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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.

October 05, 2016

Brain Surgery May Get a Bit Easier, with Augmented Reality

Doctors do what it takes to save the lives of their patients -- even if it means drilling holes into their skulls and sticking giant needles into their brains. Luckily for those of us with heads, surgeons and engineers at Duke are working to make emergency neurosurgical procedures like this a [...]

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 [...]

July 13, 2016

Duke Robotics in Action

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

Truskey Appointed Senior Associate Dean of the Pratt School of Engineering

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, his [...]

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