Math in the City online presentations begin Nov. 19

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Thu, 11/19/2020 - 14:09

Two "Math in the City" courses in the Department of Mathematics this semester feature group projects related to the mathematical modeling of COVID-19 will be presented online November 19 and 20 via Zoom.

The projects in "MATH 435: Math in the City" and "MATH 816T: Math in the City for Teacher" use mathematical modeling to examine problems of interest to organizations outside of the university. Students planning to take MATH 435 can see what kinds of projects can be completed.

Information about the presentations and the instructors, who are the points of contact, is below.

MATH 816T: Math in the City for Teachers

Thursday, November 19

Zoom link:

6:30 - 7:00 p.m. 

  • Title: "Do Mask Mandates Impact the Number of COVID-19 Infections?"
  • By: Stacy A., Hannah B., Nick C., An N., and Rebecca P.

7:15 - 7:45 p.m.  

  • Title:  "Seir Model OF COVID-19 With Vaccination Waves"
  • By: Renetta B., Katie J., Sarah M., Deb W., and Angela Z.

MATH 435: Math in the City

Friday, November 20th

Zoom link:
Zoom ID: 919 8529 6400
Passcode: OLDH204

2:30 - 3:00 p.m. 

  • Title: "How does COVID-19 affect different age groups?"
  • By: Melissa B., Parker J., Kushagra K., and Heng X. 

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.

  • Title: "Modeling the effects of isolation practice and compliance for the SARS-CoV-2 novel coronavirus"
  • By: Chris H., Anthony P., Jane S., Joshua S., and Sonya W. 

3:30 - 4:00 p.m. 

  • Title: "Effectiveness of Mask Use and Vaccination in the Prevention of Covid-19 Spread and Infection" 
  • By: Caleb C., Alex C., Collin D., Colten W., and Ran Y. 

4:00 - 4:30 p.m. 

  • Title: "Intra-Hospital Spread of COVID-19 with Respect to Doctors and Patients"
  • By: Lixin C., Aobo H., Nicholas J., William S., and Tai V.

Please contact the course instructors with questions: