Undergraduate Bridget Willke in the Department of Statistical Science worked on her senior Statistics honors thesis with Dr. Ingrid Daubechies on how analysis of brushstrokes might be used to distinguish copies from originals.
We wanted to bring your attention to this film about Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan, whom we think you should all be familiar. The film explores a love of mathematics and partnerships in academia. The review was published in the April issue of London Mathematical Society newsletter. Read the review and then see the film!
Professor DeFrantz, a team leader on the Bass Connections project team Machine Society Interfaces, spoke with the Kenan Institute for Ethics for the Good Question series.
Matt Harding, associate director at iiD, shares how Big Data can help solve public policy challenges like rising global energy demands and our expanding American waistline.
iiD is a supporter of a new program aimed at fostering interactions between researchers in the Duke School of Medicine and the campus. The program awarded its first round of seed grants to eight project teams.
Duke BME and iiD faculty member Amanda Randles talks about her work with a computer simulation of blood moving around the human body, which compares well with real-world flow measurements.
This article from Duke Today highlights a yoga class conducted at Gross Hall, home of iiD.
Everybody loves lemurs. Some people love lemurs and data. Thanks to one of Duke’s Information Initiative Data Expeditions projects, a group of Duke evolutionary anthropology students recently learned a lot more about lemurs, and how data can be a powerful research tool.
Congratulations to Duke University Marine Science and Conservation PhD student – and iiD Data Expeditions participant – Vivienne Foroughirad. She’s been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to pursue research that seeks to understand the evolution of complex social and cognitive traits in wild bottlenose dolphins via next-generation sequencing of the mitochondrial genome.