August 2021 COVID Information Commons Webinar: Research Lightning Talks and Q&A
Meet the scientists seeking new insights on COVID-19. Every month, we bring together a group of researchers studying wide-ranging aspects of the current pandemic, to share their research and answer questions from our community. Learn more about their ongoing efforts in the fight against COVID-19, including opportunities for collaboration.
Join us on Wednesday, August 18th, at 12:00-1:30p.m. Eastern Time, to hear from the following speakers. Register here for your unique Zoom link and calendar information.
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This webinar will feature the following speakers:
Zhenlong Li, University of South Carolina: Monitoring the Spatial Spread of COVID-19 through the Lens of Human Movement using Big Social Media Data. Funded by NSF Engineering / Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation.
Samson Qian, University of California, San Diego: Generating Explanations for Chest Medical Scan Pneumonia Predictions. COVID Information Commons Undergraduate Student Paper Challenge 2nd Place Winner.
Deborah Salon, Arizona State University: Investigating Attitudinal and Behavioral Changes in US Households Before, During, and After the COVID-19 Pandemic. Funded by NSF Engineering / Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation.
Sarah T. Stahl, University of Pittsburgh: Efficacy of a Healthy Lifestyle Intervention to Prevent Depression in Older Spousally-bereaved Adults-Supplement. Funded by NIH / Office of the Director and NIA – National Institute on Aging.
Massood Tabib-Azar, The University of Utah: Colorimetric COVID-19 Detection Using Aptamers. Funded by NSF Engineering / Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental and Transport Systems.
Ali Vahdati, East Carolina University: A Computational Model for Multiscale Investigation of Regional Lung Dynamics. Funded by NSF Engineering / Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation.
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