Golden blazing sun in a cloudless sky

June 08, 2022 | Carnegie Climate Governance Initiative (C2G) Blog

Climate Engineering: Would Solar radiation Modification Increase or Decrease Overall Risk?

Duke risk engineers write that a consideration in deciding whether to pursue solar radiation modification to offset global warming should be a comparison of climate risk reduction against the severity of any countervailing risks

Student hand holding cell phone showing classmates in red, yellow, orange, green and blue representing infrared raditation

April 19, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

K-12 Outreach: Let There Be LITE

The Light, Infrared and Thermal Energy workshop by Po-Chun Hsu’s lab group engaged local high school students in optics, photonics and materials science

Po-Chun Hsu standing with hands in pockets at top of stairs with hanging orange sculpture in background

January 25, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

Hsu Wins NSF CAREER Award to Develop Energy-Saving Wearable Device

Competitive five-year grant will help Po-Chun Hsu develop new wearable technology to manage heat around the human body without using additional power supply

graphic of radiative cooling mode vs solar heating mode

October 28, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

Smart Material Switches Between Heating and Cooling in Minutes

Deployed on roofs or facades, passive technology could greatly reduce HVAC energy consumption in buildings

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