Sheldon Howard Jacobson, Ph.D.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign



In the News (2011)


November 18, 2011: KCCI-TV (CBS affiliate, Des Moines, IA) news special report Airport Insecurity, Part II features aviation security expert Sheldon H. Jacobson.


November 3, 2011: Opinion letter in USA Today, responding to TSA chats address limits of technology


September 8, 2011: Press Release (11-184) issued by the National Science Foundation: From 9/11 to Now: Lessons from the Tragedy.  See also Sept. 11: A decade later, how secure are we?


(June 21, 2011) (University of Illinois) A Minute with Sheldon H. Jacobson, on the economics of pediatric vaccine pricing.


May 11, 2011: News release on the association between obesity and miles driven:

Study: Surge in Obesity Correlates with Increased Automobile Usage. The paper describing

the study and the results: “A note on the relationship between obesity and driving”


March 8, 2011: News release on how the seeds in the March Madness tournament display a predictable pattern: Real March Madness is relying on seedings to determine Final Four.


Last Updated: 26 February 2016