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September 21, 2023 | Duke Today

New Devils 2027: Isabella Peralta

Meet first-year student Isabella “Isa” Peralta, who plans on studying biomedical engineering but could also see herself as a "space doctor"

Aerial view of Thilafushi island with a trash burning plume visible

July 12, 2023

Eyes in the Skies Confirm the End of Trash Burning in the Maldives

A new AI approach needs only a small amount of visual data to identify and track plumes of smoke in satellite imagery

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July 11, 2023

Sticky, Slippery, Water Repellent Channels Form Maze-Like, Gravity-Powered Biomedical Devices

Simple, off-the-shelf, low-cost approach to point-of-care biomedical devices offers advantages over existing platforms

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July 11, 2023 | Duke Today

Three Things to Know About Quantum Investment

Crystal Noel and Christopher Monroe of the Duke Quantum Center discus the importance of Federal Investment in Quantum Computing, including the need for investment in the National Quantum Initiative

From left: Ashutosh Chilkoti, Joel Collier, Kathy Nightingale, Mark Palmeri

July 03, 2023

Ashutosh Chilkoti and Joel Collier Join Dean’s 2024 Leadership Team

Kathy Nightingale will take over as the director of graduate studies, and Mark Palmeri will lead the Doctoral Advisory Committee for Duke BME

June 27, 2023

Drawn to Duke Engineering by Instagram Stories

Get to know Stephanie Mazzerina, Duke Engineering’s new executive assistant to the dean

Eric Yeats has won a graduate student research award from the U.S. Department of Energy

June 22, 2023 | The Graduate School

Ph.D. Student Receives Prestigious DOE SCGSR Award

Ph.D. candidate Eric Yeats, who belongs to the lab of Hai "Helen" Li, aims to develop generative models that can help make informed and efficient decisions for tasks like managing energy infrastructure

participants in an entrepreneur program using their laptops during a presentation

June 22, 2023

Christensen Family Center Teams With Knox Studios to Revitalize Durham’s Entrepreneurial Spirit

Duke University and Knox St. Studios hosted a weekend long program aimed at empowering participants to build and pitch small-business ideas

Marie and Dr. A. Eugene Washington with Dr. Kafui Dzirasa

June 20, 2023 | Duke University School of Medicine

First Presidential Distinguished Chair Named in Honor of Chancellor Washington, Awarded to Dzirasa

The A. Eugene and Marie Washington Presidential Distinguished Chair will be awarded to Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, professor of neurobiology, and assistant professor of biomedical engineering

Henry Petroski

June 14, 2023 | Duke Today

Duke Flags Lowered: Henry Petroski, ‘Poet Laureate of Technology’ and Professor of Engineering and History, Dies

Petroski was a Duke faculty member for more than four decades and published 20 books on science and engineering for a general audience

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June 13, 2023 | Duke Today

Two Graduates Win the Knight-Hennessy Scholarship

Graduating senior Sydney Hunt and 2020 BME graduate Maya Sheth were awarded the scholarsip for graduate study at Stanford University