Research News

DEI seed grants

May 02, 2017

Energy Initiative Awards Seven New Seed Grants

Total external awards for previous projects have tripled the seed funding investment

Platform based on metal nanostructures that allows the lab to dramatically enhance the radiative properties of emitters and other materials.

May 01, 2017

Trapping Light to Enhance Material Properties

Q&A with Maiken Mikkelsen, Nortel Networks Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and assistant professor of physics

April 06, 2017

Gold-Plated Crystals Set New Standard for Natural Gas Detectors

New metamaterials-based technology could replace infrared sensors used for gas leaks, agriculture and recycling

Miroslav Pajic

March 22, 2017

Pajic Wins National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Grant will develop new techniques to guard against cyberattacks against cyber-physical systems.

Stephanie Musinsky and Amanda Randles

March 01, 2017

Simulating Many Heartbeats

Undergraduate Stephanie Musinsky is upgrading a supercomputer program that can simulate blood flow down to the cellular level

February 10, 2017

Hu Wins EDAA Outstanding Dissertation Award

Kai Hu, a recent Duke ECE doctoral graduate, has won the 2016 European Design and Automation Association’s (EDAA) Outstanding Dissertations Award for new directions in logic, physical design and CAD for analog/mixed-signal, nano-scale and emerging technologies. This is the fourth time Duke doctoral [...]

new metamaterial

January 27, 2017

Absorbing Electromagnetic Energy While Avoiding the Heat

First demonstration of a metal-free metamaterial that can absorb electromagnetic energy

January 26, 2017

Mikkelsen Wins SPIE Early Career Achievement Award

Maiken H. Mikkelsen, the Nortel Networks Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and assistant professor of physics at Duke University, has won the 2017 Early Career Achievement Award from SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. The society recognized Mikkelsen [...]

January 19, 2017

Farsiu Wins ARVO Foundation/Pfizer Ophthalmics Carl Camras Translational Research Award

Sina Farsiu, an associate professor at Duke University with appointments in biomedical engineering, ophthalmology, electrical and computer engineering, and computer science, has won the 2017 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Foundation/Pfizer Ophthalmics Carl Camras [...]

December 22, 2016

Yiran Chen: Integrating Tomorrow’s Technology into Today’s Devices

New faculty member Yiran Chen researches emerging memory technologies, power-saving techniques for mobile devices, and brain-inspired computing systems

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