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Amanda Randles

Randles

Alfred Winborne and Victoria Stover Mordecai Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences

My research in biomedical simulation and high-performance computing focuses on the development of new computational tools that we use to provide insight into the localization and development of human diseases ranging from atherosclerosis to cancer. 

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Alfred Winborne and Victoria Stover Mordecai Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences
  • Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science
  • Assistant Professor of Mathematics
  • Member of the Duke Cancer Institute

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 301 Gross Hall, 140 Science Dr., Durham, NC 27708
  • Office Phone: (919) 660-5425
  • Email Address: amanda.randles@duke.edu
  • Websites:

Education

  • Ph.D. Harvard University , 2013

Research Interests

Biomedical simulation and high-performance computing

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • IEEE-CS Technical Consortium on High Performance Computing (TCHPC) Award for Excellence for Early Career Researchers in High Performance Computing. IEEE. 2017
  • MIT TR35 Visionary. MIT TR35. 2017
  • Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award. Oak Ridge Associated Universities. 2016
  • Best Paper, IEEE International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS) 2015. IEEE. 2015
  • Gordon Bell Finalist. ACM. 2015
  • Early Independence Award. NIH. 2014
  • Lawrence Fellowship. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. 2013
  • U.S. Delegate . Heidelberg Laureate Forum. 2013
  • Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship. Google. 2012
  • George Michael Memorial High Performance Computing Fellowship. ACM/IEEE. 2012
  • U.S. Delegate . Lindau Nobel Laureates and Students Meeting Dedicated to Physics. 2012
  • Computational Science Graduate Fellowship. Department of Energy. 2010
  • George Michael Memorial High Performance Computing Fellowship. ACM/IEEE. 2010
  • Gordon Bell Finalist. ACM. 2010
  • Graduate Research Fellowship. National Science Foundation. 2009

Courses Taught

  • BME 307: Transport Phenomena in Biological Systems (AC or GE, BB)
  • BME 394: Projects in Biomedical Engineering (GE)
  • BME 493: Projects in Biomedical Engineering (GE)
  • BME 494: Projects in Biomedical Engineering (GE)
  • BME 590L: Special Topics with Lab
  • CEE 307: Transport Phenomena in Biological Systems (AC or GE, BB)
  • COMPSCI 394: Research Independent Study

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Feiger, B; Vardhan, M; Gounley, J; Mortensen, M; Nair, P; Chaudhury, R; Frakes, D; Randles, A, Suitability of lattice Boltzmann inlet and outlet boundary conditions for simulating flow in image-derived vasculature., International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, vol 35 no. 6 (2019) [10.1002/cnm.3198] [abs].
  • Grigoryan, B; Paulsen, SJ; Corbett, DC; Sazer, DW; Fortin, CL; Zaita, AJ; Greenfield, PT; Calafat, NJ; Gounley, JP; Ta, AH; Johansson, F; Randles, A; Rosenkrantz, JE; Louis-Rosenberg, JD; Galie, PA; Stevens, KR; Miller, JS, Multivascular networks and functional intravascular topologies within biocompatible hydrogels., Science (New York, N.Y.), vol 364 no. 6439 (2019), pp. 458-464 [10.1126/science.aav9750] [abs].
  • Vardhan, M; Das, A; Gouruev, J; Randles, A, Computational fluid modeling to understand the role of anatomy in bifurcation lesion disease, Proceedings 25th Ieee International Conference on High Performance Computing Workshops, Hipcw 2018 (2019), pp. 56-64 [10.1109/HiPCW.2018.8634225] [abs].
  • Gounley, J; Vardhan, M; Randles, A, A Framework for Comparing Vascular Hemodynamics at Different Points in Time., Computer Physics Communications, vol 235 (2019), pp. 1-8 [10.1016/j.cpc.2018.05.014] [abs].
  • Gounley, J; Draeger, EW; Oppelstrup, T; Krauss, WD; Gunnels, JA; Chaudhury, R; Nair, P; Frakes, D; Leopold, JA; Randles, A, Computing the ankle-brachial index with parallel computational fluid dynamics., Journal of Biomechanics, vol 82 (2019), pp. 28-37 [10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.10.007] [abs].