Small box with a screen and a boxy gun for scanning retinas

June 28, 2019 | Duke Engineering News

Low-Cost Retinal Scanner Could Help Prevent Blindness Worldwide

Re-engineered device offers clinically accurate eye scans at a fraction of the cost

a row of five glass awards

June 19, 2019 | Duke Engineering News

Ramanujam Receives 2019 Social Impact Abie Award

Award recognizes a woman whose work is making a positive impact on women, technology and society, and who has developed technology that caused social change

2019 Pioneer Award presentation

May 07, 2019

FIP Pioneer Award

To recognize the dedicated contributions that researchers have made in the photonics community, the Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics (FIP) created a FIP Pioneer Award to honor these individuals. The 2019 FIP Pioneer Award was presented to Shuji Nakamura, Nobel Laureate in Physics (2019).

Tuan Vo-Dinh

May 07, 2019 | Duke Engineering News

Vo-Dinh Wins 2019 Sir George Stokes Award

Award recognizes outstanding and sustained contributions to analytical science through innovations in photonics, spectroscopy, molecular biology and nanotechnology

Yiyang Gong

April 25, 2019 | Duke Engineering News

Gong Receives NSF CAREER Award to Study How Brain Regions Connect

Competitive five-year grant will help Duke biomedical engineer Yiyang Gong image and study neural activity at faster speeds

Two-photon imaging shows neurons firing in a mouse's brain.

April 12, 2019 | Duke Engineering News

Artificial Intelligence Singles Out Neurons Faster Than a Human Can

Deep-learning algorithm maps active neurons as accurately as humans in a fraction of the time

A computer rendering of a field of short cylinders hovering above a flat surface

February 15, 2019 | Duke Engineering News

Researchers Discover Anti-Laser Masquerading as Perfect Absorber

With a tweak of only 0.3 millimeters, a material designed to absorb all light of a specific color demands the waves be synchronized as well

Photoacoustic imaging shows the absolute temperatures elevated by high-intensity focused ultrasound in small animal models at one, three and five seconds.

February 13, 2019 | Duke Engineering News

Light and Sound Gauge the Temperature of Deep Tissues

Non-invasive imaging technique could greatly enhance cancer therapies

graphic showing red, green and blue light coming into a small, flat device and creating a three-color projection of a bird

January 24, 2019 | Duke Engineering News

Multicolor Holography Technology Could Enable Extremely Compact 3D Displays

Lens-free holography method could bring color 3D displays to augmented reality glasses and smartphones

Joel Greenberg (left) and Michael Gehm (right)

December 07, 2018 | Duke Engineering News

Duke to Lead $5.83 Million DHS Project to Reinvent Airport Screening

Engineering researchers will develop molecular-level X-ray screening technology to improve airport security