Jul 20, 2020
CEE PhD Alum Created a Model to Analyze the Spread of COVID-19 Cases in India
CEE Interdisciplinary PhD Alum Udit Bhatia started to model the rise in COVID-19 cases early in India and now his modeling is being used to understand the spread in real-time and forecast infection rates.
Jun 22, 2020
Determining the Infection Transmission of COVID-19 in Urban Areas
CEE Assistant Professor Qi “Ryan” Wang was awarded a $200k NSF RAPID grant for determining the “Infection Transmission of COVID19 in Urban Neighborhoods.”
May 20, 2020
Analyzing the Changing Mobility Patterns Caused by COVID-19
CEE Assistant Professor Qi “Ryan” Wang in collaboration with Jing Du from the University of Florida was awarded an $89K NSF RAPID grant for “High-Frequency Data Collection for Human Mobility Prediction during COVID-19.”
May 18, 2020
Effects of COVID-19 on Water Supply Usage
CEE Assistant Professor Ameet Pinto, MES/COS/CEE Associate Professor Aron Stubbins, and CEE Assistant Professor Kelsey Pieper were awarded a $200K NSF RAPID grant for “Extreme water use patterns and their impact on the microbial and chemical ecology of drinking water.”
May 14, 2020
Geoscientists Help Map the Pandemic
Interdisciplinary PhD alum Babak Fard, PhD’18 used his work with Auroop Ganguly as a starting point for risk modeling and adapt it to COVID-19 risk mapping and modeling, as described in the Eos article “Geoscientists Help Map the Pandemic“.
May 07, 2020
Reconfiguring a Diabetes Monitoring Device to Test for COVID-19.
CEE Distinguished Professor Ming Wang is repurposing a device he created to monitor diabetes into something people could use to track the spread of COVID-19.
Apr 23, 2020
Adding A Nylon Stocking Layer Could Boost Protection From Cloth Masks, Study Finds
CEE/MES Assistant Professors Loretta Fernandez was featured in the NPR article “Adding A Nylon Stocking Layer Could Boost Protection From Cloth Masks, Study Finds” and WFUV.org article “Adding A Nylon Stocking Layer Could Boost Protection From…” about her research in making sure COVID-19 masks are effective.
Apr 21, 2020
Making Sure Masks Are Effective
CEE/MES Assistant Professors Loretta Fernandez and Amy Mueller are examining the layering of materials and how the masks are worn to determine which are the most effective in blocking the COVID-19 virus.