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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

April 01, 2013

Alumni Profile: JaRet Watkins

Technical Sales Representative, IBM | Chicago, Ill.

March 21, 2013

A Highway Without Speed Limits

Duke engineers believe they can lead a revolution in materials science

March 19, 2013

Jennifer West Invested as Fitzpatrick Family University Professor of Engineering

One of the Pratt School of Engineering’s newest faculty members is now the holder of one of its newest named professorships.

March 16, 2013

Detecting and Treating Disease with Light

Duke engineers are lighting the way to a new era in medicine—literally.

March 15, 2013

Solving Health Problems Across the Spectrum

Tuan Vo-Dinh and collaborators at Duke’s Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics are moving the field of photonics forward fast

March 13, 2013

Duke, Peer Schools Announce International Scholarship Focused on Global Grand Challenges

Eight US universities including Duke have established the Vest Scholarship

March 13, 2013

A Golden Approach to Killing Cancer

Jennifer West and her team discovered that they could destroy soft-tissue tumors by injecting gold-covered nanoshells and heating them with light

March 08, 2013

Calderbank to Direct Interdisciplinary 'Big Data' Effort at Duke

The program's initial focus will be to provide seed funding for interdisciplinary research across Duke

March 02, 2013

Can Photons Tell Good Tissue from Bad?

Nimmi Ramanujam is showing that light can be a powerful tool for making cancer diag- nosis faster and treatments more effective.

March 02, 2013

Theory Guides Experimentation

Duke's Stefano Curtarolo provides the theoretical underpinning for creating novel materials with distinctive properties