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July 09, 2018

Duke Blueprint Pioneers the Ideathon

Event brings energy and fast pace of hackathons to students of all academic backgrounds to generate blueprints for solutions to the world's most pressing issues

Duke Engineering students take a selfie during Commencement 2018

May 11, 2018

Duke Engineering Celebrates Class of 2018

Duke Engineering recognized more than 600 undergraduate and graduate engineering students at a series of ceremonies and celebrations during the 2018 commencement weekend, May 11-13

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April 30, 2018

Saving Lives in Nepal’s Next Big One

Duke Engineering senior Pratiksha Sharma is leading an effort to install a nationwide earthquake early warning system in her home country

Megan O'Connor in the lab

April 25, 2018

Alumni Profile: Megan O'Connor

CEE PhD graduate Megan O'Connor is starting a business to recycle rare earth and specialty elements from end-of-life electronic devices through Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Innovation Crossroads program

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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

 Steve McClelland and Bill Walker (right) talk technology with student founders of OptiML, a winner of the first Baquerizo Innovation Grants.

April 15, 2018

Entrepreneurial Confidence

From a “Founder’s Workshop” course to a $20,000 Innovation Grant competition, Duke Engineering is investing in new initiatives to help undergraduates turn their ideas into impactful solutions

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 [...]

Environmental engineering major Karyn Saunders created computational models to understand problems with a greywater treatment system in Honduras—part of her NAE Grand Challenge Scholars project advised by faculty mentor David Schaad.

April 09, 2018

Mentored Research

Duke Engineering offers students unparalleled opportunities to conduct original research with faculty advisors. Almost 70 percent of our undergraduates engage in intensive research, with one in five either publishing or presenting a paper off campus before graduating.

April 03, 2018

Computational Thinking

By weaving in real-world projects, Duke Engineering is piloting a new approach to introductory computing that seeks to give students not only a strong foundation in programming skills, but a vision of coding as a creative tool

James Clark

April 02, 2018

Duke Launches Engineering Scholars Program with $15M Gift

Newly announced $15 million from the A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation to establish a new undergraduate program focused on leadership, service, and business and entrepreneurship

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March 28, 2018

Data & Decision Sciences

By teaching students to leverage statistical analysis to glean useful insights from complex, real-world datasets, a new course aims to make data competency a signature strength of every Duke Engineering undergraduate

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