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February 03, 2017

For This Metal, Electricity Flows, But Not the Heat

There's a known rule-breaker among materials, and a new discovery by an international team of scientists adds more evidence to back up the metal's nonconformist reputation. According to a study led by scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), the University of California, Berkeley, and Duke University, electrons in vanadium dioxide can conduct electricity without conducting heat. The findings, published in the Jan. 27 issue of the journal [...]

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December 12, 2016

Duke Joins New Carolina Center on Road Safety

Missy Cummings will lead research on the safety of driverless cars in a new Carolina-led national transportation center

December 08, 2016

Data+ Program Honored for Educational Innovation

Duke’s Data+ summer research program received the gold prize in the natural sciences category at the Reimagine Education Conference and Awards in Philadelphia. Paul Bendich and Ashlee Valenteaccepted the award on behalf of the Data+ team at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. Hosted [...]

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

December 02, 2016

Vincent Price Named Duke University 10th President

Penn provost and noted public opinion scholar to take office July 1

November 23, 2016

Science and Storytelling Collide in PhD Plus Program

Liz Neeley from The Story Collider podcast teaches graduate students how to include storytelling in their communications

November 21, 2016

Alumni Profile: Costi Shami

Costi Shami – General MotorsVehicle Performance Engineer – Autonomous VehiclesGeneral MotorsDetroit, MI USAMS, Mechanical Engineering, 2014BS, Mechanical Engineering, 2013Tell us about your career after graduating from Duke as a mechanical engineer.I work at General Motors and my official title is [...]

November 18, 2016

Shyni Varghese: Making Miniature Models of Muscles, Bones and Tumors

New faculty member Shyni Varghese brings tissue-on-a-chip and bone-healing technologies to Duke this summer

November 17, 2016

Gaurav Arya: Modeling Soft Matter with Hard Calculations

New faculty member Gaurav Arya develops molecular models of soft-matter to advance fields from energy to health care

November 16, 2016

High Impact: Students Report on Community Development Projects at Home and Around the World

Students members of Duke Engineers for International Development (DEID)work on new school buildings in Uganda in 2015. A rainwater catchment system in Madagascar. Water treatment beds in Honduras. New school buildings in Uganda. A litter collection system for a creek in Durham.The challenges [...]

November 03, 2016

Golf Mantra ‘Grip It and Rip It’ Extends to New Club Designs

Duke materials scientist rethinks the future of golf clubs with the industry’s newest player

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