NSF Funded Project: Geospatial Modeling of COVID-19 Spread and Risk Communication by Integrating Human Mobility and Social Media Big Data

Tracking Mobility Changes Interactive Web Portal:

Multiscale Dynamic Human Mobility O-D Flow Dataset in the US

State-Specific COVID-19 Infection Projections in the US

  • Gao, S., Rao, J., Kang, Y., Liang, Y., Kruse, J, Dopfer, D., Sethi, A., Reyes, F., Yandell, B., & Patz J. (2020). Association of Mobile Phone Location Data Indications of Travel and Stay-at-Home Mandates With COVID-19 Infection Rates in the US. JAMA Network Open. 2020;3(9):e2020485. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.20485
  • Gao, S., Rao, J., Kang, Y., Liang, Y., & Kruse, J. (2020). Mapping county-level mobility pattern changes in the United States in response to COVID-19. SIGSPATIAL Special. 12(1), 16-26. DOI: 10.1145/3404820.3404824
  • Kang, Y., Gao, S., Liang, Y., Li, M., Rao, J., & Kruse, J. (2020). Multiscale Dynamic Human Mobility Flow Dataset in the US during the COVID-19 Epidemic. Scientific Data, 7(390), 1-13,
  • Chen, S., Li, Q., Gao, S., Kang, Y.,& Shi, X.(2020). State-specific Projection of COVID-19 Infection in the United States and Evaluation of Three Major Control Measures. Scientific Reports,10(22429), 1-9,

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  • WKOW – ABC 27
  • NBC 15
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  • WISBusiness
  • Wisconsin Examiner
  • Channel 27
  • Wisconsin Public Radio
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  • Milwaukee Independent