Sheldon Howard Jacobson, Ph.D.
(23 March 2016) The Invited Op-Ed, After Brussels, simply adding extra security won’t keep travelers safe, which discusses the reaction to the Brussels airport bombing, appeared on Quartz (23 March 2016). See also DefenseOne, HotAir, Government Executive, Aspen Institute and Time (Five Best Ideas of the Day, 25 March 2016, #1).
The article, Get healthy — Add a bus stop to your diet, by Esther Cepeda, syndicated columnist for the Washington Post, released on 13 March 2014, featured research on the interrelationship between caloric intake, automobile use, and obesity, which was first reported in a research paper published in Preventive Medicine in 2013.
The article, Hang Up the Car Keys, appeared in Cancer Today (Spring 2013, Volume 3(1), page 57), features research on the interrelationship between caloric intake, automobile use, and obesity, which was reported Preventive Medicine in 2013.
The article "Evaluating the Effectiveness of Sequential Aviation Security Screening Policies," which appeared in the August 2011 issue of IIE Transactions (Volume 43, Number 8, pages 546-565), co-authored with A.J. Lee, was highlighted in Research Executive Summaries in the July 2011 issue of Industrial Engineering, the monthly professional magazine of the Institute of Industrial Engineers.
The article "A Sequential Stochastic Passenger Screening problem for Aviation Security," which appeared in the June 2009 issue of IIE Transactions (Volume 41, Number 6, pages 575-579), co-authored with L.A. McLay and A.G. Nikolaev, was highlighted in Research Executive Summaries in the May 2009 issue of Industrial Engineering, the monthly professional magazine of the Institute of Industrial Engineers.
The articles Want to Conserve Fuel? Study Finds Losing Weight Saves Money at the Pump, in Motor Trend and No Free Ride for Blubber, in the 2 January 2009 issue of Science (Volume 323(5910) featured the results relating fuel consumption and obesity reported in Jacobson and King (2009).
The article, A Shot in the Arm for Integer Programming, by Barry Cipra, that appeared in the November 2008 issue of SIAM News (Volume 41, Number 9) featured the pediatric vaccine modeling and analysis research covered in Hall et al. (2009).
The article, Web Site Provides Pediatric Vaccine Pricing, that appeared in the October 2008 issue of Managed Care Magazine (Volume 17, Number 10) featured the pediatric vaccine modeling covered in Jacobson and Sewell (2008).
The web site, http://election08.cs.illinois.edu/, assembled by Sheldon H. Jacobson and his collaborators generated wide spread media attention after the press release “Latest Electoral College Forecast Shows McCain Ahead By as Many as 27 Votes,” was issued on September 17, 2008 by INFORMS. Mentions included the St. Louis Dispatch, Wall Street Journal, msnbc.com, and Science.
The paper “The Tradeoff between Technology and Prescreening Intelligence in Checked Baggage Screening for Aviation Security,” to appear in Journal of Transportation Security, was featured in “A Minute with Sheldon Jacobson: How can better pre-screening make airports safer?” on the University of Illinois web site (www.uiuc.edu) on February 14, 2008.
Sheldon H. Jacobson appeared as an expert in the documentary “Killer at Large” (produced by Shinebox Media productions), which highlights the growing obesity epidemic and its impact on society. The documentary was released in December 2007.
The paper “The
Economic Impact of Obesity on Automobile Fuel Consumption," published in The
Engineering Economist (Volume 51, Number 4, 307-323, October –December
2006) by Taylor and Francis received media coverage following a
press release issued on October 24, 2006 by the University of Illinois News
Bureau, as well as an Associated Press news release on October 25, 2006.
Media coverage included several hundred newspapers and magazine articles, radio
show interviews and reports, and television interview and reports.
Newspaper coverage included Washington
Post, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, and Boston Globe. Magazines included Business Week, Car and Driver, Forbes,
and Kiplinger. Several radio
interviews and reports were broadcasted, including Morning Edition on National Public Radio, The Osgood Files on CBS Radio, and two interviews on
October 24, 2006, the National Science Foundation (NSF) issued a press release
The paper “Pediatric Vaccine Stockpile Levels: How Much is Enough?” (co-authored with E.C. Sewell, R.A. Proano, and J.A. Jokela) published in Vaccine (Volume 24, Number 17, 3530-3537, April 24, 2006) by Elsevier Publishers, received media coverage following a press release issued on April 18, 2006 by the news bureau at the University of Illinois. Media coverage included over sixty web sites, newspapers, and professional magazines, including
The paper "Modeling Aviation Baggage Screening Security Systems: A Case Study," (co-authored with J.E. Virta, J.M. Bowman, J.E. Kobza, and J.J. Nestor) published in IIE Transactions (Volume 35, Number 3, pages 259-269) was highlighted in Research Reports in the February 2003 issue of Industrial Engineering, the monthly professional magazine of the Institute of Industrial Engineers.
On February 18, 2003, Sheldon
H. Jacobson and graduate student Laura A. McLay were
invited to discuss their research activities on aviation security on Focus 580 on public radio station AM580
The paper “Using Monte Carlo Simulation to Determine Combination Vaccine Price Distributions for Childhood Diseases,” (co-authored with E.C. Sewell) published in Health Care Management Science (Volume 5, Number 2, April 2002) by Baltzer Science Publishers, received media coverage following a press release issued on April 8, 2002 by the news bureau at the University of Illinois. Media coverage included
The paper “A New Neighborhood Function for Discrete Manufacturing Process Design Optimization Using Generalized Hill Climbing Algorithms,” (co-authored with D.E. Vaughan and D.E. Armstrong) published in ASME Journal of Mechanical Design (Volume 122, Number 2, 164-171) was featured in an article on October 20, 2000 focusing on new directions in manufacturing research in Advanced Manufacturing Technology (www.wiley.com/technical_insights).
The papers "An Integer Programming Model for Vaccine Procurement and Delivery in the National Childhood Immunization Program: A Pilot Study," (co-authored with E.C. Sewell, R. Deuson, and B.G. Weniger) published in Health Care Management Science (Volume 2, Number 1, January 1999) by Baltzer Science Publishers, and "Addressing the Challenges to Immunization Practice with an Economic Algorithm for Vaccine Selection," (co-authored with B.G. Weniger, R.T. Chen, E.C. Sewell, R. Deuson, J.R. Livengood, and W.A. Orenstein) published in Vaccine (Volume 16, Number 19) by Elsevier Science, received significant media coverage following a press release issued on December 21, 1998 by Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Media coverage included