June 24, 2016
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 14, 2016
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.
June 07, 2016
Real-time view of enteric nervous system provides new way to study gastrointestinal disorders
June 06, 2016
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
Technology simplifies and maximizes chemical production by decoupling microbial growth and product formation processes
May 19, 2016
New faculty member Junjie Yao will begin a photoacoustic tomography program at Duke
May 16, 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.
May 05, 2016
Elizabeth Bucholz Wins Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award
April 27, 2016
John Oxaal has worked on a variety of projects and products in the entrepreneurial space. After graduating from Duke, Oxaal got his first opportunity from Olaf von Ramm, professor of biomedical engineering at Duke University, who invited him to work on a real-time 2-D ultrasound machine. Realizing he needed more business knowledge, Oxaal pursued a business degree from the University of Chicago. This helped him found Volumetrics Medical Imaging, Inc. with Professor von Ramm, which developed the first real-time 3-D ultrasound machine.
April 27, 2016
Originally published in DukEngineer, the student-written magazine of the Pratt School of EngineeringHealthcare Hackathon Takes DukeINNOVATION. EFFICIENCY. SOLUTION-BUILDING.These are some of the words heard surrounding the inaugural healthcare hackathon that took place in September 2015 at the Duke [...]