News

The 2017 Duke Technology Scholars in orientation before heading out to internships at leading high-tech companies.

June 16, 2017

From Durham to Silicon Valley: Duke Technology Scholars Program Helps Women Thrive in Tech

The 2017 class of 34 DTech scholars represents a next and accelerating step to increase the number of tech-savvy women working in computer science and engineering.

July 18, 2007

Duke Engineering Dean Named Provost at Johns Hopkins; Robert Clark to Lead Duke's Pratt School of Engineering

Kristina M. Johnson, dean of Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering, has been appointed provost and senior vice president of academic affairs at The Johns Hopkins University. Robert L. Clark, chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Thomas Lord Professor of [...]

June 25, 2007

Carolina Universities Form Photonics Consortium To Boost Technology Commercialization

Getting photonics (light-based) technologies to the marketplace has just gotten easier. Duke University has joined four Carolina universities in forming the Carolinas Photonics Consortium (CPC). Representatives of North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, [...]

June 21, 2007

Duke Engineer Named to 2007-2008 Class of White House Fellows

The White House today announced the appointment of 15 outstanding individuals from across the country to serve as White House Fellows, including 1996 graduate in electrical engineering, Kristine Singley, of Celebration, Florida.

June 01, 2007

David J. Brady Elected SPIE Fellow

David J. Brady, the Addy Family Professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been elected a Fellow of the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE). Brady is one of 56 new Fellows chosen worldwide this year. SPIE Fellows are members of distinction who have made significant [...]

June 01, 2007

Duke Motorsports Team Breaks School Record Again

The Duke Motorsports team has outdone itself yet again. The formula-style racecar the student team designed and built over the last two school years came in 23rd out of the 130 teams entered in the 2007 Formula SAE competition, beating previous winners Cornell University and the University of Texas [...]

June 01, 2007

Duke and Pratt Award Degrees to 382 Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Duke University and its Pratt School of Engineering awarded degrees to 382 undergraduate and graduate students May 13 and Dean Kristina M. Johnson told Pratt’s Class of 2007 and their families and friends at a Chapel celebration that “It’s a perfect time to be an engineer.”

June 01, 2007

Futuristic Technology Reproduces Ancient Structure

Students in Anathea Portier-Young’s Old Testament class recently used some of the planet’s most futuristic technology to study one of its most ancient biblical structures – all within a few hundred yards of the Divinity School.

May 01, 2007

Garcia wins NRC Fellowship

Michael Garcia, a postdoctoral researcher who works jointly with ECE Professors April Brown and Jeff Glass, has won a National Research Council Fellowship from the National Academy of Sciences. The fellowship will provide $56,000 of funding support for Garcia to conduct research at Duke through the [...]

May 01, 2007

Royal Wins NDSEG Fellowship

ECE graduate student Matthew Royal for winning a prestigious three-year National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship sponsored and funded by the Department of Defense. Royal was selected by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research from over 3,400 applications. The [...]

May 01, 2007

Cornwell’s Beer Launcher

Pratt ECE graduate John W. Cornwell continues to receive attention for his beer launcher invention. Cornwell, who graduated last May, was recently on the Ellen DeGeneres TV show. He was on the Late Show with David Letterman last month. Check out his invention at http://www.duke.edu/~jwc13/ [...]

Pages