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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

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May 31, 2022 | Duke Graduate School

Duke Engineering PhD Student Creates Robotics Club for Middle School Students

Eric Yeats, a Sloan Scholar pursuing a PhD in electrical and computer engineering in Helen Li’s lab at Duke, established a new partnership with Durham Public Schools

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May 25, 2022 | Duke Graduate School

Lau of Duke CEE Wins Fulbright Scholarship

Civil Engineering PhD student Rachael Lau is one of four Fulbright Scholars at Duke 2022-23. Lau will model geohazard risk in Nepal and the greater Himalaya

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May 20, 2022

Jian Pei: Developing Fair and Transparent Applications for Advances in Data Science

New faculty member Jian Pei connects data science research to real-world applications with an eye on efficiency, fairness and transparency

Yannis C. Yortsos, dean of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering (center) accepts the 2022 Gordon Prize. Also pictured: Dianne Chong, Carol Folt, John Anderson, Jenna P. Carpenter, Thomas Katsouleas, and Richard K. Miller. Credit: Greg Grudt/Steve Cohn Photography

May 20, 2022

NAE Grand Challenges Scholar Program Recognized with Gordon Prize

The National Academy of Engineering recognized the program's innovative approach to engineering education

Cynthia Toth, left, and Joe Izatt of Duke University

May 19, 2022 | Duke Eye Center

Physician-Engineer Collaborators Talk Team Science at Major Ophthalmic Conference

Duke Opthalmologist Cynthia Toth and Biomedical Engineer Joseph Izatt told the ARVO 2022 audience about how their 20 years of intense teamwork across multiple disciplines has positively impacted ophthalmic research

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May 18, 2022

Using Light and Sound to Reveal Rapid Brain Activity in Unprecedented Detail

Duke researchers use a combination of hardware innovations and machine learning algorithms to create the fastest photoacoustic imaging tool available

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May 18, 2022

Triangle Soft Matter Workshop Reunites Materials Researchers in Person

The symposium drew 180 from Duke, NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill to discuss polymers, biomaterials and more

Rachel Bangle

May 18, 2022

Duke ECE Postdoc Wins Beckman Fellowship

Rachel Bangle will study the potential for nanoplasmonic metamaterials to enable solar energy storage

Earl H. Dowell of Duke University

May 17, 2022

Earl H. Dowell to Receive the 2022 ASME Thomas K. Caughey Dynamics Medal

Dowell is an international leader in computational modeling and experimentation for aeroelastic systems in which fluids and structure interact

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May 17, 2022

Teaching Physics to AI Makes the Student a Master

Incorporating known physics into neural network algorithms allows them to discover new insights into material properties

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