Self-assembled structures formed by a FAME, fatty-acid-modified elastin-like polypeptides. Researchers use temperature cues to make the molecules assemble themselves.

March 19, 2018

Modified Biomaterials Perform Orderly Self-Assembly in Response to Temperature Cues

Using post-translational modification, researchers were able to create unique biomaterials with programmable behavior

Michael Rubinstein

March 19, 2018

Rubinstein Named 2018 Bingham Medalist of the Society of Rheology

Michael Rubinstein recognized for advancing fundamental understanding of complex fluid flows

Duke University has named the quadrangle at the Pratt School of Engineering for alumnus Thomas E. Harrington, pictured, and Susan C. Harrington.

March 15, 2018

Duke Names Engineering Quadrangle in Honor of Thomas and Susan Harrington

The central quadrangle at the Pratt School of Engineering has been named the “Harrington Engineering Quadrangle” in honor of Thomas E. Harrington E’66 and Susan C. Harrington

Inaugural Baquerizo Innovation Grant winners - Zephyr Mobility and OptiML

March 13, 2018

Inaugural Baquerizo Innovation Grant Recipients Named

Student inventors of devices to safely move hospital patients and to diagnose eye diseases won the first BIG grants – a $20,000 program that supports Duke Engineering undergraduate entrepreneurship

Conceptual art of new Duke Engineering building

February 27, 2018

Duke to Construct New Building to Advance Engineering Education and Research

150,000-square-foot building will house new education, research and entrepreneurship initiatives at the Pratt School of Engineering

Lingchong You

February 21, 2018

New Tool Tells Bioengineers When to Build Microbial Teams

Researchers help bioengineers decide when to use multiple cell populations to assemble a product

Outfitted with workbenches, laser cutters, 3-D printers and other tools, the new Duke Engineering Design Pod provides a dedicated 5,000-square-foot workspace and active-learning classroom for the first-year design course.

February 18, 2018

Real-World Design

An innovative course gives first-year students early engineering experience as they work in teams to design, prototype and deliver solutions to meet real community needs

Nimmi Ramanujam demonstrates how to use the Pocket Colposcope

February 12, 2018

Ramanujam, Asiedu Receive the 2018 Velji Award for Global Health

Nimmi Ramanujam and graduate student Mercy Asiedu recognized for innovative projects that address women’s health disparities

PhD mathematics student John Malik took first place for his image, “Phases of the Heart,” showing phase information extracted from an electrocardiogram signal using Fourier transform.

January 22, 2018

Heart-Phase Image Takes Top Prize in 2018 'Envisioning the Invisible' Contest

Amazing research images won top honors in the contest sponsored by the Duke Engineering Graduate Student Council.

students in a design challenge

January 16, 2018

Students Connect Engineering and Entrepreneurship in Technology and Design Pathway

Engineering Innovation helps fill out one of the pathways to an Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate