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David Schaad demonstrates how to use a trebuchet to his engineering class

November 21, 2017

From Trusses to Trebuchets: Bringing the Classroom to Life

CEE's David Schaad takes class demonstrations to new heights

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November 16, 2017

World Toilet Day: Duke Engineers Tackle the Global Sanitation Crisis

Duke engineers are leading two projects backed by the Gates Foundation to bring sanitation to the developing world

This past October, for Family Weekend, undergraduate students and their family members were invited to a dinner at the International House to share with the global community of Duke parents.

November 14, 2017

A Warm Welcome for International Students Arriving on Campus

Although they have different needs, both undergraduate and graduate students receive support to transition from their home countries to their lives as Duke students

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October 25, 2017

Duke University Joins the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

Consortium of more than 100 universities supports atmospheric and related Earth system sciences

Manolis Veveakis

October 24, 2017

Manolis Veveakis: Cracking Geophysical Enigmas Worldwide

New faculty member Manolis Veveakis studies the physics of the deep underground to find better ways to predict earthquakes, stabilize mines, safely dispose of nuclear waste and more

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.

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