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

ABC11 | July 12, 2019

Duke Students Set World Record with Electric Vehicle

An electric vehicle built by Duke University students set a Guinness World Record. The vehicle traveled 797 miles per kilowatt-hour, a new record confirmed by Guinness on July 9.

Public Radio East | July 3, 2019

PFAS Testing Underway in Eastern North Carolina

Featuring Lee Ferguson

Education and Career News | July 1, 2019

Current Trends and Advancements in Biotechnology are Changing Lives

Featuring Jennifer West

Jennifer West comments on scientists' expanding understanding of cancer and evolving treatment technologies. 

Democrat & Chronicle | July 1, 2019

UR Grad Wins $1M Luminate NY Prize in Rochester Competition

Featuring Adam Wax

BME Professor Adam Wax's company, Lumedica Vision, a Duke and Pratt spinoff, won $250,000.  


WUNC | June 19, 2019

Duke Lab Developing Drone Detecting App For Prisons

Featuring Missy Cummings

An app being developed by ECE Professor Missy Cummings could help prison officials prevent drones from delivering contraband to inmates.


AIP Publishing | June 18, 2019

Physical Parallels Found Between Transportation and Evolution in the Natural World

Featuring Adrian Bejan

In a wide-spanning literature review, a group of researchers led by Adrian Bejan has found several mathematical similarities between the scaling up of aviation and marine transportation and the evolution of animals that can fly and/or swim.

MSR Gear | June 14, 2019

Reinventing the Toilet: Duke University and MSR Tackle Creating the Toilet of the Future

Featuring Brian Hawkins

Duke researchers are working with an R&D team at MSR to create a "Reclaimer" -- a stand-alone human liquid waste processing unit designed to rapidly treat blackwater – wastewater from toilets – to ISO 30500 standards.


ASEE Prism | June 10, 2019

Relief in Sight

Featuring Jeff Glass, Brian Stoner

Eight years after the Gates Foundation launched its Reinvent the Toilet Challenge, promising prototypes - including those created by Duke researchers Jeff Glass, Brian Stoner and Marc Deshusses - may be poised to transform urban sanitation—and make money.


ASEE Prism | June 10, 2019

Plagiarism Is Not a Victimless Crime

Featuring Adrian Bejan

Adrian Bejan pens an op-ed arguing that plagiarism is a problem not being taken seriously enough by the modern scientific publishing industry.