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.
Members of the Data+ project team for Big Data for Reproductive Health published their findings in Global Health: Science and Practice.
Building on the work of a Data+ team, a Bass Connections project team is creating a map showing where the deaths of enslaved Africans occurred in the Atlantic; their original data will support a proposal for a Middle Passage memorial.
Luke Truitt, an undergraduate machine learning enthusiast, secures $45,000 to fund a computing mini-cluster dedicated to student use.
Over the summer of 2019, DataWorks NC sponsored a Duke Data+ project with the Rhodes Information Initiative to examine eviction data in Durham, and identify trends that could guide Durham City and County Government and other stakeholders in deciding which interventions would be most effective for Durham community members facing eviction from their homes.
A Duke University team led by professor of statistical science and mathematics Sayan Mukherjee has won a three-year, $1.5 million dollar grant that will develop the foundations of data science both at Duke and in the broader NC Research Triangle and surrounding region.
This summer, three Duke undergraduate students in the Data+ summer research program built a computer program to find reused stories.