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People trying to talk to Siri may soon no longer have to look like they’re about to eat their iPhones, thanks to a new technology demonstration that solves the “Cocktail Party” conundrum. In a crowded room with voices coming from every direction, the human auditory system is incredibly good at homing in on a single...

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Before Duke engineering students could build a suspension bridge across the upper headwaters of the Nile this summer, they had to learn to communicate with their Rwandan partners. Unfamiliar with the local dialect of Kinyarwanda, they got to know the community of Cyohoha, Rwanda by sharing smiles and meals before...

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Pratt’s at a pinnacle as Tom Katsouleas steps down as dean It’s not every dean who knows how to surf. But the ability to catch the good waves while avoiding wipeouts seems to have translated from the beach to the engineering quad for Tom Katsouleas, who has led the Pratt School of Engineering for the past seven years.

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Geoffrey Ginsburg, MD, PhD, has been named director of MEDx (Medicine and Engineering at Duke), leaders of the Duke University School of Medicine and Pratt School of Engineering announced on August 10. Ginsburg will serve for an initial three-year term.

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In April of 2013, an exemplary senior at Yale University named Michele Dufault was killed just weeks away from graduation while working late at night on her senior thesis in the school’s student machine shop. Steve Earp, manager of the Pratt School of Engineering Student Machine Shop at Duke University, wants to make...

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