# Ingrid Daubechies

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

## Appointments and Affiliations

- James B. Duke Distinguished 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

**Office Location:****Office Phone:****Email Address:**ingrid.daubechies@duke.edu**Websites:**

## Education

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

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

- MATH 712: Multivariable Calculus
- MATH 635: Functional Analysis
- MATH 494: Research Independent Study
- MATH 391: Independent Study
- MATH 240: Introduction to Applied Mathematics: Modeling, Equations and Proofs
- MATH 212: Multivariable Calculus

## In the News

- Women Scientists on Equality in Their Field: Daubechies Lecture (Feb 9, 2024 | School of Medicine)
- Celebrating Pi Day with Duke Mathematicians (Mar 13, 2023 | Duke Today)
- Duke Professor Wins One of the Most Prestigious Awards in Mathematics (Feb 7, 2023 | Duke Today)
- Cookies for Pi Day (Mar 11, 2022)
- Art Installation Celebrates the Beauty and Whimsy of Math (Nov 9, 2021)
- Ingrid Daubechies, Making Waves (Jan 28, 2020)
- 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)
- Of Heartbeats, Bones and Brushstrokes (Jul 29, 2016)
- Simons Foundation Awards Duke's Ingrid Daubechies $1.5M Grant (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 16, 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

- Duprez, F; Crombin, M; Daubechies, I; Devries, N; Durant, V; El Khalil, M; Audag, N,
*[Update on manual bronchial clearance techniques (adults and adolescents)].*, Revue des maladies respiratoires, vol 41 no. 1 (2024), pp. 43-50 [10.1016/j.rmr.2023.10.006] [abs]. - Balmaceda, JM; Clemens, CH; Daubechies, I; Pineda, AR; Rusu, G; Waldschmidt, M,
*Graduate Assistantships in Developing Countries (GRAID) Supporting Mathematics Graduate Students in the Countries that Need it Most*, Notices of the American Mathematical Society, vol 70 no. 8 (2023), pp. 1281-1284 [10.1090/noti2749] [abs]. - Xu, J; Li, Y; Yang, H; Dunson, D; Daubechies, I,
*PiPs: A kernel-based optimization scheme for analyzing non-stationary 1D signals*, Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis, vol 66 (2023), pp. 1-17 [10.1016/j.acha.2023.04.002] [abs]. - Shan, S; Daubechies, I,
*Diffusion Maps: Using the Semigroup Property for Parameter Tuning*, vol Part F6 (2023), pp. 409-424 [10.1007/978-3-030-45847-8_18] [abs]. - Daubechies, I; Devore, R; Dym, N; Faigenbaum-Golovin, S; Kovalsky, SZ; Lin, KC; Park, J; Petrova, G; Sober, B,
*Neural Network Approximation of Refinable Functions*, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol 69 no. 1 (2023), pp. 482-495 [10.1109/TIT.2022.3199601] [abs].