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October 06, 2017

Seven Graduate Students Earn External Fellowships

Highly competitive national awards help graduate students conduct research

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

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/ [...]

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

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

Sixth-Graders Get a 'BOOST' in N.C. Science Fair Competition

Two local sixth-grade girls--both advised by a graduate student “coach” from the Pratt School of Engineering--advanced through local and regional science fair competitions to compete at the state level this year. “The girls are exceptionally bright and very motivated and their hard work was [...]

May 01, 2007

Math Team Aces Contest with Airplane Boarding Model

Duke University teams led a pair of international math competitions with four “outstanding” awards. Only 18 out of more than 1,200 teams participating received the highest designation of “outstanding” in the competitions, which were sponsored by the Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications [...]

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