News

Gloved hands shine a small flashlight onto a long, thing metal device covered in copper colored spray Featured

September 17, 2021

Antimicrobial Coating for Orthopedic Implants Prevents Dangerous Infections

Customizable to individual patients and requiring less than 10 minutes to prepare and use, new surgical implant coating prevented 100% of infections in mice

Jerome Lynch working with students

September 15, 2021

Engineering for Impact: Meet Duke Engineering’s Next Dean

Jerome Lynch shares his perspectives on Duke Engineering, initial priorities as dean, and vision for the transformative role engineers can play in society

ASCENT will improve and accelerate the development and clinical translation of nerve stimulation therapies by making model-based approaches more accessible, reproducible, and efficient

September 07, 2021

‘ASCENT’ Makes it Easier to Study Electrical Stimulation of Nerves

Computational platform allows non-experts to create patient-specific, 3D models of nerves being electrically stimulated

Roarke Horstmeyer

September 03, 2021

Harnessing Light to Measure Brain Function

A portable optical tool promises to make surgical planning easier and less invasive for children who need surgery for epilepsy

Jerome Lynch

September 02, 2021

Jerome Lynch Named New Dean of Pratt School of Engineering

University of Michigan chair is nationally known for developing smart technologies to improve civil infrastructure systems

September 02, 2021 | Duke Today

NSF Creates Polymer Chemistry Optimization Center at Duke for Future Materials

The National Science Foundation has awarded a five-year, $20 million grant to Duke University researchers to explore and optimize the chemical structure and physical properties of individual molecules in a polymer network.

Gordon Sondland and Katy Durant

August 23, 2021

Sondland/Durant Center for Entrepreneurship Provides Space for Duke Students to Found, Develop New Ventures

Located in the new Wilkinson Building, the center will be the home of Duke Engineering Entrepreneurship (EngEn)

Duke students gather on campus.

August 16, 2021

Class of 2025 A. James Clark Scholars Welcomed to Duke Engineering

Outstanding students from eight states, D.C., and Ghana selected to join scholarship program focused on leadership, business, service, and entrepreneurship

A woman is in front of the OCT system. It takes images of her eyes.

August 04, 2021

Robotic Scanner Automates Diagnostic Imaging in the Eye

By removing the need for highly trained technicians, the imaging tool could make it easier to diagnose eye diseases outside of specialized clinics

Microscopic images of fluorescent cells

August 03, 2021 | Duke Center for Advanced Genomic Technologies

New Mice Enable CRISPR-based Epigenome Editing in Living Animals

Researchers have developed two new transgenic mouse lines that will enable broad studies into gene regulation

female student in clean room suit at microscope

July 15, 2021

New Undergrad Certificate Offers Experience in Materials Science and Engineering

Duke’s newest undergraduate certificate program covers fundamentals at the intersection of physics, chemistry and engineering

Pages