Dr. Amanda Randles of Duke University Biomedical Engineering was recently recognized by MIT Technology Review’s “35 Innovators Under 35” for her outstanding work creating a simulation of blood flow through the human body based on a particular person’s unique medical images.
New maps created by Data+ students this summer suggest that tobacco retailers are disproportionately located in low-income neighborhoods and living in a neighborhood with easy access to stores that sell tobacco makes it easier to start young and harder to quit.
A Data+ team led by Ingrid Daubechies explored the feasibility of building an app that museum visitors could use to virtually restore paintings in museums.
Analyzing data on women’s roles in American film, a Data+ team showed that 40 percent of female roles in movies still fail the Bechdel test.
For ten weeks from May through July, a team of Duke students in the Data+ summer research program worked on developing ways to assess electricity access automatically, using satellite imagery.
Students participating in Data+ work in various project rooms in Gross Hall, sharing space with 1-5 other project teams that have something in common (project theme, programming language, etc.) On occasion, these project teams develop a great appreciation for each other. Watch our video on the unique environment in Gross Hall 351.
An international team from the U.S., Canada and the U.K. were awarded a three-year grant for the project. The team includes iiD faculty member Sayan Mukherjee.
An interdisciplinary team of Duke researchers, including iiD Associate Director Jerry Reiter, have been tackling the question, "do energy efficiency 'audits' really benefit companies over time?"—timely work as it applies to a long-running Department of Energy (DOE) effort that is slated for elimination under President Trump’s proposed budget.
The Duke University Board of Trustees has approved a new master’s degree program to help meet the need for well-rounded data scientists who can work with different industries and experts.