[Oct 2022] My student Satwant Singh won the first prize for Graduate Student Best Poster award at the 11th Annual Research Festival of the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
[Oct 2022] Our paper on Shape-based Representation and Evaluation has been accepted at IEEE BigData 2022.
[Sep 2022] I have been awarded a grant from CSTE of $125,000 to lead the development of products and tools for influenza forecasting and submission of hospitalization forecasts every week during the coming Flu season.
[Aug 2022] Dr. Sina Jahandari joined my group as a Postdoctoral Research Associate.
[May 2022] I have been awarded the Scenario Modeling Consortium Fellowship of $150,000 to support my contributions in the projections of COVID-19, influenza, and future pathogens.
[May 2022] I have been awarded an NSF RAPID grant of $199,167 titled: "Data-driven Understanding of Imperfect Protection for Long-term COVID-19 Projections". This project will use models and machine learning on vaccine breakthrough data and reinfection data to understand the dynamics driving the reduction in COVID-19 immunity.