collage of external fellows

October 06, 2017

Seven Graduate Students Earn External Fellowships

Highly competitive national awards help graduate students conduct research

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 [...]

October 01, 2007

Wang wins dissertation award

Dazhi Wang, PhD student of ECE Professor Kishor Trivedi, has won the Outstanding PhD dissertation award for 2006-2007 from the Computer Science department. Furthermore, Dazhi is being nominated for the Association for Computing Machinery Distinguished Dissertation Award.

October 01, 2007

Annual Fitzpatrick Meeting to Highlight ‘Science and Technology for a Purpose’

The seventh annual meeting of Duke's Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics, which will be held at Duke's Pratt School of Engineering on Oct. 11 and 12, will highlight "Photonics in the Translational Era: Science and Technology for a Purpose." Photonics is the science and technology of light and its [...]

October 01, 2007

Duke's Smart Home – Finally A Reality

After almost five years of plans, dreams, fundraising and ultimately construction, Duke’s new smart home will be finished in November. Ten Pratt engineers and Trinity students anticipate moving into the Home Depot Smart Home in January -- prepared to become Duke’s newest ambassadors of E-Living. [...]

October 01, 2007

Graduate Student Bogdan Popa Puts Exotic Metamaterials to Action

When communism fell in Romania 20 years ago, it was as if the people had moved from jail to a jungle, according to Bogdan Popa, a Romanian citizen and recent graduate of Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering. Afterwards, he said the biggest change was that people "could leave the country [...]

October 01, 2007

In New Position, Lawrence Boyd to Boost Student Entrepreneurship at Duke

Three days after completing his doctoral work in biomedical engineering, Lawrence Boyd got started in a completely new role, as associate director of Duke's Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization (CERC). The position was created with funding support from several departments and [...]

September 28, 2007

Engineering Emeritus Professor John Artley Dies at Age 84

Duke electrical engineering Professor Emeritus John Leslie Artley, Ph.D., of Hot Springs, N.C., died Sept. 27 on his 84th birthday from the effects of a stroke suffered on June 12, 2007, his family said. Artley received his doctorate in electrical engineering from Johns Hopkins University in [...]

September 07, 2007

Duke names John Board associate chief information officer

John Board, associate professor and associate chair of electrical and computer engineering at Duke, has been appointed associate chief information officer, Duke Chief Information Officer Tracy Futhey announced today. Board will provide strategic leadership for the university’s information [...]

September 01, 2007

Back to School and Time to Think about Next Summer

In the midst of settling back into campus life and a new course schedule, it's already time to start thinking about next summer's internship or full-time job, says Kirsten Shaw, assistant director of Corporate and Industry Relations at Duke's Pratt School of Engineering. The good news is that there [...]

August 22, 2007

Study Points to "Brain-Drain" of Skilled U.S. Immigrant Entrepreneurs to Home Countries

More than one million skilled immigrant workers -- including Indian and Chinese scientists and engineers -- and their families are competing for 120,000 permanent U.S. resident visas each year. This sizeable imbalance is likely to fuel a “reverse brain-drain” with skilled workers returning to their [...]