RETrofitting REsiliency AgainsT COVID-19! (RETREAT COVID-19!)

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Yury Dvorkin, Assistant Professor, NYU Tandon Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and CUSPThe ongoing COVID-19 outbreak has revealed numerous vulnerabilities in urban areas, including insufficiently robust supply chains and healthcare infrastructure.  While those deficiencies became apparent at the very onset, other… Continue Reading RETrofitting REsiliency AgainsT COVID-19! (RETREAT COVID-19!)

Computational Modeling of Contact Density and Outbreak Estimation for COVID-19 Using Large-Scale Geolocation Data from Mobile Devices

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Constantine Kontokosta (Principal Investigator) – Industry Associate Professor of Urban Science and Associated Faculty at CUSPArpit Gupta (Co-Principal Investigator) – NYU Stern School of BusinessLorna Thorpe (Co-Principal Investigator) – NYU Grossman School of MedicineA RAPID project recently funded by the NSF will marshal large-scale,… Continue Reading Computational Modeling of Contact Density and Outbreak Estimation for COVID-19 Using Large-Scale Geolocation Data from Mobile Devices

Agent-Based Modeling Toward Effective Testing and Contact-Tracing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Maurizio Porfiri (Principal Investigator) – Affiliated Faculty at CUSP; Institute Professor, NYU Tandon School of EngineeringZhong-Ping Jiang (Co-Principal Investigator) – Professor, NYU Tandon School of EngineeringAlessandro Rizzo - Visiting Professor, NYU Tandon School of EngineeringUsing data from New Rochelle — the New York suburb… Continue Reading Agent-Based Modeling Toward Effective Testing and Contact-Tracing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

DETER: Developing Epidemiology Mechanisms in Three-Dimensions to Enhance Response

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 Debra Laefer (Principal Investigator) – Professor of Urban Informatics at CUSPThomas Kirchner (Co-Principal Investigator) – NYU School of Global Public HealthResearchers are already in the field recording potential hot spots outside hospitals and mass transit hubs to record what people are touching — and… Continue Reading DETER: Developing Epidemiology Mechanisms in Three-Dimensions to Enhance Response

NYU researchers rush to capture human interactions with 3D data surfaces likely to carry COVID-19

Team from NYU Tandon School of Engineering and School of Global Public Health will share information gathered from New York City medical and transit locations with epidemiologists seeking to model the spread of the coronavirus throughout the world (press release… Continue Reading NYU researchers rush to capture human interactions with 3D data surfaces likely to carry COVID-19