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July 01, 2020

Coordinating Complex Behaviors Between Hundreds of Robots

A new approach to designing motion plans for multiple robots grows “trees” in the search space to solve complex problems in a fraction of the time

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June 26, 2020

From the Lab, the First Cartilage-Mimicking Gel That's Strong Enough for Knees

Cartilage provides a combination of cushiony-yet-strong that hydrogels haven't been able to match, until now.

astronaut after having blood drawn from arm

June 26, 2020

NASA Climbs Aboard with Support for Robot Project

The robot that can autonomously place an IV in an astronaut’s arm will both expand possibilities for crewed space missions and improve access to healthcare on Earth.

A person in a protective suit riding inside of a giant wheel

June 23, 2020

Duke Students — Speed Demons on One Wheel

Mechanical engineering students seek to set record with their monowheel

A man in a mask and gloves works at a bench with a lot of electrical and optical equipment

June 12, 2020

Duke's Labs Are Back in Business, but in a New Way

The herculean efforts to re-start Duke’s campus and medical school research laboratories are nearly complete

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June 11, 2020

Sound Waves Transport Droplets for Rewritable Lab-on-a-Chip Devices

Vibrating transducers create tunnels in a thin layer of oil to transport droplets across a chip without leaving a trace behind

Ravi V. Bellamkonda, Vinik Dean of Engineering at Duke University

June 09, 2020

A Message from Dean Bellamkonda on #ShutDownSTEM

A call for reflection on structural racism in academia and society

The COVIAGE tent is a portable isolation chamber that protects medical workers treating patients with COVID-19.

June 01, 2020

Engineering Student Works with Team Designing Isolation Chamber for COVID-19 Patients

This article originally appearing on the website of the Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative: Max Sondland E’20 was on spring break when he learned of the changes Duke was implementing for the remainder of his final semester at Duke in response to the COVID-19 pandemic—changes that [...]

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May 29, 2020

Duke Launches Graduate Certificate in AI for Product Innovation

Designed for working professionals, the new program's online classes start in August 2020

Bass Connections Summer 2019 - Girls Excelling in Math

May 19, 2020

To Shrink the Gender Gap in STEM, Start with Girls’ Math Identity

Many young girls love math and excel at it, but at a critical point in their development, stereotypes and cultural norms can dampen girls’ interest in math and other STEM subjects.

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May 14, 2020

Duke Engineering Celebrates the Class of 2020

We proudly recognize more than 800 undergraduate and graduate engineering students who were awarded academic degrees from Duke this month.

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