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May 07, 2019

Here’s How Seniors Do Energy

Mechanical engineers tackle projects with real impact

Charles Gersbach, David Mitzi, David Smith, Mark Wiesner

November 18, 2020

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.

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November 17, 2020

Cooling Fabrics Fight Climate Change, As Well As Sweat

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

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October 13, 2020

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

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November 18, 2019

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

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

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September 25, 2019

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

David Mitzi wins 2020 ACS National Award for Chemistry of Materials

Mitzi recognized for revolutionary materials science work in energy applications

Jack Myhre

February 18, 2019

Mechanical Engineering Student Named Gates-Cambridge Scholar

Jack Myhre's scholarship covers tuition and living expenses while completing a graduate degree at the University of Cambridge

Shomik Verma

December 03, 2018

Verma Wins 2019 Marshall Scholarship

With an education steeped in novel solutions for solar energy production, Shomik Verma is the fifth Duke engineer to win the prestigious scholarship, and the first since 2011

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August 21, 2018

Duke Engineers Join National Center on Emerging Energy Materials

Three Duke faculty members will work to develop new hybrid organic-inorganic semiconductors for novel energy applications

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