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Mentors and Regional Facilitators
Name Region Skills Interests
Devin Bayly ACCESS CSSN, Campus Champions, CCMNet
Kevin Brandt Campus Champions, Great Plains, CCMNet
Cyd Burrows-Sc… Campus Champions
Dennis Milechin Northeast
Ibrahim Sheikh CAREERS
Kenneth Bundy CAREERS
Lauren Hill-Beaton CAREERS
Mohsen Ahmadkhani CCMNet, ACCESS CSSN
Rob Harbert Northeast
Grant Scott Great Plains
Sue Oldenburg Campus Champions

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Title Category Tags Skill Level
GDAL Multi-threading Learning parallelization, gis Intermediate
GIS: Geocoding Services Docs gis Beginner, Intermediate
GIS: Projections and their distortions Learning gis Beginner, Intermediate

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Adapting a GEOspatial Agent-based model for Covid Transmission (GeoACT) for general use
University of California San Diego

GeoACT (GEOspatial Agent-based model for Covid Transmission) is a designed to simulate a range of intervention scenarios to help schools evaluate their COVID-19 plans to prevent super-spreader events and outbreaks. It consists of several modules, which compute infection risks in classrooms and on school buses, given specific classroom layouts, student population, and school activities. The first version of the model was deployed on the Expanse (and earlier, COMET) resource at SDSC and accessed via the Apache Airavata portal (geoact.org). The second version is a rewrite of the model which makes it easier to adjust to new strains, vaccines and boosters, and include detailed user-defined school schedules, school floor plans, and local community transmission rates. This version is nearing completion. We’ll use Expanse to run additional scenarios using the enhanced model and the newly added meta-analysis module. The current goal is to make the model more general so that it can be used for other health emergencies. GeoACT has been in the news, e.g. UC San Diego Data Science Undergrads Help Keep K-12 Students COVID-Safe, and SDSC Supercomputers Helped Enable Safer School Reopenings  (HPCWire 2022 Editors' Choice Award)

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People with Expertise

Sue Oldenburg

Rutgers University

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Campus Champions

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research computing facilitator, Affinity Group Leader

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Mohsen Ahmadkhani

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CCMNet, ACCESS CSSN

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student-facilitator, mentor, cssn, CCMNet

Mohsen Ahmadkhani

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Gabrielle Martinez

Pace University

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student-facilitator

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David White

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ACCESS CSSN

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cssn, Consultant

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Chitral Samala

Rutgers University

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student-facilitator

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Michael Kyle

University of Delaware

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Campus Champions

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research computing facilitator

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