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Duke students in wind tunnel with record breaking car

July 10, 2019

Duke Student Team Wins Second Guinness World Record for Vehicle Efficiency

Making aerodynamic improvements to its car allowed the team to capture the world record for electric vehicle efficiency

June 21, 2019

Let's Learn Quantum

A week-long summer school led by Duke ECE professor Kenneth Brown explored topics in quantum information for beginners and experts alike

The Dan River Prison Work Farm

June 19, 2019

An App for Stopping Drone Deliveries over Prison Walls

Duke engineers are developing an app for the North Carolina Department of Public Safety to detect and thwart drones attempting to deliver contraband at state prisons

Missy Cummings talks with policy makers about the future of autonomous transportation

June 13, 2019

The 'Car Wrecks' Ahead in the World of Artificial Intelligence and Transportation

Duke Engineering experts in automation, autonomy, artificial intelligence and transportation spend a half-day with policymakers in Washington D.C.

Guillermo Sapiro

June 12, 2019

Building Dictionaries for Machine Learning from Sparse Data

Guillermo Sapiro’s paper laying the foundations of modern machine learning earns a “Test of Time” award 10 years after its publication

greengineering brand icons

June 10, 2019

Duke Engineering Commits to Sustainability

A new effort called GREENgineering has made significant strides toward the goal of a more sustainable Duke Engineering

Miroslav Pajic (left) and Michael Zavlanos (right)

June 06, 2019

Pajic, Zavlanos Part of the New Air Force Center of Excellence

New center will focus on assured autonomy in contested environments for a wide variety of Air Force systems

A female student with military gear and a smart phone walks ahead of several similarly dressed people carrying a stretcher

May 30, 2019

A Little Help From Civilians

Duke's new interdisciplinary Hacking for Defense class invites students and alumni to work on problems faced by the military

Miroslav Pajic kneeling with research group and small toy car

May 22, 2019

Pajic Wins 2019 IEEE Cyber-Physical Systems Early Career Award

Award recognizes a junior researcher who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to the field of cyber-physical systems with a focus on the significance and impact of their research

Cynthia Rudin

May 13, 2019

Stop Gambling with Black Box and Explainable Models on High-Stakes Decisions

Both “black box” and “explainable” machine learning models carry serious concerns for those who care about justice and accuracy in high-stakes fields

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

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