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. 

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):

Teaching (Spring 2019):


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. Gounley, J; Draeger, EW; Oppelstrup, T; Krauss, WD; Gunnels, JA; Chaudhury, R; Nair, P; Frakes, D; Leopold, JA; Randles, A, Computing the ankle-brachial index with parallel computational fluid dynamics., Journal of Biomechanics (October, 2018) [doi]  [abs]
  2. Hegele, LA; Scagliarini, A; Sbragaglia, M; Mattila, KK; Philippi, PC; Puleri, DF; Gounley, J; Randles, A, High-Reynolds-number turbulent cavity flow using the lattice Boltzmann method, Physical Review. E, vol. 98 no. 4 (October, 2018) [doi]  [abs]
  3. Herschlag, G; Lee, S; Vetter, JS; Randles, A, GPU data access on complex geometries for D3Q19 lattice boltzmann method, Proceedings 2018 Ieee 32nd International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, Ipdps 2018 (August, 2018), pp. 825-834, ISBN 9781538643686 [doi]  [abs]
  4. 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]
  5. Gounley, J; Vardhan, M; Randles, A, A framework for comparing vascular hemodynamics at different points in time, Computer Physics Communications (June, 2018) [doi]
Recent Grant Support