Richard E. Crandall

Center for Advanced Computation, Reed College
3:30 Tuesday, May 11th, 2004 in K9509

The Mathematics of Bioterror


Hypothetical bioterror events, such as smallpox attack, bring up interesting---albeit somewhat morbid---scientific issues. The lecturer will describe various nonlinear effects in quantitative epidemic scenarios; these effects being not merely of theoretical interest, but also of great value for such as emergency care/vaccination strategies.