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


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.


NBC News | June 6, 2019

Robotic Fighter Jets Could Soon Join Military Pilots on Combat Missions. Here's Why.

Featuring Missy Cummings

ECE Professor Missy Cummings comments that making drones wingmen only adds to the human pilots' workload, it doesn't change their risk profile at all.

The Wall Street Journal | May 30, 2019

Bored Teenagers Built a Rocket to Launch Into Space—‘It’s Truly a Miracle’

What do you do when you get bored? If you're economics/ECE undergrad Joshua Farahzad, you recruit students from across the country to send a rocket to outer space on a shoestring budget.


Forbes | May 29, 2019

8 Tips For Generating Creative Ideas From The Mind Of A 'Genius' Woman Scientist

Featuring Ingrid Daubechies

Ingrid Daubechies (ECE) provides tips on how to generate creative ideas as well as a few tidbits of career advice.


Forbes | May 18, 2019

Digital Medicine: Digital Health, Plus Evidence, Plus Humility

Featuring Jessilyn Dunn

BME Professor Jessilyn Dunn emphasizes the need to think about what's going on under the hood of wearable technology for human health at the Harvard Digital Medicine Symposium.


IEEE Spectrum | May 17, 2019

Ultrafast Motion-Planning Chip Could Make Autonomous Cars Safer

Featuring Dan Sorin

ECE Professor Daniel Sorin's motion-planning processor company RealTime Robotics begins its entry into the realm of autonomous vehicles. 


Wired | May 16, 2019

Researchers Are Using Machine Learning to Screen for Autism in Children

Featuring Guillermo Sapiro

Guillermo Sapiro works with Geraldine Dawson to try to use Amazon Web Services and tools called TensorFlow and PyTorch to build machine learning algorithms that can use facial recognition to connect children's facial expressions and eye movements to the appropriate human emotions and attention patterns to detect early signs of autism.