AMS Seminar w/ Sara Del Valle (Los Alamos National Labs) on Zoom

March 11, 2021 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Title: Real-time Data Fusion to Guide Disease Forecasting Models

Abstract: Globalization has created complex problems that can no longer be adequately understood and mitigated using traditional data analysis techniques and data sources. As such, there is a need for the integration of nontraditional data streams and approaches such as social media and machine learning to address these new challenges. In this talk, I will discuss how our team is applying approaches from the weather forecasting community including data collection, assimilating heterogeneous data streams into models, and quantifying uncertainty to forecast infectious diseases like COVID-19.  In addition, I will demonstrate that although epidemic forecasting is still in its infancy, it’s a growing field with great potential and mathematical modeling will play a key role in making this happen.


Here is the new link and meeting ID+passcode:

Meeting ID: 914 6737 5713

Passcode: 272254

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