water cloak prototype schematic

December 11, 2017

Electromagnetic Water Cloak Eliminates Drag and Wake

Detailed calculations show water cloaks are feasible with today's technology

December 05, 2007

Summer Internship with Cisco Systems

I remember the moment that I began to want a summer internship. It was in the middle of Winter Break during an 8 hour marathon of bad VH1 shows that I realized how utterly bored I was. I told myself I couldn't let this happen to me over the summer. I had just declared my major in Electrical & [...]

December 05, 2007

Electrical Engineering Research in Berlin

This summer, I did research in electrical engineering at Fraunhofer Institute of Reliability and Integration in Berlin. My project involved modeling the first-order delta sigma analog to digital converter using MATLAB & SIMULINK and also its non-idealities. I was supervised by a PhD student at [...]

December 01, 2007

Eleven Selected for Chambers Fellowships

Eleven graduate students have been selected by the Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics for two-year John T. Chambers Fellowships. They are Greg Nusz, Henry Fu and Robert Graf, all of BME; Jiefu Chen, Justin Migacz, Sabarni Palit, Samuel Drezdozon, See Hoon Lim, Thomas Hand, and Zhiya Zhao, all of [...]

November 12, 2007

The Home Depot Smart Home at Duke is a Showcase of Green Design

The Home Depot Smart Home at Duke University is a showcase of green design and a living laboratory. Designed by Duke students through a strategic partnership with The Home Depot, the 6,000-square-foot home features a variety of eco-friendly and high-tech elements and will house 10 students. The [...]

November 10, 2007

Duke's Home Depot Smart Home Officially Opened

Duke University’s new Home Depot Smart Home, a high-tech dorm and research laboratory, was officially opened Nov. 9 by the university president, the current and former deans of the Pratt School of Engineering, and some of the 10 students who will live there.

November 05, 2007

Why Engineers Make Good Business People

Note: The following represents a speech presented by Sy Sternberg, chairman and CEO of New York Life Insurance Co., at Duke's Pratt School of Engineering on Saturday, Nov. 3, during Parents Weekend. Sternberg is an engineer by education, with bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical [...]

November 01, 2007

Fernandez wins NDSEG Fellowship

Graduate student Christy Fernandez, a member of the Duke Imaging and Spectroscopy Group advised by ECE Professor David Brady, is yet another Pratt winner of a 2007 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship. Fernandez’s application was selected by the Air Force Office of [...]

November 01, 2007

First NCCU-Duke STEM Partnership Awards Granted

Three master's students from North Carolina Central University (NCCU), along with their NCCU advisers and Duke mentors, have been selected as the first recipients of $25,000 awards granted by the Duke-NCCU STEM Partnership. The program aims to help increase the number of underrepresented minority [...]

October 03, 2007

Why Women Succeed

When Nan Jokerst studied engineering in the 1980s, being a woman meant being surrounded by men. Not that there’s anything wrong with that, says Jokerst, the J.A. Jones Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke. “I had more dates than anybody. If you want to date a lot [...]

October 01, 2007

Keller wins at ARL Symposium

Fourth-year ECE PhD student Steven Keller took first prize in the graduate division of the Army Research Laboratory’s First Summer Student Research Symposium in Adelphi, Md. in August. Nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate students participated as interns in ARL research programs during the summer [...]