A probabilistic approach for situation awareness and forecasting of the COVID-19 pandemics in Norway
Thursday 17 Mar 2022
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Dr Birgitte Freiesleben de Blasio is professor II at the University of Oslo and department director at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) and heads the COVID-19 modelling team at NIPH, a collaboration between researchers at NIPH, University of Oslo, Norwegian Computing Centre and Telenor Research.
Her research is focused on mathematical modelling of infectious diseases to assist policy decision-making and social network analysis related to understanding transmission patterns of infectious diseases.
She has an MSc (1997) and PhD (2002) from the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.