Research News

Yiran Chen

November 07, 2018

Chen Named Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery

Recognition given to those who have achieved significant accomplishments or have made a significant impact in the field of computing, computer science, or information technology

flush handle of urinal

November 05, 2018

Reinventing the Toilet: Seeking a ‘Safe and Dignified Solution’ to the Sanitation Crisis

Supported through multiple grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Center for WaSH-AID and two emerging technologies hope to reshape the lives and health of billions of people both worldwide and at home

Duke ECE Associate Professor Yiran Chen

October 09, 2018

ASIC Draws First Industry Partners

Duke’s Alternative Sustainable & Intelligent Computing consortium gives industry partners early access to pioneering research

original and reconstructed letters that spell out DUKE

September 27, 2018

Decoding Multiple Frames from a Single, Scattered Exposure

Coded apertures and “memory effect” reconstruct sequence of diffuse images

Willie Padilla (left) and Kenneth Brown (right)

September 25, 2018

Padilla, Brown Elected Fellow of the American Physical Society

Two Duke engineers are recognized for their roles in developing dynamic metamaterials and devices as well as quantum control and quantum error-correction routines

Leslie Collins and Boyla Mainsah

September 20, 2018

The Sound of a Broken Heart

Using audio data from digital stethoscopes, Duke engineers and physicians are training computers to spot cardiac complications

Rabih Younes

September 12, 2018

Rabih Younes: Integrating Machine Learning with Motion-Capturing Wearable Devices

New professor of the practice Rabih Younes blends the fields of wearable computing and machine learning

kymeta mtenna

September 04, 2018

Duke-Northrop Grumman Partnership Seeks to Unflatten Metamaterial Antennas

Department of Defense grant aims to produce aerodynamic metamaterial antennas for military aircraft

From Left to Right - Volker Blum, David Mitzi, Adrienne Stiff-Roberts

August 21, 2018

Duke Engineers Join National Center on Emerging Energy Materials

Three Duke faculty members will work to develop new hybrid organic-inorganic semiconductors for novel energy applications

ion trap closeup

August 07, 2018

Duke to Lead $15 Million Program to Create First Practical Quantum Computer

Seven-university, five-year interdisciplinary collaboration is funded by the National Science Foundation’s largest quantum computing effort to date