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The ArchGuard Prototype Featured

October 13, 2021

Design Health Team Places on International Top 20 Shortlist for 2021 James Dyson Award

With a device to make cardiovascular procedures safer, Duke’s ArchGuard team was recognized out of 2,000 applicants

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October 12, 2021 | Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Five Questions with ArchGuard Co-Founders Kevin Rosenthal & Kelly Yang

Duke Design Health Fellows who invented a novel medical device which helps prevent stroke during cardiac surgery advanced to finalists in the Collegiate Inventors Competition and need your vote to win

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October 11, 2021

Cell-Filled Pouch Creates Temporary “Chimeras” to Treat Disease

Device protects human liver cells producing critical biomolecules for six months in mice

MEMS/FIP Seminar: Nano Photonics for Vision of Future Machines

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium Side B, room 1466

Presenter: Dr. Zongfu Yu

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MEMS/MatSci Seminar: AI+Modeling for Materials Design and Characterization

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Zoom Only

Presenter: Maria Chan, Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory

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Media Coverage

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Psychology Today | September 27, 2021

Time in the Mind

Featuring Adrian Bejan

Duke Research Blog | September 20, 2021

Introducing: The Duke Space Initiative

Featuring Dan Buckland

SIAM News | September 3, 2021

3D Printing and Mechanics

Featuring Lawrie Virgin

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NSF-funded training programs: AI for Materials Design and Biomolecular & Tissue Engineering

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Top 10

in U.S. mechanical engineering faculty research productivity —Academic Analytics (v.2020)

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$10 million

in new research awards, fiscal 2020

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of Duke MEMS students have jobs or job offers at graduation—2020 survey