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Jerome Lynch working with students

September 15, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

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

Jerome Lynch

September 02, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

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

an aerial photo of a field of many rows of solar energy arrays

August 10, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

Addressing Climate Change with Energy Materials

Duke engineers and materials scientists are discovering and designing new materials to meet energy demands for a more sustainable future

artist illustration of a molecule

July 22, 2021 | Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Buzz About Thermoelectrics Heats Up With Promising New Magnesium-Based Materials

Researchers have gained new fundamental insights into two magnesium-based materials that have the potential to significantly outperform traditional thermoelectric designs

Michael Valerino

July 21, 2021 | Duke Today

Duke Engineering Student Wins Clean Energy Prize

CEE PhD student Michael Valerino's $10,000 award will support new data-driven platform to reduce solar energy losses caused by dust

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

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