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


ASCE Civil Engineering Source | December 3, 2020

Duke Researchers Ask: Can Soil Temperature Predict a Landslide?

Featuring Manolis Veveakis

CEE Professor Manolis Veveakis has developed a new mathematical model that uses temperatures within a deep-seated landslide to help predict the sudden, catastrophic failure of the moving land mass.


Microsoft The AI Blog | December 1, 2020

‘All hands on deck’: How Duke University and AI for Health Raced to Create a COVID-19 Solution for Patients

Featuring Amanda Randles

BME Professor Amanda Randles and Microsoft recently teamed up to make a ventilator splitter resistor system that can make it safer for patients to share the life-saving devices.


Psychology Today | November 30, 2020

Why Time Goes By Faster As We Age

Featuring Adrian Bejan

MEMS Professor Adrian Bejan hypothesizes that, over time, the rate at which we process visual information slows down, and this is what makes time "speed up" as we grow older.


Nature Communications | November 16, 2020

The Once and Future Gene Therapy

Featuring Charles Gersbach

BME Professor Charlie Gersbach co-pens an article that summarizes recent advances in gene therapy and expectations for the near future.


Science Magazine | November 13, 2020

Photon-Engineered Radiative Cooling Textiles

Featuring Po-Chun Hsu

MEMS Professor Po-Chun Hsu co-pens a perspective article on innovative textiles that help to better cool the person who wears them.


Current Science Daily | November 5, 2020

The Promise of Design Evolution: Adrian Bejan's New Look at Life and Machines

Featuring Adrian Bejan

An essay from MEMS Professor Adrian Bejan suggests engineers look at design with an understanding of "the limit between the possible and the impossible, and how to push the limit, if possible."


Physics Today | November 3, 2020

Quantum Computing Ramps Up in Private Sector

Featuring Jungsang Kim

ECE Professor Jungsang Kim lays out what is needed for quantum computing to take off before quantum supremacy is achieved.


ASME | October 29, 2020

The Promise of Design Evolution

Featuring Adrian Bejan

Understanding why designs get stuck in a basic form can help engineers pursue fruitful avenues of design.


Brave New Planet | October 27, 2020

Robots and the Future of War

Featuring Missy Cummings

ECE Missy Cummings joins a panel of experts on a podcast to talk about a wide range of topics regarding the moral and technical challenges of autonomous lethal weapons.