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December 15, 2017

Single-Photon Detector Can Count to Four

Quantum information scientists teach an old detector a new trick previously believed impossible

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December 11, 2017

Electromagnetic Water Cloak Eliminates Drag and Wake

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

Duke logo before and after distortion removal

December 06, 2017

Seeing Through Walls of Unknown Materials

Removing symmetrical distortions allows successful scans with no prior knowledge of a wall’s material

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December 06, 2017

Nine Engineering Faculty Awarded 2018 Intellectual Community Planning Grants

Awards are part of Provost Sally Kornbluth's Together Duke strategic plan to invest in Duke's faculty as scholars and leaders of the university's intellectual communities

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November 30, 2017

Yiran Chen Named a Fellow of IEEE

Chen was cited for his contributions to spintronic memory

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November 16, 2017

World Toilet Day: Duke Engineers Tackle the Global Sanitation Crisis

Duke engineers are leading two projects backed by the Gates Foundation to bring sanitation to the developing world

This past October, for Family Weekend, undergraduate students and their family members were invited to a dinner at the International House to share with the global community of Duke parents.

November 14, 2017

A Warm Welcome for International Students Arriving on Campus

Although they have different needs, both undergraduate and graduate students receive support to transition from their home countries to their lives as Duke students

November 08, 2017

Li Named Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery

Hai "Helen" Li was recognized for her contributions toward developing the next generation of computer hardware

Vahid Tarokh, the Rhodes Family Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

November 06, 2017

Vahid Tarokh: Turning Patterns in Data into Products and Predictions

New faculty member Vahid Tarokh has a history of securing strong signals from complicated datasets

Iman Marvian

October 26, 2017

Iman Marvian: Harnessing Quantum Mechanics for Tomorrow’s Technologies

New faculty member Iman Marvian applies quantum information theory to fields from computing to condensed matter physics

Duke alumnus Eddy Cue discussed his career at Apple and advised students in a program designed to attract more women into technology fields. Photo by Duke Photography

October 25, 2017

Duke Alumnus, Apple Innovator Eddy Cue Helps Promote DTech Program

Duke expands effort to inspire more women to enter computer science and electrical engineering

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