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Recent News

August 6, 2020

An Iowa State research team has developed groundbreaking statistical models that are helping the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) track and predict COVID-19 deaths in the United States. Led by Lily Wang, associate professor of statistics, the team is the first to produce COVID-19 forecasts for all 3,104 counties in the continental United States.

And it all began with a January phone call.

June 30, 2020

Lily Wang, associate professor of statistics at Iowa State University, is leading a research team whose statistical models are helping the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) track and predict COVID-19 deaths in the United States. Using the team’s models and forecasts, the CDC is able to more accurately assess how COVID-19 will impact the nation.

May 26, 2020

ISU Research Highlights Prevalence of Unfairness in Machine Learning Models

Yumou Qiu, Assistant Professor of Statistics
April 14, 2020

A team of researchers in the Department of Statistics at Iowa State University has developed a mathematical model that reveals critical characteristics about COVID-19—such as how contagious the virus is and how rapidly it spreads through populations.