February 16, 2016 | Duke Engineering
Henry Petroski: Insights on America's Road Taken
Henry Petroski published his 19th book, “The Road Taken,” on February 16, 2016. The book gives an in-depth look at the history and current state of infrastructure in the United States through the lens of roads and bridges.
January 21, 2016 | Duke Engineering
Four Pratt Faculty Among "Most Highly Cited"
Four Pratt-affiliated faculty members made the cut for Thomson Reuter's "Highly Cited Researchers 2015." They are David Smith and Ingrid Daubechies of the electrical and computer engineering department and Heather Stapleton and Mark Wiesner of the civil and environmental engineering department.
December 21, 2015 | Duke Engineering
Coastal Marshes More Resilient to Sea-Level Rise than Previously Believed
Accelerating rates of sea-level rise linked to climate change pose a major threat to coastal marshes and the vital carbon capturing they perform. But a new Duke University study finds marshes may be more resilient than previously believed.
December 08, 2015 | Duke Engineering
O'Connor Takes 2nd in Odebrecht Award
The Duke student's award for sustainable development bridges the gap between the academic and corporate worlds
December 04, 2015 | Duke Engineering
Nivolet Breaks Computing Records at Pratt
The research group of Guglielmo Scovazzi has just completed the deployment of the fastest computer cluster at Pratt
November 10, 2015 | Duke Engineering
Fred Boadu Returns to Ghana to Fill Research Gaps
African academics living abroad are a rich source of expertise for the continent’s universities to tap into.
October 21, 2015 | Duke Engineering
Kunshan Workshop Explores Water Impacts Of Unconventional Energy Production In China
Researchers, policymakers, environmental managers and other stakeholders gathered at Duke Kunshan University for a two-day workshop.
September 10, 2015 | Duke Engineering
Tomasz Hueckel: A Pioneer in Environmental and Energy Geomechanics
After a long and distinguished career, there aren’t many mechanical properties of the earth beneath our feet that Hueckel hasn’t had his hands in.
August 18, 2015 | Duke Engineering
Setting Ground Rules for Nanotechnology Research
Two new projects set the stage for nanotechnology research to move into Big Data