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University of Wisconsin–Madison
Laura Albert McLay

Laura Albert McLay

Expert on operations research, mathematical modeling, and analytics.

Associate professor, industrial and systems engineering Work: 608-262-3002 — Home and cell phones available upon request laura@engr.wisc.edu Home page Twitter: @lauramclay

Topics

  • Lottery odds
  • Public safety and the response to 911 calls (fire, police, and emergency medical services)
  • Public services and emergency response during severe weather events (blizzards, tornados, hurricanes, disasters)
  • Sports analytics, March Madness, bracketology
  • Homeland security, aviation security, aviation safety

Achievements

  • 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

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