News + Announcements
  • Michael Therien Named 2020 Guggenheim Fellow

    Congratulations to Professor Michael Therien! Prof. Therien has been selected as a Guggenheim Fellow for his research in to ambient-temperature spintronic materials and devices enabled by soft matter. The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation selected Prof.

  • We Are Expanding our Undergraduate Program! Join our Team as a Professor of the Practice!

    The Department is seeking to expand our undergraduate instructional abilities by hiring a colleague with strong commitments teaching and embracing a diverse and inclusive community of scholars. We invite applications for a regular rank, non-tenure track Professor of the Practice position to begin July 1, 2020.

  • Warren Warren Receives Günther Laukien Prize

    Professor Warren Warren has been awarded the 2020 Günther Laukien Prize for his contributions to nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).  Warren received the Laukien prize together with two other researchers from England and Russia for a technique they developed, called X-SABRE, that can create a 100,000-fold jump in signal strength with results that last for over an hour, for 1% of the cost of current methods. Warren and his team are working on scaling up the X-SABRE technology so it can be used for non-medical applications too, such as detecting

  • Cracking the Glass with Prof. Patrick Charbonneau

    Take a quick peek in to Prof. Patrick Charbonneau's efforts devoted to cracking glass in a You Tube video featured here on The Duke Daily!  Interested in learning more?

  • Hargrove Receives Sloan Award!

    Prof. Amanda Hargrove has been named a 2020 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow! The fellowship acknowledges her work on the small-molecule targeting of RNA, which may hold the key to curing a number of hard-to-fight diseases. The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise.  These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field.

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