Tag: Covid-19

Military-grade camera shows risks of airborne coronavirus spread


In response to the use of a military-grade infrared camera capable of detecting exhaled breath to illustrate the risk of airborne transmission of COVID-19, Hopkins mechanical engineer and ICM faculty member Rajat Mittal speaks to the Washington Post about the merits of using exhalation as a conservative proxy to show potential transmission risk in various settings. […]

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Rajat Mittal Employs Models to Explore Risks of Covid-19 Transmission


A paper published in the Physics of Fluids presents a mathematical model to estimate the risk of airborne transmission of COVID-19. Co-authored by Rajat Mittal, professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and faculty member of the Institute for Computational Medicine, the study provides insights that could help assess how well preventive efforts, like mask […]

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