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Foggy Blue Ridge Mountains Featured

October 23, 2019

Duke-Led Project Considers the Role of Land Spatial Patterns in Earth’s Climate

Duke CEE faculty member Nathaniel Chaney examines how fine-scale characteristics affects the big picture

The Fitzpatrick Center at Duke Engineering

October 21, 2019

Twelve Graduate Students Earn External Fellowships

Highly competitive national awards will help 11 new and returning Duke Engineering graduate students conduct research on campus

Kathmandu, Nepal

October 17, 2019

Students Lead Earthquake Resilience Project in Nepal

Duke civil and environmental engineering team partners with engineering students in Nepal to develop earthquake resilience technology

CEE Seminar: Disrupting Desalination: Temperature Swing Solvent Extraction for Hypersaline Brines

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium Side B, room 1466

Presenter: Ngai Yin Yip, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University

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American Scientist | October 30, 2019

The Road Ahead

Featuring Henry Petroski

Gizmodo | September 6, 2019

EPA Pausing Operations at Toxic Sites as Hurricane Dorian Lashes Southeast

Featuring Lee Ferguson

Public Radio East | July 3, 2019

PFAS Testing Underway in Eastern North Carolina

Featuring Lee Ferguson

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