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September 25, 2023 | Duke Today

Governors Island, ‘Dedicated Outpost’ to Advance Climate Goals

During Climate Week NYC, several Duke Engineers explored Governors Island as part of a tour offered by the newly announced New York Climate Exchange

John Hickey

August 21, 2023

John Hickey: When It Comes to Studying Cells, Location is Everything

By studying the location of individual cells within tissues, new faculty member John Hickey aims to decode how cells interact and organize in healthy and diseased tissues

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August 16, 2023

Learning to Speak Engineer to Build a $1.5B Arena

Peter Bryan (CE '96) worked with the Golden State Warriors to oversee the construction of their home court at the Chase Center

Clemson alumnus Jack Deriso (right) helps students visualize sound waves in a recent

August 14, 2023

Middle School Students Catch (Sound) Waves at Duke

Duke’s Pre-College engineering summer program builds opportunities for creativity and innovation through introductory audio engineering

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August 09, 2023

Nicole Rockey: Engineering Roadblocks Across Pathogens’ Paths to Infection

New faculty member Nicole Rockey mixes expertise in civil engineering and virology to make our indoor environments less hospitable to disease-spreading microbes

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August 07, 2023

Haozhe “Harry” Wang: Perfecting Nanoscale Materials Fabrication for Quantum Systems

New faculty member Haozhe “Harry” Wang develops both additive and subtractive manufacturing processes to enable the mass production of future quantum systems

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August 03, 2023

DEFINE Academy Seeks to Expand the Future Faculty Pipeline

New program seeks to build confidence in future faculty applicants by looking beyond traditional application materials

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August 02, 2023

Easing Hand Grips and Perfecting Needle Insertions

Two First-Year Design engineering student teams received $5,000 grants from the VentureWell E-Team Program to further develop projects designed in class

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August 01, 2023

Marta Zaniolo: Applying Novel Models and Data Mining to Water Resource Management

New faculty member Marta Zaniolo pulls AI concepts typically reserved for robotics into complex models of local and regional water use

Jeseth Delgado Vela

July 28, 2023

Jeseth Delgado Vela: Optimizing Microbial Communities for Wastewater Treatment

New faculty member Jeseth Delgado Vela works to understand the microbes that clean our wastewater and improve their performance

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July 26, 2023

Allowing Machine Learning to Ask Questions Can Make It Smarter

By using only the most valuable data, ‘active’ machine learning algorithms can help identify the next class of molecular therapeutics