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Laura Albert

Laura Albert

Expertise in operations research, mathematical modeling, and analytics.

Professor, industrial and systems engineering College of Engineering Work: 608-262-3002 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page Twitter: @lauraalbertphd


  • Lottery odds
  • Public safety and the response to 911 calls (fire, police, and emergency medical services)
  • Emergency response and risk management during emergencies and pandemics.
  • Sports analytics, March Madness, bracketology
  • Homeland security, aviation security, aviation safety


  • National Association of Counties: Achievement Award Winner for Next-Generation Emergency Medical Response Through Data Analysis & Planning (Best in Category winner)
  • Young Investigator Award, Department of the Army-Materiel Command, Army Research Office
  • National Science Foundation CAREER award winner
  • Fulbright awardee