Improved SIR - Covid-19 Prediction Model
SIR (Susceptible-Infected-Removed) model to estimate the peak while a data-driven approach based on past outbreaks is used to predict the decline of the epidemic.
Department of Aerospace Engineering,
Department of Physics,
Guided and Mentored by
The team has been immensely benefitted from insightful discussions with several frontline doctors
Dr. Sudheendra Rao N R
(Organization for Rare Diseases India)
Dr. Yogish C B
Dr. O N Babunarayan
The model forecasts and characterization of the pandemic data are performed by a research team at IIT Kanpur headed by Prof. Rajesh Ranjan (Dept. of Aerospace Engineering) and Prof. Mahendra Verma (Dept. of Physics). The team includes Aryan Sharma, Nitika Sachdeva, Dr. Shaswat Bhattacharya and Rahul Garg. The team has been immensely benefitted from insightful discussions with several frontline doctors including Dr. Sudheendra Rao N R (Organization for Rare Diseases India), Dr. Yogish C B (IPH, Bengaluru) as well as Dr. O N Babunarayan, and Sidhharth Srivastava (CDAC).