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Kyle Bradbury and Data+ students

March 07, 2017

Real Problems, Real Teamwork

Duke’s nationally recognized Data+ program brings teams of faculty and students together each summer to explore data-driven approaches to real-world problems—including many from clients such as Accenture, Fidelity Charitable and Duke Health. Impactful projects like the ones below will soon become [...]

March 03, 2017

Predicting Patient Outcomes

Less than 100 yards away from one of the Southeast’s busiest medical centers, Duke engineers Lawrence Carin and Ricardo Henao are working to keep people out of those inpatient beds. By designing algorithms to sift through reams of data in clinical records, the team is helping clinicians find better [...]

Efe Aras and Galen Reeves in downtown Durham

March 02, 2017

Modeling Traffic with Self-Driving Cars

Senior Efe Aras creates city street models to predict how self-driving cars might affect traffic by parking themselves

Stephanie Musinsky and Amanda Randles

March 01, 2017

Simulating Many Heartbeats

Undergraduate Stephanie Musinsky is upgrading a supercomputer program that can simulate blood flow down to the cellular level

Chris Tralie visualizes data analytics with mentors

February 23, 2017

A Mind—and an Ear—for Big Data

At Duke, engineering doctoral student Chris Tralie discovered a passion for analyzing the topology of music—and for teaching undergraduates about the power of data science

mucous proteins

February 22, 2017

Proteins in Your Runny Nose Could Reveal a Viral Infection

Scientists identify biomarkers in mucus that verify viral infection from cold or flu

Cynthia Rudin

February 15, 2017

Cynthia Rudin: Interpretable Machine Learning for All

Data in, decisions out: New faculty member Cynthia Rudin designs algorithms to help professionals turn raw information into informed choices

February 13, 2017

Duke Joins Peer Universities in Filing Legal Brief Opposing White House Immigration Order

This article first appeared in Duke Today. Duke on Monday joined 16 other universities in filing an amicus brief opposing the Trump administration’s immigration order. Each of the 17 universities “has a global mission, and each derives immeasurable benefit from the contributions of diverse [...]

February 10, 2017

Hu Wins EDAA Outstanding Dissertation Award

Kai Hu, a recent Duke ECE doctoral graduate, has won the 2016 European Design and Automation Association’s (EDAA) Outstanding Dissertations Award for new directions in logic, physical design and CAD for analog/mixed-signal, nano-scale and emerging technologies. This is the fourth time Duke doctoral [...]

Blake Wilson

February 09, 2017

Cochlear Implant Developer Blake Wilson Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Duke alumnus, faculty member honored for “engineering development of the cochlear implant that bestows hearing to individuals with profound deafness.”

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