May 12, 2020 —
Several of the Minerva-funded researchers are conducting research and initiatives related to COVID-19. As technical experts in their various fields, each of their research helps bring light to the long term social implications of the impact of the virus. The Minerva researchers have been featured on the Basic Research webpage, "Basic Researchers on COVID-19" along with other researchers under the Basic Research programs including Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship (VBFF) and Laboratory University Collaboration Initiative (LUCI) fellows.
Minerva-funded researchers who are currently featured:
Brandon Prins (University of Tennessee-Knoxville) - "Global Sea Piracy Ticks Upwards, and the Coronavirus May Make it Worse"
Milind Tambe (Harvard University) - "What is the Right Strategy to Limit the Spread of COVID-19?"
Daniel Larremore (University of Colorado) - "COVID-19 Testing Group"
Erik Herron (West Virginia University) - "A Rapid Response to COVID-19's Effect on Communities"
Mia Bloom (Georgia State University) - "How Extremist will Capitalize from COVID-19"
Kathleen M. Carley (Carnegie Mellon University) - "Nearly 50% of Twitter Accounts Talking About Coronavirus Might be Bots"
Mark Woodward (Arizona State University) - "Indonesia's Nahdlatul Ulama response to COVID-19"
"Basic Researchers on COVID-19" Link: https://basicresearch.defense.gov/COVID-19/Basic-Researchers-on-COVID-19/