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


The New York Times | September 14, 2021

The Godmother of the Digital Image

Featuring Ingrid Daubechies, Robert Calderbank, Cynthia Rudin

ECE/Math Professor Ingrid Daubechies is profiled by the New York Times from her early successes in transforming how digital information is created and conveyed to her current work applying her ingenious solutions to historic paintings and advocating for women in science.


NPR Charlotte | September 8, 2021

Why Are Charlotte’s Streetlights Turning Purple?

Featuring Nan Jokerst

ECE Professor Nan Jokerst explains why some street lights in Charlotte are turning purple through a clever cupcake metaphor.


The Wall Street Journal | September 8, 2021

Smartwatches Track Our Health. Smart Toilets Aren't Too Far Behind.

Featuring Sonia Grego

As part of a growing trend toward engineering smart toilets to monitor health, Sonia Grego talks about Duke's efforts in the space, including a recent prototype. 


SIAM News | September 3, 2021

3D Printing and Mechanics

Featuring Lawrie Virgin

MEMS Professor Lawrie Virgin writes about how flexible 3D printing can be used to help teach structural and mechanical engineering concepts.


CNN | August 23, 2021

Investigators Probing Tesla Autopilot Crashes

Featuring Missy Cummings


BBC Sounds | August 20, 2021

Rethinking Time

Featuring Adrian Bejan

MEMS Professor Adrien Bejan talks about his theory as to why time seems to speed up as people age. 


Cosmos Magazine | August 19, 2021

Acoustic Tweezers Put the Pinch on Particles

Featuring Steve Cummer

ECE Professor Steve Cummer uses complex acoustic patterns to manipulate matter without touching it.

Study International | August 17, 2021

The Ghanaian Who Won a Full Scholarship to Duke University

Featuring Bright Aboah, E'25


Get Healthy 360 Podcast | August 16, 2021

Spinal Cord Stimulation - Dr. Warren Grill

Featuring Warren Grill