Bass Connections brings together Duke faculty and students to explore real-world issues in interdisciplinary research teams.


A poster from the Improving Neurosurgery Patient Outcomes in Uganda project team has won the Bass Connections Poster Award, Judges’ Selection. The Energy Data Analytics Lab project team received the Bass Connections Poster Award, Audience Choice.

Two Duke graduate students, three undergraduates and two groups of undergrads will pursue faculty-mentored research projects this summer and next year with grant funding from Bass Connections.

It’s imperative that I, as a provider, understand the mechanism for paying for the care. No matter what I prescribe, if it’s not available to be delivered to that patient, then it’s pretty useless in the long run.


May 02
Alon Kipnis

In this talk we consider the joint effect of sampling and lossy compression by studying the minimal distortion in recovering the analog signal from a lossy compressed version of its samples.

Oct 11
Cathy Davidson

In 1869, Harvard's president called for "a new education" to transform the Puritan college into the modern university designed to train and credential America's new professional-managerial class. This is the university we have inherited.