News

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

Luncheon

January 31, 2017

Duke Women Share Their STEM Journeys

Employees and alumni discuss science, tech, engineering and math careers with students

January 30, 2017

Message from the Duke President and Provost on Federal Immigration Restrictions

This message originally appeared on Duke Today. Dear Colleagues, The new restrictions on immigration to the United States by residents of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen that were announced on Friday by President Trump are both confusing and disturbing.  We want to assure you [...]

January 30, 2017

ECE Faculty Make Highly Cited Lists

Several Duke ECE faculty members have been recognized among the most influential computer science and engineering researchers worldwide, as ranked by productivity and publication citations. At Guide2Research.com, Kishor Trivedi, Hudson Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, ranked 73rd [...]

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 23, 2017

Engineering Ph.D. Student Ramirez to Receive Cook Society Award

Juan Ramirez Jr., a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate in electrical and computer engineering, has been selected as the recipient of a 2017 Samuel DuBois Cook Society Award. The society was founded in 1997 in honor of the first African American faculty member hired and tenured at Duke and his service to [...]

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 [...]

January 04, 2017

Seeing Nano

The sewer gnat is a common nuisance around kitchen and bathroom drains that’s no bigger than a pea. But magnified thousands of times, its compound eyes and bushy antennae resemble a first place winner in a Movember mustache contest. Sewer gnats’ larger cousins, horseflies are known for their [...]

Project Tadpole students

January 03, 2017

Spreading Holiday Cheer by Rewiring Toys

Duke Engineering student group "Project Tadpole" modifies toys for children with disabilities throughout the year

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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