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Duke Class of 2021 Featured

May 12, 2021

Duke Engineering Celebrates the Class of 2021

During May 2-8, Duke's Pratt School of Engineering celebrated the achievements of 771 new Duke Engineers

Professor Daniel Sorin

June 21, 2021

Higher Efficiency, Longer Lives

In this Q&A, Duke ECE professor and computer architecture expert Daniel Sorin talks about teaching, FLUNCHing, and collaborating to solve computer memory storage challenges

June 17, 2021

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Invests in Duke Team's Work to Improve Cryo-EM Images

Project will use AI to make microscope more effective for 'visual proteomics'

Rocks, x-rays of rocks, a jumble of bluish light, multicolored images of the rocks, graphs showing different spectral responses

June 08, 2021

X-ray Scanner Spots Cancers and Analyzes Drugs in Minutes

New technology could speed cancer diagnosis, ensure surgeons remove 100% of a tumor and inspect drugs for dangerous chemicals

microscope

June 08, 2021 | Duke Today

$100 Million to Advance Duke Science and Technology Research

The Duke Endowment of Charlotte, N.C., is supporting Duke University’s efforts to expand its faculty in computation, materials science and the resilience of the body and brain by completing the second phase of a $100 million investment. This is the largest award Duke University has ever received.

Franklin Boampong, Samarth Lamba, and Alex Xu

June 01, 2021 | Innovation@Duke

Duke Students Receive 2021 Verizon and CGI U Social Innovation Award

Peek AR helps deaf and hard-of-hearing students in the classroom through augmented reality and live captioning

A toilet in a public stall

May 25, 2021 | Duke Today

'Smart Toilet' Uses Artificial Intelligence to Monitor Bowel Health

AI vision of flushes enables long-term tracking and management of chronic GI ills

Man standing in front of a building with a Chesterfield sign on top

May 21, 2021 | Duke Government Relations

On the Hill: Chris Monroe Briefs Congress on Quantum Computing’s Role in Nation’s Scientific Computing Enterprise

The House Committee on Science, Space and Technology held a hearing on the future of advanced computing that included testimony from Duke’s own quantum computing expert, Chris Monroe.

Lisa Huettel

May 18, 2021

Huettel Named 2021 ASEE ECE Distinguished Educator

Professor of the Practice Lisa G. Huettel is recognized for reimagining the Duke ECE student experience

Ehsan Samei

May 12, 2021

Duke to Lead National Center for Virtual Imaging Trials

Ehsan Samei will direct the effort to create digital realizations of patients, imaging technologies and interpretations

Electronics set up on a folding table by a pond

May 11, 2021

Bringing Radar Down From the Clouds to the City Streets

Duke engineers are using machine learning and radar to detect drones in complicated urban settings

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