Engage with big data at Duke.

The Information Initiative at Duke brings disciplines together to unlock the potential of big data. Learn more about iiD.


Get involved with an iiD program to get hands on with big data


Research experiences for undergraduates explore data-driven approaches to interdisciplinary challenges.

Data Expeditions

Introduces exploratory data analysis into the undergraduate classroom, in collaboration with graduate students and faculty.


Work with our industry partners to get real-world experience with big data.

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Projects by Duke faculty and students enabled by iiD

Mariano Tepper, Guillermo Sapiro
Digital Humanities

Supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation Data Infrastructure Building Blocks program, we are developing an integrated system for disseminating large-scale social science data.

Jerry Reiter
Social Sciences

A new model is developed for joint analysis of heterogeneous data. We seek to predict fMRI responses based upon genetic data and answers to psychological questionnaires.

Esther Salazar
Health Systems Operations
Monday, Aug 31 - Monday, Aug 31
Thursday, Sep 03 - Thursday, Sep 03