Youyang Gu is an electrical engineer and computer scientist. He applied machine learning algorithms to analyze. Covid-19 epicurve data and turned that in to model projections. His models have been more accurate than the “professionals”. The CDC added his models to their model ensemble.
As of March 7, he discontinued doing further model updates so he may concentrate on other activities. He has projected that the pandemic is largely over with my late spring of 2021.