Research News

long plastic device with what looks like different staircases etched in

March 07, 2019

“Meta-Mirror” Reflects Sound Waves in Any Direction

New device perfectly controls the angle of reflection of sound waves

A computer rendering of a field of short cylinders hovering above a flat surface

February 15, 2019

Researchers Discover Anti-Laser Masquerading as Perfect Absorber

With a tweak of only 0.3 millimeters, a material designed to absorb all light of a specific color demands the waves be synchronized as well

Ingrid Daubechies

February 12, 2019

Daubechies Named North American Laureate of 2019 L'Oréal-UNESCO International Award For Women in Science

Award presented annually since 1998 to five outstanding women in chemistry, physics, materials science, mathematics and computer science

Aditi Dighe working in SMIF

February 06, 2019

Laser Love

ECE student Aditi Dighe’s lifelong fascination with photonics may lead to a patent as well as a PhD

Benjamin Lee standing in front of computer servers

January 29, 2019

Computational Sprints in Concert

Game theory provides a new framework to optimize processor sprints and power consumption for large server farms

graphic showing red, green and blue light coming into a small, flat device and creating a three-color projection of a bird

January 24, 2019

Multicolor Holography Technology Could Enable Extremely Compact 3D Displays

Lens-free holography method could bring color 3D displays to augmented reality glasses and smartphones

Researchers Brian Hawkins, Katelyn Sellgren and James Thostenson work together at the Center for WaSH-AID.

January 10, 2019

Fecal Matters: Learning About Health Through Waste

The Duke "Smart Toilet" looks to make use of the valuable information about our health that we literally flush away multiple times a day.

December 13, 2018

Li Elected a Fellow of the IEEE

Honor recognizes Li’s work toward developing a new generation of computer hardware called neuromorphic computing systems

Joel Greenberg (left) and Michael Gehm (right)

December 07, 2018

Duke to Lead $5.83 Million DHS Project to Reinvent Airport Screening

Engineering researchers will develop molecular-level X-ray screening technology to improve airport security

Mohamed S. Ibrahim

December 06, 2018

Engineering Ph.D. Graduate Receives Dissertation Award

Mohamed S. Ibrahim has received the 2018 Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award in Mathematics, Physical Sciences, and Engineering

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