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Guillermo Sapiro

April 23, 2018

Sapiro Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Duke engineer honored for applying machine learning techniques to image processing in a wide range of applications

April 24, 2014

Energy Deputy Secretary: Duke’s Innovative Energy Research is Essential to Security, Safety

Innovative research like that being carried out at Duke is essential to the future of energy security, sustainability and environmental safety, the deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy told an audience at the Sanford School of Public Policy after a daylong visit with Duke students, [...]

April 18, 2014

Robert Calderbank Wins IEEE Communications Society Award for 15-Year-Old Paper

Robert Calderbank, professor of electrical and computer engineering and director of the Information Initiative at Duke University, has been awarded the 2014 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Communications Society Award for Advances in Communication. The honor is given each [...]

April 06, 2014

Q&A with Professor Benjamin C. Lee

Benjamin C. Lee is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. His research focuses on power-efficient computer architectures and high-performance applications. Lee has held various visiting research positions at Microsoft Research, Intel Corporation and Lawrence Livermore [...]

April 06, 2014

Lads on Chips, Talking Microfluidic Biochips with ECE Professors Krishnendu Chakrabarty and Richard Fair

Technology moves at a breakneck pace, with advances that make the mind spin. Duke University is keeping in step with this technological revolution, but in ways that might surprise the casual observer. For example, one intrepid group of researchers led by Krishnendu Chakrabarty, PhD, and Richard [...]

March 11, 2014

Acoustic Cloaking Device Hides Objects from Sound

Using little more than a few perforated sheets of plastic and a staggering amount of number crunching, Duke engineers have demonstrated the world’s first three-dimensional acoustic cloak. The new device reroutes sound waves to create the impression that both the cloak and anything beneath it are [...]

February 21, 2014

Duke’s StartupConnect Attracts Startups, Hundreds of Attendees

Aspiring Duke entrepreneurs met with more than 20 startup employers during the inaugural StartupConnect event Thursday at Gross Hall. The event, which was open to Duke students, faculty, staff, alumni and parents, as well as invited guests from UNC, provided students with an understanding of the [...]

January 09, 2014

'Superlens' Extends Range of Wireless Power Transfer

Inventor Nikola Tesla imagined the technology to transmit energy through thin air almost a century ago, but experimental attempts at the feat have so far resulted in cumbersome devices that only work over very small distances. But now, Duke University researchers have demonstrated the feasibility [...]

January 03, 2014

Supercomputers Join Search for 'Cheapium'

In the search for cheaper materials that mimic their purer, more expensive counterparts, researchers are abandoning hunches and intuition for theoretical models and pure computing power. In a new study, researchers from Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering used computational methods to [...]

December 12, 2013

Krishnendu Chakrabarty Named a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery

Krishnendu Chakrabarty, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Pratt, was named a fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery today. Along with 49 of his peers from around the world, Chakrabarty was recognized for his contributions to computing that are driving innovations [...]

November 20, 2013

Chakrabarty Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Krishnendu Chakrabarty, a professor in Duke's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been elected to receive the Humboldt Research Award. This prestigious award is granted by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to "outstanding researchers whose fundamental discoveries, new [...]

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