Published commentary by RAND staff: Prepare for Disaster in the United Press International.
Sep 27, 2005 United Press International
Edward Chan is a senior operations researcher at the RAND Corporation. He applies techniques such as process mapping, failure mode analysis, and mathematical modeling to a variety of readiness and preparedness problems in the security arena, be that homeland security, national security, or health security. He has conducted vulnerability analyses on aviation and maritime security, personnel screening processes, and election infrastructure cybersecurity. He has developed performance measures in the areas of public health, hospital preparedness, and homeland security. He has conducted studies on military medical care including planning expeditionary care and aeromedical evacuation, and examining options for maintaining clinical currency. Chan earned his Bachelor's degree, Master's degree, and Ph.D. in operations research from Cornell University.
Chan, Edward W.; Krull, Heather; Ahluwalia, Sangeeta C.; Broyles, James R.; Waxman, Daniel A.; Gurvey, Jill; Colthirst, Paul M.; Schimmels, JoEllen.; Marinos, Anthony, Options for Maintaining Clinical Proficiency During Peacetime, RAND (RR-2543-A), 2020
Abir, Mahshid.; Nelson, Christopher D.; Chan, Edward W.; Al Ibrahim, Hamad; Cutter, Christina; Patel, Karishma; Bogart, Andy., Critical Care Surge Response Strategies for the 2020 COVID-19 Outbreak in the United States, RAND (RR-A164-1), 2020
Hodgson, Quentin E.; Kavanagh, Jennifer; Chan, Edward Wei-Min; Sovak, Christine, Options for Ensuring Safe Elections: Preparing for Elections During a Pandemic, RAND (RR-A112-10), 2020
Towe, Vivian L.; Petrun Sayers, Elizabeth L. ; Chan, Edward W. ; Kim, Alice Y. ; Tom, Ashlyn; Chan, Wing Yi ; Marquis, Jefferson P. ; Robbins, Michael W. ; Saum-Manning, Lisa ; Weden, Margaret M.; Payne, Leslie Adrienne , Community Planning and Capacity Building in Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria, RAND (RR-2598), 2020
Williams, Heather J. ; Van Abel, Kristin ; Metz, David; Marrone, James V. ; Chan, Edward W. ; Costello, Katherine ; Bauer, Ryan; Hill, Devon; Veronneau, Simon ; Chang, Joseph C.; Mitch, Ian; Traub, Joshua Lawrence ; Soliman, Sarah; Haldeman, Zachary; Klim, The Risk-Mitigation Value of the Transportation Worker Identification Credential: A Comprehensive Security Assessment of the TWIC Program, RAND (RR-3096), 2020
Mouton, Christopher A.; Chan, Edward Wei-Min; Grissom, Adam; Godges, John.; Ahtchi, Badreddine.; Dougherty, Brian K., Personnel Recovery in the AFRICOM Area of Responsibility: Cost-Effective Options for Improvement, RAND (RR-2161z1), 2019
Jackson BA, Chan EW, LaTourrette T, "Assessing the Security Benefits of a Trusted Traveler Program in the Presence of Attempted Attacker Exploitation and Compromise," Journal of Transportation Security, 5, 2012
Peltz E, Cox A, Chan EW, Hart GE, Sommerhauser D, Hawkins C , Connor KL, Improving DLA Supply Chain Agility: Lead Times, Order Quantities, and Information Flow, RAND (RR-822-OSD), 2014