A model system of a fungal spore and the water droplets that disperse them Featured

July 26, 2017

Fungal Spores Harness Physics to Launch Themselves

Evolution has shaped fungal spores to aim and power their launch with merging water droplets

Tony Jun Huang

July 24, 2017

Huang Wins Analytical Chemistry 2017 Young Innovator Award

Award recognizes contributions demonstrating exceptional technical advancement and innovation in the field of micro- or nanofluidics

Yilun Zhou works with the team’s picking robot at last year's Amazon Picking Challenge in Leipzig, Germany

July 17, 2017

Duke Students Create Robot for Amazon Challenge

Team heading to Japan for international competition of robotics experts

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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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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