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Check out the latest media coverage of Duke engineering research and education.


Digital Trends | November 4, 2019

Artificial Intelligence Can Now Identify a Bird Just by Looking at a Photo

Featuring Cynthia Rudin

Cynthia Rudin has built a machine learning tool that can identify birds from a photo and also show what features led to its decision.


Cisco Blogs | October 17, 2019

Why Empowering Female Designers Can Improve Health Outcomes

Featuring Nimmi Ramanujam

BME Professor Nimmi Ramanujam pens a guest blog post on empowering women to take control of their own reproductive health and use design thinking to understand and meet their own communities' needs, the former through her speculum-replacing Callascope and the latter through her social innovation program Ignite

WRAL Tech Wire | October 16, 2019

Former Duke Athletes Develop Wearable Tech to Boost Injury Recovery, Prevention

Featuring Ivonna Dumanyan

Duke Engineering graduate Ivonna Dumanyan's startup company Fathm AI is launching its first wearable biotech sensors designed to make preventable injury a thing of the past for endurance athletes.


IEEE Spectrum | October 10, 2019

Printing Electronics Directly on Delicate Surfaces—Like the Back of Your Hand

Featuring Aaron Franklin

ECE Professor Aaron Franklin's fully print-in-place electronics are gentle enough to print directly to human skin and paper.


ASEE Prism | October 8, 2019

Shades of Inclusion

Featuring Alice Dai

Alice Dai, a senior double majoring in electrical and computer engineering and English, reflects on her time as an intern at Apple last summer and how the Duke Technology Scholars program helped make the experience more rewarding by providing a support base of women going through the same experiences.


IBM Research Blog | October 7, 2019

Unlocking a 140-year-old Secret in Physics

Featuring David Mitzi

ECE Professor David Mitzi works with and IBM-led team of researchers to develop a way of testing the physical characteristics of semiconductors in much greater detail and aid in the development of new and improved semiconductor materials.


Wired | October 2, 2019

Blind Spots in AI Just Might Help Protect Your Privacy

Featuring Neil Gong

ECE Professor Neil Gong shows how adding a few fake pieces of data can fool a machine learning algorithm intending to exploit public information to glean more private insights.


Science Magazine | September 27, 2019

Beyond CRISPR: What’s Current and Upcoming in Genome Editing

Featuring Charles Gersbach

BME Professor Charles Gersbach offers insights into where the field of genetic editing currently sits both inside and outside the growing realm of CRISPR. 


Yahoo! Finance | September 26, 2019

SeaSpine Announces Exclusive Development and Licensing Agreement with restor3D

Featuring Ken Gall

SeaSpine Holdings Corporation, a global medical technology company focused on surgical solutions for the treatment of spinal disorders, entered into an exclusive (field-based) development and licensing agreement with restor3d, Inc., a privately-held medical device company co-founded by MEMS Professor Ken Gall, that specializes in developing 3D-printed implants with enhanced anatomical fit and superior integrative properties.


The American Society of Mechanical Engineers | September 25, 2019

Low-Cost 3D-Printed Optical Scanner Could Prevent Blindness

Featuring Adam Wax

BME Professor Adam Wax creates a smaller, cheaper, portable retinal scanner that could bring needed exams to more people.