Sheldon Howard Jacobson, Ph.D.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

Professional Publications

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., Jokela, J.A., 2010, “Living and Dying: Up Close and Personal,” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 13(7), 897-898.

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

14.     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.

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

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

17.     Jacobson, S. H., 2012, “The I’s of Aviation Security,” Journal of Transportation Security, 5(1), 35-38.

18.  Jacobson, S.H., 2012, “Vaccine pricing: how can we get it right?Expert Review of Vaccines, 11(10), 1163-1165.

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

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

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

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

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

 

Editorial Publications (Op-Eds, Letters to the Editor)

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

2.      Jacobson, S.H., 2012, “Letters: 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,” Invited Op-ed, Washington Post, 2 October 2014. 

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

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

 

 

 

Last Updated: 15 January 2017