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In many ways, students who participate in Engineering World Health (EWH) programs are medical MacGyvers – using their engineering training and scavenging abilities to fix medical equipment in often remote locations under less-than-perfect conditions. In the process of providing a much needed service to medical facilities in Third World settings, the students in turn gain unique insights into the problems facing millions who don’t have access to the latest in medical care and how the medical...
Stesha Doku, a biomedical engineering student who graduated in the spring, has been named as a Fulbright Scholar, making her the second Pratt student to receive this award this year. The program supports one year of research at an institution outside the United States.
By Richard Merritt For Annette Lauber, one of morning’s seemingly simplest routines was often a moment of anxiety.
Residence hall/laboratory receives state's first platinum LEED rating DURHAM, NC -- The Home Depot Smart Home at Duke University, a 10-person student residence hall for green living and learning, has achieved a top-level platinum standard for its design from the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED rating system. The building becomes the first in North Carolina to achieve that standard. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.
Welcome mothers and happy Mother's Day, thank you for all that you do. Welcome fathers thanks for your part in making Mother's Day possible.
Duke University and its Pratt School of Engineering awarded degrees to 230 undergraduate and 174 graduate students May 11 and engineering Dean Robert L. Clark said Pratt’s graduating seniors are ready to help tackle some of the many challenges facing the nation and the global society.
Pratt Engineering Undergraduate Fellow Kerry Costello was named as a Fulbright Scholars for 2008-2009. The program supports one year of research at an institution outside the United States.
Pratt senior Brandon Noia has been awarded an Intel Foundation/Semiconductor Research Corp. Education Alliance Master’s Scholarship. The two-year award provides tuition and fees, a $2,060 monthly stipend and an annual gift of $2,000 to the ECE department. Noia will study under ECE Professor Krish Chakrabarty.
Dan Roberts, a junior in Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering, was one of three Duke students to receive a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship for the 2008-2009 academic year. Another engineering student, Stephen DeVience, received an honorable mention.
When asked to peer into the future and come up with a plan to provide water for the residents of Washington, D.C. 100 years from now, a group of four Duke engineering students responded with an imaginative plan to collect and process rainwater in 28 towers as wide as a Manhattan city block and 900 feet tall.

In the Media

Apr 24, 2015
Duke Translational Medical Institute
Apr 21, 2015
The Huffington Post