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August 10, 2022

Duke-led Center Seeks to Examine and Engineer the Microbial Communities of Indoor Spaces

New $26 million center will work to understand and engineer the microbiomes in our homes, workspaces and other built environments

January 07, 2013

Duke Alum Nathan Kundtz Invents New Satellite Antenna

The mTenna uses some of the materials and technology used in David Smith’s so-called invisibility cloak, but in a novel way.

January 07, 2013

Duke Launches New Undergraduate Minor in Energy Engineering

The world has many energy problems and few places to learn how to solve them. Duke Engineering has stepped up to help close the knowledge gap by offering a minor in energy engineering.

January 07, 2013

Lucinda Camras: Scientist and Entrepreneur

Lucinda Camras has to wait only a little while longer before she’s able to put “Ph.D.” after her name, and when that time comes, those letters will follow several other impressive letters – CSO – as in chief scientific officer.

December 06, 2012

Silver Nanocubes Super Light Absorbers

The metamaterial research was conducted in the lab of Duke's David R. Smith

December 05, 2012

Calderbank Awarded IEEE Hamming Medal

Robert Calderbank was cited for his “fundamental contributions to coding theory that impacted voice-band modems and wireless communication.”

November 12, 2012

Making a Better Invisibility Cloak

These new findings could be important in transforming how light or other waves can be controlled or transmitted.

October 23, 2012

Droplet Response to Electric Voltage In Solids Exposed

Duke engineers said this may explain why electrical power line materials fail and cause blackouts

October 15, 2012

New Mechanism For Antibiotic Tolerance Found

Researchers in the You lab defined a new mechanism for one of main reasons why antibiotics lost their ability to kill bacteria.

October 09, 2012

Duke BME Student Profile: Cameron Kim

Working to reprogram cells

October 09, 2012

Global Climate Patterns: Not So Complex to Predict?

Duke's Adrian Bejan believes he has developed a simpler way to predict the Earth’s climate patterns