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Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a novel and versatile modeling strategy to simulate polyelectrolyte systems. The model has applications for creating new materials as well as for studying polyelectrolytes, including DNA and RNA. Read More

Ashutosh Chilkoti has been named chair of Duke’s Biomedical Engineering Department, effective August 11, 2014. Read More

The German Colloid Society has selected Professor Orlin Velev to give the inaugural Colloid and Polymer Science Lecture at its 2014 yearly colloquium in Mainz, Germany. The lectureship is sponsored by Springer, a global publishing company specializing in science, technical and medical (STM) fields. Their journal, “Colloid and Polymer Science,” was first published in 1906. Read More

On June 3, 1939, the Duke University Board of Trustees approved the creation of the College of Engineering—establishing the school as a cornerstone of the young university. 

From its beginnings as an undergraduate college with just three faculty members in each department and only 201 students, the School of Engineering has grown into one of the nation’s fastest-rising engineering programs, with more than 2,500 faculty, staff, and students, 12,000 accomplished alumni, a vibrant research engine and a record of trailblazing achievements that benefit people all over the world. Read More

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