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Jerome Lynch

September 02, 2021 | Duke Engineering

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

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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

‘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

August 10, 2021 | Duke Engineering

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

Mark Wiesner in a forest

August 02, 2021 | Duke Engineering

‘Network of Networks’ to Advance International Efforts for Sustainable Materials

Duke-led INFRAMES initiative will connect researchers across fields and nations to build the collaborations and resources needed to study the sustainability of

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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July 27, 2021 | Duke Engineering

Setting Boundaries Helps Machine Learning Find One-in-a-Trillion Solutions

New “neural-adjoint” machine learning method can help researchers find optimal solutions in extremely large design spaces such as dielectric metamaterials for c

Jewel in palm. Photo courtesy Pan Lab

July 26, 2021 | Center for International and Global Studies

An Exciting Step Towards a Shared Research-Policy Agenda in "Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining"

Stakeholders from academia, NGOs, industry, government, and international organizations convene to identify the most pressing questions in the ASGM sector

July 26, 2021 | Duke Engineering

Catching Waves

QA with ECE professor and metamaterials pioneer, Steve Cummer

July 26, 2021 | Duke Nicholas School of the Environment

New Tests Can Detect Tiny but Toxic Particles of Coal Ash in Soil

DMI member Heather Stapleton is among scientists at Duke University who have developed a suite of four new tests that can be used to detect coal ash contamination in soil with unprecedented sensitivity

artist illustration of a molecule

July 22, 2021 | Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Buzz About Thermoelectrics Heats Up With Promising New Magnesium-Based Materials

Researchers have gained new fundamental insights into two magnesium-based materials that have the potential to significantly outperform traditional thermoelectric designs

3D printed bone implant by Ken Gall's lab

July 21, 2021 | CBS 17

Duke University Engineers Developing Special 3D Printer for Bone Reconstruction

Duke engineers led by Ken Gall, professor of mechanical engineering and materials science, are developing special 3D printed bone implants to save limbs from amputation

July 15, 2021 | National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Engineers Build Nanostructures That Fight Inflammation

Duke engineers are building nanofiber-based treatments that stimulate the body to mount its own biological attack on immune disorders, which avoid side-effects of current anti-inflammatories

female student in clean room suit at microscope

July 15, 2021 | Duke Engineering

New Undergrad Certificate Offers Experience in Materials Science and Engineering

Duke’s newest undergraduate certificate program covers fundamentals at the intersection of physics, chemistry and engineering

June 28, 2021 | Duke Today

Padilla Helps Develop Course on Race

DMI faculty member Willie J. Padilla will co-teach with more than a dozen Duke faculty an undergraduate course titled, "The Invention and Consequences of Race"

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