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December 22, 2021

The Mystery of the Small Dimensionless Number with a Big Effect

Theory and simulations reveal why seemingly weak effects sometimes play a strong role in how particles move through the air close to the Earth’s surface

James Marek and Yasa Baig

December 14, 2021 | Duke Today

Civil Engineering Student Named Marshall Scholar

James Marek is one of 41 recipients of the prestigious Marshall Scholarship, which funds post-graduate study in the UK

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December 13, 2021 | The Graduate School

Enabling a Sustainable Supply of Critical Minerals for the Energy Transition

A Q&A with Megan O'Connor PhD'17, the CEO and co-founder of Nth Cycle

CEE Seminar: Disaster Risk Reduction and Planetary Health

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium Side A, room 1464

Presenter: Brian G. McAdoo, Associate Professor of Earth and Climate Science, Nicholas School of the Environment

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Climate Change Solutions

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm vFairs | Virtual Event Platform

Presenter: Dean of Natural Sciences Mohamed Noor, Professor Mark Borsuk, Senior Policy Associate Kay Jowers, Professor Dalia Patino-Echeverri, Professor Brian Silliman, & Professor Jonathan Wiener

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MEMS/DMI Seminar: Non-Hermitian Photonics: New Functionality by Symmetry, New Opportunity Beyond Symmetry

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Teer 203

Presenter: Liang Feng, Materials Science & Engineering (MSE) and Electrical & Systems Engineering (ESE) University of Pennsylvania

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WNCT Raleigh | November 4, 2021

Duke Researchers Use Land Differences to Improve Weather Models

Featuring Nate Chaney

National Science Foundation | May 19, 2021

Researchers Develop Mathematical Model to Predict Disease Spread Patterns

Featuring Gaby Katul

Discover Magazine | May 17, 2021

Why Scientists Don’t Want Our Poop To Go To Waste

Featuring Marc Deshusses

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