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COVID-19 University Simulator – App

WebApp ‘COVID19 university simulator’ for evaluating varying levels of mass test, trace and test, delays in testing, transmission rate (face mask use, physical distancing), contact rate in a university setting https://covid-university.herokuapp.com/

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Analyses on COVID-19 control in a university setting – pre-print is online

Pre-print to “Threshold analyses on rates of testing, transmission, and contact for COVID-19 control in a university setting” https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.07.21.20158303v1.full.pdf

Analyses by Xinmeng Zhao and Hanisha Tatapudi

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COVID-19 simulation(v2)

Version 2 of simulation

V2 is released. This is an interactive simulation tool for evaluating combinations of contact reduction, contact tracing and testing, and universal testing needed for efficient phased reopening . This version allows evaluations of multiple alternative combinations, flexibility to change units costs, and flexibility in setting analytic time-period. Great work by @xinmengzhao @hanishatatapudi @sonzasingh @shifali @skhatami

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COVID-19 Simulation Tool

Check out the first version of our tool for NY for Evaluating Phased Reopening Decisions

Simulation Tool for Evaluating Phased Reopening Decisions HERE

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First lab-reunion in COVID era

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Excellent team work by the lab on and off the field!

Excellent presentations of their work by graduate students at the INFORMS Healthcare conference, 2019………..

Left to right- Shifali Bansal, Xinmeng Zhao, Hanisha Tatapudi, Sonza Singh, and Nazanin

 

… and Escape Room success!!

 

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Congratulations to Buyan Munkhbat for selection to Insight fellowship

Congratulations Buyan for being selected to the Insight Data Engineering Fellowship Program !!

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Congratulations to Shifali Bansal for internship at Super Brush!!

Shifali will work as a Quality Assurance inter. Her job responsibilities include process validation and software validation that support the maintenance and compliance to Super Brush’s ISO 13485:2016 quality system.

 

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Congratulations to Vijeta Deshpande for a full time job at Massachusetts General Hospital!

Vijeta is joining MGH after finishing his MS in Industrial Engineering with an excellent thesis on control optimization modeling for identifying optimal screening schedules for cancers in low infrastructure settings.

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Should we concentrate on structural interventions that target social determinants for HIV prevention? Impressive project from students in my 200-level class

Project from my 200-level GenEd class, 16 students from 8 different majors – engineering, public health, computer science, economics, physics, biology, management, journalism. They did a literature review for identifying quantified correlations between social determinants and behavior, and behavior and HIV. And developed a differential equations simulation model for predicting impact of addressing social determinants. So proud of them!