January 30, 2017
This message originally appeared on Duke Today. Dear Colleagues, The new restrictions on immigration to the United States by residents of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen that were announced on Friday by President Trump are both confusing and disturbing. We want to assure you [...]
January 10, 2017
The highest honor bestowed by the United States government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.
January 10, 2017
We can't see them, but nanomaterials, both natural and manmade, are literally everywhere, from our personal care products to our building materials--we're even eating and drinking them. "Science Nation" video from NSF.
January 04, 2017
The sewer gnat is a common nuisance around kitchen and bathroom drains that’s no bigger than a pea. But magnified thousands of times, its compound eyes and bushy antennae resemble a first place winner in a Movember mustache contest. Sewer gnats’ larger cousins, horseflies are known for their [...]
December 14, 2016
Judy Winglee, a Duke CEE doctoral student in environmental engineering, has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the American Water Works Association Austin F. McCormack Jr. Award. The award is given annually to a young professional, 35 years old or younger, who has made notable contributions in [...]
December 13, 2016
Huddled in a small cinderblock room in the basement of Hudson Hall, visual artist Raewyn Turner and videographer Brian Harris watch as Duke postdoc Nick Geitner positions a glass slide under the bulky eyepiece of an optical microscope. To the naked eye, the slide is completely clean. But after some [...]
December 08, 2016
Duke’s Data+ summer research program received the gold prize in the natural sciences category at the Reimagine Education Conference and Awards in Philadelphia. Paul Bendich and Ashlee Valenteaccepted the award on behalf of the Data+ team at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. Hosted by [...]
December 02, 2016
Penn provost and noted public opinion scholar to take office July 1
November 23, 2016
Liz Neeley from The Story Collider podcast teaches graduate students how to include storytelling in their communications
November 17, 2016
A vernissage was held to unveil two permanent pieces of art that will adorn the CEE department’s office walls created by professors Tomasz Hueckel and Amilcare Porporato.