Judges for Duke's first +DataScience AI for Art Competition looked for pieces that were both pleasing and technically competent.
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.
Duke Professor of Mathematics Ingrid Daubechies was named the North American Laureate for the L’Oréal-UNESCO International Award For Women in Science.
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.
For Duke mathematics professors, Pi Day presents a unique opportunity to talk about math and share their favorite elements of pi.
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!
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).
On January 17, 2019, the largest Data+ Information Fair yet was held in the Ahmadieh Atrium of Gross Hall. In addition to over 30 Data+ projects, the Rhodes Information Initiative and Data+ also hosted the Code+ and Computer Science Summer research programs at the Information Fair, drawing in 350+ Duke undergraduates from many different disciplines to learn more about these summer research opportunities at Duke.
At the Durham Crisis Intervention Team Awards Banquet on Dec. 7, Nicole Schramm-Sapyta was named Volunteer of the Year, and Data+ and Bass Connections in Brain & Society were named Community Partner Agency of the Year.