Texas Tech University

TTU professors develop coronavirus prediction model

Houston Chronicle

June 24, 2020

Houston Chronicle - Professors in Texas Tech University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering have developed a new epidemiological model for predicting COVID-19 spread and have made predictions for six representative U.S. states: California, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, Texas and Washington.

Fazle Hussain, the President's Endowed Distinguished Chair in Engineering, Science & Medicine; Zeina Khan, a research assistant professor of mechanical engineering; and Frank Van Bussel, a postdoctoral researcher, recently submitted their paper, "A Predictive Model for COVID-19 Spread Applied to Six US States," to Nature Medicine, according to a press release from TTU.

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