CEINT News

September 27, 2013
Since summer 2011, 33 undergraduates from across the U.S. and Puerto Rico have enthusiastically participated in CEINT’s center-wide NSF funded international Research Experiences for Undergraduates (...
September 13, 2013
Disposal of waste through incineration produces hazardous pollutants. Among them, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and chlorinated dioxins and furans are of concern, as some of them can induce...
August 7, 2013
Former CEINT PhD student Nina Quadros assessed the potential for children's exposure to bioavailable silver during the realistic use of selected silver nanotechnology-based consumer products (plush...
June 6, 2013
Again this year CEINT welcomes a terrific group of summer interns from across the US to participate in the 2013 Center-wide REU program across four CEINT partner sites: Duke, Carnegie Mellon and...
May 1, 2013
Rebecca Dupre is the recipient of the Dean's Award for Leadership in Program and Operational Excellence. Established in 2013, this new award is given to a faculty member or staff leader who excels...
March 25, 2013
CEINT researchers pioneer a microscopy technique that can detect and characterize nanoparticles at biologically relevant concentrations and under conditions that mimic surface and ground water (...
February 27, 2013
DURHAM, N.C. -- In experiments mimicking a natural environment, Duke University researchers have demonstrated that the silver nanoparticles used in many consumer products can have an adverse effect...
December 12, 2012
In the long run, most of the nanosilver that will enter aquatic environments will end up in river and lake sediments, so it is important to know what happens to the silver nanoparticles in these...
November 22, 2012
CEINT research groups led by Dr. P. Lee Ferguson and Dr. Desiree L. Plata have published papers anchoring a new special sub-issue of Environmental Science & Technology. The papers significantly...
May 23, 2012
Ms. Shorma Bianca Bailey, CEINT REU student (summer 2011) has been invited to the White House twice in the last year by the Obama administration for her inspirational work as a mentor and as role...