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September 21, 2017

Christine Payne: Investigating Interactions between Cells and Engineered Materials

New faculty member Christine Payne studies the complex ways cells interact with engineered materials, from nanoparticles in the environment to electrically active polymers

Michael Rubinstein joins Duke from UNC

September 21, 2017

Michael Rubinstein: A Collaborative Approach to Soft-Matter Engineering and Science

New faculty member Michael Rubinstein creates polymeric models to bridge scientific disciplines and advance soft-matter research.

Adrian Bejan

September 20, 2017

Bejan Wins 2017 Ralph Coats Roe Medal

Award recognizes contributions toward a better public appreciation of engineering’s worth to contemporary society

Media Coverage

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The New York Times | July 27, 2017

Fungi Physics: How Those Spores Launch Just Right

Featuring Chuan-Hua Chen

CNN Tech | June 26, 2017

Undergrads Design Medical Devices

Featuring Ken Gall, Neil Simmons

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2

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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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