A team in EGR 190 gathers poolside with its submersible robot Featured

December 07, 2018

EGR 190: Mission Impossible?

Second-year mechanical engineering students learn to overcome intractable challenges

four robots on a floor in a grid

December 04, 2018

Drones Collaboratively Explore Scenarios with Limited Communications

Researchers develop algorithms for teams of drones to collaboratively explore new terrain while falling in and out of communication with one another

Shomik Verma

December 03, 2018

Verma Wins 2019 Marshall Scholarship

With an education steeped in novel solutions for solar energy production, Shomik Verma is the fifth Duke engineer to win the prestigious scholarship, and the first since 2011

Media Coverage

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Boston Globe | November 26, 2018

How a New Simulator Helps Scientists Study Whale Entanglements

Featuring Laurens Howle

Gizmodo | November 16, 2018

New Mucus Study Could Hold the Key to Clearing Your Phlegm

Featuring Michael Rubinstein

New York Magazine | November 8, 2018

When Will My Self-Driving Car Get Here?

Featuring Missy Cummings

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major externally funded materials research centers: Materials Genomics and Biomolecular & Tissue Engineering

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Top 15

in U.S. mechanical engineering faculty research productivity —Academic Analytics

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$9.6 million

in new research awards in fiscal year 2018

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86%

of Duke MEMS students have a job or job offers before graduation—2018 survey