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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

July 10, 2013

Probability, not certainty

David Dunson is a statistician who helps neuroscientists and physicians to better diagnose illnesses.

July 10, 2013

The art of analysis

ngrid Daubechies has been collecting information about artworks, trying to understand the differences between originals and copies

July 10, 2013

Geometries of Data

At Duke: From molecules to threat detection

July 10, 2013

Data-based detective work

New faculty member Guillermo Sapiro is particularly excited by the new directions his work is taking in this highly interdisciplinary environment

July 10, 2013

Big Data, Big Insights

The new Information Initiative at Duke (iiD) brings together a supergroup of experts to translate massive data into major breakthroughs—in arenas from homeland security to human health.

July 09, 2013

Pressure Cooker on Steroids Treats Human Waste

Like alchemists, engineers from Duke University and the University of Missouri are developing a process to turn sewage into drinkable water, energy and useful byproducts at a cost of less than a nickel per person per day.

July 08, 2013

“Big Data” Collaboration Gives Students Big Experience

Practicum pairs Duke’s Master of Engineering Management students with the global Parsons Corporation to address real-world issues

July 01, 2013

Duke Engineering Alumni Profile: Kevin Edwards

An engineer's career in investment banking

June 20, 2013

Light and Nanoprobes Detect Early Signs of Infection

Duke University biomedical engineers and genome researchers have developed a proof-of-principle approach using light to detect infections before patients show symptoms.

June 18, 2013

Pratt Engineers Awarded Four Department of Defense Grants

These highly sought-after grants from the MURI program are designed to promote basic research conducted by consortiums of universities.