DataFest 2021 @ Duke Winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in DataFest 2021 @ Duke! Each project provided a unique and interesting insight into patterns of drug use and misuse based on survey data provided by the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Safety Center. The projects were judged by 22 professionals from academia and industry in statistics, data science, and related fields. They were scored based on the creativity and accuracy of the analysis, insights and ethical considerations in the conclusions, and presentation of results.

Congratulations to all of this year's winners!


Best Visualizations

emoji_events Be Smart, Don't Start: A Look at the Problems Associated with Drug Misuse and Relevant Factors
by Brian Wang, Yidan Wang, Eddie Zhang, Keren Zhang, Chloe Zhu

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Best Insight

emoji_events Survey of Non-Medical Use of Prescription Drugs Program: United States 19Q1 Launch
by Siddharth Bowgal and Arjun Putcha

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Judges' Picks

Projects recognized by the judges for outstanding achievement outside of the core award categories.

emoji_events Drug Prediction Model Interpretability
by Edwin Agnew, Bhrij Patel, Albert Sun, Jayesh Gupta

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emoji_events Drug Misuse Analysis
by Bodong Xu, Jay Lin, Jiajun Wang, Ningyi Xue, Shan Xiang

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