The Art and Science of Boarding an Airplane in a Pandemic
Jason Steffen studies planets in other solar systems. His most famous work—OK, second-most famous work—was with NASA’s Kepler Mission, a survey of planetary systems. But you’re more likely to have heard of Steffen, a professor at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, in a very different context: as a student of the airplane boarding process. Years ago, after waiting in yet another line on a jam-packed jetway, the physicist thought to himself, “There has to be a better way than this.”
Featured Expert Jason Steffen Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy
UNLV receives $1.7M grant to continue Covid-19 contact traci
The UNLV School of Public Health has been awarded a $1.7 million grant from the State of Nevada to continue its COVID-19 contract tracing efforts in partnership with the Southern Nevada Health District. This grant extends the partnership launched in the fall by an initial $3.4 million commitment from the state.