Jeremy Bingham, Hons

Junior Researcher

Research theme: Rapid Response to Emerging Threats

Jeremy Bingham is a Junior Researcher at SACEMA. Prior to joining the staff of SACEMA, Jeremy was a full-time student pursuing an MSc in Mathematical Sciences at Stellenbosch University. Jeremy is currently working on a number of projects related to the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa in collaboration with the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD), while finishing up his MSc thesis on performance characteristics of diagnostic tests with a focus on blood safety, supervised by Prof Alex Welte. His previous training and research included theoretical physics and evolutionary game theory. Jeremy has participated in various training and mentorship activities, co-supervising an honours project entitled “Automatic detection on Tsetse fly wing images”, lecturing a course on Agricultural Calculations at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), and mentoring for the 2020 course on Software Engineering for Applied Mathematical Sciences (SEAMS) held at SACEMA.

Recent publications

Grebe, E., S.N. Facente, J. Bingham, C.D. Pilcher, A. Powrie, J.Gerber, G. Priede, T. Chibawara, M.P. Busch, G. Murphy, R. Kassanjee, & A. Welte (2019) Interpreting HIV diagnostic histories into infection time estimates: analytical framework and online tool. BMC infectious diseases 19(1):894, doi: 10.1186/s12879-019-4543-9

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