• A mathematical model to estimate the risk of airborne transmission of COVID-19, inspired by the Drake equation
  • Insights from this new model could help assess how well preventive efforts, like mask wearing and social distancing, are protecting us in different transmission scenarios
Contagion Airborne Transmission Inequality graphic

Contagion Airborne Transmission (CAT) Inequality




New model calculates risk of COVID-19 transmission, the Hub 



Rajat Mittal, Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Charles Meneveau, Louis M. Sardella Professor in Mechanical Engineering

Wen Wu, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Mississippi