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August 07, 2017

Microbot Origami Can Capture, Transport Single Cells

Microscopic cubes assembled and pre-programmed by magnetic fields capture and transport single cells

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August 15, 2017

Materials Research Society Announces First Innovators for 2017 iMatSci Innovator Showcase

Two materials-based startups based on technology developed at Duke University were selected to demonstrate their products at the iMatSci Innovator Showcase

George A. Truskey

August 10, 2017

Truskey Reappointed as Senior Associate Dean for Duke Engineering

George A. Truskey has been reappointed as senior associate dean of the Pratt School of Engineering for a four-year term, serving through June 30, 2021. In this role, Truskey provides overarching leadership for research advancement and space planning at Pratt, while leading additional strategic [...]

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major externally funded materials research centers (MRSEC and Materials Genomics)

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in U.S. mechanical engineering faculty research productivity -Academic Analytics 2015

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200%

increase in external research awards in past 5 years

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88%

of Duke MEMS students have a job or job offers before graduation