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Artist rendition of a pile of eight-sided structures with red dots at their corners

March 15, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

Twisting, Flexible Crystals Key to Solar Energy Production

Researchers show how shapes and movements of halide perovskites create desirable renewable energy properties

Three students in three separate images standing on construction sites

January 21, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

Construction Transforms Campus—and Students

Three Duke Engineering undergraduates gained real-world engineering experience—and helped make the Wilkinson Building a reality—as interns with the Skanska construction team

Charles Gersbach, David Mitzi, David Smith, Mark Wiesner

November 18, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

Four Duke Engineers Recognized as Most Cited

Four Duke Engineers are included in the most highly-cited list this year. Their scholarly publications are viewed as important and influential by their peers.

A firefighter facing in the Ferguson wildfire

November 17, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

Cooling Fabrics Fight Climate Change, As Well As Sweat

Duke engineers are developing comfortable textiles that reduce demand for air conditioning

Geometric drawings of green diamond-shaped molecules with twisted strings of connections between them

October 13, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

Chiral Ingredients Split Electron Spins in Hybrid Semiconductors

Adding left- or right-handed organic molecules to hybrid perovskite semiconductors may offer a path toward spintronic computing

curling wisps of smoke with lots of small eddies

December 16, 2019 | Duke Engineering News

Understanding How Energy Travels Through Turbulence

Theoretical and computational study shows that "eddies" squeezing themselves are mostly responsible for transferring energy to smaller scales in turbulent flows

Neon green cubes on a black surface (left) and neon red cubs on a black surface (right)

November 18, 2019 | Duke Engineering News

Organic Sandwiches Create Quantum Wells for Next Generation Electronics

Computational models created by Duke Engineers help researchers probe the properties of a new class of hybrid perovskite materials

September 26, 2019 | Duke Engineering News

National Science Foundation Awards $970,000 to Duke University and Partners to Improve Access to Global Energy Data

A $970,000 grant aims to conceptualize a new public platform to create an open knowledge network for high-priority energy data

Array of small gray cylinders of different sizes on a grey sheet with a red beam of light hitting a small section

September 25, 2019 | Duke Engineering News

Machine Learning Finds New Metamaterial Designs for Energy Harvesting

Design would enable thermophotovoltaic devices that convert waste heat to electricity

David Mitzi

August 27, 2019 | Duke Engineering News

David Mitzi wins 2020 ACS National Award for Chemistry of Materials

Mitzi recognized for revolutionary materials science work in energy applications

Duke commencement ceremony in Wallace Wade Stadium

May 12, 2019 | Duke Engineering News

Duke Engineering Celebrates Class of 2019

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

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