HIGHLIGHTS IN ECE

Aaron Franklin has joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering, with a joint appointment in the Department of Chemistry. Leaving IBM’s research enterprise for a professorship, Franklin will continue his research into semiconducting nanomaterials and...

HIGHLIGHTS IN ECE

George Konidaris, a specialist in artificial intelligence and computer science, joined the electrical and computer engineering department in Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering on September 1, 2014. With a dual appointment in the department of computer science, his research will focus on reinforcement...

HIGHLIGHTS IN ECE

Kris Hauser, an expert in computer science, informatics and robotics, joined both the electrical and computer engineering department and the mechanical engineering and materials science department in Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering on August 3, 2014. Part of a steadily expanding robotics group on campus...

HIGHLIGHTS IN ECE

Metamaterials expert Willie Padilla joined the electrical and computer engineering department of Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering on July 1, 2014. Adding to one of the nation’s largest corps of faculty working with metamaterials, Padilla focuses on developing techniques and devices that work in the...

HIGHLIGHTS IN ECE

After the economic downturn of the late 2000s hit America, it became difficult for college students to find jobs—not only new graduates, but summer internship seekers as well. Many students, however, found a silver lining. Instead of moping about poolside for three months, they flocked to different countries—and...

Welcome to Duke ECE

The mission of the Duke Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is to facilitate the development of well rounded, educated, productive, and ethical individuals who are well versed in technology and in social, political, and environmental issues. Our goals are to develop within each student a robust repertoire of professional skills, to provide each with avenues for exploring diverse interests, and to launch each successfully into one of a variety of careers offering lifelong learning, service, and leadership within their own local, national and global communities.

At Duke, the Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science departments are separate, but there are many close collaborations between the two, with cross-listed classes and faculty with secondary appointments. Get more details about computer science at Duke, and see a good example of the cross-departmental interactions in the Computer Systems & Engineering Program

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