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


Endpoints | May 10, 2021

Startup Sets Out to Tackle the Gene Therapy Manufacturing Crisis

Featuring Ashutosh Chilkoti

BME Chair and Professor Ashutosh Chilkoti has helped his former PhD student Kelli Luginbuhl secure $7 million in seed funding to launch a start-up aimed at increasing the manufacturing efficiency of the adeno-associated viruses (AAVs) used to deliver gene therapies to cells.


The Verge | May 7, 2021

The Autonomous World is Shrinking - It's Overdue

Featuring Missy Cummings

ECE Professor Missy Cummings has long been critical of claims that self-driving cars are in our near future. It's a view that is now coming to be seen as reality.


Los Angeles Times | May 3, 2021

The (Near) Future of Driving: Cars That Watch You Watch Them Steer

Featuring Missy Cummings

ECE Professor Missy Cummings comments on the technologies that monitor drivers' attentions in transit. 


Federal Drive with Tom Temin | April 30, 2021

FDIC Partners With Duke Engineering to Work on the Next Round of Innovation

Featuring Jimmie Lenz

Jimmie Lenz talks about the FDIC's strategic partnership with Duke Engineering that will allow students to work with the FDIC on innovation in topics like finance and risk management.


IEEE Spectrum | April 29, 2021

For The First Time, Electronics Printed On Paper Can Be Fully Recycled

Featuring Aaron Franklin

ECE Professor Aaron Franklin has developed long-lasting devices written with carbon nanomaterial inks that can be remade into new ones when their work is done.


Yahoo! Finance | April 26, 2021

DJO Acquires MedShape, Inc.

Featuring Ken Gall

Associate Dean for Entrepreneurship Ken Gall's orthopedic medical device company MedShape has been acquired by DJO, a subsidiary of Colfax Corporation and a leading global provider of medical technologies.

BBC News | April 20, 2021

Could Electric Tattoos Be the Next Step In Body Art?

Featuring Nick Williams

Nick Williams, an ECE PhD student in the laboratory of Aaron Franklin, comments on the technological advances behind electrically active tattoos.


NBC News | April 19, 2021

Solar Panels Are Reaching Their Limit. These Crystals Could Change That.

Featuring David Mitzi

MEMS Professor David Mitzi calls an emerging class of materials "one of the most exciting opportunities for solar cells in the immediate future."

bergin-michael.jpg | April 19, 2021

Machine Learning Used to Locate Sources of Heavy Pollution

Featuring Mike Bergin, David Carlson

CEE Professors Mike Bergin and David Carlson have used machine learning to autonomously detect heavy air pollution, city block by city block.


ASCR Discovery | April 13, 2021

On Cancer's Trail

Featuring Amanda Randles

With supercomputer power from Oak Ridge's Summit, BME Professor Amanda Randles aims to follow circulating cancer cells to understand metastasis