ECMI2021: Modelling COVID-19 Transmission in Indoor Spaces

ECMI2021 is now just over and it’s time to remind ourselves of a few highlights. The mini-symposium by Katerina Kaouri (Cardiff University) and Ian Griffiths (University of Oxford) on “Modelling COVID-19 Transmission in Indoor Spaces” can now be viewed on the ECMI YouTube channel: Dimitris Drikakis, “Present and Future of […]

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EpideMSE – Epidemiological Modeling, Simulation and Decision Support of COVID-19

Intensice Care Bed Capacity

When the Covid19-Pandemic started in early 2020, Germany reacted with strict, acute nationwide measures that aimed at minimizing infection risk within the population. These included closing possible meeting locations such as schools, non-essential shops, playgrounds, restaurants and the like. Now that the numbers have declined, the government was and is faced with the dilemma of balancing citizens’ freedom rights against the risk of a new wave of infection. With smaller, but heterogeneously distributed outbreaks, local health authorities and politicians are now responsible for deciding on the degree of relaxation of protective measures in their administrative districts. There are currently numerous publications and pre-publications (cf. Flaxman, 2020) in which scientists analyze the current infection situation and attempt to predict the further course of the pandemic. Nevertheless, it cannot be expected that a district administrator or the head of the local health department will have the time and training to apply the study results, which were prepared for specific countries, regions or cities, to the situation in his or her district.

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SCEE – 2020 – Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Scientific Computing in Electrical Engineering

Between Feb 16-20, 2020, the Conference on Scientific Computing in Electrical Engineering (SCEE-2020) took place in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. It appeared to be one of the last face-to-face conferences before the Corona pandemic really became active. Let me first address the conference series and this event itself. The SCEE conference […]

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Journal of Mathematics in Industry: Special Issue on COVID19

Special Issue: Mathematical models of the spread and consequences of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemics. Effects on health, society, industry, economics and technology. The Journal of Mathematics in Industry  is a high-quality open-access journal published by Springer that brings together research on developments in mathematics for industrial applications, where industry is understood as […]

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