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January 21, 2016
Four Pratt-affiliated faculty members made the cut for Thomson Reuter’s “Highly Cited Researchers 2015.” They are David Smith and Ingrid Daubechies of the electrical and computer engineering department and Heather Stapleton and Mark Wiesner of the civil and environmental engineering department.
January 06, 2016
A team of researchers led by Duke University and the University of Maryland have been tapped by the nation’s own “Q Branch” to take quantum computing efforts to the next level using one of the field’s leading technologies—ion traps.
November 09, 2015
Researchers have devised a technology that can bring true color to infrared imaging systems, like the one used to track Arnold Schwarzenegger through the jungle in the movie “Predator.”
October 15, 2015
A team of researchers, engineers and software developers from Duke University and the Duke Medical Center has introduced a free iOS app to learn more about autism in young children living around the world. Beginning Thursday, a ResearchKit app called “Autism & Beyond” is being offered from the...
September 18, 2015
Modern digital cameras are equipped with an impressive array of functions – from autofocus and image stabilization to panoramas and high-definition video. Recently a team of engineers from Duke University has unlocked a previously unrecognized 3D imaging capability of modern cameras by simply...
September 16, 2015
The Research Triangle of North Carolina is home to some of the most highly ranked educational institutions in the country in science and technology.  These universities have helped to create a technology ecosystem that has benefited the dynamic local tech startup climate, large established...