Check out the latest media coverage of Duke engineering research and education.
Duke Magazine | March 16, 2017
Featuring Missy Cummings, Kris Hauser
Duke Magazine looks at how Professors Missy Cummings and Kris Hauser are exploring the emerging world of using drones and robots for research.
CNBC | March 16, 2017
Featuring Charles Gersbach
BME Professor Charles Gersbach was one of the first researchers to attempt to treat a disease in live mice using CRISPR. So just how far away are we from real human treatments? "We know CRISPR works and that it works well. But there are challenges in terms of getting therapy to work in humans, to ensure its efficiency, delivery and safety."
NBC News | March 15, 2017
Featuring Cynthia Rudin
ECE Professor Cynthia Rudin comments on how developers are fighting to remove bias from machine learning algorithms.
MIT Technology Review | March 13, 2017
Featuring David Smith
David Smith describes a new way to make synthetic aperture radar using metamaterials that is cheaper and competitive with traditional technology used for Earth sensing, security screening and state-sponsored spying.
New Atlas | March 2, 2017
Featuring Adam Wax
Adam Wax presents a new, faster technique to measure stiffness on a cell-by-cell level to screen for cancer.
Duke Government Relations | February 21, 2017
Featuring Ravi Bellamkonda
Dean Ravi Bellamkonda spends a day on Capitol Hill advocating with Congressional Representatives.
Popular Science | February 20, 2017
Featuring Martin Brooke
Martin Brooke's Ocean Discovery XPrize team makes it to the semifinals along with 20 other teams, who will compete to build new technology to map the seafloor down to a resolution of just five meters (16 feet).
Duke Today | February 7, 2017
Featuring Johnna M. Frierson
Nature Physics | February 7, 2017
Featuring David Smith
David Smith debuts an idea for a wireless power transfer system that uses existing LCD TV technology to wirelessly charge any device within its line of site.
Forbes | February 3, 2017
Featuring Olivier Delaire
A paper in Science reports that vanadium dioxide conducts electricity much better than it conducts heat. It's the first known violation of the Wiedemann-Franz law near room temperature, which says that metals should conduct heat and electricity in proportion to one another.