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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

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 Valente accepted the award on behalf of the Data+ team at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. Hosted [...]

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

October 31, 2016

'Grad School Boot Camp' Attracts a Diverse Crowd

New Pratt-wide program teaches prospective graduate students about applications, fellowships and opportunities at Duke

October 24, 2016

Indian Roadside Refuse Fires Produce Toxic Rainbow

First toxicity measurements of roadside garbage fires in India highlight the unhealthy nature of a common practice

October 21, 2016

Meet Pratt's New Faculty for 2016-2017

With 14 outstanding tenured/tenure track faculty joining us in 2016-2018, Duke engineering continues to add depth and breadth to our research focus areas in health, environmental sustainability, and intelligence and connectivity.

October 19, 2016

CEE Students Train to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

Reimagined introductory course puts a new spin on environmental engineering

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