A panel of three Duke alumni recently joined the 2020 Data+ cohort to discuss their experiences in the program, the role of data science in their jobs today and the importance of building lasting professional relationships.
Duke Professor of Mathematics Ingrid Daubechies was among the scientists honored with a 2020 Princess of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research for groundbreaking contributions to modern theories and techniques of mathematical data and signal processing.
Amanda Randles, the Alfred Winborne and Victoria Stover Mordecai Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences, has been awarded a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award. The competitive, five-year, $500,000 grant for outstanding young faculty will support Randles’s work to establish a computational framework that allows researchers to study how fluids and various cellular structures interact.
Addiction researcher Nicole Schramm-Sapyta, PhD, an associate professor of the practice in the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, explains that addiction has a clinical definition: when a person continues to do something despite experiencing major negative consequences.
Narayanan Rengaswamy and other Duke Engineering PhD candidates have experienced the bright side of having to shift to online dissertation defenses.
Rhodes iiD celebrated its second annual Chinese Tea Party on Friday, February 14th in the Ahmadieh Family Atrium on the 3rd Floor of Gross Hall. Taking time out from a busy week, iiD faculty, staff, and students enjoyed quality Chinese teas, a variety of cakes, and trying their hand at Chinese calligraphy and paper cutting.
With the project “The Sandcastle Workflow: A Malleable System for Visualizing Pre-modern Maps and Views,” Edward Triplett and Philip Stern are asking what we could learn about the medieval and early modern world if we used technology to try to understand the maps as they were drawn. They are also leading a related Data+ project for the summer of 2020.
Dr. Ramanujam talks about her journey to becoming the Robert W. Carr Jr. Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering and a professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology in the Duke School of Medicine.
The Duke professor, best known for her work on wavelets, wants to reduce the obstacles to women entering the sciences.