Women In STEAM Fields

Ingrid Daubechies


Physicist, Mathematician and Professor at Duke University, best known for her work with wavelets in image compression. Her research involves the use of automatic methods from mathematics, technology and biology to extract information from samples, like bones and teeth. She also developed sophisticated image processing techniques used to help establish the authenticity and age of some of the world’s most famous works of art including paintings by Vincent van Gogh and Rembrandt. More…