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October 22, 2021 | Duke MEDx

iMED Brings Engineering Innovation to Medicine Through the Power of Graduate Students

Andreas Seas, Jay Rathinavelu and Justin Chan are three medical students driving the rebranding of the MEDx-sponsored interest group, iMED (Innovative Medicine), formerly known as the Medicine and Engineering Interest Group

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October 20, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

Duke Soft Matter Symposium Attracts Worldwide Audience

Duke Materials Initiative’s milestone event on polymer networks engages 300+ attendees from 16 nations

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October 13, 2021

Charbonneau Named Fellow of APS

Duke Professor of Chemistry and Physics Patrick Charbonneau honored by the American Physics Society for contributions to understanding glassy materials

Patrick Charbonneau with big piece of clear glass

October 12, 2021 | MSN News

Quebec Physicist Linked to Nobel-Winning Research Urges Canada to 'Value Science'

Duke Chemistry Professor Patrick Charbonneau has worked closely with Giorgio Parisi, co-winner of this year's Nobel Prize for Physics

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October 11, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

Cell-Filled Pouch Creates Temporary “Chimeras” to Treat Disease

Device protects human liver cells producing critical biomolecules for six months in mice

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October 05, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

Smuggling Light Through Opaque Materials

Newly proven physics opens chalcogenide glasses to applications at visible and ultraviolet wavelengths

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September 17, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

Antimicrobial Coating for Orthopedic Implants Prevents Dangerous Infections

Customizable to individual patients and requiring less than 10 minutes to prepare and use, new surgical implant coating prevented 100% of infections in mice

Jerome Lynch working with students

September 15, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

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

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September 15, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

Duke Engineering Lab Offers Public School Science Teachers Nanotechnology Experience

Stefan Zauscher’s lab provides hands-on summer research experiences for two public school science teachers, reaping benefits in the process

Jerome Lynch

September 02, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

Jerome Lynch Named New Dean of Pratt School of Engineering

University of Michigan chair is nationally known for developing smart technologies to improve civil infrastructure systems

September 02, 2021 | Duke Today

NSF Creates Polymer Chemistry Optimization Center at Duke for Future Materials

The National Science Foundation has awarded a five-year, $20 million grant to Duke University researchers to explore and optimize the chemical structure and physical properties of individual molecules in a polymer network.

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August 30, 2021 | Duke Science and Technology

Algorithms That Show Their Work

Cynthia Rudin writes machine learning algorithms that are interpretable, which increases their accuracy and usefulness

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August 18, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

‘Shadow Waveguide’ Casts Complex Acoustic Patterns to Control Particles

New approach to 'acoustic tweezers' could help push past limitations for cell and tissue engineering applications

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August 10, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

Addressing Climate Change with Energy Materials

Duke engineers and materials scientists are discovering and designing new materials to meet energy demands for a more sustainable future

Tire tread with colored graphical information

August 02, 2021 | Duke Translation and Commercialization

Tyrata Automated Tire Monitoring Safely Extends Bus Tire Life by 12%

GoDurham bus system saves $1,000 annually per vehicle with Tyrata’s IntelliTread tire monitoring system

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