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ISE Seminar-Operations Research Funding at the National Science Foundation

Speaker Sheldon Jacobson, University of Illinois/ National Science Foundation
Date Apr 23, 2013
Time 4:00 pm  
Location 303 Transportation Bldg
Cost free
Sponsor Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering
Contact Holly M. Kizer
Phone 217.333.2346
Event type Other Seminar
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Originating Calendar ISE Seminar Calendar

This presentation discusses opportunities for funding in Operations Research at the National Science Foundation.  It also discusses recent changes implemented for proposals submitted to NSF, as well as new issues related to proposal review that would be of interest to anyone interested in seeking funding for their research through the National Science Foundation. 

Biography

Sheldon H. Jacobson is on leave from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, serving as the Program Director for Operations Research in the Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation at the National Science Foundation.  He has a B.Sc. in Mathematics from McGill University and a Ph.D. in Operations Research from Cornell University.  His research interests span theory and practice, covering decision-making under uncertainty and discrete optimization modeling and analysis, with applications in public policy, aviation security, public health, medicine, and sports.