New allocation model to optimize the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, treatments

Lulu Kang, associate professor of applied mathematics at Illinois Institute of Technology and a team of researchers from the University of Illinois Chicago put a new twist on traditional resource allocation models to optimize the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, treatments, testing supplies, and other related resources, publishing their findings, “Fair and Diverse Allocation of Scarce Resources,” in Socio-Economic Planning Sciences.