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January 05, 2021

Payne Named Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

MEMS Associate Professor Christine Payne recognized for outstanding contributions to chemistry with research on interaction between materials and cells

Karis Boyd-Sinkler

January 15, 2021

Boyd-Sinkler Named Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion for Duke Engineering

Beginning in March 2021, Karis Boyd-Sinkler will advance diversity, equity, inclusion and community across Duke Engineering

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January 11, 2021

Post-Surgical Patch Releases Non-Opioid Painkiller Directly to the Wound

New polymer promises localized pain control for critical first four days

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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