three people in a lab with a mannikin and security sensing equipment

June 13, 2024 | Duke Magazine

Weird Science

David Smith studies metamaterials and how they turn our understanding of physics inside out

Nimmi Ramanujam

May 31, 2024 | Duke Centennial

Duke Trailblazers: Nimmi Ramanujam

Musician, entrepreneur, educator – Nimmi Ramanujam has done it all.

Michael Fitzpatrick surrounded by fire-like light

May 01, 2024 | Duke Today

Lasers, Lenses & Light: A Showcase of Fitzpatrick Institute Photonics Research for the Community

The Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics hosted a day-long symposium and open house featuring innovative ways light is being used in fields from medicine to art

Joseph Izatt

April 08, 2024 | Duke Today

Duke Flags Lowered: Biomedical Engineering Chair Joseph Izatt Dies

Joseph Izatt, the Michael J. Fitzpatrick Professor of Engineering and chair of Duke’s Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME), passed away on Sunday, April 7

The assembly wheel, designed to reflect light extremely efficiently.

April 01, 2024 | Duke Engineering

Mapping the Invisible

Duke researchers are gearing up to take advantage of the new Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope to explore the history (and present) phenomena of our galaxy

An image showing the blood vessels and oxygen levels in a mouse placenta

March 20, 2024 | Duke Engineering

Researchers Create Real-Time View of Placental Development in Mice

New approach tracks blood flow and oxygen levels in the developing placenta of mice throughout pregnancy

a closeup of a half dozen blue camera lenses all pushed together with reflections of colorful ant shapes in them

January 26, 2024 | Duke Engineering

Launching an AI and Photonics Initiative at Duke

The Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics is creating a new group focused on a quickly growing and evolving marriage of technologies

A clear heart shows the red sonoink in

December 07, 2023 | Duke Engineering

Soundwaves Harden 3D-Printed Treatments in Deep Tissues

A specialized ink hardens when exposed to focused ultrasound waves, transforming into biologically compatible structures

A graphic showing the effect of epinephrine on a mouse brain.

October 25, 2023 | Duke Engineering

Epinephrine Disrupts Brain Oxygen Levels in Mice

Study reveals the common heart attack drug can negatively affect the brain’s vasculature system in a surprising manner

Illustration of positive charge carriers within a class of materials called perovskites

August 31, 2023 | Duke Engineering

Growing Triple-Decker Hybrid Crystals for Lasers

Collaboration between Duke and Purdue explores the fabrication and optoelectric characterization of multilayered perovskites