Sharon Gerecht: Engineering Stem Cells for Blood Vessel Growth

New faculty member Sharon Gerecht uses biomaterials and other engineered environments to help stem cells evolve into vascular cells, the foundation of blood vessels

Kathy Nightingale

September 20, 2021

Kathy Nightingale Wins IEEE Hertz Ultrasonics Award

Award recognizes significant contributions to the field of ultrasonic imaging

Artist illustration of humans setting up a habitat on Mars

September 20, 2021 | Duke Research Blog

Introducing: The Duke Space Initiative

Dan Buckland helps launch the Duke Space Initiative to serve in the near-term as a resource center for higher education on space, and eventually as the home of a space studies certificate program for undergraduates at Duke

Gloved hands shine a small flashlight onto a long, thing metal device covered in copper colored spray

September 17, 2021

Antimicrobial Coating for Orthopedic Implants Prevents Dangerous Infections

Customizable to individual patients and requiring less than 10 minutes to prepare and use, new surgical implant coating prevented 100% of infections in mice

man in red shirt pointing at research poster on easel and explaining it to three other men

September 15, 2021

Duke Engineering Lab Offers Public School Science Teachers Nanotechnology Experience

Stefan Zauscher’s lab provides hands-on summer research experiences for two public school science teachers, reaping benefits in the process

LEARNER spelled out in different colors with a planet replacing the first E and a DNA double helix replacing the second E

September 07, 2021

Training Enormous AI Models in Health Care While Protecting Data Privacy

New platform draws data from multiple institutions while protecting privacy

ASCENT will improve and accelerate the development and clinical translation of nerve stimulation therapies by making model-based approaches more accessible, reproducible, and efficient

September 07, 2021

‘ASCENT’ Makes it Easier to Study Electrical Stimulation of Nerves

Computational platform allows non-experts to create patient-specific, 3D models of nerves being electrically stimulated

Roarke Horstmeyer

September 03, 2021

Harnessing Light to Measure Brain Function

A portable optical tool promises to make surgical planning easier and less invasive for children who need surgery for epilepsy