Patrick Charbonneau

September 27, 2022 | Duke Research & Innovation

Managing and Sharing Data in the Natural Sciences: An Interview with Duke's Patrick Charbonneau

To facilitate data sharing, the chemist deposits data sets in Duke Libraries' Research Data Repository when he publishes a paper.

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September 21, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

Artificial Soft Surface Autonomously Mimics Shapes From Nature

Soft surface adapts and reshapes itself to match a wide array of objects and motions

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September 13, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

Nanorattles Shake Up New Possibilities for Disease Detection

New nanoparticle shape can greatly enhance signals from multiple separate biomarkers at once, accurately detecting head and neck cancers without biopsies to improve global health

Adrienne Stiff-Roberts. Photo by Jared Lazarus.

September 13, 2022 | Duke Today

Adrienne Stiff-Roberts Named Presidential Fellow for 2022-23 Academic Year

The Jeffrey N. Vinik Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Duke will participate in strategic and operational discussions across the university

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August 15, 2022 | Duke Today

Stiff, Achy Knees? Lab-Made Cartilage Gel Outperforms the Real Thing

Duke researchers have developed a gel-based cartilage substitute to relieve achy knees that’s even stronger and more durable than the real thing

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August 10, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

Duke-led Center Seeks to Examine and Engineer the Microbial Communities of Indoor Spaces

New $26 million center will work to understand and engineer the microbiomes in our homes, workspaces and other built environments

Alternate design for an emerging field-effect transistor made with nanomaterials.

August 02, 2022 | US National Institute of Standards & Technology

Duke ECE's Aaron Franklin Co-leads National Group on Field-Effect Transistors

The panel will suggest guidelines for assessing the performance of this emerging nanotechnology

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July 15, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

Watching Primordial Neural Cells Grow in 3D Scaffolds to Heal Brain Injury

Tracking how neural progenitor cells respond to biochemical signals while moving and growing through a biocompatible jungle gym could help develop brain-healing biogels

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July 06, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

Upside-Down Design Expands Wide-Spectrum Super-Camera Abilities

New design for plasmonic metasurfaces increases their frequency range while protecting them from the elements

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June 15, 2022 | Duke Science and Technology

Smooth as Glass

Patrick Charbonneau, professor of chemistry and physics, is using complex computer simulations to unlock the hidden secrets of science—in glass.

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June 09, 2022 | Duke Science & Technology

Food Stainability in Focus

What if there were a simple, inexpensive way to help farmers use only the fertilizer they need & no more? Duke University professor Maiken Mikkelsen has developed a powerful new camera that farmers can use to assess crop health, reduce wasted fertilizer

May 19, 2022 | Duke Today

Pentagon Leaders Briefed on Patek Lab's Work

A team from the U.S. military that included Gabriel Camarillo, under secretary of the Army, learned how shrimp, ants and quantum computing could improve military operations and technology during a tour of three Duke University research labs Monday.

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May 18, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

Triangle Soft Matter Workshop Reunites Materials Researchers in Person

The symposium drew 180 from Duke, NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill to discuss polymers, biomaterials and more

Adrienne Stiff-Roberts

May 17, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

Adrienne Stiff-Roberts: 2021 Distinguished Service Award

Adrienne Stiff-Roberts's impact over nearly 20 years can be felt throughout every corner of the school and even into the surrounding community

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May 17, 2022 | Duke Today

Former Trustee Chair Peter Nicholas Dies

A Duke alumnus who was the co-founder of Boston Scientific Corporation, Nicholas is remembered for his Duke leadership and philanthropy. The Nicholas family gave the naming gift for the Nicholas School of the Environment and the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions