Should AI Decide Who Gets a Kidney?

Tuesday, January 2 2018

A team of researchers at Duke and the University of Maryland have created an algorithm that attempts to reflect the ethical choices that a human would make based on responses to surveys about who should get a kidney transplant.

Data+ Program Travels to Munich

Wednesday, December 20 2017

Professor Massimo Fornasier of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) had another reason to visit Duke this Fall when he gave a mini-course for the Mathematics Department: he wants to bring Duke’s Data+ summer program to TUM!

Can We Teach Computers to Make Music Like Mendelssohn?

Friday, December 15 2017

Duke graduate student Anna Yanchenko and statistics professor Sayan Mukherjee are teaching computers to write classical piano music in the mode of great composers like Mendelssohn and Beethoven.

Three Engineers Named to National Academy of Inventors

Wednesday, December 13 2017

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has elected three faculty members from Duke University's Department of Biomedical Engineering to its 2017 class of Fellows.

iiD Welcomes New Faculty

Friday, October 13 2017

iiD is thrilled to welcome Hau-Tieng Wu and Xiuyuan Cheng to Duke and to iiD.  

Duke Master in Interdisciplinary Data Science Program Accepting Applications

Friday, October 13 2017

Launching in Fall 2018, students will be able to receive interdisciplinary training within the quantitative sciences, exposure to problems in a variety of disciplines, and direct experience in interdisciplinary team-based science.

Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development Receive $12.5 Million Grant to Study ADHD, Autism Connection

Friday, October 13 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Guillermo Sapiro, along with Dr. Geraldine DawsonLinmarie SikichScott KollinsScott ComptonKenneth DodgeNaomi Davis and Michael Murias of the Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development. They have received a 5-year, $12.5 million grant from the NIH to study the connections between ADHD and autism in children.

There’s an App for That: Enabling Early Intervention in Autism

Tuesday, September 19 2017

From a chance meeting at a Bass Connections faculty mixer, Geri Dawson and Guillermo Sapiro collaborated to create the No. 1 health app in the Apple app store – Duke Health’s Autism & Beyond.

Duke Undergraduates Use Machine Learning Techniques to Evaluate Electricity Access in Developing Countries

Thursday, September 14 2017

A team of Data+ students, led by researchers in the Energy Initiative's Energy Data Analytics Lab and the Sustainable Energy Transitions Initiative, developed means to evaluate electricity access in developing countries through machine learning techniques applied to aerial imagery data.

How Can You Ride Your Bicycle More Safely on Durham Streets? This Website Can Tell You

Tuesday, September 12 2017

iiD's Ghost Bikes Data+ team created an interactive website that demonstrates how factors such as the time of day, weather conditions and demographics affect crash risk.