Technology

Announcing the Winners of the Triangle Impact Challenge 2021: FlyRDU

Airline travel has taken a huge hit from the coronavirus shutdown, yet it has always been a vital part of the global and regional economy.

Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) is already helping passengers fly with confidence by increasing its cleaning and disinfecting practices, requiring that masks be worn in the airport, encouraging physical distancing and using touchless technology. Now RDU wants to identify additional ways to make air travel safe and welcoming by tapping into the talents of local universities and research institutes.

Undergraduate Student Research Poster Competition

A virtual poster showcase for undergraduate students to present their research findings through an oral presentation and visual poster display. Prizes will be given to the first, second, and third place winners.

This interactive poster competition is one of the many events during Duke Research Week 2021. Register to join at dukeresearchweek.vfairs.com.

Please contact the Office of Research at research-office@duke.edu with any questions or concerns.

myRESEARCHsuite: Your Connection to All Things Research at Duke

Explore how the myRESEARCHsuite of services and applications can support your research from idea generation to closeout. With a portal to manage your research portfolio (myRESEARCHhome), a personalized help hotline (myRESEARCHnavigators), and a project lifecycle resource roadmap (myRESEARCHpath - coming January 2021), myRESEARCHsuite is your connection to all things research at Duke. This webinar will include live demonstrations of these applications, and delve into utilizing the suite for proposal development, project initiation, and more.

Exploring Careers Across Industries: Technology

Join us for an opportunity to connect with technology industry professionals (most of them Duke Alumni) to learn about the state of the industry and emerging trends, types of organizations/employers and what tech and non-tech roles exist, all while you explore career paths that align with your interests, skills and values.

Registration and Zoom link in CareerConnections (click More Event Information).

Annual Invented at Duke Celebration

Co-hosted by Duke OLV & Duke I&E, Invented at Duke celebrates and promotes the diverse accomplishments of Duke innovators and entrepreneurs. The event showcases select technologies, inventions, and novel ideas-illustrating the breadth of Duke discoveries-while also highlighting Duke's innovation and entrepreneurship resources and facilitating discussions among Duke inventors and the broader Duke community.

StartupConnect Panel: Prepare for Virtual Networking

Interested in working or interning for a startup? In this industry panel, you'll gain information and tools to network virtually with startup representatives. Industry panelists will share what roles they're hiring for, what they look for when hiring, and what it's really like working for a startup. While this panel was designed to prepare students for the February 18 StartupConnect Networking Fair, registration for that event is not required to attend this one. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional students are welcome.

The Future of American Innovation & the Role of the University

Speaking to the Duke, UNC, and Triangle community, Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property & Director of United States Patent and Trademark Office will discuss the new National Council for Expanding American Innovation (NCEAI) initiative launched in September 2020. The goal of this inititative is to build a more supportive and inclusive innovation ecosystem, highlighting the need for additional support for URM & women entrepreneurs.

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