Andreas Handel

Epidemiology & Biostatistics,
Associate Department Head and Graduate Coordinator

Epidemiology & Biostatistics,


PhD, Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004


Areas of Expertise

Research: infectious disease, modeling, data analysis, influenza, tuberculosis, norovirus

Teaching: infectious disease, modeling, data analysis

Research Interests

Dr. Handel studies the spread and control of infectious diseases, mainly influenza, tuberculosis and norovirus. He uses mathematical models, computational simulations and statistical analysis to understand the dynamics of pathogens on different spatial and temporal scales.