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


MODA | November 18, 2021

That's Why You Think It's Beautiful

Featuring Adrian Bejan

MEMS Professor Adrian Bejan explains why he think it is that objects that adhere to the golden ratio are perceived as beautiful. 


WNCT Raleigh | November 4, 2021

Duke Researchers Use Land Differences to Improve Weather Models

Featuring Nate Chaney

CEE Professor Nate Chaney demonstrates that incorporating small-scale land features into weather and climate models can help them perform better.


New Atlas | October 28, 2021

Electrochromic material could help buildings heat up and cool down

Featuring Po-Chun Hsu

MEMS Professor Po-Chun Hsu demonstrates a smart material that can passively heat and cool buildings.


Scientific American | October 25, 2021

The Definition of Gene Therapy Has Changed

Featuring Charles Gersbach

BME Professor Charles Gersbach provides insights into the early days of genetic engineering. 


FDIC Podcast | October 22, 2021

The Age of Quantum Banking

Featuring Jungsang Kim, Jimmie Lenz, Chris Monroe

ECE Professors Jungsang Kim and Chris Monroe join MEng FinTech Director Jimmie Lenz on a podcast to talk about how quantum computing might affect the future of banking. 


Top of Mind with Julie Rose | October 21, 2021

Could Your Smartwatch Detect an Infection Before You Experience Symptoms?

Featuring Jessilyn Dunn

BME Professor Jessilyn Dunn discusses her research showing that smartwatches can detect signs of infection before symptoms appear on BYU radio. 


Quanta Magazine | October 14, 2021

How Wavelets Allow Researchers to Transform, and Understand, Data

Featuring Ingrid Daubechies

A look into how pioneering work on wavelets co-conducted by ECE Professor Ingrid Daubechies changed the way data in understood and transmitted.


The New York Times | October 12, 2021

She Won a $1 Million Prize for Predicting Which Manholes Would Explode

Featuring Cynthia Rudin

ECE/CS Professor Cynthia Rudin was recognized with a "new Nobel" award for research that applies artificial intelligence to the everyday world.


The Independent | October 5, 2021

Quantum Computer Breakthrough as Scientists Show Vital Behaviour for First Time

Featuring Chris Monroe, Kenneth Brown

ECE Professors Chris Monroe and Kenneth Brown show in an experiment that a variety of quantum computing pieces, taken together, were more accurate than the sum of their parts.


Fast Company | October 2, 2021

How IonQ is Planning to Bring a Quantum Computer to the Masses

Featuring Chris Monroe

Founded by ECE Professors Chris Monroe and Jungsang Kim, IonQ just became the first publically traded pure-play quantum computing company.