MIT PI of 2020 MIT Portugal Seed Project awarded research funding to address Covid-19
Prof. Siqi Zheng, 2020 MIT Portugal Seed Project: Climate Change: Beliefs and Social Consequences in Portugal, was awarded research funding to address Covid-19 from a Multi-institutional MassCPR initiative. She will receive funding for research on quantifying “the role of social distancing in shaping the Covid-19 curve: incorporating adaptive behavior and preference shifts in epidemiological models using novel big data in 344 Chinese cities,” according to an MIT news article. The article also says, her research “will compare different regions and how people react to social and physical distancing during a pandemic, and will examine various government policies aimed at controlling the spread of the virus.”
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