Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science (MEMS)

Gaurav  Arya

Gaurav Arya

Professor in the Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

My research laboratory uses physics-based computational tools to provide fundamental, molecular-level understanding of a diverse range of biological [...]
Volker  Blum

Volker Blum

Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Volker Blum heads the "Ab initio materials simulations" group at Duke University. Dr. Blum's research focuses on "first-principles" computational [...]
Ashutosh  Chilkoti

Ashutosh Chilkoti

Alan L. Kaganov Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Ashutosh Chilkoti is the Alan L. Kaganov Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Duke University [...]
Olivier  Delaire

Olivier Delaire

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

The Delaire group investigates atomistic transport processes of energy and charge, and thermodynamics in energy materials. We use a combined [...]
Silvia  Ferrari

Silvia Ferrari

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Professor Ferrari's research aims at providing intelligent control systems with a higher degree of mathematical structure to guide their application [...]
Jeffrey  Glass

Jeffrey Glass

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Jeffrey T. Glass is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Sr. Associate Dean for Education and Learning [...]
Kris  Hauser

Kris Hauser

Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Robot motion planning and control, semiautonomous robots, and integrating perception and planning. Applications of this research have included [...]
Nico  Hotz

Nico Hotz

Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

Nico Hotz specializes in interfacial transport phenomena and thermodynamics in energy technology. His research focuses on heat, mass, and charge [...]
Tony  Huang

Tony Huang

William Bevan Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Tony Jun Huang received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2005. His [...]
REGIS  Kopper

REGIS Kopper

Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Dr. Regis Kopper is an Adjunct Assistant Research Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science at Duke’s Pratt School of [...]
Shivanand  Lad

Shivanand Lad

Professor of Neurosurgery

Dr. Nandan Lad is a neurosurgeon, scientist, and entrepreneur and an Associate Professor at Duke University Medical Center with a focus in [...]
Maiken  Mikkelsen

Maiken Mikkelsen

James N. and Elizabeth H. Barton Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

David  Mitzi

David Mitzi

Simon Family Distinguished Professor

David Mitzi received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Engineering Physics from Princeton University in 1985 and his Ph.D. in Applied Physics [...]
Christine K. Payne

Christine K. Payne

Yoh Family Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Michael  Rubinstein

Michael Rubinstein

Aleksandar S. Vesic Distinguished Professor

The research of the Rubinstein group is in the field of polymer theory and computer simulations. The unique properties of polymeric systems are due [...]
Shyni  Varghese

Shyni Varghese

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Shyni Varghese has a triple appointment in the Duke departments of Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, and [...]
Benjamin J. Wiley

Benjamin J. Wiley

Professor of Chemistry

In the Wiley Group, we make new nanomaterials by controlling the assembly of atoms in solution, and explore applications for nanomaterials in [...]
Benjamin  Yellen

Benjamin Yellen

Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Yellen's group is interested in developing highly parallel mechanisms for controlling the transport and assembly of ensembles of objects ranging from [...]
Pei  Zhong

Pei Zhong

Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

My research focuses on four broad and interconnected areas in the emerging field of therapeutic ultrasound, which is located at the interface of [...]