Sheldon Howard Jacobson,
of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Honors, and Recognitions
- Best Paper Award, Industrial
Simulation Track, European Simulation Multiconference,
Istanbul, Turkey, 1997.
Operations Research Division, Institute
of Industrial Engineers, 1998
(with J.E. Kobza).
Center for Advanced Study, University of Illinois, 2002-2003.
Faculty Scholar, College of Engineering,
University of Illinois, 2002-2008.
Security Research Award, Aviation Security International, 2002
(with J.E. Kobza).
- Best Paper Award, IIE
Transactions Focused area on Operations Engineering, 2003 (with J.E. Kobza, A.E. Easterling).
Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 2003.
Service Award, 2003.
- Award of
Excellence (“College or University” and “Video News Release”
Categories) for “Aviation Security: Researching the Risk,” 13th
Annual Communicator’s Award Competition (with WILL-TV), 2006.
- Finalist, INFORMS Health
Applications Section Pierskalla Best Paper Award, 2004, 2007.
- “List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by
their Students,” University of Illinois,
IE410: Stochastic Processes and its Applications, Fall 2006, Fall 2007,
Fall 2008, Fall 2010.
of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students,” University of
Illinois, IE413: Computer Simulation, Spring
2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2010.
- Outstanding IIE
Publication Award, Institute of Industrial Engineers,
2009 (with L.A. McLay).
- Award for
Technical Innovation in Industrial Engineering, Institute of
Industrial Engineers, 2010 (with E.C. Sewell).
Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation Homeland Security Award, Border and Transportation Security,
- Fellow, Institute of Industrial Engineers
- Award for
Excellence in the Teaching of Operations Research, Institute of Industrial Engineers
Operations Research Division, 2011.
Mention, Best Paper Award, Computational Optimization and
INFORMS Section for Public Programs, Services and Needs, Best Paper Award, 2012 (with D.M. King, E.C. Sewell).
INFORMS Innovations in Analytics Award,
2012 (with D.M. King).
- Award for Technical Innovation in
Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), 2013.
- Fellow, Institute for Operations Research
and the Management Sciences
- University of Illinois Office of Public
Affairs Award for Communications & Marketing Excellence - Media
- Top-5 Papers (of
149) Published in Journal of Global
Optimization in 2012 (Sewell, E.C., Sauppe,
J.J., Morrison, D.M., Jacobson, S.H., Kao, G.K., 2012, “Minimizing Total Tardiness for the
Single Machine with Sequence Dependent Setup Time Problem Using the
BB&R Algorithm,” Journal of
Global Optimization, 54(4), 791-812).
- Best Research Poster (First Place),
Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine (APDIM) Spring
2014 Conference, “Annual
Rotation Schedules in 45 Seconds: Simplifying Life for an Internal
Medicine Residency Program” (with D.R. Morrison, J.T. Fairbank, J.A. Jokela).
(Elected), Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences,
- David F. Baker Distinguished Research
Award, Institute of
Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE), 2017.
- Grainger Engineering Breakthroughs Initiative’s
(GEBI) Founder Professor in Engineering,
- INFORMS Impact Award, Institute for Operations Research and
the Management Sciences (INFORMS) (with K.C. Fletcher, L.A. Albert, A.G. Nikolaev, A.J. Lee), 2018.
- Honorable Mention, INFORMS Public Sector
Operations Research Best Paper Award,
(with R. Swamy, D.M. King), 2018.
- 2018 INFORMS National Meeting Poster
Competition (First Place), “Poster Districting
with Fairness Objectives: An Optimization-Based Framework” (with R. Swamy, D.M. King).
Last Updated: 1 December 2018