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# Ingrid Daubechies

James B. Duke Professor of Mathematics and Electrical and Computer Engineering

## Appointments and Affiliations

- James B. Duke Professor of Mathematics and Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Professor in the Department of Mathematics
- Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

## Contact Information

**Email Address:**ingrid.daubechies@duke.edu**Websites:**

## Education

- Ph.D. Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium), 1980

## Research Interests

Wavelet theory, signal processing, machine learning, computational geometry, time-frequency analysis

## Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

- Fudan-Zhongzhi Science Award. Fudan University and Zhongzhi Enterprise Group. 2018
- Elected Member. National Academy of Engineering. 2015
- Highly Cited Researcher. Thomson Reuters. 2014
- American Academy of Arts & Sciences Fellow. American Academy of Arts & Sciences. 2013
- BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award. BBVA Foundation Frontiers. 2013
- Basic Research Award. German Eduard Rhein Foundation. 2013
- Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering. Franklin Institute. 2013
- Elected Member. National Academy of Sciences. 2013
- Emily Noether Lecturer. Association for Women in Mathematics. 2013
- Fellow. American Mathematical Society. 2013
- Fellow. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 2013
- Fellow. MacArthur Foundation. 2013
- Golden Jubilee Award for Technological Innovation. IEEE Information Theory Society. 2013
- Guggenheim Fellow. Unknown. 2013
- Jack S.Kilby Signal Processing Medal. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 2013
- Leroy P. Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research. American Mathematical Society. 2013
- Louis Empain Prize for Physics. Unknown. 2013
- National Academy of Sciences Award in Mathematics. National Academy of Sciences. 2013
- Nemmers Prize in Mathematics. Northwestern University. 2013
- Pioneer Prize. International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. 2013
- Ruth Little Satter Prize in Mathematics. American Mathematical Society. 2013
- Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition. American Mathematical Society. 2013
- AAAS Fellows. American Association for the Advancement of Science, The. 2011
- Benjamin Franklin Medal. Franklin Institute. 2011
- Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal. Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 2011
- John von Neumann Lectureship. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. 2011
- Leroy P. Steele Prize Seminal Contribution to Research. American Mathematical Society. 2011
- Fellowship. John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. 2010
- Fellow. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. 2009
- Membership. American Philosophical Society. 2003
- Earle Raymond Hedrick Lectureship. Mathematical Association of America. 2001
- Highly Cited Researcher. Thomson Reuters. 2001
- NAS Award in Mathematics. National Academy of Science. 2000
- National Academy of Sciences Award in Mathematics. American Mathematical Society. 2000
- Fellows. Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 1999
- School of Mathematics/Members. Institute for Advanced Study. 1999
- Members/ Foreign Associates. National Academy of Science. 1998
- Ruth Lyttle Satter Prize in Mathematics. American Mathematical Society. 1997
- Leroy P. Steele Prize Mathematical Exposition. American Mathematical Society. 1994
- Fellows. American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 1993
- Fellows. MacArthur Foundation. 1992
- School of Mathematics/ Members. Institute for Advanced Study. 1990

## Courses Taught

- BME 590: Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering
- ECE 392: Projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering
- ECE 590: Advanced Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering
- MATH 181: Math Everywhere: Mathematical Concepts and Reasoning in our Modern World
- MATH 240: Introduction to Applied Mathematics: Modeling, Equations and Proofs
- MATH 393: Research Independent Study
- MATH 635: Functional Analysis
- MATH 790-90: Minicourse in Advanced Topics

## In the News

- Harvard Presents Ingrid Daubechies With Honorary Degree (Jun 13, 2019)
- Talking with Ingrid Daubechies: 8 Tips for Generating Creative Ideas (May 28, 2019 | Forbes)
- Daubechies Named North American Laureate of L'Oréal-UNESCO International Award For Women in Science (Feb 12, 2019 | Pratt School of Engineering)
- Ingrid Daubechies' Favorite Theorem: It Involves Graphs And Biologists Love It (Aug 6, 2018 | Scientific American)
- Duke Mathematician Awarded More Than $400000 for Her Contributions to Wavelet Theory (Jul 30, 2018)
- Duke Professor Wins $100,000 Prize in Applied Mathematics (Jun 11, 2018)
- Ingrid Daubechies: Using Mathematics to Repair a Masterpiece (Sep 30, 2016 | Quanta Magazine)
- Duke math professor wins $1.5 million award (Aug 3, 2016 | The News & Observer)
- Simons Foundation Awards Duke's Ingrid Daubechies $1.5M Grant (Jul 29, 2016)
- Of Heartbeats, Bones and Brushstrokes (Jul 29, 2016)
- Four Pratt Faculty Listed Among Most Highly Cited (Jan 26, 2016)
- Software Helps Art Conservators Clear the Cradling (Sep 9, 2015)
- Ingrid Daubechies on Breaking the Glass Ceiling (Jun 17, 2015)
- Wiesner and Daubechies Named National Academy of Engineering Members (Feb 6, 2015)
- Daubechies on the First Female Winner of the Fields Math Medal (Aug 14, 2014)
- Ingrid Daubechies comments: Top math prize has its first female winner (Aug 13, 2014 | The New York Times)
- Duke Faculty Head to DC to Talk to Policymakers About Math and Art (Jun 16, 2014)

## Representative Publications

- Sabetsarvestani, Z; Sober, B; Higgitt, C; Daubechies, I; Rodrigues, MRD,
*Artificial intelligence for art investigation: Meeting the challenge of separating x-ray images of the Ghent Altarpiece.*, Science Advances, vol 5 no. 8 (2019) [10.1126/sciadv.aaw7416] [abs]. - Alaifari, R; Daubechies, I; Grohs, P; Yin, R,
*Stable Phase Retrieval in Infinite Dimensions*, Foundations of Computational Mathematics, vol 19 no. 4 (2019), pp. 869-900 [10.1007/s10208-018-9399-7] [abs]. - Shan, S; Kovalsky, SZ; Winchester, JM; Boyer, DM; Daubechies, I,
*ariaDNE: A robustly implemented algorithm for Dirichlet energy of the normal*, Methods in Ecology and Evolution, vol 10 no. 4 (2019), pp. 541-552 [10.1111/2041-210X.13148] [abs]. - Zhu, W; Qiu, Q; Huang, J; Calderbank, R; Sapiro, G; Daubechies, I,
*LDMNet: Low Dimensional Manifold Regularized Neural Networks*, Proceedings of the Ieee Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (2018), pp. 2743-2751 [10.1109/CVPR.2018.00290] [abs]. - Yin, R; Daubechies, I,
*Directional Wavelet Bases Constructions with Dyadic Quincunx Subsampling*, Journal of Fourier Analysis and Applications, vol 24 no. 3 (2018), pp. 872-907 [10.1007/s00041-017-9540-z] [abs].