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June 29, 2021

Marvian Wins National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Prestigious five-year award will help develop a fundamental understanding of quantum mechanical phenomena such as quantum chaos and quantum thermodynamics

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July 27, 2021

Setting Boundaries Helps Machine Learning Find One-in-a-Trillion Solutions

New “neural-adjoint” machine learning method can help researchers find optimal solutions in extremely large design spaces such as dielectric metamaterials for communications

Steve Cummer

July 26, 2021

Catching Waves

Duke ECE’s Steven Cummer, the William H. Younger Distinguished Professor of Engineering, discusses new metamaterials research in this Q&A– and explains why invisibility paint is not on the horizon

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July 15, 2021

New Undergrad Certificate Offers Experience in Materials Science and Engineering

Duke’s newest undergraduate certificate program covers fundamentals at the intersection of physics, chemistry and engineering

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'

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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