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This past October, for Family Weekend, undergraduate students and their family members were invited to a dinner at the International House to share with the global community of Duke parents.

November 14, 2017

A Warm Welcome for International Students Arriving on Campus

Although they have different needs, both undergraduate and graduate students receive support to transition from their home countries to their lives as Duke students

Adrian Bejan

November 07, 2017

Bejan Named 2018 Franklin Institute Award Laureate

Awards have recognized accomplishments in science and technology since 1824

November 06, 2017

Munich Internship Offered Hands-On Participation in International Research

Master's student Frank Fang worked on a rotorcraft efficiency study while at Germany's Technical Institute of Munich

Leila Bridgeman

November 01, 2017

Leila Bridgeman: Controlling the Robots of Tomorrow

New faculty member Leila Bridgeman develops the theories underlying the systems that control autonomous machines

The Durham Athletic Park in 1992. From the Wikipedia Commons.

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

collage of external fellows

October 06, 2017

Seven Graduate Students Earn External Fellowships

Highly competitive national awards help graduate students conduct research

Emily Shannon and Gabriel Antoniak test the length of the first prototype prosthetic arm while the recipient tries it on during their first trip to Haiti

September 26, 2017

Printing Outside the Borders

Duke Engineering students design and 3D-print a prosthetic arm for a young Haitian boy

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

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