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DukEngineer Magazine 2018

In this issue: Students Meet Real Clients in the Design Pod, Using 3D Printers to Make Prosthetics, A Blueprint for World Challenges and more

Editor-in-chief: Ashish Vankara E'19

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Faculty Focus

Krishnendu Chakrabarty

The Face of a Department

Krishnendu Chakrabarty is the newest chair of Duke's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Predicting Weather with Big Data

Ana Barros talks about working with big data in environmental fields before the term even existed and how her work has evolved over the years

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Risky Business

Mark Borsuk brings expertise in assessing and mitigating risk to Duke Engineering and the university at large

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Advancing Medicine through Stem Cell Research

Shyni Varghese joins the Duke Engineering faculty, splitting her time between medicine and engineering while seeking to impact the medical world

Education by Design

One of the first-year design teams works to develop a new model for training nurses how to insert a needle to draw blood.

Duke Engineering Design Class and Pod

From the 2018 DukEngineer Magazine, a new first-year student experience is catching positive reviews from its first semesters

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A New Emphasis on Design for Biomedical Engineers

BME Design Fellows Program helps prepare undergraduates for industry careers

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Building Cross-Cultural Bonds through Healthcare Technology

Duke forms a special relationship with the students at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda

Entrepreneurial Engineers

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Mind the Gap: Connecting Clinicians and Engineers at Duke

Creating an environment where the clinical, engineering and business fields can collaborate for further research and commercialization possibilities

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The Next Big Thing: A Conversation with Steve McClelland and Bill Walker

How two Pratt graduates are helping put Duke innovators on the map

Beyond the E-Quad

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Duke eNable Printing “Prosthetics”

Duke’s growing student group helps many in the local community, but putting a name on the devices they make is a tricky subject

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Duke's New Reality

With Duke now featuring four locations for virtual reality, the Duke community can enter worlds never before imaginable

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Engineering at Beaufort

Meet three of the engineers operating on Duke's east coast and learn about how engineering can be applied to the world's oceans

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Duke Blueprint Pioneers the Ideathon

Event brings energy and fast pace of hackathons to students of all academic backgrounds to generate blueprints for solutions to the world's most pressing issues