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October 13, 2017

Deterring Drones from Ballparks and Botanical Gardens

New grant exploring ways of deterring unwanted drones joins engineers with a AAA baseball stadium and a botanical garden

Black dots mark gold nanoparticles that have been attracted to the surface of pressure-sensitive domes constructed by engineered bacteria.

October 09, 2017

Bacteria Self-Organize to Build Working Sensors

Bacteria with synthetic gene circuit self-assemble into working device

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October 06, 2017

Seven Graduate Students Earn External Fellowships

Highly competitive national awards help graduate students conduct research

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Quartz | September 25, 2017

Go with the Flow

Featuring Adrian Bejan

The New York Times | July 27, 2017

Fungi Physics: How Those Spores Launch Just Right

Featuring Chuan-Hua Chen

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

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Top 15

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

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180%

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