Research News

Cynthia Rudin

October 10, 2019

Ethical Algorithms

How do we balance the potentially transformative benefits of new technology against the risks?

Joel Greenberg and Michael Gehm

October 10, 2019

Safe Travels

Duke ECE is driving a new $5.83 million airport security project

September 26, 2019

National Science Foundation Awards $970,000 to Duke University and Partners to Improve Access to Global Energy Data

A $970,000 grant aims to conceptualize a new public platform to create an open knowledge network for high-priority energy data

Array of small gray cylinders of different sizes on a grey sheet with a red beam of light hitting a small section

September 25, 2019

Machine Learning Finds New Metamaterial Designs for Energy Harvesting

Design would enable thermophotovoltaic devices that convert waste heat to electricity

screenshot of video with faded retinal image on left and clear retinal image on right

August 27, 2019

Computational Imaging Increases Resolution of Eye Imaging Technology

Researchers use computational tools to enhance the resolution of optical coherence tomography, potentially expanding its usefulness beyond the eye

The DukeREP team with the participating high school students

August 20, 2019

A Sunny Summer of Engineering for High Schoolers

Local high school students gain lab experience through DukeREP, a summer outreach program launched in Duke BME

Digits 0 through 4 in different colors reconstructed with some distortion

July 29, 2019

Recovering Color Images from Scattered Light

New technique non-invasively separates spectral bands from scattered light

June 21, 2019

Let's Learn Quantum

A week-long summer school led by Duke ECE professor Kenneth Brown explored topics in quantum information for beginners and experts alike

The Dan River Prison Work Farm

June 19, 2019

An App for Stopping Drone Deliveries over Prison Walls

Duke engineers are developing an app for the North Carolina Department of Public Safety to detect and thwart drones attempting to deliver contraband at state prisons

Guillermo Sapiro

June 12, 2019

Building Dictionaries for Machine Learning from Sparse Data

Guillermo Sapiro’s paper laying the foundations of modern machine learning earns a “Test of Time” award 10 years after its publication