Research News

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

A metamaterial surface used in the study

August 06, 2018

Ricocheting Radio Waves Monitor the Tiniest Movements in a Room

Radio waves reveal person’s presence in a room, even beyond the sensor’s line of sight

Qing Huo Liu

July 31, 2018

Catch a Wave and You’re Peering inside of the World

Qing Huo Liu uses advanced modeling techniques to design electromagnetic performances and locate reserves of oil and gas

Krishnendu Chakrabarty (left) and Xin Li (right)

July 10, 2018

ECE Faculty Awarded for Impact on Industry

Recognitions underline the transformation of Duke ECE into a powerhouse in advanced electronic design

artist representation of microparticles floating in water

May 03, 2018

Custom Silicon Microparticles Dynamically Reconfigure On Demand

First demonstration of self-assembling and self-disassembling silicon microparticles could form the basis for designing artificial muscles and reconfigurable computer systems

artistic rendering of metamaterial photodoping

May 01, 2018

Dielectric Metamaterial is Dynamically Tuned by Light

Metal-free metamaterial can be swiftly tuned to create changing electromagnetic effects