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.

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

May 17, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

Teaching Physics to AI Makes the Student a Master

Incorporating known physics into neural network algorithms allows them to discover new insights into material properties

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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

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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 13, 2022 | Duke Nicholas Institute News

Hsu, Blum and Patiño-Echeverri Win University-Wide Collaboration Grant on Climate Change

Po-Chun Hsu, Volker Blum and Dalia Patino-Echeverri are one of eight faculty teams winning grants to address climate change and will use it to help advance a new paradigm for engineering sustainable buildings

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May 13, 2022 | Duke Nicholas Institute

Duke Engineers Win Grants to Address Climate Change

Mark Borsuk, Po-Chun Hsu and Volker Blum are among faculty in the first round to win university-wide collaboration grants from the Duke Nicholas Institute to address climate change

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May 04, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

Becca Lau: Pandemic Pivot Enables Materials Science for Future Nanomaterials

When the global pandemic forced then-sophomore Becca Lau home from studying abroad, little did she know that this initially disappointing pivot to remote learning would open an entirely new side of engineering research to her and a bright new pathway to a PhD program.

May 01, 2022

2020 DMI Student Awards and Projects

Student award winners, and information on dissertations and theses completed by the Class of 2022

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April 28, 2022 | Duke Research & Innovation

Quantum Magnets

Duke physicist Sarah Haravifard and her team have uncovered new types of quantum magnets, constructed by aligning electron spins in sophisticated patterns, which can be used for future applications in data storage and spintronics.

April 19, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

K-12 Outreach: Let There Be LITE

The Light, Infrared and Thermal Energy workshop by Po-Chun Hsu’s lab group engaged local high school students in optics, photonics and materials science

Mohamed Noor, interim dean of Duke Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

April 11, 2022 | Duke Today

Mohamed Noor Named Interim Dean of Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Mohamed Noor, dean of natural sciences since 2018 and professor of biology, will become Interim Dean of Trinity College of Arts and Sciences when Valerie Ashby departs this summer