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still from Kunshan video of students on bridge

April 19, 2018

Spring Break 2018: Environmental Research at Duke Kunshan University

A group of Duke students spent their spring break in Kunshan, China, experimenting with various methods of measuring air and water quality and learning about the region

Duke Engineering students stand with their prototype heavy-lifting drone after a test flight for the Ocean Discovery XPRIZE competition.

March 07, 2018

Duke Students Advance to Finals in $7 Million Ocean Discovery XPRIZE Competition

After years of work from hundreds of students, the Duke Ocean XPRIZE team has qualified for the final round of competition aimed at autonomously mapping the ocean floor

Aerial view of the Duke Marine Lab

March 05, 2018

New Program Opens Door for Durham-Based Faculty to Spend a Semester at the Marine Lab

New program supported by the Provost's Office aims to promote greater engagement between the two campuses

Conceptual art of new Duke Engineering building

February 27, 2018

Duke to Construct New Building to Advance Engineering Education and Research

150,000-square-foot building will house new education, research and entrepreneurship initiatives at the Pratt School of Engineering

Andrew Mang

February 23, 2018

Alumni Profile: Andrew Mang

Andrew Mang is developing a startup of his own to offer a one-stop resource for any project’s water needs in Uganda and Rwanda.

Guglielmo Scovazzi, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering

February 22, 2018

Scovazzi Named Kavli Fellow by the US Academy of Sciences

Kavli fellows are selected for their outstanding research contributions under the age of 45

windmills

February 21, 2018

Duke Focus Program Introduces Global Energy Topic

Program is designed with the first-year engineering curriculum in mind but hopes to attract students campus-wide

Mark Wiesner stands with mesocosms designed to explore the impact of nanoparticles on the environment

January 23, 2018

Wiesner Reappointed Chair of Duke Civil & Environmental Engineering

Plans to continue the growth of the department in both size and reputation

PhD mathematics student John Malik took first place for his image, “Phases of the Heart,” showing phase information extracted from an electrocardiogram signal using Fourier transform.

January 22, 2018

Heart-Phase Image Takes Top Prize in 2018 'Envisioning the Invisible' Contest

Amazing research images won top honors in the contest sponsored by the Duke Engineering Graduate Student Council.

students in a design challenge

January 16, 2018

Students Connect Engineering and Entrepreneurship in Technology and Design Pathway

Engineering Innovation helps fill out one of the pathways to an Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate

panel photo

December 18, 2017

Using Good Governance to Mitigate Natural Disasters

Policy, not technology, can reduce the impact of climate-change-intensified disasters

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