Data+ (2016)

Data+ is a ten-week summer research experience for undergraduates and master’s students interested in exploring new data-driven approaches to interdisciplinary challenges. Students work in small teams and learn how to marshal, analyze and visualize data, while gaining broad exposure to the field of data science. Through collaboration, teams use data analysis to solve a wide variety of real-world challenges using health data, text, voting records, wireless mapping data, economic and financial analytics and more.

2016 Projects

Data+

Team Leaders

  • Alessandro Arlotto, Fuqua School of Business
  • Stephen Bayer, University Development
  • Kyle Bradbury, Energy Initiative
  • Kyle Cavanaugh, Duke University Office of the Executive Vice President
  • Cliburn Chan, School of Medicine-Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
  • Elizabeth Cirulli Rogers, School of Medicine
  • William Darity, Sanford School of Public Policy
  • Landy Elliott, Sanford School of Public Policy
  • Matthew Harding, Sanford School of Public Policy
  • John Harer, Arts & Sciences-Mathematics
  • Terry Hartman, Sanford School of Public Policy
  • Richardo Henao, Pratt School of Engineering-Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Gregory Herschlag, Arts & Sciences-Mathematics
  • Scott Huettel, Arts & Sciences-Psychology and Neuroscience
  • Daniel Kiehart, Arts & Sciences-Biology
  • Peter Lange, Arts & Sciences-Political Science
  • Joseph Lucas, Social Science Research Institute
  • Jonathan Mattingly, Arts & Sciences-Mathematics
  • Frederick Mayer, Sanford School of Public Policy
  • Francis McClernon, School of Medicine-Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Daniel McShea, Arts & Sciences-Biology
  • Rebbecca Moen, School of Medicine
  • James Moody, Arts & Sciences-Sociology
  • Sayan Mukherjee, Arts & Sciences-Statistical Science
  • Megan Neely, School of Medicine-Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
  • Jason Oliver, School of Medicine-Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Bruce Orenstein, Center for Documentary Studies
  • Tyler Ransom, Social Science Research Institute
  • Lisa Satterwhite, Pratt School of Engineering-Biomedical Engineering
  • Natalie Spring, Duke - University Development
  • Nicolette Sullivan, Duke Institute for Brain Sciences-Center for Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Carlo Tomasi, Arts & Sciences-Computer Science
  • Yehua Wei, Fuqua School of Business
  • Ara Wilson, Arts & Sciences-Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies

/graduate Team Members

  • Nicholas-Aldebrando Benelli, Economics-PHD
  • Joshua Bruce, Sociology-PHD
  • Dan Coroian, Computer Science-PHD
  • Can Cui, Biostatistics - Master
  • Andrew Frazelle, Business Administration-PHD
  • Richard Gawne, Biology - PHD
  • Guan-Wun Hao, Economics and Computation-MS
  • Sheng Jiang, Statistical Science - PHD
  • Olga Kozlova, Economics-AM
  • Laura Lazarus Frankel, Political Science-PHD
  • Michael Lindon, Statistical Science - MS, English-PHD
  • Tianyuan Liu
  • Elizabeth Lorenzi, Statistical Science - PHD, English-PHD
  • Joseph Marion, Statistical Science - PHD
  • Richard Mortensen, Biology - PHD
  • Lei Qian, Statistical and Econ Modeling
  • Robert Ravier, Mathematics-PHD
  • Swarna Kamlam Ravindran, Computer Science-PHD
  • Cole Rizki, Literature-PHD
  • Patricia Robinson, Economics-PHD
  • Leonardo Shu, Statistical Science - MS, Music-PHD
  • Artem Streltsov, Economics-AM
  • Sunith Suresh, Statistical Science - MS
  • Hoel Wiesner, Master of Environmental Management, Energy and Environment, Geospatial Analysis
  • Jonathan Winkle, Psychology-PHD, Statistical Science - MS
  • Zidi Xiu, Biostatistics - Master
  • Yan Xue, Business Administration-MBA
  • Steven Yang
  • Khai Zaw, Economics-AM

/undergraduate Team Members

  • Albert Antar, Biology (BS)
  • David Brenes, Biomedical Engineering (BSE), Electrical & Cmputr Egr (BSE2)
  • Nathaniel Brown, Statistical Science (BS)
  • Xingyu Chen, Electrical & Computer Egr(BSE), Computer Science (BSE2)
  • Molly Chen, Computer Science (BS)
  • Virginia Cheng, Electrical & Computer Egr(BSE), Computer Science (BSE2)
  • Anne Driscoll, Statistical Science (BS)
  • Jennifer Du, Computer Science (BS)
  • Parker Foe, Mathematics (BS)
  • Ian Frankenburg, Computer Science (BS), Mathematics (BS2)
  • Miriam Goldman, Mathematics (AB), Statistical Science (AB2)
  • Lindsay Hirschhorn, Mechanical Engineering (BSE)
  • Emily Horn, Public Policy Studies (AB), Global Health (AB2)
  • Han Kang, Electrical & Computer Egr(BSE), Computer Science (BSE2)
  • Madelaine Katz, Cultural Anthropology (AB), Global Health (AB2)
  • Akhil Kumar Pabbathi, Electrical & Computer Egr(BSE)
  • Jason Law, Mathematics (BS), Economics (BS2)
  • Runliang Li, Mathematics (BS), Computer Science (BS2)
  • Xinyu Li, Biology (BS)
  • Cheng Lu
  • Justin Luo, Electrical & Computer Egr(BSE), Mathematics (BS2)
  • Yehan Mo, Electrical & Computer Egr(BSE), Computer Science (BSE2)
  • Matthew Newman, Sociology (AB)
  • Ashlyn Nuckols, Cultural Anthropology (AB)
  • Vinai Oddiraju, Statistical Science (BS)
  • Pablo Ortiz, Biomedical Engineering (BSE)
  • Qiyuan Pan, Computer Science (BS)
  • Bikesh Pandey
  • Mitchell Parekh, Computer Science (BS)
  • Jee Hye (Sophia) Park, Electrical & Computer Egr(BSE)
  • Eric Peshkin, Mathematics (BS)
  • Neel Prabhu, Biomedical Engineering (BSE)
  • Vinod Ramakrishnan, Mechanical Engineering (BSE)
  • Aasha Reddy, Economics (BS)
  • Priyadarshani Sarkar, Computer Science (BS)
  • Emiilie Song, Biology (BS)
  • Sarah Spencer, GCS in Literature Program (AB)
  • Vivek Sriram, Computer Science (BS), Statistical Science (BS2)
  • Kelsey Sumner, Evolutionary Anthropology (BS), Global Health (AB2)
  • Nikhil Tank, Electrical & Computer Egr(BSE)
  • Erin Taylor, Computer Science (BS), Mathematics (AB2)
  • Joel Tewksbury, Biomedical Engineering (BSE)
  • Chi Kim Trinh, Mathematics (BS)
  • Corey Vernot, Statistical Science (BS), Public Policy Studies (AB2)
  • Anna Vivian, Physics (AB), Art History (AB2)
  • Shanchao Wang, Economics (AB)
  • Weiyao Wang, Mathematics (BS), Computer Science (BS2)
  • Yuanling Wang, Mathematics (BS), Statistical Science (BS2)
  • Samuel Watson, Physics (AB)
  • Jarrett Weathersby, Physics (AB)
  • Emily Wu, Neuroscience (BS)
  • Joyce Xi
  • Sonia Xu, Statistical Science (BS)
  • Steven Yang, Computer Science (BS), Statistical Science (BS2)
  • Lillian Zerihun, Biology (AB), Global Health (AB2)
  • Yumin Zhang, Computer Science (BS), Philosophy (AB2)
  • Alexandra Zrenner, Economics (BS), Mathematics (AB2)

/zcommunity Team Members

  • Benjamin Brigman, Columbia University
  • Darrick Hamilton, The New School
  • Winston Henderson, Sankofa Inc.
  • John Killeen, Durham Neighborhood Compass
  • Thom Miano, RTI International Center for Data Science
  • Tazra Mitchell, Budget and Tax Center, North Carolina Justice Center
  • Alexandra Sirota, Budget and Tax Center, North Carolina Justice Center