Robert Calderbank has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The NAI recognizes academic inventors for their prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on the quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society.
Guillermo Sapiro has been awarded two new grants totaling about $2.5 million over the next five years. Sapiro is a co-investigator on both grants, each exploring the detailed inner workings of the human brain.
An excellent New York Times article by Dr. Jordan Ellenberg of University of Wisconsin-Madison
Researchers from iID create an automated video analysis tools to identify children on the autism spectrum earlier.
Two researchers at Duke, from disparate fields, are collaborating to create diagnostic tools that could lead to early identification of at-risk children through their Bass Connections team Information, Child Mental Health, & Society.
We will be celebrating connections among the arts, math and engineering as we dedicate “Geometry Ascending a Staircase,” the new four-part sculpture in the Pratt School of Engineering’s FCIEMAS atrium.
DataFest2014, which took place over the March 21-23 weekend, was a blast with over 100 students participating from Duke, UNC, NCSU, and even a few visitors from Dartmouth! 112 students from 21 teams completed the event and presented their findings to our judges in order to be considered for the awards and glory.