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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

Jun 21, 2013
When Celine Jimenez Crowson studied engineering at Duke, she expected to pursue a career in a technology-related discipline. It seemed like the logical choice: Her father was an engineer and growing up she was always good at math. In fact, Crowson--...
Jun 21, 2013
Getting a Duke engineering degree as preparation for becoming an actor? For Matthew Cornwell, it wasn’t the most direct path, but it’s worked just fine. “Whether it’s ever expressly stated or not, as an engineer, you’re learning how to think...
Jun 19, 2013
When Kevin Edwards was 13, he was a working-class kid in Brooklyn, New York. Now, he’s part of a team that runs the €6 billion to €7 billion European bond and credit default swap desk at Morgan Stanley in London, where he might invest €100 million...
May 29, 2013
Plenty of fine attorneys were English majors as undergraduates. But say you’re the CEO of a tech company whose key innovations are protected by crucial patents, patents now being legally challenged. Sure, you could hire one of those former English...
May 21, 2013
Those computers with modules the size of refrigerators? The ones that can fill a whole room that needs its own air conditioner, like you remember from 1980s movies? They’re called mainframes.
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Apr 30, 2013
Two Duke engineering faculty have been named as the inaugural recipients of the Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. Professorships.

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2013 Engineering Alumni Newsletter

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