Ingrid Daubechies

Ingrid Daubechies

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

Appointments and Affiliations

  • James B. Duke 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

Research Interests

Wavelet theory, signal processing, machine learning, computational geometry, time-frequency analysis

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

  • BME 590: Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering
  • ECE 392: Projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 590: Advanced Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • MATH 181: Math Everywhere: Mathematical Concepts and Reasoning in our Modern World
  • MATH 240: Introduction to Applied Mathematics: Modeling, Equations and Proofs
  • MATH 393: Research Independent Study
  • MATH 635: Functional Analysis
  • MATH 790-90: Minicourse in Advanced Topics

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Gao, T; Yapuncich, GS; Daubechies, I; Mukherjee, S; Boyer, DM, Development and Assessment of Fully Automated and Globally Transitive Geometric Morphometric Methods, With Application to a Biological Comparative Dataset With High Interspecific Variation., Anatomical Record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007), vol 301 no. 4 (2018), pp. 636-658 [10.1002/ar.23700] [abs].
  • Xu, J; Yang, H; Daubechies, I, Recursive diffeomorphism-based regression for shape functions, Siam Journal on Mathematical Analysis, vol 50 no. 1 (2018), pp. 5-32 [10.1137/16M1097535] [abs].
  • Alaifari, R; Daubechies, I; Grohs, P; Yin, R, Stable Phase Retrieval in Infinite Dimensions, Foundations of Computational Mathematics (2018) [10.1007/s10208-018-9399-7] [abs].
  • Alaifari, R; Daubechies, I; Grohs, P; Thakur, G, Reconstructing Real-Valued Functions from Unsigned Coefficients with Respect to Wavelet and Other Frames, Journal of Fourier Analysis and Applications, vol 23 no. 6 (2017), pp. 1480-1494 [10.1007/s00041-016-9513-7] [abs].
  • Deligiannis, N; Mota, JFC; Cornelis, B; Rodrigues, MRD; Daubechies, I, Multi-Modal Dictionary Learning for Image Separation With Application in Art Investigation., Ieee Transactions on Image Processing : a Publication of the Ieee Signal Processing Society, vol 26 no. 2 (2017), pp. 751-764 [10.1109/tip.2016.2623484] [abs].