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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

Kenneth Brown

November 28, 2018

Kenneth Brown's Quantum Primer

Duke Electrical and Computer Engineering’s Kenneth Brown presents a quantum overview, sponsored by Duke Science & Society

Krishnendu Chakrabarty

November 26, 2018

Chakrabarty Named Fellow of the AAAS

Honor recognizes scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications

waveguide closeup

November 19, 2018

Bending Light Around Tight Corners Without Backscattering Losses

New photonic crystal waveguide based on topological insulators paves the way to build futuristic light-based computers

computer models of technology

November 19, 2018

Reinvented Toilets to Debut In Two Indian Cities

Plan includes densely populated Warangal in Telangana and Narsapur in Andhra Pradesh

William Shakespeare with lines of code on top of his face

November 16, 2018

Bard or Bot?

Duke team wins prize for most human-like sonnet written by A.I.

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