Engineering Sciences

Title :

Framework for studying testing strategies for COVID-19

Area of research :

Engineering Sciences, Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Computer Sciences and Information Technology, Mathematical Sciences, COVID-19 Research

Focus area :

Simulation of COVID-19

Principal Investigator :

Dr Aditya Gopalan, Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, Dr Himanshu Tyagi, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru

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Executive Summary :

To develop an agent-based simulation framework to evaluate and compare various testing policies, such as random symptomatic testing, contact tracing and spatially aware sampling of hotspots, as well as interventions such as lockdowns.

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