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

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

The Fitzpatrick Center at Duke Engineering

November 19, 2020

Twenty Graduate Students Earn External Fellowships

Highly competitive national awards will help 20 new and returning Duke Engineering graduate students conduct research on campus

A series of two red blocks, with each step in the series having something different done to one of them

November 19, 2020

Predicting Forces between Oddly Shaped Nanoparticles

Simplified model of van der Waals forces will allow previously impossible simulations of how faceted nanoparticles self-assemble into larger structures

Charles Gersbach, David Mitzi, David Smith, Mark Wiesner

November 18, 2020

Four Duke Engineers Recognized as Most Cited

Four Duke Engineers are included in the most highly-cited list this year. Their scholarly publications are viewed as important and influential by their peers.

A firefighter facing in the Ferguson wildfire

November 17, 2020

Cooling Fabrics Fight Climate Change, As Well As Sweat

Duke engineers are developing comfortable textiles that reduce demand for air conditioning

Fundamental Concepts preview

November 10, 2020

YouTube Special: Fundamental Concepts in Engineering

In a new educational series, Duke faculty explain basic engineering principles in 10 minutes or less

four students with masks stand around a work table in a tool-filled room

October 30, 2020

Introducing Engineering Concepts in a Pandemic

Duke Engineering’s signature First-Year Design course finds ways to provide real-world engineering experiences during a difficult semester

Collage of Beverly A. Wilkinson, Jerry C. Wilkinson, Wilkinson Building and Duke Chapel

October 15, 2020

Duke’s New Engineering Building Named to Honor Wilkinson Family

Opening for classes in January, it will recognize lifetime philanthropic and service contributions of Duke Engineering alumnus Jerry C. Wilkinson and Family

Geometric drawings of green diamond-shaped molecules with twisted strings of connections between them

October 13, 2020

Chiral Ingredients Split Electron Spins in Hybrid Semiconductors

Adding left- or right-handed organic molecules to hybrid perovskite semiconductors may offer a path toward spintronic computing

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