October 25, 2016

Visualization tools used to correlate complex toxicity datasets

A team of CEINT researchers, led by CMU senior professor and CEINT deputy director Greg Lowry, has made an impact on the new and growing world of nanoinformatics with a novel analytical tool to help visualize complex toxicity datasets.

July 28, 2016

2 CEINT professors make list of most cited MSE researchers

Jie Liu and Tosh Chilkoti, professors at Duke University, made Elsevier Scopus' 2016 list of Most Cited Researchers in Materials Science and Engineering.

June 02, 2016

NSF-sponsored workshop on the food-energy-water nexus

CEINT researchers hold NSF-sponsored workshop to identify the most promising opportunities for nanotechnology to improve sustainability at the Food-Energy-Water Nexus."
Checking on mesocosms

January 20, 2016

Center-wide Mesocosm Experiment Has Begun

On January 18th, the mesocosms in the Duke Forest received their first of 52 weekly doses of nanoparticles, marking the official start of a year-long CEINT-wide experiment, the largest such undertaking to date.

October 15, 2015

Thomson-Reuters Names 3 CEINT Professors Most Cited

The Thomson-Reuters 2015 list of the world's Most Highly Cited Researchers in the Environment/Ecology category includes three CEINT professors: Director Mark Wiesner, Deputy Director Greg Lowry, and affiliated faculty member Heather Stapleton.

October 13, 2015

Marr to Give Plenary Talk on Engineered Nanomaterials at AAAR

CEINT faculty member Linsey Marr, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech, is giving a plenary talk on engineered nanomaterials at the American Association for Aerosol Research conference on 14 October 2015 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The session is entitled, “Application of Aerosol Science to Engineered Nanomaterials.”

September 21, 2015

David Hinton named Water Conservationist of the Year

David Hinton, Nicholas Professor of Environmental Quality at Duke University and CEINT investigator was honored as "Water Conservationist of the Year" by the North Carolina Wildlife Federation.

September 17, 2015

New Network to Meet Research Nanotechnology Needs

The Research Triangle of North Carolina is home to some of the most highly ranked educational institutions in the country in science and technology. These universities have helped to create a technology ecosystem that has benefited the dynamic local tech startup...

September 10, 2015

A digital poetry of gold nanoparticles

Steep is an international art/science research project examining the impact of gold and gold nanoparticles. A digital poetry of gold nano particles artistically explores sensing gold nanotechnology, where it accumulates, changes over time, and how it may affect living beings and the environment.

August 18, 2015

Setting Ground Rules for Nanotechnology Research

In two new studies, researchers from across the country spearheaded by Duke University faculty have begun to design the framework on which to build the emerging field of nanoinformatics. Nanoinformatics is, as the name implies, the combination of nanoscale research and informatics.

August 06, 2015

CEINT is leading the field of nanoinformatics

Recent paper published by CEINT researchers in the Journal, Science of the Total Environment, supports a functional assay-based strategy for nanomaterial risk forecasting.

July 08, 2015

ES&T features CEINT-affiliated student's work and artistic talents

Work of talented CEINT-affiliated Ph.D. candidate was recently featured in Environmental Science & Technology; Dale painted the cover art for the March 3, 2015 edition. She has won multiple awards recently for her research on modeling nanomaterial environmental fate in aquatic systems.

March 24, 2015

Enter the 2015 CEINT T-Shirt Design Competition

Attention CEINT students and post-docs: put your creative caps on and participate in the 2015 CEINT t-shirt design competition!Submission are being accepting now through April 17.

March 24, 2015

CEINT student awarded for work on transport of nanomaterials in rivers

CEINT graduate student, Amy Dale is the winner of the 2015 Graduate Research Award in Computational Hydraulics & Hydrology for her work on the transport of nanomaterials in rivers. The achievement is awarded by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists (AAEES) and Association of Environmental Engineering & Science Professors (AEESP).

February 17, 2015

CEINT Mesocosms in the Duke Forest, an update

Situated in the forest away from campus, it can be easy to forget the work and research continually ongoing at the CEINT Mesocosm Facility. With experiments out in the Duke Forest Teaching and Research Laboratory lasting a year or longer, monitoring, sampling and data analysis is a continual process, undertaken by a number of labs long after the initial flurry of setup and initiation of treatments takes place.