Duke ECE in the News

Check out the latest media coverage of Duke electrical and computer engineering research and education.

Forbes |

"30 Under 30" Consumer Technology

New ECE Professor Emily Wenger was selected for the 2024 Forbes 30 under 30 list for her work on Glaze, a tool designed to safeguard artists’ works from generative AI models.

Scientific American |

Biden’s Executive Order on AI Is a Good Start, Experts Say, but Not Enough

ECE/CS Professor Cynthia Rudin comments on President Biden's new AI Executive Order, calling it "really, really big"

Quanta Magazine |

The Quest to Quantify Quantumness

ECE Professor Crystal Noel adds her thoughts to the search for a number that can be assigned to an arrangement of qubits produced by some quantum calculation

Post and Courier |

Wind and Whales: Scientists Raise New Questions While GOP Claims Still Wrong, Cause Harm

ECE Professor Doug Nowacek adds his expertise to contextualize recent claims that large offshore wind projects are negatively impacting the local whale community.


How Good Are AI Health Technologies? We Have No Idea

ECE/CS Professor Cynthia Rudin co-pens an article about how difficult it is to evaluate the abilities of AI in health care.

Forbes |

Duke University Team Develops App That Accurately Screens For Autism

ECE Professor Guillermo Sapiro and colleagues at the Duke Medical School have developed an AI-driven app that can accurately detect a range of behaviors associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Quanta |

Physicists Observe ‘Unobservable’ Quantum Phase Transition

Experiments by ECE Professor Crystal Noel and others in the quantum sciences have proven there's a balance between measuring quantum states (and destroying entanglement) and preserving entanglement information in a network of entangled objects, leading to a tipping point where one wins out over the other.

Lifewire |

Why Buying the New Fairphone 5 Could Help Save the Planet

Featuring ECE Professor Aaron Franklin's research into printing fully recyclable electronics. 

Interesting Engineering |

Quantum Simulator Helps to Unlock a Major Science Mystery

A new study from the laboratory of ECE/Physics/Chemistry Professor Ken Brown exemplifies how the strides made in quantum computing are now being harnessed to unlock the secrets of fundamental science.


Amazon Will Soon Let You Pay for Groceries With Your Palm at Any Whole Foods—but Tech Experts Urge Caution

ECE/CS Professor Cynthia Rudin warns against using technology that stores your bioinformation such as a handprint or voice recognition because, "Those data sets can be used to control us anywhere in the world, including arresting us, or preventing us from entering stores that don’t want customers in our salary bracket, or who have political views that disagree with the owners of the venues.”