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September 15, 2021

Engineering for Impact: Meet Duke Engineering’s Next Dean

Jerome Lynch shares his perspectives on Duke Engineering, initial priorities as dean, and vision for the transformative role engineers can play in society

January 18, 2012

The Career of Gene Goodson

Gene Goodson grew up around cars. From the age of 12, he spent his summers helping out in his father’s automobile dealership, doing everything from putting on seat covers to changing oil to driving the wrecker on nights and weekends. So it would seem inevitable that Goodson would end up with a [...]

January 06, 2012

Graduate Student Rewarded for Aeroelasticity Work

Mechanical engineering graduate student Ivan Wang’s project involves simple modeling of the aeroelastic properties of folding-wing aircraft

December 12, 2011

Jumping Droplets Take A Lot Of Heat, As Long As It Comes In A Cool Way

Microscopic water droplets jumping between surfaces that repel and attract moisture could hold the key to a wide array of more energy efficient products, ranging from large solar panels to compact laptop computers.

November 29, 2011

New Elemental Cookbook Guides Efficient Thermoelectric Combinations

A materials genome repository developed by Duke engineers will allow scientists to stop using trial-and-error methods for combining different elements to create the most efficient alloys

November 09, 2011

New Method for Counting, Analyzing Tiny Particles

Duke engineers have developed a novel “nozzle” to detect tiny particles such as cells or viruses to process even smaller samples wihtout clogging

October 25, 2011

Restraint Improves Dielectric Performance, Lifespan

Duke engineers have demonstrated that rigidly constraining dielectric materials can greatly improve their performance and potentially lengthen their lifespans.