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July 01, 2022

Duke Technology Launches PFAS-Destroying Waste Treatment Company to Nasdaq

Based on supercritical water oxidation waste treatment technology invented on Duke’s campus, 374Water rings Nasdaq’s bell

August 12, 2012

Pratt, RTI to Develop Waterless Toilets

A grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will fund development of the toilet for use in developing nations

July 26, 2012

Needham Receives Prestigious Professorship

As a new Niels Bohr Professor, Duke engineer David Needham will establish the Center for Single Particle Science and Engineering at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU), in Odense, Denmark.

July 23, 2012

Katsouleas Reappointed Dean

Katsouleas will begin his new term effective July 1, 2013

July 09, 2012

Smart Home Project Aims to Improve Irrigation

Experience a normal day in the life of the Duke Smart Home

July 05, 2012

Finger-Spacing Increases Swimming Speeds

Adrian Bejan believes that human swimmers can achieve greater power in each swimming stroke if their fingers are slightly spaced

July 05, 2012

Precise Indoor Localization? There's an App for That

The application has been dubbed UnLoc, short for unsupervised indoor localization.

January 15, 2009

Next Generation Cloaking Device Demonstrated

Duke engineers have produced a device with a broad frequency bandwidth

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