Recent News

Randles to present at New Frontiers in Data and Computation

January 15, 2017

Prof. Randles will give a talk on the lab's work enabling massively parallel simulations of human hemodynamics at the New Frontiers in Data and Computation event of the 2017 Duke Research Computing Symposium.

Paper accepted at SPIE Photonics West

October 28, 2016

The paper "Using stroboscopic flow imaging to validate large-scale computational fluid dynamics simulations" from our collaboration with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will be presented at SPIE... read more

Mike presents at BMES

October 11, 2016

Mike Zhu presented his poster titled 'GPU-Accelerated Hemodynamics Simulations in Vessels with Deformable Walls' at BMES in Minneapolis, MN on Thursday October 6.  

Daniel awarded MITP fellowship!

September 7, 2016

Daniel Puleri is awarded an NIH training fellowship from the Duke Medical Imaging Training Program.  Congrats Daniel!

Dr. Randles appointed to World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Computing

September 1, 2016

Dr. Randles is invited to be a member of the World Econimic Forum's Global Future Council on Computing. The Network of Global Future Councils is an invitation-only knowledge network that serves as a forward-looking brain trust to the World Economic Forum and the world at large.

We welcome 4 new graduate students

August 29, 2016

We welcome Bradley Feiger, Ismael Perez, Daniel Puleri, and Madhurima Vardhan as the first BME Ph.D. students in the lab.

Dr. Randles invited to White House's National Strategic Computing Initiative Anniversary Workshop

July 29, 2016

Dr. Randles was invited to attend the White House's National Strategic Computing Initiative (NSCI) Anniversary Workshop. Last year, President Obama established the NSCI through an Executive Order to ensure continued U.S. leadership in high-performance computing.

John receives VA BD-STEP fellowship

July 22, 2016

John Gounley was selected for the VA Big Data-Scientist Training Enhancement Program (BD-STEP) fellowship program. Congrats!

Mike wins the BME Helmholtz Award!

May 23, 2016

Mike Zhu wins the prestigious Hemholtz Award for graduating seniors who present the best research projects as judged by departmental faculty.  He also graduated May 16. Congrats Mike!

Dr. Randles receives a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award

May 10, 2016

Dr. Randles receives a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from Oak Ridge Associated Universities.

John's paper is accepted to IEEE EMBC!

May 8, 2016

John's paper investigating the how the degree of coarctation of the aorta infuences wall shear stress focal heterogeneity is accepted to IEEE EMBC!

Bleeding Duke Blue

May 2, 2016

DukEngineer features the article Samuel James, a Duke BME freshman, wrote about the Randles Lab: here.  This is a magazine that's been put together by undergraduate students since the 1940s.

Featured on Duke's 1,100 Words

May 1, 2016

Work from the Randles Lab is featured on Duke's 1,100 Words: A Blood Cell's Journey.

Research from Randles Lab featured on

April 29, 2016

An article featuring the research collaboration between the Randles Lab and Frakes Lab at ASU is showcased in an article by Lance Farrell: "Harvey's hemodynamic heroics". 

Randles awarded TEDMED Front Line Scholarship

April 6, 2016

Prof. Randles is awarded a TEDMED Front Line Scholarship and will be a delegate at the 2016 TEDMED Conference

Harvey Shi named Goldwater Scholar

April 5, 2016

Harvey Shi, a sophomore in the lab, has been named a 2016 scholar by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program.  Congrats Harvey!

The BBC features work from the Randles Lab

March 17, 2016

Dr. Randles' talk at APS and the associated work from the Randles lab is featured in an article by Jonathan Webb on the BBC website: Supercomputer copies whole-body blood flow. 

Dr. Randles receives a seed grant from the Duke Quantitative Initiative

March 15, 2016

Dr. Randles and collaborator Dr. Fernando Gonzalez receive a seed grant from the Duke School of Medicine-Campus Quantitative Initiative to study treatment planning for cerebral aneurysms using 3D fluid dynamics.

Randles will give invited talk at the APS March Meeting

March 11, 2016

Prof. Randles will attend the APS March Meeting in Baltimore and give an invited talk on Monday, March 14 in the session titled: Massively Parallel Simulations of Chemical, Materials, and Biological Systems.

Randles is named to the 2016 World Economic Forum Young Scientist list

March 3, 2016

Amanda Randles is named to the 2016 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of New Champions Young Scientist list.

John and Maddie tie for first prize in the Duke Research Computing Symposium Poster Competition.

January 27, 2016

On January 25 2016, John Gounley and Madhurima Vardhan presented two different posters at the Duke Research Computing Symposium and tied for first place in the Poster Competition!

Pratt Undergraduate Research Fellow

November 25, 2015

Congrats to our first Pratt Undergraduate Research Fellow: Darshana!