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.

21.         Jacobson, S.H., 2017, “NSF: Peer reviews peer-review process,” ORMS Today, 45(6), 10-11.

 

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.

10.       Jacobson, S.H., 2018, “If US states cannot fund their universities, they must stand aside,” Times Higher Education, Published 1 March 2018. 

11.  Jacobson, S.H., 2018, “Letter: Human error still a part of self-driving cars,” USAToday, 36(156), 25 April 2018, 5a.

 

 

 

Last Updated: 2 May 2018