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Attendees at the 2019 Triangle Soft Matter Workshop

May 16, 2019

Triangle Soft Matter Workshop Continues to Grow

Annual workshop has helped establish the Triangle as a destination for soft matter research

Christine Schindler and Dutch Waanders (both BME ‘15) at the PathSpot offices. Photos by Yinghi Kim

May 16, 2019

Engineering Solutions to Foodborne Illness

Christine Schinedler and Dutch Waanders's startup PathSpot aims to make restaurant kitchens cleaner, and safer, for consumers

Ravi Bellamkonda (left) and George Truskey (right)

May 13, 2019

Bellamkonda, Truskey Named IAMBE Fellows

Distinction recognizes outstanding contributions to the profession of medical and biological engineering

Duke commencement ceremony in Wallace Wade Stadium

May 12, 2019

Duke Engineering Celebrates Class of 2019

Duke Engineering recognized more than 700 undergraduate and graduate engineering students during the 2019 commencement weekend

May 12, 2019

Alternatives: Off the Beaten Path

Three alumni discuss how they used their biomedical engineering background to explore career paths outside of the traditional engineering world

After graduating from Gregg Trahey’s lab in 2012, Bell accepted a tenure-track positon at Johns Hopkins University, where she continues to pioneer ultrasound techniques to improve breast cancer diagnosis.

May 09, 2019

Making the Next Wave of Imaging Tools for Cancer Diagnosis

Motivated by her mother’s death from breast cancer, Muyinatu Bell (Duke BME PhD’12) is now advancing medical imaging as a faculty member at Johns Hopkins

Robert Kirkton works in his lab at Humacyte, where he develops off-the-shelf human blood vessels that can be implanted in patients during surgery.

May 08, 2019

Oh, the Places Grads Go

Whether their career ladders lead to industry, academia or entrepreneurship, Duke BME gives PhD students a leg up on post-grad life

Tuan Vo-Dinh

May 07, 2019

Vo-Dinh Wins 2019 Sir George Stokes Award

Award recognizes outstanding and sustained contributions to analytical science through innovations in photonics, spectroscopy, molecular biology and nanotechnology

Michael Rubinstein

May 07, 2019

Rubinstein Wins 2019 Soft Matter and Biophysical Chemistry Award

Rubinstein’s research led to a paradigm shift in the understanding of the inner workings of the surface of the lungs

Mercy Asiedu and the Callascope

May 07, 2019

Asiedu Wins Prestigious Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

Mercy Asiedu was recognized for her work involving an easy-to-use diagnostic device for cervical cancer

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