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November 16, 2017

World Toilet Day: Duke Engineers Tackle the Global Sanitation Crisis

Duke engineers are leading two projects backed by the Gates Foundation to bring sanitation to the developing world

November 18, 2010

Diver, Chemist Joins Pratt Faculty

Lee Ferguson’s route through his career has been circuitous, and it’s the diverse experiences he has gained personally and professionally which he believes give him a unique perspective and set of skills to apply to the field of Environmental Engineering at Duke. He is drawn to the study of [...]

November 11, 2010

Souvik Sen wins ACM MobiCom 2010 Research Award

Fall 2010 - Computer science doctoral student Souvik Sen won the Association for Computing Machinery MobiCom graduate research award for 2010. Sen works with assistant professor Romit Roy Choudhury, who has joint appointments in the departments of ECE and CS. His work, titled "Listen Before You [...]

October 21, 2010

Light on Silicon Better than Copper?

DURHAM, N.C. -- Step aside copper and make way for a better carrier of information -- light. As good as the metal has been in zipping information from one circuit to another on silicon inside computers and other electronic devices, optical signals can carry much more, according to Duke University [...]

July 07, 2010

Duran and Olugbade Win NSF Fellowships

2010/2011 - Second-year student Sara Duran and first-year student Akin Olugbade have each been awarded NSF fellowships that also provide the recipients with a stipend plus full tuition and fees for three years of doctoral study. Sara is advised by Professor Leslie Collins and Akin is advised by [...]

July 07, 2010

Fitpatrick Institute Awards Fellowships to ECE Graduate Students

2009/2010 - The Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics awarded one-year fellowships through the John T. Chambers Fellows program the 2009-2010 academic years. The fellowships are awarded to new recruits evaluated on the criteria of research accomplishments, research potential, personal qualities, and [...]

July 07, 2010

Noia Wins Semiconductor Research Corporation Award

2010/2011- ECE graduate student Brandon Noia has been chosen to receive the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) Graduate Fellowship that provides a stipend plus full tuition and fees for up to five years of doctoral study. Brandon is advised by Professor Krish Chakrabarty.

July 07, 2010

Zhao Wins Best Paper Award at IEEE INternational Conference on VLSI Design

2009/2010 - Graduate student Yang Zhao and electrical and computer engineering professor Krishnendu Chakrabarty won the best paper award at the IEEE International Conference on VLSI Design, held in Bangalore, India. This is a highly selective conference with 70 accepted papers this year out of 320 [...]

May 11, 2010

DNA Could Be Backbone of Next Generation Logic Chips

DURHAM, N.C. – In a single day, a solitary grad student at a lab bench can produce more simple logic circuits than the world’s entire output of silicon chips in a month. So says a Duke University engineer, who believes that the next generation of these logic circuits at the heart of computers will [...]

May 04, 2010

Engineers Go Abroad

Normally when Duke students think of Study Abroad, Pratt is not the first thought that comes to mind. Finishing all of those engineering credits and studying a semester in a different country? As difficult as it may seem, Sabrina Liao, a junior undergraduate electrical engineering major from [...]

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