Eight U.S. universities including Duke have established the Vest Scholarship program to spur international collaborations among graduate students whose studies are focused on tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges.
DURHAM, N.C. – Duke University engineers have developed a novel “sensor” that is more efficient, versatile, and cheaper for potential use in such applications as airport security scanners, and collision avoidance systems for aircraft, cars or maritime vessels..
DURHAM, N.C. – The first working “cloaking” device reported by Duke University electrical engineers in 2006 worked like a charm, but it wasn’t perfect. Now a member of that laboratory has come up with a design that ties up one of the major loose ends from the original device.
DURHAM, N.C. -- GPS has been a tremendously successful technology for positioning users in outdoor environments. But attaining GPS-like accuracy indoors has eluded telecommunication researchers for years.
That is, until now, according to a Duke University researcher.
In the last few years, several...
In 1994, a small glitch was uncovered in a floating point unit in the Pentium P5 microprocessor. Unfortunately, it wasn’t detected until after it had been installed in countless computers, which forced the company to take a $475 million charge to replace the faulty components.Somehow, the defect...