Illustration of turbulent drag and gravity Featured

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

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December 09, 2021

Twelve Graduate Students Earn External Fellowships in 2021

Highly competitive national awards will help 12 new and returning Duke Engineering graduate students conduct research on campus

December 07, 2021

Solutions for Seedling Sunburn, Runaway Trash Bins and Other Woes

First-year design teams develop solutions for real clients with real problems, like crop loss and decreased mobility

An MRI image of a brain with red and blue gradient colored on top

December 07, 2021

Mapping Complex Variability onto Intricate Virtual Models

String of papers shows how advanced modeling algorithms can enable and improve statistical models for individualized heart care, biomedical devices, transcranial magnetic stimulation and more

December 02, 2021 | Duke University

Inside Class'room' Learning

This year, across Duke University, safety came first. Professors had to envision new learning methods, those that drew on the intimacies of a shared environment but allowed for interactions amid masking, distance and testing

Duke Engineering professor Stacy Tantum and an engineering student

December 02, 2021

KEEN Teaching: Duke Engineering Faculty Engage with National Education Network

Faculty are creating impactful educational experiences grounded in problem-based learning and an entrepreneurial mindset

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November 23, 2021 | Duke Today

Duke Science and Technology is 'Accepting the Challenge'

The faculty recruitment and retention effort, called Duke Science and Technology, will give the university resources to expand core strengths in Duke’s research, extending to nearly every corner of the university.

Wilkinson family with sign outside building

November 17, 2021

“A Joyful Day”: Dedicating the Wilkinson Building

More than 200 well-wishers gathered Saturday, November 13 to celebrate the opening of Duke Engineering’s new Wilkinson Building

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November 17, 2021

Identifying Exposure Risks from Common Household Chemicals in Durham Homes

$1 million Durham study to examine exposure from chemicals in building materials and consumer products and evaluate mitigation strategies to reduce exposures during pregnancy