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Yilun Zhou works with the team’s picking robot at last year's Amazon Picking Challenge in Leipzig, Germany

July 17, 2017

Duke Students Create Robot for Amazon Challenge

Team heading to Japan for international competition of robotics experts

October 31, 2016

'Grad School Boot Camp' Attracts a Diverse Crowd

New Pratt-wide program teaches prospective graduate students about applications, fellowships and opportunities at Duke

October 21, 2016

Meet Pratt's New Faculty for 2016-2018

With 14 outstanding tenured/tenure track faculty joining us in 2016-2018, Duke engineering continues to add depth and breadth to our research focus areas in health, environmental sustainability, and intelligence and connectivity.

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 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.

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