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The Pratt School of Engineering is dedicated to supporting programs, events and activities intended to form and enhance lifelong and mutually beneficial relationships between the University and alumni and parents of students.

Alumni & Giving News

Mar 12, 2014
There was never any doubt that Doug Hege would go to Duke. His father attended Trinity College when it was just a handful of buildings on today’s East Campus. But it wasn’t just him; all told, 17 members of the Hege family attended Duke. There was,...
Oct 31, 2013
Ge Wang is on a roll, and it all started in Duke’s computer labs and music classrooms—along with plenty of late night naps on Duke couches. Wang, an associate professor at Stanford University’s Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics...
Sep 11, 2013
Kenneth “Ken” Chestnut, Sr. has helped shape the skyline and built some of the most iconic structures from San Francisco to Atlanta. However, he is just as proud of his role in shaping future generations of civil engineers.
Aug 28, 2013
For 25 years, Duke Engineering has welcomed undergraduates like Paige Maxon to campus each summer as part of the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program. Through the REU program, Maxon and hundreds of students before her got hands-on...
Aug 26, 2013
Big data—a collection of massive amounts of widely varied and rapidly changing information—offers great potential for learning. And plenty of potential problems, too. 
Aug 6, 2013
Entrepreneurship success stories abound in Duke’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Look at Advanced Liquid Logic: founded in 2004 by ECE graduate students Vamsee Pamula and Michael Pollack, the company was acquired in July 2013 by...

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  • Cultivating leadership, participation and loyalty from alumni and parents
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