Sheldon Jacobson Discusses The Impact Of Operations Research On Airport Security, Health And Sports

Sheldon Jacobson of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is an expert in operations research, and while his efforts have stretched from vaccine stockpiling to statistics, his studies on security continue to influence policy and practice, including screening activities at airports. In this interview, Jacobson joins NSF Prototype host Josh Chamot to discuss recent developments from his research.

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