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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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December 28, 2020

Hayes Heads to the Pentagon

MEMS PhD student wins coveted new internship advising staff of the Joint Chiefs on science and technology

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December 18, 2020

Sound Waves Spin Droplets to Concentrate, Separate Nanoparticles

New centrifuge-like device concentrates and separates biomedically important nanoparticles in tiny samples in less than a minute

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December 16, 2020

2020 Triangle Hard Matter Workshop Was a Resounding Success

Milestone inaugural event for Duke Materials Initiative features top speakers and 300+ attendees

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December 10, 2020

Kielb Receives ASME’s R. Tom Sawyer Award

American Society of Mechanical Engineers bestows highest award for contributions to gas turbines

Tony Huang

December 08, 2020

Huang Elected to the National Academy of Inventors

Organization recognizes academic inventors for outstanding inventions that impact society

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

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

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