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Dual-mode heating and cooling device prototype for solar building climate control Featured

December 02, 2020

Nanomaterials Enable Passive Dual-Mode Heating and Cooling Device

Dual-mode device to heat and cool buildings could cut HVAC energy use by nearly 20% in the U.S.

MEMS Chair Cate Brinson

November 25, 2020

Brinson Named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

MEMS Chair Cate Brinson is among six Duke faculty named AAAS Fellows

Squirrel and Mourning Dove identified with IR camera

November 19, 2020

What Lives in the Rainforest?

In competition for the newest XPRIZE, Duke engineering students develop drone-deployed tools to inventory the incredibly rich plant and animal life in rainforest ecosystems

Triangle Hard Matter Workshop

12:00 pm Virtual

Presenter: Duke Materials Initiative

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Soft Matter Book Club

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Currently via Zoom

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Soft Matter Book Club

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Currently via Zoom

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Media Coverage

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Psychology Today | November 30, 2020

Why Time Goes By Faster As We Age

Featuring Adrian Bejan

Science Magazine | November 13, 2020

Photon-Engineered Radiative Cooling Textiles

Featuring Po-Chun Hsu

Current Science Daily | November 5, 2020

The Promise of Design Evolution: Adrian Bejan's New Look at Life and Machines

Featuring Adrian Bejan

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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