Natalie Bui (Math/Economics), David Cheng (Electrical & Computer Engineering), and Cathy Lee (Statistics) spent ten weeks helping the Prospect Management and Analytics office of Duke Development understand how a variety of analytic techniques might enhance their workflow. The team used topic modeling and named entity recognition to develop a pipeline that clusters potential prospects into useful categories.
Anthropology, Economics, Psychology, All quantitative STEM
Stephen Bayer, Associate Vice President for University Development
Natalie Spring, Duke University Development
Project Manager: William Gerhard