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The Pratt School of Engineer has launched a new suite of communication courses, coaching services and workshops for all Duke Engineering graduate students, domestic and international—the Duke Engineering Graduate Communications Center at Pratt.

September 17, 2018

New Engineering Graduate Communications Center Offers Courses and Coaching

Offerings range from mastering conversation to effective writing to giving a research presentation

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September 10, 2018

Fourteen Earn National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships

Highly competitive national awards will help 14 new and returning Duke Engineering graduate students conduct research on campus

Po-Chun Hsu

September 07, 2018

Po-Chun Hsu: Engineering Nanostructured Materials to Keep You Cool

New faculty member Po-Chun Hsu designs materials at the nanoscale tailored to transmit, block and absorb thermal radiation

Adrian Bejan

August 27, 2018

In the Race of Life, the Tortoise Beats the Hare Every Time

Research shows that, when speed is averaged throughout a lifetime, the fastest animals and machines are actually the slowest

From Left to Right - Volker Blum, David Mitzi, Adrienne Stiff-Roberts

August 21, 2018

Duke Engineers Join National Center on Emerging Energy Materials

Three Duke faculty members will work to develop new hybrid organic-inorganic semiconductors for novel energy applications

The inaugural class of A. James Clark Scholars at Duke.

August 20, 2018

10 of Nation's Brightest College-Bound Students Selected as Inaugural A. James Clark Scholars at Duke

The students—all members of the incoming class of 2022—represent six states, and a wide range of experiences and achievements.

Clayton Connor answers questions at the Duke REU poster session held in Fitzpatrick Hall

August 10, 2018

For Duke Summer Research Experience, Undergraduates Flock from Afar

Duke's Research Experience for Undergraduates programs offer participants experience in the lab and practical tips for the future

Driver Anna Li behind the wheel of Maxwell, Duke's record-breaking vehicle

August 07, 2018

Duke Students Break Guinness World Record for Fuel Efficiency

Duke Engineering is now the official home of the most fuel-efficient vehicle in history, a hydrogen fuel cell car that gets the equivalent of 14,573 miles per gallon

droplets on a mixing platform

July 26, 2018

Soundwave-Surfing Droplets Leave No Traces Behind

New digital microfluidics platform uses soundwaves and oil to avoid contamination for reusable lab-on-a-chip devices

small robot tipping over stack of books

July 17, 2018

Robots Lend Themselves a Hand

Kris Hauser is teaching humanoid robots to use their hands to stop themselves from falling

device for separating cancer cells from biological fluids next to a penny

July 03, 2018

Sound Waves Could Provide 'Liquid Biopsies'

Acoustic microfluidic platform gently and quickly separates circulating tumor cells from blood samples

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