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November 05, 2018

Reinventing the Toilet: Seeking a ‘Safe and Dignified Solution’ to the Sanitation Crisis

Supported through multiple grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Center for WaSH-AID and two emerging technologies hope to reshape the lives and health of billions of people both worldwide and at home

Megan O'Connor

November 14, 2018

CEE Graduate Named a Forbes '30 Under 30' in Energy

Megan O'Connor PhD '17 is the cofounder of Nth Cycle, a company that helps recycle rare earth metals from used electronics

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October 26, 2018

Duke Startup Converts Fecal Sludge To Clean Reusable Water

Supercritical water oxidation uses high pressure and temperature to break down complex organic compounds into clean water and CO2

Mark Wiesner and graduate student work in the CEINT mesocosm facility

October 25, 2018

Ten Years In, What Has CEINT Taught Us?

Maintaining the complexity of natural systems is crucial to environmental research at the nanoscale. The Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology (CEINT) has led the way

October 18, 2018

Duke Engineering Buoys Banner Year for Duke Entrepreneurial Efforts

Record-setting year includes 32 issued patents, 11 licensing agreements and five new start-up companies from engineering faculty

Tomasz Hueckel examines a model of evolution of capillary water between the soil grains during evaporation, which is a critical element of studies of desiccation of isolation barriers

October 17, 2018

Safeguarding Storage for Nuclear Waste

New international research project aims to keep nuclear waste isolated, 10,000 years into the future

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September 24, 2018

Enhancing Research Innovation and Impact through a 'Faculty Springboard'

Two-year pilot program to support newly tenured faculty pursuing high-risk, high-reward pathbreaking research ventures

The Pratt School of Engineer has launched a new suite of communication courses, coaching services and workshops for all Duke Engineering graduate students, domestic and international—the Duke Engineering Graduate Communications Center at Pratt.

September 17, 2018

New Engineering Graduate Communications Center Offers Courses and Coaching

Offerings range from mastering conversation to effective writing to giving a research presentation

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September 10, 2018

Fifteen Earn National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships

Highly competitive national awards will help 14 new and returning Duke Engineering graduate students conduct research on campus

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August 28, 2018

All That Is Gold Is Not Biochemically Stable

Researchers stumble upon the lesson that typically stable gold nanoparticles can’t always be trusted

Nathaniel Chaney

August 23, 2018

Nathaniel Chaney: Harnessing Petabytes to Better Understand the Global Water Cycle

New faculty member Nathaniel Chaney studies how the geological and manmade features over land influence the global water cycle and as a result, impact weather, water resources and agriculture

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