Before leaving the White House in early January 2017, President Obama named Guglielmo Scovazzi, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering (CEE) and mechanical engineering and materials science (MEMS) at Duke University, as a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). This award is highest honor bestowed by the United States government to science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.
Congratulations to iiD faculty member Guglielmo Scovazzi, who has been named a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). The recognition is highest honor bestowed by the United States government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.
On January 17, 2017, the Information Initiative at Duke held their annual Data+ Information Fair to showcase the program’s offerings of summer 2017 Data Projects, and to encourage students to apply to the program.
Representatives from each of the 24 projects were available to answer student questions and explain what they hoped to achieve during the 10-week summer research program that starts on May 22.
Learn how Duke undergraduates and iiD faculty were involved in the Image Processing Algorithms for Art Conservation project and the Reunited: Francescuccio Ghissi’s St. John Altarpiece exhibit at NC Museum of Art.
Summer 2015 Data+ students Raghav Saboo, Arjun Devarajan, and Wuming Zhang developed and co-authored the article “Distributed solar photovoltaic array location and extent dataset for remote sensing object identification,” published for open access in Scientific Data, a Nature journal.
Duke’s Data+ summer research program received the gold prize in the natural sciences category at the Reimagine Education Conference and Awards in Philadelphia.
Duke mathematics professor and iiD faculty member Jonathan Mattingly talks about his work with mathematical modeling and gerrymandering.
On November 4, 2016, key staff and administrators working in Gross Hall gathered to celebrate the renaming of Gross Hall 330 to the Ahmadieh Family Grand Hall.
The Ahmadieh family are longtime supporters of Duke’s programs, and are familiar faces at the many of seminars that take place in Gross Hall. The Ahmadieh Family Grand Hall is named in honor of the family’s generous support and interest in the programs offered by the Information Initiative at Duke.
This article on Duke Today features iiD's Ingrid Debauchies' book Reunited: An Art Historical and Digital Adventure, which accompanies her group's work on the Ghissi exhibit at North Carolina Museum of Art.
How can Internet search results be improved for minority users? A Data+ team sponsored by Sankofa, Inc. worked to figure it out.