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

Benjamin Lee

March 01, 2018

Benjamin Lee Inducted into HPCA Hall of Fame

Joins only 38 peers recognized as having eight or more papers appearing in one of the premier publication venues for computer engineers

Conceptual art of new Duke Engineering building

February 27, 2018

Duke to Construct New Building to Advance Engineering Education and Research

150,000-square-foot building will house new education, research and entrepreneurship initiatives at the Pratt School of Engineering

Xin Li

February 26, 2018

Accelerating Self-Driving Car Innovation

Xin Li is improving self-driving cars by training them with computer simulations while integrating new technology


February 21, 2018

Duke Focus Program Introduces Global Energy Topic

Program is designed with the first-year engineering curriculum in mind but hopes to attract students campus-wide

Aaron Franklin and Joseph Andrews with sensors

February 20, 2018

Tire Sensor Technology Launches Multi-Million Dollar Startup

Durham startup Tyrata secures $4.5 million based on Duke technology license

Krishnendu Chakrabarty

February 15, 2018

Chakrabarty Awarded Fellowship from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Program brings foreign researchers to Japan to promote international academic exchange

Kyle Bradbury works with a team of students on the original solar-panel-spotting computer algorithms

February 14, 2018

Gauging Renewable Energy Generation Using Satellite Imagery

Duke-World Resources Institute team among five finalists in the GBDX Sustainability Challenge