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Environmental engineering major Karyn Saunders created computational models to understand problems with a greywater treatment system in Honduras—part of her NAE Grand Challenge Scholars project advised by faculty mentor David Schaad.

April 09, 2018

Mentored Research

Duke Engineering offers students unparalleled opportunities to conduct original research with faculty advisors. Almost 70 percent of our undergraduates engage in intensive research, with one in five either publishing or presenting a paper off campus before graduating.

April 03, 2018

Computational Thinking

By weaving in real-world projects, Duke Engineering is piloting a new approach to introductory computing that seeks to give students not only a strong foundation in programming skills, but a vision of coding as a creative tool

James Clark

April 02, 2018

Duke Launches Engineering Scholars Program with $15M Gift

Newly announced $15 million from the A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation to establish a new undergraduate program focused on leadership, service, and business and entrepreneurship

In a world full of uncertainties, how can you maximize your chances of picking the best option? Students learn strategies for predicting probabilities through hands-on lab activities.

March 28, 2018

Data & Decision Sciences

By teaching students to leverage statistical analysis to glean useful insights from complex, real-world datasets, a new course aims to make data competency a signature strength of every Duke Engineering undergraduate

Outfitted with workbenches, laser cutters, 3-D printers and other tools, the new Duke Engineering Design Pod provides a dedicated 5,000-square-foot workspace and active-learning classroom for the first-year design course.

March 22, 2018

Real-World Design

An innovative course gives first-year students early engineering experience as they work in teams to design, prototype and deliver solutions to meet real community needs

Michael Rubinstein

March 19, 2018

Rubinstein Named 2018 Bingham Medalist of the Society of Rheology

Michael Rubinstein recognized for advancing fundamental understanding of complex fluid flows

Alumnus Thomas E. Harrington speaks at the April 21, 2018 dedication of Harrington Engineering Quadrangle.

March 15, 2018

Duke Names Engineering Quadrangle in Honor of Thomas and Susan Harrington

The central quadrangle at the Pratt School of Engineering has been named the “Harrington Engineering Quadrangle” in honor of Thomas E. Harrington E’66 and Susan C. Harrington

Inaugural Baquerizo Innovation Grant winners - Zephyr Mobility and OptiML

March 13, 2018

Inaugural Baquerizo Innovation Grant Recipients Named

Student inventors of devices to safely move hospital patients and to diagnose eye diseases won the first BIG grants – a $20,000 program that supports Duke Engineering undergraduate entrepreneurship

Duke Engineering students stand with their prototype heavy-lifting drone after a test flight for the Ocean Discovery XPRIZE competition.

March 07, 2018

Duke Students Advance to Finals in $7 Million Ocean Discovery XPRIZE Competition

After years of work from hundreds of students, the Duke Ocean XPRIZE team has qualified for the final round of competition aimed at autonomously mapping the ocean floor

Rico Friedrich

February 27, 2018

Rico Friedrich Receives Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship

Prestigious German award will support work in computing the formation of new semiconductor and insulator materials

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