For hundreds of years, the luminous white marble domes and minarets of the Taj Mahal made it one of the world’s most recognizable landmarks. In the 1980s, though, the icon began to lose its luster.
Category: Civil & Environmental Engineering
From the stairs of Duke Chapel to the most remote parts of the world, civil engineering students discover the fun in seeing practical knowledge put to work.
A tale of two Duke CEE researchers working to identify and obliterate the “forever chemicals” tainting North Carolina’s drinking water.
Say the word “microbe” and many people reflexively reach for a bottle of disinfectant. But where most see an adversary to be destroyed posthaste, Claudia Gunsch has always seen potential. She believes that microbiomes — the communities of microorganisms thriving all around us — can be engineered to serve both environmental and human health.