July 27, 2016
Steve Cummer, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Duke University, has been elected a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union. The honor is bestowed upon only 0.1 percent of the society’s membership in any given year and recognizes scientific eminence in the Earth and space [...]
July 15, 2016
Duke Engineering alumnus and entrepreneur Bill Walker will join the Pratt School of Engineering this summer as the school's first Mattson Family Director of Entrepreneurial Ventures. This new position at Pratt, made possible by a gift from Pratt Board of Visitors member George Mattson E'87 and [...]
July 13, 2016
Come along for a brief tour through just a few of the current projects being pursued by the up-and-coming Duke Robotics group.
July 13, 2016
Yiyang Gong, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, electrical and computer engineering, and neurobiology at Duke University, has been named a 2016 Beckman Young Investigator by the Beckman Foundation. The $750,000, four-year award will support Gong’s research into understanding how neurons [...]
July 08, 2016
George A. Truskey has been appointed as senior associate dean of the Pratt School of Engineering beginning August 1, 2016.Truskey is the R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Professor of Biomedical Engineering and has served for the past year as interim dean of engineering at Duke. In his new role, [...]
June 22, 2016
The Duke Smart Home Program is looking forward to a year focused on developing and carrying out a variety of energy storage projects. The organization—which includes the Home Depot Smart Home, a live-in research laboratory operated by the Pratt School of Engineering—strives to utilize methods of [...]
June 20, 2016
George Konidaris and Daniel Sorin develop a new computer processor specially designed for robotic motion planning that far exceeds current technology in speed and power.
June 07, 2016
With every new student who enrolls in his online data analytics course, Daniel Egger senses the corporate world scrambling to redefine itself. Egger is an executive-in-residence in Duke's Master's of Engineering Management program, where he is co-teaching a new series of online courses aimed at [...]
May 16, 2016
Duke University awarded 515 degrees to undergraduate and graduate engineering students on Saturday and Sunday, May 15 and 16, in a weekend of commencement exercises that began with diploma ceremonies for professional masters degree students, continued with a university-wide ceremony at Wallace Wade Stadium and included Pratt School of Engineering celebrations at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
April 27, 2016
Originally published in DukEngineer, the student-written magazine of the Pratt School of EngineeringSoutheastCon Every year, Duke’s branch of the Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) competes against other collegiate teams in the Hardware Competition at IEEE SoutheastCon. With [...]