News: Interview with Prof. Thomas Hotz

From the BBC to the prestigious New York Times - the model developed by a team led by Ilmenau mathematician Prof. Thomas Hotz to monitor the spread of COVID-19 by estimating the reproduction number over time has received worldwide media coverage. As part of the interview series "Researchers in Conversation", Prof. Hotz explains the significance of his research and provides insights into his work. On a specially created website , anyone can find out about the extent to which the COVID-19 epidemic is spreading in Germany and elsewhere in the world. (Source: