Through Duke University’s new First-Year Design (FYD) program, students gain early experience as they work in multi-disciplinary teams to design and build prototype solutions to solve real-world, client-based problems.
Develop adjustable picture hangers for use by professional art museums
Design, develop software system that supports remote tutoring for Computational Methods (EGR103)
Develop a mechanism for an electric toothbrush to have suction capabilities
April 9, 2019
In Duke Engineering’s first-year design course, five students designed an innovative tool that helps get artwork hung just right
April 3, 2019
In 11 fun and encouraging videos, three students demonstrate power tools, but always with a focus on safety.
Duke Engineering offers students a progressive immersion in engineering design, from the first-year overview to capstone design projects in their chosen disciplines.
You have the opportunity to support bright students and to benefit from their ideas!
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