Ingrid Daubechies

James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Electrical and Computer Engineering

Appointments and Affiliations

  • James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Professor in the Department of Mathematics
  • Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Contact Information

Education

  • Ph.D. Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium), 1980

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • Fudan-Zhongzhi Science Award. Fudan University and Zhongzhi Enterprise Group. 2018
  • Elected Member. National Academy of Engineering. 2015
  • Highly Cited Researcher. Thomson Reuters. 2014
  • American Academy of Arts & Sciences Fellow. American Academy of Arts & Sciences. 2013
  • BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award. BBVA Foundation Frontiers. 2013
  • Basic Research Award. German Eduard Rhein Foundation. 2013
  • Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering. Franklin Institute. 2013
  • Elected Member. National Academy of Sciences. 2013
  • Emily Noether Lecturer. Association for Women in Mathematics. 2013
  • Fellow. American Mathematical Society. 2013
  • Fellow. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 2013
  • Fellow. MacArthur Foundation. 2013
  • Golden Jubilee Award for Technological Innovation. IEEE Information Theory Society. 2013
  • Guggenheim Fellow. Unknown. 2013
  • Jack S.Kilby Signal Processing Medal. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 2013
  • Leroy P. Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research. American Mathematical Society. 2013
  • Louis Empain Prize for Physics. Unknown. 2013
  • National Academy of Sciences Award in Mathematics. National Academy of Sciences. 2013
  • Nemmers Prize in Mathematics. Northwestern University. 2013
  • Pioneer Prize. International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. 2013
  • Ruth Little Satter Prize in Mathematics. American Mathematical Society. 2013
  • Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition. American Mathematical Society. 2013
  • AAAS Fellows. American Association for the Advancement of Science, The. 2011
  • Benjamin Franklin Medal. Franklin Institute. 2011
  • Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal. Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 2011
  • John von Neumann Lectureship. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. 2011
  • Leroy P. Steele Prize Seminal Contribution to Research. American Mathematical Society. 2011
  • Fellowship. John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. 2010
  • Fellow. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. 2009
  • Membership. American Philosophical Society. 2003
  • Earle Raymond Hedrick Lectureship. Mathematical Association of America. 2001
  • Highly Cited Researcher. Thomson Reuters. 2001
  • NAS Award in Mathematics. National Academy of Science. 2000
  • National Academy of Sciences Award in Mathematics. American Mathematical Society. 2000
  • Fellows. Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 1999
  • School of Mathematics/Members. Institute for Advanced Study. 1999
  • Members/ Foreign Associates. National Academy of Science. 1998
  • Ruth Lyttle Satter Prize in Mathematics. American Mathematical Society. 1997
  • Leroy P. Steele Prize Mathematical Exposition. American Mathematical Society. 1994
  • Fellows. American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 1993
  • Fellows. MacArthur Foundation. 1992
  • School of Mathematics/ Members. Institute for Advanced Study. 1990

Courses Taught

  • CHEM 89S: First-Year Seminar
  • MATH 89S: First-Year Seminar
  • MATH 212: Multivariable Calculus
  • MATH 212D: Multivariable Calculus
  • MATH 240: Introduction to Applied Mathematics: Modeling, Equations and Proofs
  • MATH 391: Independent Study
  • MATH 393: Research Independent Study
  • MATH 494: Research Independent Study
  • MATH 635: Functional Analysis
  • MATH 712: Multivariable Calculus
  • MATH 712D: Multivariable Calculus

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Daubechies, I., R. DeVore, S. Foucart, B. Hanin, and G. Petrova. “Nonlinear Approximation and (Deep) ReLU Networks.” Constructive Approximation 55, no. 1 (February 1, 2022): 127–72. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00365-021-09548-z.
  • Daubechies, I., R. DeVore, N. Dym, S. Faigenbaum-Golovin, S. Z. Kovalsky, K. C. Lin, J. Park, G. Petrova, and B. Sober. “Neural Network Approximation of Refinable Functions.” Ieee Transactions on Information Theory, January 1, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1109/TIT.2022.3199601.
  • Pu, Wei, Jun-Jie Huang, Barak Sober, Nathan Daly, Catherine Higgitt, Ingrid Daubechies, Pier Luigi Dragotti, and Miguel R. D. Rodrigues. “Mixed X-Ray Image Separation for Artworks With Concealed Designs.” Ieee Transactions on Image Processing : A Publication of the Ieee Signal Processing Society 31 (January 2022): 4458–73. https://doi.org/10.1109/tip.2022.3185488.
  • Fulwood, E. L., S. Shan, J. M. Winchester, T. Gao, H. Kirveslahti, I. Daubechies, and D. M. Boyer. “Reconstructing dietary ecology of extinct strepsirrhines (Primates, Mammalia) with new approaches for characterizing and analyzing tooth shape.” Paleobiology 47, no. 4 (November 27, 2021): 612–31. https://doi.org/10.1017/pab.2021.9.
  • Cheng, C., I. Daubechies, N. Dym, and J. Lu. “Stable phase retrieval from locally stable and conditionally connected measurements.” Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis 55 (November 1, 2021): 440–65. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acha.2021.07.001.