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June 14, 2016

Engineering with a Purpose

Inspired by her little brother’s chronic illness, biomedical engineering student Rhianna Lee ’16 sets out to find a cure—and helps some of Durham’s disabled workers along the way.

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July 25, 2016

Chilkoti Makes Most Cited List for Materials Science and Engineering

Ashutosh Chilkoti, the Theo Pilkington Professor and chair of biomedical engineering at Duke University, has been listed among the most cited researchers in materials science and engineering by Elsevier Scopus Data.The highly cited researchers or scholars are either the corresponding author or the [...]

July 15, 2016

Walker Joins Duke as Mattson Family Director of Entrepreneurial Ventures

Duke Engineering alumnus and entrepreneur Bill Walker will join the Pratt School of Engineering this summer as the school's first Mattson Family Director of Entrepreneurial Ventures. This new position at Pratt, made possible by a gift from Pratt Board of Visitors member George Mattson E'87 and [...]

July 13, 2016

Gong Named 2016 Beckman Young Investigator

Yiyang Gong, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, electrical and computer engineering, and neurobiology at Duke University, has been named a 2016 Beckman Young Investigator by the Beckman Foundation. The $700,000, four-year award will support Gong’s research into understanding how neurons [...]

July 08, 2016

Truskey Appointed Senior Associate Dean of the Pratt School of Engineering

George A. Truskey has been appointed as senior associate dean of the Pratt School of Engineering beginning August 1, 2016.Truskey is the R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Professor of Biomedical Engineering and has served for the past year as interim dean of engineering at Duke. In his new role, [...]

June 24, 2016

Grill Named Edmund T. Pratt Jr. School Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Warren Grill has been named the Edmund T. Pratt Jr. School Professor of Biomedical Engineering, effective July 1, 2016.The Pratt School Professorship is designated for an individual who is addressing one of the National Academy of Engineering’s Grand Challenges for Engineering, and Grill’s research [...]

June 07, 2016

A Window to the Gut's Brain

Real-time view of enteric nervous system provides new way to study gastrointestinal disorders

June 06, 2016

New Duke Startup Challenge Prize Targets Biomedical Engineering Students

Teams competing in the next Duke Startup Challenge will have something new to shoot for—a $10,000 prize for the best team with an undergraduate or graduate student from the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) as part of its leadership. Founded in 1999, the competition is designed to help [...]

May 31, 2016

Duke Biomanufacturing Technology Licensed by Spinoff Company DMC

Technology simplifies and maximizes chemical production by decoupling microbial growth and product formation processes

May 19, 2016

Junjie Yao: Listening into the Body through Light

New faculty member Junjie Yao will begin a photoacoustic tomography program at Duke

May 16, 2016

Duke Engineering Celebrates Class of 2016

Duke University awarded 515 degrees to undergraduate and graduate engineering students on Saturday and Sunday, May 15 and 16, in a weekend of commencement exercises that began with diploma ceremonies for professional masters degree students, continued with a university-wide ceremony at Wallace Wade Stadium and included Pratt School of Engineering celebrations at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

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