Sponsored Research

COVID-19 Impact on Mortality of Various Causes in the United States

This project analyzed CDC published mortality data of a dozen major causes since 1999, and applied the Exponential Smoothing (ETS) algorithm to simulate the 2020 mortality rates per cause, per month and per state, assuming there was no COVID-19 pandemic. The difference between the simulated rates and the actual rates revealed COVID-19 impacts on mortality of various causes in the United States. Results are published in...

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RAPID: Building a Spatiotemporal Platform for Rapid Response to COVID 19

Sponsored by NSF, this project is to build a comprehensive data repository of virus cases, associated social and natural information from different resources for sustainable archive; share data with the research communities through smart data discovery capabilities with easy access; utilize the spatiotemporal computing infrastructure built in IUCRC STC for computational needs of COVID 19 research with online collaboration; develop workflows in collaboration with public health...

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Out of Eden Walk

The Out of Eden Walk is a 21,000-mile journalistic endeavor to create a global record of human life at the start of a new millennium as told by villagers, nomads, traders, farmers, soldiers, and artists who rarely make the news.  Sponsored and hosted by National Geographic Society...

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