Recent News

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!

Creative Minds: Fighting Cancer with Supercomputers

November 23, 2015

After graduating college with degrees in physics and computer science, Amanda Randles landed her dream first job. She joined IBM in 2005 to work on its Blue Gene Project, which had just unveiled the world’s fastest supercomputer.

Randles receives funding for MEDx Interschool Colloquia

November 11, 2015

Amanda Randles and Piers Barker receive funding from the Duke MEDx program supporting interdisciplinary colloquia. 

John to present at the 8th International Bio-Fluid Symposium

October 14, 2015

John received an oral presentation in a special session of Post Doctorate Fellows at next years's 8th International Bio-Fluid Symposium in Pasadena, CA. The conference will be held in February 2016. Congrats, John!

World Economic Forum Honours its 2015 Young Scientists Community at the Annual Meeting of the New Champions

September 14, 2015

  • Young Scientists will engage with business and political leaders at the meeting to contribute their scientific perspective and deliver the most up-to-date trends

Randles Named Finalist for Supercomputing’s Top Honor

August 27, 2015

Amanda Randles, a new assistant professor in biomedical engineering, has been named one of five finalists for this year’s Gordon Bell Prize—the top honor in the field of supercomputing.

Hemodynamics Simulation Paper Wins Top Award at International Conference

June 6, 2015

Computation’s Amanda Randles and Erik Draeger and University of Arizona researcher Peter Bailey are coauthors of a paper that won the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Computational Science, held in Reykjavik, Iceland, at the beginning of the month. 

Amanda Randles: Computing Complex Biological Systems

June 5, 2015

Amanda Randles, a pioneer in using supercomputers to gain insight into biomedical challenges, will join Duke University’s Biomedical Engineering Department on July 1, 2015.

Randles receives National Institutes of Health award to pursue cancer research

October 10, 2014

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory computational scientist Amanda Randles has received a Director's Early Independence Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Women @ Energy: Amanda Randles

April 1, 2014

Amanda Randles is a Lawrence Fellow at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL).  She completed her PhD in Applied Physics at Harvard University with a secondary field in Computational Science. Her advisors were Efthimios Kaxiras and Hanspeter Pfister.

To stay a step ahead of breast cancer, make a map of the future

January 24, 2014

Cancer isn't a singular disease, even when talking about one tumor. A tumor consists of a varied mix of cells whose complicated arrangement changes all the time, especially and most vexingly as doctors and patients do their best to fight it.

New Computer Model May Aid Personalized Cancer Care

January 24, 2014

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists have developed a mathematical model to predict how a patient’s tumour is likely to behave and which of several possible treatments is most likely to be effective.

Pressure and flow

November 29, 2011

The first large-scale simulation of blood flow in coronary arteries enlists a realistic description of the vessels’ geometries. Researchers reported on the simulation today at the SC10 supercomputing conference in New Orleans.