Spotlight | Duke Kunshan University


A research team led by physicist Changcheng Zheng has worked with medical device company Landing Med to develop a portable microscope with higher optical resolution and a more easily transportable communication module.

Ming Li, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at DKU, has led a student team in a project to develop an elevator accident detection system, which has resulted in several patent applications as well as students authoring research papers that were presented at an international conference.

An archaeologist works at a dig site containing ancient human remains

Scott MacEachern, vice chancellor for academic affairs at Duke Kunshan, has co-authored an article in Nature with more than 60 archaeologists, anthropologists, curators and geneticists that calls on the scientific community to protect ancient remains, promote data sharing, and properly engage indigenous communities.

Sze Chai Kwok

Sze Chai Kwok, associate professor of cognitive neuroscience, has been elected into the Memory Disorders Research Society, a highly selective organization for professionals engaged in the study of memory.

Laura Navarro '22

Laura Navarro ’22, one of few undergraduates ever selected for the Kirchner Food Fellowship, is working with high-level officials in Colombia on a plan to grow nopal cactus, to boost the local economy and quality of life for minority groups. This year, she also interned at McKinsey & Co.