A team of University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa researchers will attempt to forecast COVID-19 in Hawaiʻi through modeling based on current data. Led by Department of Mathematics Professor and principal investigator Monique Chyba
, the one-year project, which kicked off on July 1, received a $199,000 award from the National Science Foundation.
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Recent NSF support of faculty research includes:
The department was awarded 3 new Simons Foundation Collaboration Grants for Mathematicians
this season, making us joint #6 after Michigan State with 5 and Texas A&M, Indiana, Iowa State, and Baylor with 4 each.
The “team” consisted of Assistant Professors Younsi
and Professor Kjos-Hanssen
Assistant Professor Elizabeth Gross has been awarded a CAREER grant from NSF in the amount of $464,828. Some more details can be found here: Identifiability and Inference for Phylogenetic Networks using Applied Algebraic Geometry.
She previously studied Computational algebraic geometry and combinatorial algorithms for neuroscience and biological networks under another NSF award.