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Duke ECE Magazine 2021-2022: Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Duke ECE Magazine 2021

Pre-Feature

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AI, Quantum Computing and Inclusive Computing Make Huge Strides in 2021

Duke ECE launches three new centers in AI and inclusive computing and joins a national collaborative to advance quantum technologies

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New Startup Support Structures Yield Many Success Stories

Three recent Duke ECE startup companies highlight the many ways Duke Engineering is making entrepreneurship easier than ever before

Letter from the Chair, 2021

Duke ECE nurtures the startup spirit—giving students the chance to explore entrepreneurial endeavors and offering faculty resources to translate research into real-world products

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Krishnendu Chakrabarty

Also In This Edition

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Duke's Entrepreneurial Playground

Duke electrical and computer engineering students have numerous opportunities to explore whether entrepreneurship is right for them, and develop the skills to take their efforts further

Lisa Huettel, Shaundra Daily and Rabih Younes

POP Stars

Duke ECE's lauded Professors of the Practice—POPs—have a passion for teaching and a mission to engage more students in the joy of engineering

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Welcome to the Neighborhood

The fourth floor of Duke Engineering's new Wilkinson Building houses the Advanced Computing and Intelligent Systems research neighborhood. Learn more about the engineers who now call this space home

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AI, Quantum Computing and Inclusive Computing Make Huge Strides in 2021

Duke ECE launches three new centers in AI and inclusive computing and joins a national collaborative to advance quantum technologies

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Meet the New Duke ECE Industry Advisory Board

These industry leaders represent a broad range of disciplines relating to ECE, and provide strategic guidance to the department's leadership

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Highlights, 2020-21

National accolades, multiple early career awards, and professional recognitions. See who captured top honors in 2021

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ECE Distinguished Speaker Series

2021's speakers include Nuria Oliver, Anthony Rowe and Somesh Jha