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Duke Forward Impact-Engineering Healthy Beginnings

September 18, 2017

Baby Boom: Engineering Healthy Beginnings

When you give to Duke, you give to a community that gives to other communities – Duke alumni Vamsee Pamula and Richard West learned this as they launched their company

Professor John Dolbow and his PhD student Yingjie Liu

September 14, 2017

Talking Mechanics Across the Midwest

Civil engineer John Dolbow sets off on a nine-university tour to discuss his work developing computational models to predict how material systems will fracture and fail

David Carlson

August 24, 2017

David Carlson: Generating Scientific Understanding from Machine Learning

New faculty member David Carlson will help researchers campus-wide adapt machine learning algorithms to their datasets

The interior of the new design lab

August 24, 2017

New First-Year Design Course, Space Debut

Program part of new initiative designed to give all Duke Engineering students project- and problem-based experiences right from the start

The 2017 Great American Eclipse during totality

August 23, 2017

Lessons from the Great American Eclipse

CEE’s Mark Borsuk discusses how the 2017 eclipse challenged our engineered systems

The SMIF Undergraduate User Program provides Duke students with hands-on experience working with specialized equipment for fabrication, characterization, and imaging of micro- and nanoscale objects.

August 21, 2017

Duke Undergrads Explore Nanoscience Research

A unique program gives Duke undergraduates hands-on experience working with specialized equipment for fabrication, characterization, and imaging of micro- and nanoscale objects.

George A. Truskey

August 10, 2017

Truskey Reappointed as Senior Associate Dean for Duke Engineering

George A. Truskey has been reappointed as senior associate dean of the Pratt School of Engineering for a four-year term, serving through June 30, 2021. In this role, Truskey provides overarching leadership for research advancement and space planning at Pratt, while leading additional strategic [...]

A dashboard view from a vehicle taking measurements of certain types of pollutants during rush hour in Atlanta

July 21, 2017

Rush Hour Pollution May Be More Dangerous Than You Think

In-car measurements of pollutants that cause oxidative stress found exposure levels for drivers to be twice as high as previously believed.

The Superfund Research Center, housed in Environment Hall, received funding to pursue five new projects.

July 20, 2017

Studying Superfunds: Duke Environmental Engineers Investigate How Super-Polluted Areas Affect Early Human Health

As Duke's Superfund Research Center receives another round of funding, environmental engineers discuss how their work helps us learn more about common pollutants.

dirty solar panels with Michael Bergin

June 26, 2017

Air Pollution Casts Shadow over Solar Energy Production

First study of its kind shows airborne particles and their accumulation on solar cells is cutting energy output by more than 25 percent in certain parts of the world

CEE's Heileen Hsu-Kim gave a plenary lecture at the 2017 ICMGP

June 20, 2017

Hsu-Kim Gives Plenary Lecture at 2017 ICMGP Conference

Heileen Hsu-Kim presented new mercury-related research at the 13th annual International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant.

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