Associate Professor

University of Georgia

Welcome to the website of Andreas Handel. I am currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, at the University of Georgia (UGA). My research focuses on data analysis and modeling in public health, wihth a focus on infectious diseases. This website contains some information about myself and my individual activities (teaching, presentations, blog posts, etc.). More details regarding the research done in my group, as well as links to publications, can be found on my research group site. Some overlap between the two sites might occur.

Interests

  • Infectious Disease Modeling
  • Data Science
  • R Package Development

Education

  • Postdoc in Computational Biology, 2004-2009

    Emory University

  • PhD in Physics, 1999-2004

    Georgia Institute of Technology

  • BSc (equiv) in Physics, 1996-1999

    University of Stuttgart

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Recent Posts

Generating a conflict of interest form automatically

Some code and examples showing how to generate a conflict of interest statement required by some funding agencies in an almost completely automated manner.

Using R to analyze publications - part 2

Some code and examples showing how to process and analyze meta-data for a set of publications using the bibilometrix R package.

Using R to analyze publications - part 1

Some code and examples showing how to process and analyze meta-data for a set of publications using the scholar R package.

Recent Presentations

Population-level patterns of COVID-19 and Flu: What should we expect?

A short talk given as part of an webinar on Battling Dual Threats: Flu and COVID-19 Converge hosted by MJH life sciences.

Studying COVID-19 Spread and Control

A (virtual) presentation at UGA’s Global Health Institute discussing some recent COVID-19 work.

Some recent analysis and modeling applied to COVID-19

A (virtual) presentation at GA Southern discussing some recent COVID-19 projects.