Sheldon Howard Jacobson, Ph.D.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Research Areas and Interests


Methodological Areas

v  Theory/AI Interface

v  Applied Probability

v  Discrete Optimization

v  Decision-Making Under Uncertainty

v  Discrete Event Computer Simulation


Application Areas

Vaccines and Immunization

Vaccine Economics

Vaccine Pricing

Vaccine Stockpiling

Causal Inference Using Observational Data

Optimization-Based Design of Causal Inference Experiments

Balance Optimization Subset Selection (BOSS)

Big Data Analysis

Public Health and Health Policy

Cell Phone Bans and their Impact on Accident Rates

Transportation and Energy, and their Impact on Obesity

Mass murder trends

Aviation Security Modeling and Analysis

Aviation Security System Design and Analysis

Risk Assessment

Security Technology

Political Modeling

Presidential Election Prediction

Political District Design and Analysis

Election Analytics

NCAA Basketball


Statistical Analysis of Seedings

High Seed Differentiation


Last Updated: 24 December 2017