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Duke Professor Wins $1 Million Artificial Intelligence Prize, A ‘New Nobel’

Wednesday, October 13 2021

Cynthia Rudin becomes second recipient of AAAI Squirrel AI Award for pioneering socially responsible AI.


The Godmother of the Digital Image

Wednesday, September 15 2021

The mathematician Ingrid Daubechies’ pioneering work in signal processing helped make our electronic world possible — and beat a path for women in the field.


Data+ Team Takes Deep Dive into Duke Ph.D. Experience

Thursday, September 9 2021

Look on the Graduate School website, and you will find more than 260 pages of program-specific statistics and infographics on admissions, enrollment, degree completion, and alumni career paths.

Yet that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Much more data still sit in spreadsheets, their insights shrouded by dense rows and columns.


The Numbers Don't Lie

Wednesday, February 17 2021

Quantitatively and qualitatively, Data+ and its affiliated programs are big hits. How did a summertime data research effort become the toast of campus and potentially a new model for undergraduate experiential education?


Student Team Quantifies Housing Discrimination in Durham

Thursday, February 11 2021

Omer Ali, Ph.D., a postdoctoral associate with The Samuel Dubois Cook Center on Social Equity, is leading undergraduates Nicholas Datto and Pei Yi Zhuo in exploring the connection between persistent wealth disparities across racial lines through housing.


2021 Plus Program Information Fair Showcases Summer Projects in Data Science, Coding, and Computer Science

Monday, February 8 2021

On Friday January 29, hundreds of undergraduate students from around the world signed into Zoom to explore the wide array of summer projects offered by Data+, Code+, and CS+ this summer.


Randles Named a 2020 Young Innovator in Cellular and Molecular Engineering

Wednesday, November 18 2020

Amanda Randles, the Alfred Winborne and Victoria Stover Mordecai Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences at Duke University, has been named a 2020 Young Innovator of Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering. She was one of 12 faculty selected to present their research in a special issue of the Nature journal Cellular and Molecular Engineering.


Duke to Lead $5 Million Center to Develop U.S. Air Force Wireless Communications Protocols

Thursday, October 22 2020

Robert Calderbank, director of the Rhodes Information Initiative at Duke, and Vahid Tarokh will lead a national initiative to develop AI-informed communication and networking protocols fast and reliable enough to handle Air Force requirements


Mathemalchemy releases teaser of their project

Monday, September 28 2020

Mathemalchemy, a “Collaborative sculptural art installation using textile and other media to illustrate mathematical creativity” is the brainchild of Duke Mathematics professor Ingrid Daubechies and Dominique Ehrmann, a Canadian fiber artist specializing in unusual quilting techniques that involve kinetics, transparency, light, and other elements.


Five Things I Learned as a Leader on My Bass Connections Team

Tuesday, September 15 2020

Kim Bourne, Ph.D. student in Civil & Environmental Engineering, discusses what she learned while managing teams of undergraduates on the Data-driven Approaches to Illuminate the Responses of Lakes to Multiple Stressors project team.


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