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Amanda Randles, Alfred Winborne and Victoria Stover Mordecai Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences and Mathematics and Member of Duke Cancer Institute

Amanda Randles

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. 

Contact Info:
Office Location:  303 Gross Hall, 140 Science Dr., Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-5425
Email Address: send me a message


Ph.D. Harvard University2013

Aortic Coarctation • Atherosclerosis • Biomechanical Phenomena • Biomechanics • Biophysics • Cancer • Cancer cells • Cardiovascular Diseases • Computational Biology • Computational fluid dynamics • Computer Simulation • Fluid mechanics • Hemodynamics • High performance computing • Lattice Boltzmann methods • Metastasis • Multiscale modeling • Parallel algorithms • Parallel computers

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Lee, S; Gounley, J; Randles, A; Vetter, JS, Performance portability study for massively parallel computational fluid dynamics application on scalable heterogeneous architectures, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, vol. 129 (July, 2019), pp. 1-13 [doi]  [abs]
  2. Dabagh, M; Nair, P; Gounley, J; Frakes, D; Gonzalez, LF; Randles, A, Hemodynamic and morphological characteristics of a growing cerebral aneurysm., Neurosurgical Focus, vol. 47 no. 1 (July, 2019), pp. E13 [doi]  [abs]
  3. Vardhan, M; Gounley, J; Chen, SJ; Kahn, AM; Leopold, JA; Randles, A, The importance of side branches in modeling 3D hemodynamics from angiograms for patients with coronary artery disease., Scientific Reports, vol. 9 no. 1 (June, 2019), pp. 8854 [doi]  [abs]
  4. 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 (June, 2019), pp. e3198 [doi]  [abs]
  5. 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 (May, 2019), pp. 458-464 [doi]  [abs]
Recent Grant Support

  • University Training Program in Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering, National Institutes of Health, 1994/07-2022/06.      
  • University Training Program in Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering, National Institutes of Health, 1994/07-2022/06.      
  • Toward coupled multiphysics models of hemodynamics on leadership systems, National Institutes of Health, 7DP5-OD019876-02, 2014/09-2020/08.      
  • Student Support: IEEE Cluster 2018 Conference, National Science Foundation, OAC-1814225, 2018/05-2020/02.      
  • 3D Bioprinted Aneurysm for Intervention Modeling Validation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 2019/01-2019/09.      
  • Training in Medical Imaging, National Institutes of Health, 2003/07-2019/08.      
  • Interactive virtual reality cardiovascular visualizations: User study for clinicians - Harvey Shi award, Sigma Xi, 2018/06-2019/05.      
  • ORNL Joint Faculty Appointment for Amanda Randles, UT-Battelle, LLC, 4000152260, 2017/02-2019/01.      
  • Hartwell Fellowship, Hartwell Foundation, 2017/10-2018/09.      
  • Using GPU-Accelerated Computational Fluid Dynamics to Study In-stent Restenosis, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, 2016/06-2017/05. 
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