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October 14, 2019

Duke Robotics Points to North Carolina’s Future in Autonomous Technologies

Officials from North Carolina state agencies visit Duke Robotics to learn potential opportunities and pitfalls of autonomous technologies

Boylah Mainsah and Leslie Collins

October 11, 2019

AI in Health

Machine learning algorithms in ECE were initially deployed in search of landmines. Over the past two decades, they’ve evolved to generate stunning insights into human health

David Smith in lab

October 10, 2019

Start-up Stories

Eighteen spinoffs—and counting!—have grown from Duke ECE’s pioneering research in quantum computing, metamaterials, advanced sensing, robotics, and more

Joel Greenberg and Michael Gehm

October 10, 2019

Safe Travels

Duke ECE is driving a new $5.83 million airport security project

Cynthia Rudin

October 10, 2019

Ethical Algorithms

How do we balance the potentially transformative benefits of new technology against the risks?

A pinky with two gray lines on the underside with an electrode at one end and a lit-up LED at the other

October 03, 2019

Printed Electronics Open Way for Electrified Tattoos and Personalized Biosensors

The first demonstration of a fully print-in-place electronics technique is gentle enough to work on surfaces as delicate as human skin and paper

September 26, 2019

National Science Foundation Awards $970,000 to Duke University and Partners to Improve Access to Global Energy Data

A $970,000 grant aims to conceptualize a new public platform to create an open knowledge network for high-priority energy data

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September 25, 2019

Machine Learning Finds New Metamaterial Designs for Energy Harvesting

Design would enable thermophotovoltaic devices that convert waste heat to electricity

Duke engineering students participate in a session of Thrive (EGR 79S) with instructor David Pittman (center).

September 16, 2019

Finding Purpose and Meaning in the First Year—and Beyond

For 50 first-year engineering students, a new course offers strategies and a supportive network to help them flourish in college and life.

Class of 2023 A. James Clark Scholars at Duke

September 12, 2019

Class of 2023 A. James Clark Scholars Arrive at Duke

Ten engineering students from seven states were selected for competitive scholarship program focused on leadership, service and entrepreneurship

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September 10, 2019

Now on Your Smartphone: Duke Engineering’s New Podcast ‘Rate of Change’

Duke experts talk about engineering solutions for a fast-changing world

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