SyracuseCoE Research Brief Series

Launched in the fall of 2020, this series is an ongoing selection of publications to disseminate important research, projects and thought leadership for a broad audience. The briefs will address a host of relevant and emerging topics in our core focus areas.

The briefs are written by university faculty, students and SyracuseCoE staff, among other partners and collaborators. For questions or more information please contact Kerrie Marshall at

How Should We Set Pandemic Capacity Limits for Restaurants & Bars?

May 8, 2021

Eric A. Schiff

Trends from Wastewater Testing: Pharmaceutical and Illicit Drug Use are Higher in Places where COVID-19 is More Prevalent

January 28, 2021

Reported by Kerrie Marshall, Arik Palileo, Eric A. Schiff and Teng Zeng

Semi-Open Partitions: A Defense Strategy for Airborne Disease

October 7, 2020

Reported by Kerrie Marshall, Arik Palileo and Eric A. Schiff

Ventilation & masks: reducing airborne transmission of COVID-19 in a classroom

August 24, 2020

Eric A. Schiff