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Yiran Chen

March 30, 2018

Yiran Chen Recieves Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers

Fellowship will allow Chen to work with collaborators in Germany on memristor-based neuromorphic computing systems

In a world full of uncertainties, how can you maximize your chances of picking the best option? Students learn strategies for predicting probabilities through hands-on lab activities.

March 28, 2018

Data & Decision Sciences

By teaching students to leverage statistical analysis to glean useful insights from complex, real-world datasets, a new course aims to make data competency a signature strength of every Duke Engineering undergraduate

Natasha Litchinitser

March 27, 2018

Natasha Litchinitser: Structuring Materials to Control Light

New faculty member Natasha Litchinitser brings expertise in engineering materials to manipulate visible light waves to Duke’s pioneering metamaterials group

Duke website screenshot of metamaterials feature

March 26, 2018

Beyond Materials: From Invisibility Cloaks to Satellite Communications

Duke-developed “metamaterials” are carefully designed structures that control all sorts of physical waves in previously impossible ways

Outfitted with workbenches, laser cutters, 3-D printers and other tools, the new Duke Engineering Design Pod provides a dedicated 5,000-square-foot workspace and active-learning classroom for the first-year design course.

March 22, 2018

Real-World Design

An innovative course gives first-year students early engineering experience as they work in teams to design, prototype and deliver solutions to meet real community needs

photo of performance

March 20, 2018

Student-produced Performance Illuminates Links Between Energy, Technology and the Body

A Bass Connections team explores and provokes deeper questioning of energy use

Duke University has named the quadrangle at the Pratt School of Engineering for alumnus Thomas E. Harrington, pictured, and Susan C. Harrington.

March 15, 2018

Duke Names Engineering Quadrangle in Honor of Thomas and Susan Harrington

The central quadrangle at the Pratt School of Engineering has been named the “Harrington Engineering Quadrangle” in honor of Thomas E. Harrington E’66 and Susan C. Harrington

Inaugural Baquerizo Innovation Grant winners - Zephyr Mobility and OptiML

March 13, 2018

Inaugural Baquerizo Innovation Grant Recipients Named

Student inventors of devices to safely move hospital patients and to diagnose eye diseases won the first BIG grants – a $20,000 program that supports Duke Engineering undergraduate entrepreneurship

March 08, 2018

Tarokh Joins Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences Scientific Advisory Panel

Vahid Tarokh has joined the Scientific Advisory Panel for the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences

Duke Engineering students stand with their prototype heavy-lifting drone after a test flight for the Ocean Discovery XPRIZE competition.

March 07, 2018

Duke Students Advance to Finals in $7 Million Ocean Discovery XPRIZE Competition

After years of work from hundreds of students, the Duke Ocean XPRIZE team has qualified for the final round of competition aimed at autonomously mapping the ocean floor

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