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March 15, 2017

Predicting How Bad the Bends Will Be

Model warns deep-sea divers on severity of decompression sickness

May 12, 2002

Trustees give go-ahead to engineering complex

The Duke University Board of Trustees on Saturday gave the go-ahead to construct a $97 million West Campus building complex that will more than double the Pratt School of Engineering's teaching and laboratory space. The trustees also gave preliminary approval for three other major projects on [...]

April 28, 2002

Pratt School Breaks Ground for New Engineering Center

With a quick shovel of earth, key donors and the dean of the Pratt School of Engineering and President Nannerl O. Keohane broke ground Saturday for the start of construction of the $97 million Center for Interdisciplinary Engineering, Medicine and Applied Sciences.

February 23, 2002

Duke Engineering Building Takes Step on the Road to Construction

A Duke University Board of Trustees committee Friday approved the design of a $97 million West Campus building complex that will more than double the Pratt School of Engineering's teaching and laboratory space and bridge the boundaries between research disciplines.

February 01, 2002

Engineering Professor Draws More Honors

Adrian Bejan, the J.A. Jones Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Duke's Pratt School of Engineering who prides himself on advancing thermodynamics theory using pencil and paper rather than a fancy lab, has added another plaudit to his long list.

December 01, 2001

US News Rankings recognize Duke

Duke University moved into a tie for fourth in U.S. News & World Report magazine's latest annual ratings of national universities that offer doctoral degrees. The Pratt School of Engineering was ranked 24th, in a tie with the University of Maryland and the University of California - San Diego [...]

December 01, 2001

Excavation complete for CIEMAS

The excavation has been completed for the east and west buildings of the Center for Interdisciplinary Engineering, Medicine and Applied Sciences, Pratt facilities director Mike Gunter reports. He said concrete for walls and columns are being poured in the northeast building basement area and the [...]

October 08, 2000

Duke Plans $77 Million Engineering Center

DURHAM, N.C. -- The Duke University Board of Trustees Saturday began the approval process for a $77 million Center for Interdisciplinary Engineering and Applied Sciences that would more than triple research, teaching, office and conference space at the Pratt School of Engineering. The trustees also [...]

March 01, 2000

Heat-Triggered Liposomes Carry Drugs to Eradicate Tumors in Mice

DURHAM, N.C. - Human tumors implanted into mice regressed completely within about 12 days when treated with heat-triggered, sub-microscopic drug carriers called "liposomes," and most of those tumors didn't regrow during 60-day trials at Duke University and Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, [...]

December 01, 1999

Pratt Symposium at Duke to Discuss Education of ‘New Engineer’

DURHAM, N.C. - A distinguished panel from academia, government and industry will discuss the education of engineers for the 21st century during the Edmund T. Pratt Jr. School of Engineering Symposium to be held from 2:15-3:45 p.m. Friday at Love Auditorium in Duke University's Levine Science [...]

May 27, 1999

Duke University Names Kristina Johnson New Engineering Dean

DURHAM, N.C. -- Kristina Johnson, a University of Colorado electrical engineering professor and leader in interdisciplinary research that melds light with electronics, has been named dean of the Duke University School of Engineering, Provost John Strohbehn announced Wednesday. Johnson, 42, is an [...]

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