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November 19, 2020

Predicting Forces between Oddly Shaped Nanoparticles

Simplified model of van der Waals forces will allow previously impossible simulations of how faceted nanoparticles self-assemble into larger structures

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December 01, 2020

CRISPR Tagging Improves Accuracy Of Model Cells Grown From Stem Cells

Novel method identifies which master controllers of gene activity are essential to making adult cells of any type

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November 30, 2020

Innovative 24-Hour Executive Challenge Puts MEM Students to the Test

Students from Duke Master of Engineering Management program work fast and furiously on a plan to get a global corporation to carbon neutrality by 2035

MEMS Chair Cate Brinson

November 25, 2020

Brinson Named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

MEMS Chair Cate Brinson is among six Duke faculty named AAAS Fellows

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November 19, 2020

What Lives in the Rainforest?

In competition for the newest XPRIZE, Duke engineering students develop drone-deployed tools to inventory the incredibly rich plant and animal life in rainforest ecosystems

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November 19, 2020

Twenty Graduate Students Earn External Fellowships

Highly competitive national awards will help 20 new and returning Duke Engineering graduate students conduct research on campus

Charles Gersbach, David Mitzi, David Smith, Mark Wiesner

November 18, 2020

Four Duke Engineers Recognized as Most Cited

Four Duke Engineers are included in the most highly-cited list this year. Their scholarly publications are viewed as important and influential by their peers.

Kim Bourne chose a part-time fellowship, which she said was “a great way to gain experience in an area outside of my dissertation without hindering my progress.”

November 17, 2020

Duke Ph.D. Students Find Unexpected Benefits in an Unusual Summer

Students share insights from their 2020 Provost’s Summer Fellowships

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November 17, 2020

Calculating the Cost of Power

A new report examines the costs and benefits of replacing nuclear energy with hydropower, at one site in New York City

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November 17, 2020

Cooling Fabrics Fight Climate Change, As Well As Sweat

Duke engineers are developing comfortable textiles that reduce demand for air conditioning

Lu Qi, an Electrical and Computer Engineering Postdoctoral Fellow in the Brown Lab works on a quantum computer setup.

November 16, 2020

Duke to Launch Quantum Center

The Center's Scalable Quantum Computing Laboratory, or SQLab, aims to put quantum computers directly into the hands of users