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November 29, 2021

Cross-Training Graduate Students to Develop Smart Robotic Surgical Instruments

Duke’s new NSF Research Traineeship Program brings engineers and computer scientists into the operating room to solve unmet surgical challenges

December 07, 2021

Solutions for Seedling Sunburn, Runaway Trash Bins and Other Woes

First-year design teams develop solutions for real clients with real problems, like crop loss and decreased mobility

Duke Engineering professor Stacy Tantum and an engineering student

December 02, 2021

KEEN Teaching: Duke Engineering Faculty Engage with National Education Network

Faculty are creating impactful educational experiences grounded in problem-based learning and an entrepreneurial mindset

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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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nearly90%

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