Ingrid Daubechies Wins $100,000 Prize in Applied Mathematics

Wednesday, June 13 2018

Professor Ingrid Daubechies is the first female recipient of the William Benter Prize in Applied Mathematics.

Project on Color Vision of Shrimp Helps Biology Students See Data Science in New Light

Thursday, June 7 2018

We are all data scientists these days, to one degree or another. The ability to explore and analyze data helps us make sense of our world. Duke’s Data Expeditions program aims to introduce more undergraduates to data science early in their college education. The Information Initiative at Duke (iiD), in partnership with the Social Science Research Institute (SSRI), supports pairs of graduate students to prepare a dataset for use in an existing undergraduate course.

Drawing on New Technologies, Duke Team Reveals an Ancient City’s Transformation

Monday, June 4 2018

For the past four years, Maurizio Forte and his teams have used cyberarchaeology technologies such as remote sensing, data recording apps, real-time visualization, and 3D digital models to explore the ancient Etruscan city of Vulci in Italy.

Congratulations to Our New Duke Bass Society Fellows Wilkins Aquino and Lillian Pierce!

Thursday, April 26 2018

Both professors were recognized this week as top faculty who “combine outstanding research with a special commitment to undergraduate education.” 

New Grants Will Advance Collaborative Research by 11 Groups of Duke Faculty

Wednesday, April 4 2018

Congratulations to Katherine Heller, Guillermo Sapiro, Jim Moody, Alex Volfovsky, Ricardo Henao, Nimmi Ramanujam, Joe Lucas, Kyle Bradbury, and the other recipients of these collaborative grants for Duke faculty!

iiD Welcomes Vahid Tarokh

Thursday, February 22 2018

We're excited to welcome Dr. Vahid Tarokh to Duke! Dr. Tarokh joins the new Duke University Quantitative Initiative, coming from Harvard.

2018 Data+ Project Information Fair Draws Over 200 Students

Thursday, February 22 2018

The Fair is an opportunity for students to ask project leads about 2018 Data+ Projects, to discuss goals, and to learn more about the data they would be navigating in the summer. We host the fair in the 3rd floor atrium, where posters describing 2017 projects give students an idea of what they might expect this summer.

Faculty Opportunity: Oak Ridge National Labs and its Leadership Computing Facility

Monday, February 12 2018

Oak Ridge National Labs' (ORNL) Leadership Computing Facility allows faculty and graduate students to apply for core hours on its powerful computers, as well as access to its computers for smaller projects.

Mantis Shrimp Can Punch Each Other to Death but Prefer to Resolve Conflicts Peacefully

Thursday, January 18 2018

In a study led by Duke iiD's Patrick Green, scientists created some conflict between mantis shrimp to see if and when they would resort to drastic violence to solve it.