Learning to Party: Celebrating iiD

Monday, November 9 2015

In early November, iiD  got together with the Duke Social Science Reseach Initiative and the Duke Energy Initiative  to celebrate recent achievements and give thanks for support.

We wanted to thank the Ahmadieh family for their support of programs and partnerships across Duke.

Autism Group Receives Duke Teamwork Award

Wednesday, November 4 2015

Our autism app received more praise—this time for the collaborative effort that made it happen. Each year, Duke recognizes university and health system employees as Teamwork award winners for contributions to Duke and Durham. Bringing together 25 faculty and staff from across 11 schools and departments, the iiD-led app project is the epitome of interdisciplinary teamwork.

Duke Alumnus Uses Data Science to Win Awards, Partner with Students

Wednesday, October 21 2015
Elliott Wolf (Trinity ’08) is the director of analytics at Lineage Logistics, which has won a Data Impact Award from Cloudera in the Data Driven Transformation category.

In the News: Autism App

Sunday, October 18 2015

Everybody's talking about a new app developed by a team co-led by iiD’s Helen Egger and Guillermo Sapiro. Created in partnership with Apple, the free iOS app aims to learn more about autism in young children living around the world last week. Check out what news organizations are saying:

Duke Launches Autism Research App with Global Reach

Thursday, October 15 2015

A team of researchers and software developers from Duke University and the Duke Medical Center—co-led by iiD’s Helen Egger and Guillermo Sapiro—has introduced a free iOS app to learn more about autism in young children living around the world.

In the News: Platypus

Friday, September 11 2015

People are excited about Platypus, the Photoshop plug-in tool that uses mathematical algorithms to allow art conservators to better analyze paintings using X-ray images. The software was developed by iiD faculty Ingrid Daubechies (Mathematics Department and Electrical and Computer Engineering Department) and David Dunson (Statistics Department) in partnership with the North Carolina Museum of Art.

Software Helps Art Conservators Clear the Cradling

Wednesday, September 9 2015

iiD's Ingrid Daubechies (Mathematics Department and Electrical and Computer Engineering Department) and David Dunson (Statistics Department) partnered with the North Carolina Museum of Art has partnered to develop an art conservation tool that helps analyze paintings using x-ray images.The software program is called Platypus.

Duke to Offer Open Online Courses in Data Analysis, Software Development

Thursday, September 3 2015

This fall Duke University will launch several new open online courses in two high-demand fields: data analysis and software development. The courses will be offered on online learning platform Coursera, and are intended to help individuals around the world build practical career skills. The first course starts September 15.

Accenture and Duke University Collaborate on Analytics Research

Friday, August 21 2015

Accenture and Duke University have formed an alliance focused on jointly developing new advanced analytics solutions to address real-world, client-specific business challenges. The Accenture and Duke University Analytics Research Program, which will have an initial focus on health management research, aims to bring together data, modeling and analysis to achieve sustainable business and patient outcomes.

The Foundry Open House and Dedication

Thursday, August 20 2015

We encourage the iiD community to attend the open house and dedication for the Foundry:
Thursday, September 3, 2015
4:30-6:00 p.m.
Gross Hall Ground Floor

Come explore Duke’s amazing new 7,600-square-foot “maker space,” where student teams, faculty, and staff can build ideas from the ground up! 

Join us for: