Duke University has named the quadrangle at the Pratt School of Engineering for alumnus Thomas E. Harrington, pictured, and Susan C. Harrington.

March 15, 2018

Duke Names Engineering Quadrangle in Honor of Thomas and Susan Harrington

The central quadrangle at the Pratt School of Engineering has been named the “Harrington Engineering Quadrangle” in honor of Thomas E. Harrington E’66 and Susan C. Harrington

April 21, 2008

Clare Boothe Luce Fellows Two Years Later

Two years after receiving prestigious fellowships designed to support women scientists, three Pratt graduate students are well into their research with such diverse projects as brain-computer interfaces, nanoparticle exposures and a new method for breast cancer screening.

April 11, 2008

Purifying Water on the Cheap

From a public health standpoint, one of the major issues facing underdeveloped countries is the supply of safe and clean drinking water. Countries trying to solve this problem are often daunted by the high costs of traditional water purification systems. However, a team of current and former [...]

April 05, 2008

Duke Establishes Fellowship in Memory of Slain Graduate Student Abhijit Mahato

In a meeting in Cary Saturday with leaders of the local Indian community, Duke University President Richard H. Brodhead announced the school has established a fellowship in memory of slain Duke graduate student Abhijit Mahato.

March 19, 2008

Findings Could Improve Fuel Cell Efficiency

A new type of membrane based on tiny iron particles appears to address one of the major limitations exhibited by current power-generating fuel cell technology.

March 17, 2008

Five Questions About Rainfall and Drought for Ana Barros

Ana P. Barros a professor of environmental engineering in the Pratt School of Engineering who studies the water cycle and how land, air and water interact.