Research News

wave crashing into lighthouse

May 23, 2018

Risky Business

Mark Borsuk brings expertise in assessing and mitigating risk to Duke Engineering and the university at large

Ana Barros with weather station

May 18, 2018

Predicting Weather with Big Data

Ana Barros talks about working with big data in environmental fields before the term even existed and how her work has evolved over the years

still from Kunshan video of students on bridge

April 19, 2018

Spring Break 2018: Environmental Research at Duke Kunshan University

Duke students spent their spring break in China experimenting with methods of measuring air and water quality

University of Georgia students lower their canoe into the water at Lake Crabtree in Raleigh, NC

April 11, 2018

Hope Floats

At the sandy edge of Raleigh’s Lake Crabtree, a pack of purple-clad Clemson students splashed through the chilly water toward their team’s canoe, cheering and clapping as they helped their exhausted-looking teammates come ashore. A few yards away, members of the University of Georgia team rolled up [...]

William Gerhard

March 20, 2018

What's in the Water?

Ph.D. student William Gerhard studies the organisms in large ships' ballast tanks

Aerial view of the Duke Marine Lab

March 05, 2018

New Program Opens Door for Durham-Based Faculty to Spend a Semester at the Marine Lab

New program supported by the Provost's Office aims to promote greater engagement between the two campuses

panel photo

December 18, 2017

Using Good Governance to Mitigate Natural Disasters

Policy, not technology, can reduce the impact of climate-change-intensified disasters

November 27, 2017

3 Faculty Elected Fellows of AAAS

Ana Barros recognized for sustained contributions to science

David Schaad demonstrates how to use a trebuchet to his engineering class

November 21, 2017

From Trusses to Trebuchets: Bringing the Classroom to Life

CEE's David Schaad takes class demonstrations to new heights

Manolis Veveakis

October 24, 2017

Manolis Veveakis: Cracking Geophysical Enigmas Worldwide

New faculty member Manolis Veveakis studies the physics of the deep underground to find better ways to predict earthquakes, stabilize mines, safely dispose of nuclear waste and more

Pages