May 08, 2008
Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering has received a gift of $5 million from an anonymous donor to establish a new undergraduate curriculum that will encourage students to think critically about problems that lack obvious solutions, like those they will encounter after graduation, President [...]
May 07, 2008
What would you recommend the students do during the first 100 days of their new jobs? What should they do to hit the ground running? What are the common mistakes students make in the first year of employment? What do you see as the biggest challenge to introducing a new service and how do you [...]
May 06, 2008
The day may be getting a little closer when robots will perform surgery on patients in dangerous situations or in remote locations, such as on the battlefield or in space, with minimal human guidance. Engineers at Duke University believe that the results of feasibility studies conducted in their [...]
April 30, 2008
Pratt Engineering Undergraduate Fellow Kerry Costello was named as a Fulbright Scholars for 2008-2009. The program supports one year of research at an institution outside the United States. Costello, a graduating senior and a native of Havertown, Penn., will be spending a year in Amsterdam, The [...]
April 24, 2008
Using 3-D ultrasound technology they designed, Duke University bioengineers can compensate for the thickness and unevenness of the skull to see in real-time the arteries within the brain that most often clog up and cause strokes.
March 14, 2006
For most doctoral students, the path forward is clear: industry research career or academic research and teaching career. But Audrey Ellerbee, originally from New York, is considering a different path. And that’s not at all unusual for her.
September 15, 2004
After surviving a six-week med school boot camp, Pratt biomedical engineering student Kemi Oni says she’s more than ready for medical school. Oni and 107 other minority students from around the U.S. gathered in New York City this past summer for the Minority Medical Education Program, sponsored by [...]