Inspired by their own personal struggles with mental health, Maurice Chiang M.S. ’20, Aaron Kappe M.B.A. ’20, Benson Kung ’20 and Jin Woo Yu ’20 built their own system centered around patients.
The model provides strong evidence that reducing the capacity of businesses greatly deterred the transmission of the virus when it first began to spread. “If we did not socially distance or reduce our mobility back in March, 30% of an entire population would be infected in a single month,” associate professor of computer science Jure Leskovec said in an interview with The Daily. “This would have spread like fire.”