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New Grants Will Advance Collaborative Research by 11 Groups of Duke Faculty

Wednesday, April 4 2018

Congratulations to Katherine Heller, Guillermo Sapiro, Jim Moody, Alex Volfovsky, Ricardo Henao, Nimmi Ramanujam, Joe Lucas, Kyle Bradbury, and the other recipients of these collaborative grants for Duke faculty!


iiD Welcomes Vahid Tarokh

Thursday, February 22 2018

We're excited to welcome Dr. Vahid Tarokh to Duke! Dr. Tarokh joins the new Duke University Quantitative Initiative, coming from Harvard.


2018 Data+ Project Information Fair Draws Over 200 Students

Thursday, February 22 2018

The Fair is an opportunity for students to ask project leads about 2018 Data+ Projects, to discuss goals, and to learn more about the data they would be navigating in the summer. We host the fair in the 3rd floor atrium, where posters describing 2017 projects give students an idea of what they might expect this summer.


Faculty Opportunity: Oak Ridge National Labs and its Leadership Computing Facility

Monday, February 12 2018

Oak Ridge National Labs' (ORNL) Leadership Computing Facility allows faculty and graduate students to apply for core hours on its powerful computers, as well as access to its computers for smaller projects.


Mantis Shrimp Can Punch Each Other to Death but Prefer to Resolve Conflicts Peacefully

Thursday, January 18 2018

In a study led by Duke iiD's Patrick Green, scientists created some conflict between mantis shrimp to see if and when they would resort to drastic violence to solve it.


Mathematics Chair Jonathan Mattingly's Math Exposes Political Gerrymandering in N.C. District Maps

Thursday, January 11 2018

Duke Mathematics Professor Jonathan Mattingly’s algorithm demonstrating political gerrymandering in North Carolina’s district mapping was a focal point in the ruling of the 4th Circuit of Appeals judge earlier this week.


North Carolina Congressional Map Ruled Unconstitutionally Gerrymandered

Wednesday, January 10 2018

In the first decision of its kind, federal judges threw out North Carolina's congressional map, saying it was drawn to favor Republicans​. iiD faculty member Jonathan Mattingly testified in the case.


Should AI Decide Who Gets a Kidney?

Tuesday, January 2 2018

A team of researchers at Duke and the University of Maryland have created an algorithm that attempts to reflect the ethical choices that a human would make based on responses to surveys about who should get a kidney transplant.


Data+ Program Travels to Munich

Wednesday, December 20 2017

Professor Massimo Fornasier of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) had another reason to visit Duke this Fall when he gave a mini-course for the Mathematics Department: he wants to bring Duke’s Data+ summer program to TUM!


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