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Ingrid Daubechies

The 2018 Fudan-Zhongzhi Science Award has been awarded to Ingrid Daubechies, James B. Duke Professor of Mathematics and Electrical and... read more »


Do you have questions about where to start in math?  Come to the Math Placement Open House on Saturday August 25, 9am-noon in Physics 123, and let us help!  Faculty teaching a range of introductory courses will be there ready to help you figure out... read more »


Electoral district map of NC

On January 9th, a three-judge court declared North Carolina’s congressional map unconstitutionally gerrymandered, stating that the drawing of the state’s electoral districts gave an advantage to the Republican Party.  The US Federal court cited the... read more »


Sayan Mukherjee named IMS Fellow

Sayan Mukherjee was named Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS) for his significant contributions to mathematical statistics,... read more »


Daubechies William Benter Prize

On June 4th, 2018, Professor Ingrid Daubechies was the first female recipient of the William Benter Prize in Applied Mathematics.  This prestigious award recognizes outstanding mathematical contributions that have had a direct and fundamental impact... read more »


Tumor ancestral trees are physically embedded within their tumors

In cancer treatment, metastatic tumors receive equal treatment.  Patients are given the same aggressive therapies when abnormal clusters of cells are discovered early, even if they may be harmless.  In research studies co-led by Duke's Marc Ryser... read more »


Lillian Pierce

Lillian Pierce, the Nicholas J. and Theresa M. Leonardy Associate Professor of Mathematics, is one of six Duke faculty selected as a member into Duke's Bass Society of Fellows this year.  Pierce is one of the leading mathematicians working on the... read more »


Kiselev Reed Tarokh

Only ten professors were named Distinguished Professors this year in the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences.  This distinction is given to professors for their outstanding research and teaching accomplishments.  We are proud to announce that three... read more »


Shomik Verma

Shomik Verma, a junior at Duke University, was one of three students from Duke to be named a 2018 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar.  This scholarship program was designed to foster and encourage outstanding students to pursue careers in the fields of... read more »


Rann Bar-On

The Dean's Award for Excellence in Advising was given to Rann Bar-On for his exceptional ability to guide undergraduates through their first two years at Duke.  Professor Bar-On is committed to supporting first-generation and minority students,... read more »


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