Earl H. Dowell of Duke University Featured

May 17, 2022

Earl H. Dowell to Receive the 2022 ASME Thomas K. Caughey Dynamics Medal

Dowell is an international leader in computational modeling and experimentation for aeroelastic systems in which fluids and structure interact

March 02, 2013

Theory Guides Experimentation

Duke's Stefano Curtarolo provides the theoretical underpinning for creating novel materials with distinctive properties

January 31, 2013

Novel Materials Shake Ship Scum

Ships may soon be able to shed the unwanted accumulation of bacteria and other marine growth with the flick of a switch.

January 23, 2013

Controlled Crumpling Key to Artificial Muscle

Duke engineer Xuanhe Zhao on the challenge of controlling graphene

October 23, 2012

Droplet Response to Electric Voltage In Solids Exposed

Duke engineers said this may explain why electrical power line materials fail and cause blackouts

October 09, 2012

Global Climate Patterns: Not So Complex to Predict?

Duke's Adrian Bejan believes he has developed a simpler way to predict the Earth’s climate patterns

August 24, 2012

Bigger Creatures Live Longer, Travel Farther for a Reason

In a new paper, Duke's Adrian Bejan argues that there is a universal tendency for larger things, animate and inanimate, to live longer

July 26, 2012

Needham Receives Prestigious Professorship

As a new Niels Bohr Professor, Duke engineer David Needham will establish the Center for Single Particle Science and Engineering at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU), in Odense, Denmark.

July 05, 2012

Finger-Spacing Increases Swimming Speeds

Adrian Bejan believes that human swimmers can achieve greater power in each swimming stroke if their fingers are slightly spaced

June 11, 2012

Engineered to Compete: Duke University Motorsports

After designing, engineering, and building this year’s open-wheel race car for the Formula Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Competition, originally known as the ‘Mini Indy,’ Duke has once again raised brows and proved to be stiff competition.