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The image shows a small fluorescent protein that emits and absorbs light that penetrates deep into biological tissue. Here, it indicates inflammation in a living mouse liver. The inset shows the molecular and chemical structure of the protein, miRFP718nano. Featured

December 05, 2022

Small Glowing Protein Allows Researchers to Peer Deeper Into Living Tissues

Proteins that emit longer wavelengths of near-infrared light help create detailed, hi-res biomedical images

Robot head with a face and green numbers coming out the back

October 28, 2022 | Duke Engineering Magazine

The Roboticists Are Coming

Duke Robotics is expanding its areas of expertise with the hiring of Siobhan Oca and Boyuan Chen

Jian Pei of Duke University

October 21, 2022 | Duke Computer Science

Data, Data, Everywhere: Jian Pei Works to Bring Equity to Data Science

New Duke ECE faculty member Jian Pei, known for interdisciplinary research, also has an appointment within Duke Computer Science.

Joseph A. Izatt of Duke University

October 21, 2022

Izatt Named Chair of Biomedical Engineering at Duke

Joseph A. Izatt, a globally recognized expert in medical imaging, will lead Duke BME through 2025

A blue translucent body revealing bones and a red pancreas

October 20, 2022

Gel-Like, Radioactive Implant Obliterates Pancreatic Cancer in Mice

Combination of internal radiation and chemotherapy dissolves tumors in 80 percent of mice across multiple models

Light painting representing a dancer

October 19, 2022

Light Painting Presents a New Route for Expression

A photography workshop at Duke Engineering showed the community how to combine quirky light sources and long exposures to achieve otherworldly effects

Hai "Helen" Lee of Duke University

October 17, 2022

Li Named Chair of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Duke

Hai “Helen” Li, a world-renowned scholar working on next-generation computers, will lead Duke ECE through 2025

A woman in scrubs stands next to a device with two TV screens showing colorful images

October 14, 2022 | Magnify

An Engineer at Heart: Cynthia Toth’s 25 Years of Revolutionizing Eye Surgery

Cynthia Toth has spent the past 25 years closely collaborating with Duke Engineers to revolutionize retinal imaging for both adult and pediatric ophthalmology

Glowing orange tubes moving through light and air

October 11, 2022

Heat-Proof Chaotic Carbides Could Revolutionize Aerospace Technology

Super-hard, high-temperature, “high-entropy” carbides demonstrate plasmonic properties useful for a wide range of aerospace applications

students are suspended above a gorge as they build a bridge to span it

October 10, 2022

Duke Engineers for International Development (DEID) Returns, With a New Bridge in Bolivia

Duke engineering students built a pedestrian footbridge that provides a safe path to school for local children

Duke campus in summer with laurel leaves and star

October 10, 2022

Celebrating Summer Award Season

Duke Engineering faculty and students garnered a wide array of awards and recognitions over the summer