The inaugural Duke Research Week was held virtually from Monday, January 25 through Friday, January 29, 2021. Joining virtually in celebration of Duke faculty and students' novel research accomplishments, Duke Research Week 2021 was a week-long program of 12 events beginning with a panel discussion on how Duke's surveillance testing has kept campus safe during COVID-19. Topics such as voting in the presidential election, new tools for researchers, and the technologies, inventions, and novel ideas that illustrate the breadth of Duke research were also covered. A full list of all events can be found below.
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Mathematics Guillermo Sapiro's talk was titled, "ML Without Unnecessary Harm: Blind Pareto Fairness and Subgroup Robustness. Following this, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Mathematics Vahid Tarokh gave a talk titled, "Inter-Intra Subject Brain to Brain Signal Transfer from Robust Deep Networks." To watch this talk, click here.
The first Daubechies lecture 2021 was given by Professor Gigliola Staffilani from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her talk was titled, "Waves: Building Blocks in Nature and in Mathematics." To watch the lecture, click here.