October 21, 2016

Meet Pratt's New Faculty for 2016-2018

With 10 outstanding tenured/tenure track faculty joining us in 2016-2018, Duke engineering continues to add depth and breadth to our research focus areas in health, environmental sustainability, and intelligence and connectivity.

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October 18, 2016

Notable Alumna: Lucinda Camras

Lucinda Camras PH.D.'13, BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING The young-inventor gene runs in Lucinda Camras’s family. Her grandfather, Marvin, developed magnetic-tape recording during his 20s, is in the Inventors Hall of Fame, and received the National Medal of Technology from President George H. W. Bush in [...]

October 18, 2016

Bacterial Genes Boost Current in Human Cells

Borrowing and tweaking bacterial genes to Enhance electrical activity might treat heart, nervous system injury

October 12, 2016

MEDx Reflections: Q&A with Robert E. Fischell, Recipient of the National Medal for Technology and Innovation

One of Duke’s most lauded alumni, Robert E. Fischell E’51, returns to campus for the first MEDx Distinguished Lecture

October 06, 2016

Tissue-Patching a Broken Heart

Multi-university consortium nabs $8.6 million to build the world’s first three-dimensional, fully functional heart patch

October 03, 2016

First E-Fair Showcases Duke Engineering Student Entrepreneurship

More than 25 teams showed off their ventures, ideas and resources Sept. 27 at our first-ever E-Fair—a special event showcasing the continuum from design to entrepreneurship, and the Duke Engineering community’s shared passion for creation!This fun and informative event included demonstrations of [...]

September 27, 2016

Duke Establishes Biomedical Engineering Partnership with Makerere University

Duke students interested in biomedical engineering (BME) and global health now have a new opportunity to fuse their interests in a collaborative trans-continental partnership. The recently established Duke-Makerere University BME Partnership will connect students and faculty in the BME program at [...]

September 16, 2016

Holographic Imaging and Deep Learning Diagnose Malaria

Researchers have devised a method for computers to autonomously and quickly diagnose malaria with clinically relevant accuracy.

September 14, 2016

New Study Abroad Program Designed for Engineering Students

New "Duke-In" program provides a study abroad option for engineering students that also counts toward graduation course requirements

September 12, 2016

Connecting the Symptoms of Pancreatic Cancer with Big Data

Duke’s Data+ program explores the connection between type 2 diabetes and pancreatic cancer in the Duke electronic medical record

September 06, 2016

Coulter Partnership 2016: Five research teams funded for projects focused on improving human health

Five teams of biomedical engineers and clinicians have received one-year grants for research through the 2016 Coulter-Duke Translational Partnership. This year’s recipients are developing devices that range from a robotic surgical assist device for improving corneal transplant to a point-of-care [...]