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December 05, 2016

Breaking into the Auto Industry: Q&A with Duke Alum Mark Reuss

New General Motors "executive champion" to Duke, Mark Reuss, talks about his new position and getting into the auto industry

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October 20, 2016

Autonomous Beta-Test Toilet Up and Running in India

Researchers from Duke recently helped install a beta prototype for a self-contained, off-the-grid toilet system to serve the billions of people worldwide who don’t have access to adequate sanitation.

October 17, 2016

Walla Wins Duke Startup Challenge

New app imagined by Pratt senior Judy Zhu brings students together to share in events and activities

October 12, 2016

MEDx Reflections: Q&A with Robert E. Fischell, Recipient of the National Medal for Technology and Innovation

One of Duke’s most lauded alumni, Robert E. Fischell E’51, returns to campus for the first MEDx Distinguished Lecture

October 03, 2016

First E-Fair Showcases Duke Engineering Student Entrepreneurship

More than 25 teams showed off their ventures, ideas and resources Sept. 27 at our first-ever E-Fair—a special event showcasing the continuum from design to entrepreneurship, and the Duke Engineering community’s shared passion for creation!This fun and informative event included demonstrations of [...]

September 14, 2016

New Study Abroad Program Designed for Engineering Students

New "Duke-In" program provides a study abroad option for engineering students that also counts toward graduation course requirements

August 23, 2016

Hacking into a Bionic Ear

Engineering student Vinay Nagaraj uses his experience hacking cochlear implants to land an internship designing wearables to improve children’s language skills.

August 08, 2016

Slowly Pulling Proteins Apart Reveals Unexpected Path to Stability

By slowly pulling apart a protein called Protein S, researchers have discovered a previously unknown stable conformation made possible by a little help from its best friend.

August 01, 2016

Crystallization Frustration Predicts Metallic Glass Formation

Researchers have discovered a way to predict which alloys will form metallic glasses. The research could pave the way for new strong, conductive materials.

July 18, 2016

Recreating Catalhoyuk’s Historical Excavation in Virtual Reality

Students and researchers are taking tours of the excavation of Catalhoyuk, Turkey—the largest and best-preserved Neolithic site ever discovered—without ever stepping foot off campus.

July 15, 2016

Walker Joins Duke as Mattson Family Director of Entrepreneurial Ventures

Duke Engineering alumnus and entrepreneur Bill Walker will join the Pratt School of Engineering this summer as the school's first Mattson Family Director of Entrepreneurial Ventures. This new position at Pratt, made possible by a gift from Pratt Board of Visitors member George Mattson E'87 and [...]

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