the robo-nurse, TRINA, in the Duke Robotics Lab Featured

April 19, 2017

Robotics for a New Generation

Faculty-led event invites Duke community and high-school students to learn about rapidly advancing robotics research on campus.

speakers from OPTDATA

April 27, 2017

Symposium on Data Optimization Under Uncertainty Draws National Crowd

Duke's inaugural “Optimization Under Uncertainty and Data-Driven Science and Engineering” symposium gathered more than 80 leading experts to address mathematical and computational aspects of pressing problems

Challenged in a Pratt class for first-year students to design a toy for a McDonald's Happy Meal, Barbara Groh and Samuel Lester developed telescoping lightsaber toys.

April 20, 2017

Fun in a Box: Happy Meal Challenge Teaches First-Year Students Design Thinking

Students in EGR 121 always knew the best thing inside a McDonald’s Happy Meal is the toy – now they know how they might design one.

MEMS Seminar: Ants, Tiger Tongues & the Ig Nobel Prize

12:00 pm | Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium Side A

Presenter: Professor David Hu

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Media Coverage

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The New York Times | April 26, 2017

No Longer a Dream: Silicon Valley Takes On the Flying Car

Featuring Missy Cummings

Engadget | April 17, 2017

Computer Models Help Form New Magnetic Materials

Featuring Stefano Curtarolo

The Engineer | April 05, 2017

Spray-On Memory Could Give Flexibility to Digital Storage

Featuring Benjamin Wiley

The Verge | April 04, 2017

Bouncing Water Droplets Could Be Used to Keep Computer Processors Cool

Featuring Chuan-Hua Chen

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

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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