Amanda Randles

Amanda Randles

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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

  • Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Material Science
  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science
  • 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

Randle's research in biomedical simulation and high performance computing focuses on the development of new computational tools that she uses to provide insight into the localization and development of human diseases ranging from atherosclerosis to cancer.

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • 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 590: Advanced Topics in Biomedical Engineering
  • CEE 307: Transport Phenomena in Biological Systems (AC or GE, BB)
  • COMPSCI 394: Research Independent Study

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Randles, A; Draeger, EW; Oppelstrup, T; Krauss, L; Gunnels, JA, Massively parallel models of the human circulatory system, International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, SC, vol 15-20-November-2015 (2015) [10.1145/2807591.2807676] [abs].
  • Randles, A; Draeger, EW; Bailey, PE, Massively parallel simulations of hemodynamics in the primary large arteries of the human vasculature, Journal of Computational Science, vol 9 (2015), pp. 70-75 [10.1016/j.jocs.2015.04.003] [abs].
  • Whitley, HD; Scullard, CR; Benedict, LX; Castor, JI; Randles, A; Glosli, JN; Richards, DF; Desjarlais, MP; Graziani, FR, Lenard-Balescu Calculations and Classical Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Electrical and Thermal Conductivities of Hydrogen Plasmas, Contributions to Plasma Physics, vol 55 no. 2-3 (2015), pp. 192-202 [10.1002/ctpp.201400066] [abs].
  • You, Y; Fu, H; Song, SL; Randles, A; Kerbyson, D; Marquez, A; Yang, G; Hoisie, A, Scaling Support Vector Machines on modern HPC platforms, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, vol 76 (2015), pp. 16-31 [10.1016/j.jpdc.2014.09.005] [abs].
  • Randles, A; Kaxiras, E, Parallel in time approximation of the lattice Boltzmann method for laminar flows, Journal of Computational Physics, vol 270 (2014), pp. 577-586 [10.1016/j.jcp.2014.04.006] [abs].