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October 08, 2018

Supercomputer Predicts Optical and Thermal Properties of Complex Hybrid Materials

Computational models of layered hybrid perovskites open new material design space for light-based applications such as LEDs and water purification

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October 08, 2018

Copper Ions Flow Like Liquid through the Frozen Atomic Network of a Crystal

Atomic insights into superionic crystals could lead to safer, more efficient rechargeable batteries

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September 26, 2018

Exploring the Mechanics of Gene Expression

New NSF grant links four Duke engineers to explore how mechanical changes to genetic material affects gene expression, cancer development

MEMS Seminar: Bioinspired Self-Adaptable Materials and "Growing" Cardiovascular Implant Devices

12:00 pm | Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium Side A, room 1464

Presenter: Dr. Sung Hoon Kang | Johns Hopkins University

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MEMS Seminar: Magnetically and Optically Active Nanoparticles and Polymer Composites

12:00 pm | Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium Side A, room 1464

Presenter: Dr. Joseph B. Tracy | North Carolina State University

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Physics Can Explain Human Innovation and Enlightenment

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

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in U.S. mechanical engineering faculty research productivity -Academic Analytics 2015

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180%

increase in external research awards in past 5 years

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88%

of Duke MEMS students have a job or job offers before graduation