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Drone Built by Duke Students Creates 3D Map

Tuesday, April 9 2019

Professor Maurizio Forte shared a video created by a drone — built by our Bass students and coordinated by Professor Michael Zavlanos — that shows an example of 3D automatic mapping of indoor and outdoor environments. The drone is part of Dr. Forte's work in cyberarchaeology technologies.


Duke Students Road-trip to DC to Hear Research They Worked on Cited by Supreme Court

Wednesday, March 27 2019

Two Duke students, Luke Farrell and Jake Shulman, got to see their research take center stage in the United States Supreme Court. The two seniors were part of a Bass Connections team whose research on the mathematics behind drawing districts was cited in the case's oral arguments and documents.


Duke Mathematics Has Its Day in Court

Tuesday, March 26 2019

Algorithms created by Duke's Jonathan Mattingly and his team are the principal evidence in NC partisan gerrymandering case before the Supreme Court March 26. 


How to Judge an AI Art Competition

Monday, March 25 2019

Judges for Duke's first +DataScience AI for Art Competition looked for pieces that were both pleasing and technically competent.


Plus Programs at Duke University

Monday, March 25 2019

The success of the Data+ program over the last few years has inspired other initiatives and departments at Duke to start their own “+” programs, providing students the opportunity to delve more deeply into research topics in their disciplines and with other disciplines in the university.


L'Oréal Honors Mathematician Ingrid Daubechies for Her Contributions to the STEM Field

Wednesday, March 20 2019

Duke Professor of Mathematics Ingrid Daubechies was named the North American Laureate for the L’Oréal-UNESCO International Award For Women in Science.


These Works of Art Were Created by Artificial Intelligence

Wednesday, March 20 2019

The Rubenstein Arts Center will showcase Duke’s first A.I. art contest, in which contestants collaborated with machines, on Wednesday, March 20 from 6 to 8 p.m.


Pi Day at Duke: An Interesting Chance to Talk about Math

Friday, March 15 2019

For Duke mathematics professors, Pi Day presents a unique opportunity to talk about math and share their favorite elements of pi.


Pratt Engineering Student Wins at Basketball Tic Tac Toe in Cameron Stadium!

Wednesday, March 6 2019

During the basketball game on Tuesday March 5, 2019, between Duke and Wake Forest, Engineering and Information Initiative student Greg Spell won the basketball tic tac toe competition, playing against another audience member in the stadium. Watch Greg hustle his way to the win in this short video below!

 

 


Barros, Tarokh Elected Members of the National Academy of Engineering

Friday, February 8 2019

Ana Barros, the Edmund T. Pratt Jr. School Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Vahid Tarokh, the Rhodes Family Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, have been named members of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).


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