Research News

Tony Jun Huang holds out a tiny prototype device while flanked by two graduate students

May 23, 2019

Huang Receives 2019 IEEE Technical Achievement Award

Award recognizes outstanding achievement, contribution and innovation in a technical area of biomedical engineering

Rows of fan blades in a turbine compressor

May 20, 2019

Guiding Vibration Simulations for Turbines

The Duke-led GUIde Consortium develops faster, more accurate simulations of turbine blade vibrations to help the industry engineer safer jet turbines with lower maintenance costs

Attendees at the 2019 Triangle Soft Matter Workshop

May 16, 2019

Triangle Soft Matter Workshop Continues to Grow

Annual workshop has helped establish the Triangle as a destination for soft matter research

titanium scaffold

May 08, 2019

Bespoke Bones

Ken Gall uses a patient's CT scans to customize a 3D-printed titanium implant

Michael Rubinstein

May 07, 2019

Rubinstein Wins 2019 Soft Matter and Biophysical Chemistry Award

Rubinstein’s research led to a paradigm shift in the understanding of the inner workings of the surface of the lungs

A group of mechanical engineering students gather at hydroelectric facility

May 07, 2019

Here’s How Seniors Do Energy

Mechanical engineers tackle projects with real impact

Various configurations of structures made of spherical nanoparticles floating in two differently colored layers of liquid

March 26, 2019

Layered Liquids Arrange Nanoparticles into Useful Configurations

A new “oil-and-vinegar” approach could prove useful to applications in optics, plasmonics, electronics and multi-stage chemical catalysis.

Dani Levin adjusts piezoelectric device in Duke's wind tunnel

March 07, 2019

Flutter Power

MEMS PhD candidate Dani Levin sees potential in generating energy from vibrations

Cate Brinson, the Sharon C and Harold L Yoh III Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

February 13, 2019

Liberating Data to Discover New Polymer Nanocomposites and Metamaterials

New $5 million project aims to build an organized, searchable framework complete with analytical and predictive tools for materials discovery

Tony Huang

February 04, 2019

Huang Wins 2019 ASME Mow Medal

Award recognizes Huang’s contributions to the field of bioengineering through his pioneering work on acoustofluidics