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The University of Virginia’s Biocomplexity Institute Marks Global Expansion of its Data Science for the Public Good Young Scholars Program with MOU Among Entities in Turkey

The University of Virginia’s Biocomplexity Institute announces that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with five entities in Turkey, establishing the Data Science for the Public Good (DSPG) Young Scholars program in Istanbul and Ankara, Turkey’s capital city.

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July 1, 2020

Mandy Wilson joined Virginia's First Lady, Pamela Northam, student STEM Advocate, Jordan Wright and other women in science to discuss women in STEM and give advice as to the field.

June 30, 2020

The true number of COVID-19 cases around the world is roughly 12 times the official count, and the number of deaths is 50 percent greater, according to a study by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers, who contend that a swifter response could have prevented one-third of fatalities.

July 2, 2020

Researchers have developed a model that uses social-media and search data to forecast outbreaks of Covid-19 well before they occur.

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Jiangzhuo is a research associate professor within our Network Systems Science and Advanced Computing division. Prior to the Biocomplexity Institute, Jiangzhuo received his M.A. in Economics from Boston College and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Northeastern University.

After spending many years at the Network Dynamics and Simulation Science Laboratory of Virginia Tech, Jiangzhuo now works at the University of Virginia Biocomplexity Institute. Here his current projects include: high-performance simulation of social network dynamics; modeling of synthetic population and social network; and forecasting of epidemics.