Recent News

Jon Holt Receives University Fellowship

June 18, 2019

In spring 2019, Jonathan Holt received the Bass Digital Education Fellowship, an inaugural doctoral fellowship program at Duke sponsored by the Graduate School and Learning Innovation.

Chris Krapu Selected for Prestigious Young Scholars Program

May 15, 2019

Chris has been selected as part of the 2019 cohort of the Young Scholars Summer Program at the International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis located in Laxenburg, Austria.

Kim Bourne featured on Pratt Website

April 11, 2019

PhD student Kim Bourne was recently featured in a news article for the Pratt School of Engineering for her work with North Carolina high school students.

New Bass Connections Project: Understanding the Initiation and Transmission of Cascading Hazards

January 7, 2019

Mark Borsuk and Celine Robinson, in collaboration with other researchers in the Duke community, received one of five Bass Connections grants to study Hurricane Florence.

Members of the Borsuk Group Attend iEMSs 2018

July 25, 2018

Four members of the Borsuk lab and Dr. Mark Borsuk attended the International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software. All four members that attended, Ryan Calder, Kim Bourne, Jon Holt and Chris Krapu, gave oral presentations on current projects of theirs at the conference.

Varun Mallampalli Attends Workshop in Paris, France

June 1, 2018

Varun Mallampalli visited Paris from May 28th to May 31st to attend the Alliance Summer School organized by Columbia University. At the meeting, Varun attended workshops on machine learning, GIS, web scraping and network analysis in the context of social sciences and economics.

Mark Borsuk featured on Pratt's Website

May 23, 2018

Dr. Borsuk was recently featured in an article for the Pratt School of Engineering website.

Borsuk Group Receives New Research Grant

April 3, 2018

Mark Borsuk, Tyler Felgenhauer and Varun Mallampalli in collaboration with other researchers from Duke received a research grant from the Provost’s Office at Duke to investigate the risks, opportunities and policy issues associated with geoengineering as a climate response strategy.

Using Good Governance to Mitigate Natural Disasters

December 15, 2017

Duke Engineering Professor Mark Borsuk joined Christina Chan, Director of Climate Resilience at the World Resources Institute (WRI), on a panel discussion on government response to climate-change affected disasters.

Mark Borsuk: Valuing the Invaluable, Predicting the Unpredictable

October 1, 2017

New Duke faculty member Mark Borsuk builds data-based models to inform environmental policy

Energy Initiative Awards Seven New Seed Grants

April 28, 2017

Research projects that explore new possibilities for energy storage, reliability, and sustainable development will receive funding in 2017 from the Duke University Energy Initiative’s Energy Research Seed Fund.