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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

Pratt 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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January 10, 2017

Investigating the Impact of Nanomaterials on Living Things

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

Seeing Nano

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

Duke CEE Grad Student Wins Young Professional Honor

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

When Art Tackles the Invisibly Small

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

Data+ Program Honored for Educational Innovation

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

Vincent Price Named Duke University 10th President

Penn provost and noted public opinion scholar to take office July 1

November 23, 2016

Science and Storytelling Collide in PhD Plus Program

Liz Neeley from The Story Collider podcast teaches graduate students how to include storytelling in their communications

November 17, 2016

Home-Grown Artists Reveal Works for CEE Department Walls

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.

November 16, 2016

High Impact: Students Report on Community Development Projects at Home and Around the World

Students members of Duke Engineers for International Development (DEID)work on new school buildings in Uganda in 2015.   A rainwater catchment system in Madagascar. Water treatment beds in Honduras. New school buildings in Uganda. A litter collection system for a creek in Durham. The challenges [...]

November 01, 2016

Pratt Welcomes Seven 2016-17 NSF Graduate Research Fellows

6 Current Students Have Received the Prestigious Fellowships, Giving Duke Engineering a Total of 13

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