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Amanda Randles, Alfred Winborne and Victoria Stover Mordecai Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences and Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science 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:  301 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. 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]
  3. 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 (March, 2019), pp. e3198 [doi]  [abs]
  4. 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 (February, 2019), pp. 56-64, ISBN 9781728101149 [doi]  [abs]
  5. Gounley, J; Vardhan, M; Randles, A, A Framework for Comparing Vascular Hemodynamics at Different Points in Time., Computer Physics Communications, vol. 235 (February, 2019), pp. 1-8 [doi]  [abs]
Recent Grant Support

  • University Training Program in Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering, National Institutes of Health, 1994/07-2022/06.      
  • 3D Bioprinted Aneurysm for Intervention Modeling Validation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 2019/01-2019/09.      
  • Toward coupled multiphysics models of hemodynamics on leadership systems, National Institutes of Health, 7DP5-OD019876-02, 2014/09-2019/08.      
  • 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.      
  • Student Support: IEEE Cluster 2018 Conference, National Science Foundation, OAC-1814225, 2018/05-2019/04.      
  • 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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