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DEI seed grants

May 02, 2017

Energy Initiative Awards Seven New Seed Grants

Total external awards for previous projects have tripled the seed funding investment

May 02, 2017

Duke Electric Vehicle Takes First Place at Shell Eco-Marathon Americas 2017

High-efficiency car built by students posted electric equivalent of nearly 10,000 mpg

May 02, 2017

Students, Doctors Develop Next-Generation Surgical Implants

Undergraduates rapidly prototype biomedical devices on Duke’s 3D metal printer

speakers from OPTDATA

April 27, 2017

Symposium on Data Optimization Under Uncertainty Draws National Crowd

Duke's inaugural “Optimization Under Uncertainty and Data-Driven Science and Engineering” symposium gathered more than 80 leading experts to address mathematical and computational aspects of pressing problems

Challenged in a Pratt class for first-year students to design a toy for a McDonald's Happy Meal, Barbara Groh and Samuel Lester developed telescoping lightsaber toys.

April 20, 2017

Fun in a Box: Happy Meal Challenge Teaches First-Year Students Design Thinking

Students in EGR 121 always knew the best thing inside a McDonald’s Happy Meal is the toy – now they know how they might design one.

the robo-nurse, TRINA, in the Duke Robotics Lab

April 19, 2017

Robotics for a New Generation

Faculty-led event invites Duke community and high-school students to learn about rapidly advancing robotics research on campus.

April 19, 2017

Duke Students Spend Spring Break Installing Solar Panels in Fresno

Fresno isn't the most obvious spring break destination, but it's where seven Duke students chose to spend their vacation this March. The team took part in Solar Spring Break, a program that engages university students in installing no-cost solar for low-income families. Duke students captured their [...]

Atomic view of element dispersion in new magnetic material

April 14, 2017

Computers Create Recipe for Two New Magnetic Materials

Supercomputer-generated recipes yield two new kinds of magnets

YouTube image for cooling droplets

April 03, 2017

Jumping Droplets Whisk Away Hotspots in Electronics

New technology adds a third dimension to cooling modern electronics

Victoria Nneji

March 31, 2017

Robotics Engineer Featured in Google Expedition

Victoria Nneji helps inspire the next generation of engineers

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