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June 10, 2021

Cells Construct Living Composite Polymers for Biomedical Applications

Initial demonstration builds drug delivery system that protects the gut microbiome from antibiotics

June 20, 2011

More than 550 New Engineering Degrees Awarded

Duke University awarded degrees to more than 550 undergraduate and graduate engineering students this spring in ceremonies that began with university-wide ceremonies at Wallace Wade Stadium and Pratt School of Engineering-specific sites at Cameron Indoor Stadium and Duke Chapel. Pratt Dean Tom [...]

June 17, 2011

Precision Photonics Internship

This past summer I worked for Precision Photonics, a relatively small laser optics company in my hometown of Boulder, CO.

January 15, 2009

Next Generation Cloaking Device Demonstrated

A device that can bestow invisibility to an object by “cloaking” it from visual light is closer to reality. After being the first to demonstrate the feasibility of such a device by constructing a prototype in 2006, a team of Duke University engineers have produced a new type of cloaking device, [...]

December 01, 2006

Invisibility Cloak Lands Duke Engineers on ‘Scientific American 50′

Two researchers at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering have been named to the "Scientific American 50" for their work on developing an "invisibility cloak."

October 19, 2006

First Demonstration of a Working Invisibility Cloak

A team led by scientists at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering has demonstrated the first working "invisibility cloak." The cloak deflects microwave beams so they flow around a "hidden" object inside with little distortion, making it appear almost as if nothing were there at all.

Marie Foote Reel, left, and Muriel Theodorsen Williams, members of the Class of 1946.

December 01, 1986

Duke's First Women Engineers Remembered

In 1986, a student profiled the first two female graduates of Duke's College of Engineering

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