Sheldon Howard Jacobson, Ph.D.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

 

Professional Publications and Blog Postings (Invited, Letters)

1.   Jacobson, S.H., Kobza, J.E., 2002, “A New Era for Aviation Security,” Swords and Ploughshares, 14(1), 7-8.

2.   Jacobson, S.H., Kobza, J.E., 2003, “Authors’ Commentary: Aviation Security Baggage Screening: To Screen or Not to Screen, That is the Question,” UMAP Journal, 24(2), 187-192.

3.   Jacobson, S.H., Sewell, E.C., Weniger, B.G., 2004, “An Operations Research Software Tool for Designing Pediatric Vaccine Formularies for Childhood Immunization,” Interfaces, 34(6), 440-441.

4.   Jacobson, S.H., 2005, “Selling Our Wares: What We Don’t Tell Them Can Hurt Us,” ORMS Today, 32(2), 80.

5.   McLay, L.A., Jacobson, S.H., Kobza, J.E., 2005, “Making Skies Safer: Applying Operations Research to Aviation Passenger Prescreening Systems,” ORMS Today, 32(5), 24-31 (Reprinted in Analytics, Spring 2008, 13-17).

6.   Jacobson, S.H., 2006, “How to Survive Your 15 Minutes of Fame,” ORMS Today, 33(6), 30-34.

7.   Jacobson, S.H., Kobza, J.E., Pohl, E., 2007, “Editor’s Introduction: Special Issue on Homeland Security,” IIE Transactions, 39(1), 1-2.

8.   Jacobson, S.H., 2007, “Research Videos: A Star is B‘OR’n,” ORMS Today, 34(5), 16-17.

9.   Lee, A.J., Jacobson, S.H., 2008, “Olympic Tiebreakers: The Reward of Risk and Innovation," ORMS Today, 35(5), 20-21.

10.         Jacobson, S.H., Sewell, E.C., 2008, “Predictions, Prophesy, and Promises,” ORMS Today, 35(6), 16-17.

11.         Jacobson, S.H., “Staking a Claim to IE (Information Engineering),” ORMS Today, 37(1), 18-19.

12.         Jacobson, S.H., Lee, A.J., 2010, Aviation Security in 2030: A Glimpse into the Future," ORMS Today, 37(6), 14,16.

13.         Proano, R.A., Jacobson, S.H., Jokela, J.A., 2011, “Response to "Modeling the national pediatric vaccine stockpile: Supply shortages, health impacts and cost consequences"”, Vaccine, 29(4), 615.

14.         Jacobson, S.H., 2011, “The Laws of Probability, the Final Four, and the Analytics of Bracketology,” ORMS Today, 38(1), 30-32.

15.         Jacobson, S.H., 2011, “An Opportunity to Make a Difference,” ORMS Today, 38(6), 28-30,32.

16.         Sauppe, J.J, Jacobson, S.H., 2012, “Election Analytics,” ORMS Today, 39(5), 34-36.

17.         Jacobson, S.H., 2014, “Confessions of a NSF Program Director,” ORMS Today, 41(5).

18.         Jacobson, S.H., 2015, “A Call for Arms: How INFORMS Can Help in Making Value for America,” ORMS Today, 42(6), 14.

19.         Zhang, W., Sauppe, J.J., Jacobson, S.H., 2016, “Election Analytics,” ORMS Today, 44(5), 30-31.

20.         Jacobson, S.H., Sauppe, J.J., Rigdon, S.E., 2016, “What Happened?” Communications of the ACM (BLOG@CACM), Posted 2 December 2016.

 

Op-Eds, Letters (Contributed, Invited)

 

1.   Jacobson, S.H., 2011, “Letter: TSA chats address limits of Technology,” USAToday, 30(36), 3 November 2011.

2.      Jacobson, S.H., 2012, “Letter: Brackets can Promote Stem,” USAToday, 30(139), 30 March 2012, 10a.

3.   Jacobson, S.H., 2014, “Airport should being screening for Ebola the same way they screen for terrorists,” Op-ed (Invited) , Washington Post, 2 October 2014. 

4.   Jacobson, S.H., 2016, “After Brussels, simply adding extra security won’t keep travelers safe,” Op-ed (Invited) , Quartz, 23 March 2016.

5.   Jacobson, S.H., 2017, “How Secure are our Airports?,” Op-ed (Invited) , CNN Opinion, 6 January 2017.

6.      Jacobson, S.H., 2017, “Letter: How to avoid getting bumped from a flight,” Chicago Tribune (Voice of the People), 12 April 2017.

7.   Jacobson, S.H., 2017, “Morrill Land-Grant Acts and the Erosion of State Support for Higher Education,” Opinion Viewpoint, Insider Higher Ed, Published 5 September 2017.

8.   Jacobson, S.H., 2017, Letter: Build on the Readmission of Airport Travelers, Wall Street Journal, 23 October 2017.

9.   Jacobson, S.H., 2017, “Letter: Has the TSA spread itself too thin?” Chicago Tribune (Voice of the People), 30 October 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated: 31 October 2017