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Ann Saterbak

April 10, 2017

Saterbak to Lead Redesign of Pratt First-Year Experience

The nationally-recognized engineering education expert will start the new program with a hands-on pilot course for 50 first-year students in this fall.

Geoff Ginsburg, director of MEDx, speaks with panel members Adam Wax, Matthew Kirley and Steven Brousell

March 27, 2017

Photonics Symposium Shines Spotlight on Collaborative Research

Offering collaborations and seed funding, MEDx has helped Duke biophotonics researchers create some exciting new connections to further their work

Dean Ravi Bellamkonda on immigration reform

March 20, 2017

Dean Bellamkonda on Immigration Policy and Attracting the Best Minds

To ensure the brightest minds tackle the biggest problems, Dean Ravi Bellamkonda explains, immigration reform shouldn't prevent foreign nationals from attending U.S. universities.

IBIEM participants with Claudia Gunsch

March 14, 2017

IBIEM Holds Inaugural Symposium on Microbiome Dynamics and Engineering

Emerging program's first symposium attracts participants from each corner of the Research Triangle

Kyle Bradbury and Data+ students

March 14, 2017

Data-Savvy Students

A new course aims to make data competency a signature strength of every Duke Engineering undergraduate

Kyle Bradbury and Data+ students

March 07, 2017

Real Problems, Real Teamwork

Duke’s nationally recognized Data+ program brings teams of faculty and students together each summer to explore data-driven approaches to real-world problems—including many from clients such as Accenture, Fidelity Charitable and Duke Health. Impactful projects like the ones below will soon become [...]

colposcope team

March 01, 2017

Duke Team Reaches Milestone with Portable Cervical Cancer Screening Device

January was Cervical Health Awareness Month, and this year, that designation held special significance for Nimmi Ramanujam, professor of biomedical engineering and global health and director of the Center for Global Women’s Health Technologies.  Since 2012, she and her research team have been [...]

Stephanie Musinsky and Amanda Randles

March 01, 2017

Simulating Many Heartbeats

Undergraduate Stephanie Musinsky is upgrading a supercomputer program that can simulate blood flow down to the cellular level

A side-by-side image of a scanned cell and a measure of its internal disorder, which is directly related to its stiffness

February 28, 2017

A Better Way to Measure the Stiffness of Cancer Cells

Laser technique developed by Adam Wax peers through individual cells to gauge stiffness with unprecedented speed

mucous proteins

February 22, 2017

Proteins in Your Runny Nose Could Reveal a Viral Infection

Scientists identify biomarkers in mucus that verify viral infection from cold or flu

February 22, 2017

Gong Receives 2017 Sloan Research Fellowship

Yiyang Gong, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Duke University, has been named a recipient of a 2017 Sloan Research Fellowship. Awarded annually to 126 early career researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to [...]

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