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February 24, 2021

Strengthened by Chaos, New Super-Hard Materials Will Stir Steel Together

Department of Defense project will create AI-materials tools to design recipes for a new class of materials tailored to super-hard, high-temperature applications

WaSH-AID team member Molly Matlock conducting wastewater sampling

March 03, 2021

Comparing the Swab to the Sewer

Duke pilot testing effectiveness of campus wastewater sampling to detect SARS-CoV-2, and comparing it to nasal swabs

Graph of most common nanocomposites in NanoMine database

February 26, 2021

Writing New Recipes for High-Performance Materials

Duke materials scientists and engineers deploy AI and other digital tools to accelerate development of new materials to harvest energy, heal the body and more

Left to right: Nicki Washington, Shaundra Daily, Cecilé Sadler

February 19, 2021

Diversifying Computer Science, One Cohort at a Time

Professional development program provides expert training in identity-inclusive topics to improve computing diversity, equity and inclusion

Adrienne Stiff-Roberts

February 18, 2021

The Intersection of Electrical Engineering and Materials Design

In this Q&A, professor Adrienne Stiff-Roberts explains how electrical engineering and materials research intersect, and talks about the multidisciplinary approach that makes Duke special

Ravi Bellamkonda, left, and Jeff Glass

February 16, 2021

Bellamkonda Named Provost at Emory; Glass to Serve as Interim Dean

Ravi Bellamkonda, the dean of the Pratt School of Engineering since 2016, will depart Duke in June to serve as the provost and executive vice president at Emory

Mark Walters, director of Duke's Shared Materials Instrumentation Facility, presents via Zoom.

February 16, 2021

Why Virtual Conferences Are Here to Stay

As Duke community members gain experience with virtual conferences, learn why they feel they’re here to stay

Ricky Hollenbach competing at the World Taekwon-Do Championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 2018.

February 15, 2021

Breaking Boards and Smashing Goals: How Taekwon-Do Enhanced My Professional Journey

Learning this martial art have taught Ricky Hollenbach about goal setting, discipline, and more that he applies to earning a PhD in Mechanical Engineering

Man smiling in front of a projection screen

February 10, 2021

Walker Appointed to North Carolina Board of Science, Technology and Innovation

Appointed by Governor Cooper, Bill Walker will bring a experience from both industry and academia to the board focused on accelerating technology companies

20 silver nanocubes sit on top of a square with many differently colored layers

February 09, 2021

Capturing Free-Space Optical Light for High-Speed WiFi

Plasmonic speed enhancements previously constrained to nanoscale phenomena are replicated on macroscopic devices

A woman in front of a blue background of helical DNA

February 09, 2021

Wills Wins National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Prestigious five-year award will help develop fundamental building blocks enabling more developers to take advantage of hardware-accelerated systems