Modeling Contagious Disease Transmission

Modeling the dynamics of infectious disease, investigating new sources of data (Google searches, cell phone use) that may serve as early warning systems for emerging outbreaks.  Students will model a disease outbreak, and will explore the rapidly changing field of epidemiology.

Rob Dorit (Smith College, Biology), Ben Baumer (Smith College, Statistical and Data Sciences), Dylan Shepardson (Mount Holyoke College, Mathematics and Statistics)