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


The Conversation | May 29, 2020

Gold Rush, Mercury Legacy

Featuring PhD student Austin Wadle (Hsu-Kim lab)


The New York Times | May 26, 2020

A Case for Cooperation Between Machines and Humans

Featuring Missy Cummings

ECE Professor Missy Cummings argues that degree of collaboration between robots and humans in autonomous systems should be driven by the amount of uncertainty in the system and the criticality of outcomes. 


Chemical and Engineering News | May 26, 2020

Method Produces Array of Aligned, Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes for Next-Gen Computer Chips

Featuring Aaron Franklin

ECE Professor Aaron Franklin comments on a new technique that approaches the goals for the purity and density of carbon nanotubes that he helped define a decade ago.


BBC World Service | May 18, 2020

Does My Toilet Make Sense?

Featuring Sonia Grego

ECE Associate Research Professor Sonia Grego joins a podcast investigating whether the flush toilet needs innovation.


MedGadget | May 18, 2020

Personalized Blood Flow Modeling Benefits from Virtual Reality Interface

Featuring Amanda Randles

BME Professor Amanda Randles has developed a virtual interface for her fluid dynamics simulator that can model blood flow within the body, including the motion of individual blood cells.


Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News | May 18, 2020

New Retinal Imaging System May Be Used to Detect an Alzheimer’s Biomarker

Featuring Adam Wax

BME Professor Adam Wax has devised a new imaging device capable of measuring both the thickness and texture of the various layers of the retina that could be used to detect a biomarker of Alzheimer's disease, potentially offering a widespread early warning system for the disease.


AOL | May 18, 2020

10 Asian American Contributions That Need More Recognition

Featuring Tuan Vo-Dinh

BME Professor Tuan Vo-Dinh his recognized for his scientific research portfolio.


Chemical and Engineering News | May 4, 2020

CFC Replacements Are a Source of Persistent Organic Pollution in the Arctic

Featuring Lee Ferguson

CEE Professor Lee Ferguson offers expertise on the toxicity of PFAS short-chain acids.


LA Times | May 4, 2020

Is Time Flying By Oddly Quickly During COVID-19? Here’s Why You May Feel That Way.

Featuring Adrian Bejan

MEMS Professor Adrian Bejan believes it's possible the novelty of the quarantine experience could actually explain why weeks may feel like they're dragging to some.


Boston Globe | May 1, 2020

Smartwatches Could Help Find Early Signs of Coronavirus by Tracking Heart Rate

Featuring Jessilyn Dunn

BME Professor Jessilyn Dunn's grant to use questionnaires and smartwatch data to search for biometric warning signs of COVID-19 is featured in a roundup of similar efforts.