Amanda Randles, Alfred Winborne and Victoria Stover Mordecai Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences and Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science and Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Material 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. 

Office Location:  301 Gross Hall, 140 Science Dr., Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-5425
Email Address: send me a message

Teaching (Fall 2018):


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

  1. Rafat, M; Stone, HA; Auguste, DT; Dabagh, M; Randles, A; Heller, M; Rabinov, JD, Impact of diversity of morphological characteristics and Reynolds number on local hemodynamics in basilar aneurysms, Aiche Journal, vol. 64 no. 7 (July, 2018), pp. 2792-2802 [doi]  [abs]
  2. Gounley, J; Vardhan, M; Randles, A, A framework for comparing vascular hemodynamics at different points in time, Computer Physics Communications (June, 2018) [doi]
  3. Randles, A; Frakes, DH; Leopold, JA, Computational Fluid Dynamics and Additive Manufacturing to Diagnose and Treat Cardiovascular Disease., Trends in Biotechnology, vol. 35 no. 11 (November, 2017), pp. 1049-1061 [doi]  [abs]
  4. Gounley, J; Vardhan, M; Randles, A, A computational framework to assess the influence of changes in vascular geometry on blood flow, PASC 2017 - Proceedings of the Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing Conference (June, 2017), ISBN 9781450350624 [doi]  [abs]
  5. Dabagh, M; Jalali, P; Butler, PJ; Randles, A; Tarbell, JM, Mechanotransmission in endothelial cells subjected to oscillatory and multi-directional shear flow., Journal of the Royal Society, Interface, vol. 14 no. 130 (May, 2017) [doi]  [abs]
Recent Grant Support