Faculty Expert Profile

Rajat Mittal

  • Professor

Affiliations

  • Whiting School of Engineering

Rajat Mittal is a mechanical engineering professor and an expert in computational fluid dynamics. Mittal and fellow researchers recently developed a mathematical model to estimate the risk of airborne transmission of COVID-19. Insights from this new model could help assess how well preventive efforts, like mask wearing and social distancing, are protecting us in different transmission scenarios.

Recent coverage

Researchers Outside Medicine Have a New Focus: Covid-19
May 27, 2020
/ The Wall Street Journal

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