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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

Outfitted with workbenches, laser cutters, 3-D printers and other tools, the new Duke Engineering Design Pod provides a dedicated 5,000-square-foot workspace and active-learning classroom for the first-year design course.

March 22, 2018

Real-World Design

An innovative course gives first-year students early engineering experience as they work in teams to design, prototype and deliver solutions to meet real community needs

William Gerhard

March 20, 2018

What's in the Water?

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

Alumnus Thomas E. Harrington speaks at the April 21, 2018 dedication of Harrington Engineering Quadrangle.

March 15, 2018

Duke Names Engineering Quadrangle in Honor of Thomas and Susan Harrington

The central quadrangle at the Pratt School of Engineering has been named the “Harrington Engineering Quadrangle” in honor of Thomas E. Harrington E’66 and Susan C. Harrington

Inaugural Baquerizo Innovation Grant winners - Zephyr Mobility and OptiML

March 13, 2018

Inaugural Baquerizo Innovation Grant Recipients Named

Student inventors of devices to safely move hospital patients and to diagnose eye diseases won the first BIG grants – a $20,000 program that supports Duke Engineering undergraduate entrepreneurship

Duke Engineering students stand with their prototype heavy-lifting drone after a test flight for the Ocean Discovery XPRIZE competition.

March 07, 2018

Duke Students Advance to Finals in $7 Million Ocean Discovery XPRIZE Competition

After years of work from hundreds of students, the Duke Ocean XPRIZE team has qualified for the final round of competition aimed at autonomously mapping the ocean floor

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

Conceptual art of new Duke Engineering building

February 27, 2018

Duke to Construct New Building to Advance Engineering Education and Research

150,000-square-foot building will house new education, research and entrepreneurship initiatives at the Pratt School of Engineering

Andrew Mang

February 23, 2018

Alumni Profile: Andrew Mang

Andrew Mang is developing a startup of his own to offer a one-stop resource for any project’s water needs in Uganda and Rwanda.

Guglielmo Scovazzi, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering

February 22, 2018

Scovazzi Named Kavli Fellow by the US Academy of Sciences

Kavli fellows are selected for their outstanding research contributions under the age of 45

windmills

February 21, 2018

Duke Focus Program Introduces Global Energy Topic

Program is designed with the first-year engineering curriculum in mind but hopes to attract students campus-wide

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