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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

Duke ASCE Student Chapter

April 07, 2017

Sink or Swim: Duke’s ASCE Chapter Combines Creativity and Engineering

Duke's undergraduate ASCE team wins two awards at annual engineering competition.

Hidden Figures No More panelists

March 30, 2017

‘Hidden Figures No More’ Highlights Women in STEM

Distinguished panelists gathered for a screening of 'Hidden Figures' said women today can benefit from emulating the resilience of female NASA pioneers.

Dean Ravi Bellamkonda on immigration reform

March 20, 2017

Dean Bellamkonda on Immigration Policy and Attracting the Best Minds

To ensure the brightest minds tackle the biggest problems, Dean Ravi Bellamkonda explains, immigration reform shouldn't prevent foreign nationals from attending U.S. universities.

team stands with xprize drone

March 17, 2017

Duke Team's Undersea Robot Competes for $7 Million in Ocean Discovery XPRIZE Contest

Less than five percent of Earth’s seafloor has been mapped and explored, but a team of Duke University students is racing to change that.

IBIEM participants with Claudia Gunsch

March 14, 2017

IBIEM Holds Inaugural Symposium on Microbiome Dynamics and Engineering

Emerging program's first symposium attracts participants from each corner of the Research Triangle

Kyle Bradbury and Data+ students

March 14, 2017

Data-Savvy Students

A new course aims to make data competency a signature strength of every Duke Engineering undergraduate

Duke's architectural engineering class

March 10, 2017

Designing More than Just a Structure

Hands-on design in Pratt’s Certificate of Architectural Engineering Program challenges students to think beyond functionality

Kyle Bradbury and Data+ students

March 07, 2017

Real Problems, Real Teamwork

Duke’s nationally recognized Data+ program brings teams of faculty and students together each summer to explore data-driven approaches to real-world problems—including many from clients such as Accenture, Fidelity Charitable and Duke Health. Impactful projects like the ones below will soon become [...]

Guglielmo Scovazzi with students

March 03, 2017

Understanding Complex Infrastructure Systems

From prospecting for fossil fuels to implanting synthetic heart valves, human engineering is fast transforming natural environments. But how are our interventions affecting these systems—and vice-versa? Duke engineers are tackling those questions in a new initiative using “heavy data” methodologies [...]

March 02, 2017

Schaad Named Fellow of American Society of Civil Engineers

David Schaad, professor of the practice of civil and environmental engineering, has been elected a Fellow in the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Schaad joins the fewer than 3.5 percent of members to hold the prestigious honor recognizing those who have made celebrated contributions and [...]

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