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May 17, 2022

Earl H. Dowell to Receive the 2022 ASME Thomas K. Caughey Dynamics Medal

Dowell is an international leader in computational modeling and experimentation for aeroelastic systems in which fluids and structure interact

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May 20, 2022

NAE Grand Challenges Scholar Program Recognized with Gordon Prize

The National Academy of Engineering recognized the program's innovative approach to engineering education

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May 18, 2022

Triangle Soft Matter Workshop Reunites Materials Researchers in Person

The symposium drew 180 from Duke, NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill to discuss polymers, biomaterials and more

Metamaterials: What Are They and What Do They Do?

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Virtual

Presenter: Speaker: • Steve Cummer, William H. Younger Distinguished Professor of Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering

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Media Coverage

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Materials Today | March 21, 2022

Model Predicts New Dimension for Metal Oxides

Featuring Stefano Curtarolo

New Atlas | January 19, 2022

Eco-Friendly Plastics Made From Sugars Boast “Unprecedented” Properties

Featuring Matthew Becker

The News & Observer | January 10, 2022

As a Carbon-Free Future Nears, Duke Energy and Dominion Explore Hydrogen’s Potential

Featuring Nico Hotz

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NSF-funded training programs: AI for Materials Design, Tissue Engineering, and Surgical Technologies

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Top 20

in U.S. mechanical engineering faculty research productivity —Academic Analytics, v.2021

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$12 million

in new research awards, fiscal 2021

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nearly 90%

of Duke MEMS undergrads have jobs or job offers at graduation