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 A Maker’s Course

September 15, 2017

Nurturing the Nanotech Maker in Us All

New free online course teaches anyone how to make and examine materials on a molecular scale

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September 07, 2017

Pushing Science and Engineering to Create New Soft Materials

Engineering team part of prestigious NSF initiative

Catherine Brinson

August 25, 2017

Catherine Brinson: Finding Hard Answers for Soft Matter

New faculty member Catherine Brinson is developing tools and conducting basic research that will provide a springboard for the field of soft matter

Mechanical engineering professor Josiah Knight, standing, with neuroscientists Angel Peterchev and Stefan Goetz on right. The team’s new battery and power conversion system will be the heart of this student-built vehicle for the Shell Eco-Marathon.

August 25, 2017

Energy Initiative-Supported Project Connects Brain Science with Electric Cars

Electronics developed for deep brain stimulation useful for electric vehicles too

The interior of the new design lab

August 24, 2017

New First-Year Design Course, Space Debut

Program part of new initiative designed to give all Duke Engineering students project- and problem-based experiences right from the start

The SMIF Undergraduate User Program provides Duke students with hands-on experience working with specialized equipment for fabrication, characterization, and imaging of micro- and nanoscale objects.

August 21, 2017

Duke Undergrads Explore Nanoscience Research

A unique program gives Duke undergraduates hands-on experience working with specialized equipment for fabrication, characterization, and imaging of micro- and nanoscale objects.

imatsci call

August 15, 2017

Materials Research Society Announces First Innovators for 2017 iMatSci Innovator Showcase

Two materials-based startups based on technology developed at Duke University were selected to demonstrate their products at the iMatSci Innovator Showcase

George A. Truskey

August 10, 2017

Truskey Reappointed as Senior Associate Dean for Duke Engineering

George A. Truskey has been reappointed as senior associate dean of the Pratt School of Engineering for a four-year term, serving through June 30, 2021. In this role, Truskey provides overarching leadership for research advancement and space planning at Pratt, while leading additional strategic [...]

Duke undergraduates Ankit Rastogi (L) and Zui Dighe (R), the North American finalists in Schneider Electric's 2017 Go Green in the City case competition, will head to Paris in October for the international finals.

August 09, 2017

Student Team’s Success in Energy Case Competition is Powered By the Unique Duke Experience

A Duke University undergraduate team has taken top honors in the North American division of Schneider Electric’s 2017 Go Green in the City case competition

microbot origami

August 07, 2017

Microbot Origami Can Capture, Transport Single Cells

Microscopic cubes assembled and pre-programmed by magnetic fields capture and transport single cells

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