August 08, 2016
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
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
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
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 [...]
July 13, 2016
Come along for a brief tour through just a few of the current projects being pursued by the up-and-coming Duke Robotics group.
July 08, 2016
George A. Truskey has been appointed as senior associate dean of the Pratt School of Engineering beginning August 1, 2016.Truskey is the R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Professor of Biomedical Engineering and has served for the past year as interim dean of engineering at Duke. In his new role, [...]
June 16, 2016
Earl Dowell, the William Holland Hall Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Duke University, has been named this year’s recipient of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Reed Aeronautics Award. The award is the highest honor an individual can receive for notable [...]
May 20, 2016
Adrian Bejan's new book breaks down the driving forces behind the movement and flow of everything in nature
May 16, 2016
Duke University awarded 515 degrees to undergraduate and graduate engineering students on Saturday and Sunday, May 15 and 16, in a weekend of commencement exercises that began with diploma ceremonies for professional masters degree students, continued with a university-wide ceremony at Wallace Wade Stadium and included Pratt School of Engineering celebrations at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
May 12, 2016
Two international artists have found inspiration in the Constructal Law—the law of physics of design and evolution, penned by Duke's Adrian Bejan, stating that any flowing system allowed to change freely over time will evolve toward an easier flowing architecture. This law accounts for the [...]