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.

February 06, 2015

Wiesner Named National Academy of Engineering Members

Mark Wiesner, CEINT Director and the James L. Meriam Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering has been named member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE)—one of the highest professional distinctions for engineers.

December 16, 2014

CEINT student wins poster award at SNO meeting

Matt Chan from Virginia Tech presented a poster titled, "2D and 3D visualization of nanomaterials in complex media using label-free confocal Raman and surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy."

November 25, 2014

Transport of emerging pollutants in the Yangtze River

CEINT international collaboration spurs new understanding on the transport of emerging organinc contaminants in Chinese estuary.

October 25, 2014

CEINT Student Places 2nd at OVC SETAC Student Competition

University of Kentucky graduate student awarded 2nd place in the Student Platform competition at the Ohio Valley Chapter Regional Conference for Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.

October 08, 2014

CEINT Researcher wins Poster Award

Alexis Wells Carpenter, a postdoctoral research associate in Mark Wiesner’s lab, won a poster award at the 2014 Nanomanufacturing Conference at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering in Greensboro, NC.

October 01, 2014

Nanoparticles Accumulate Quickly in Wetland Sediment

CEINT researchers found that single-walled carbon nanotubes accumulate quickly in the bottom sediments of an experimental wetland setting, an action they say could indirectly damage the aquatic food chain.