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Using Math to Repair a 650-Year-Old Masterpiece

Tuesday, October 18 2016

In Wired, Ingrid Daubechies shows that math is everywhere, if you know where to look. She explains how her team used it as part of the Ghissi Exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of Art.


Students Mine Parking Data to Help You Find a Spot

Wednesday, September 28 2016

See how an iiD Data+ team teamed up with Duke Parking and Transportation to explore how data analysis and visualization can help make parking on campus a breeze.


Advanced Algorithm Improves Art Restoration Techniques

Wednesday, September 21 2016

Siam News highlights a paper, coauthored by iiD's Ingrid Daubechies, recently published in the SIAM Journal on Imaging Sciences describing an algorithm that eliminates the visual discrepancies of cradling in X-rays of paintings.


Gender Identity Data Put Summer Students on the Front Line

Monday, September 19 2016

North Carolina's "bathroom bill," HB2 has stirred passions and led to protests. A Duke Data+ team assessed the discrimination transgender people faced even before the bill was passed.


Distinguishing Solar Panels from Swimming Pools

Tuesday, September 6 2016

In a Data+ project led by Leslie Collins, professor of electrical and computer engineering and biomedical engineering at Duke, the team looked at satellite images from four different cities to locate solar panels to train the machine learning algorithm. The goal was to show how solar energy is being adopted on a county, city or neighborhood level.


Type 2 Diabetes And Pancreatic Cancer

Thursday, September 1 2016

Lisa Satterwhite, assistant research professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and iiD faculty member, and her Data+ team comprising Shaobo Han, Zidi Xiu and Albert Antar spent the summer processing data and making connections between symptoms in medical records and eventual diagnoses for patients with diabetes and pancreatic cancer.


Retired North Carolina Justices Map Independent Congressional Districts

Thursday, September 1 2016

Jonathan Mattingly, professor of mathematics and statistical science at Duke and iiD faculty member, and his Data+ team are mentioned in this article about gerrymandering. 


Duke iGEM Team Awarded Grants for Synthetic Biology Research and Outreach

Thursday, August 11 2016

Duke Undergraduate International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Team, a Bass Connections and iiD collaboration, has received two external grants to support its work.


Data+ Team Examines Web of Collaborators at Duke

Thursday, August 11 2016

As part of a Data+ project this summer, Anne Driscoll, a Duke junior, and Austin Ferguson, recent graduate, mined datasets from Scholars@Duke and PubMed to see if they could find a way to measure interdepartmental collaboration among faculty at Duke.


Of Heartbeats, Bones and Brushstrokes

Monday, August 1 2016

Ingrid Daubechies, professor of mathematics and electrical and computer engineering—and iiD faculty member—received the Math + X Investigator award from the Simons Foundation to encourage novel collaborations between mathematicians and researchers in another field of science or engineering. Learn about the work she's been doing recently.


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