Jeremy M. Eckhause

Jeremy M. Eckhause
Senior Operations Researcher


Ph.D. in civil engineering, University of Maryland, College Park; M.S.E. in operations research, Princeton University; B.A. in mathematics, University of Pennsylvania


Jeremy Eckhause is a senior operations researcher at RAND. He has over 20 years' experience developing novel applications of operations research to a variety of applications of interest for transportation, government, and defense agencies and services.  He supports and leads projects within the Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center (HSOAC) and the Arroyo Center, as well as for Project AIR FORCE, the National Defense Research Institute (NDRI), and RAND Social and Economic Well-Being. His focus areas include resource and personnel allocation, transportation modeling and analysis (especially aviation), supply chain analysis and logistics, R&D portfolio analysis and optimization, and public-sector investment under technological uncertainty.

He has produced original research that has been published in peer-reviewed journals, such as Energy Policy, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, and Military Operations Research, and has presented at numerous conferences. He has been an invited lecturer at the IFP Graduate School in France and the German Institute of Economic Research (DIW) in Berlin.

Selected Publications

Eckhause, Jeremy M., David T. Orletsky, Aaron C. Davenport, Mel Eisman, Raza Khan, Jonathan Theel, Marc Thibault, Dulani Woods, and Michelle D. Ziegler, Meeting U.S. Coast Guard Airpower Needs: Assessing the Options, RAND Corporation (RR-3179-DHS), 2020

Banal-Estañol, A., Eckhause, J., Massol, O., "Incentives for Early Adoption of Carbon Capture Technology: Further Considerations from a European Perspective," Energy Policy, 90, 2016

Eckhause, J., Herold, J., "Using Real Options to Evaluate Optimal Funding Strategies for Carbon Capture, Transport and Storage Projects in the European Union," Energy Policy, 66, 2014

Eckhause, J., Gabriel, S., Hughes, D., "An Integer Programming Approach for Evaluating R&D Funding Decisions with Optimal Budget Allocations," IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 59(4), 2012

Eckhause, J., Hughes, D., Gabriel, S., "Evaluating Real Options for Mitigating Technical Risk in Public Sector R&D Acquisitions," International Journal of Project Management, 27(4), 2009

Linick, Michael E., Igor Mikolic-Torreira, Katharina Ley Best, Alexander Stephenson, Jeremy M. Eckhause, Isaac Baruffi, Christopher M. Carson, Eric J. Duckworth, and Melissa Bauman, A Throughput-Based Analysis of Army Active Component/Reserve Component Mix for Major Contingency Surge Operations, RAND Corporation (RR-1516-OSD), 2019

Resnick, Adam C., Jeremy M. Eckhause, and James Syme, Army Stock Positioning: How Can Distribution Performance Be Improved?RAND Corporation (RR-1375-A), 2017

Pernin, Christopher G., Katharina Ley Best, Matthew E. Boyer, Jeremy M. Eckhause, John Gordon IV, Dan Madden, Katherine Pfrommer, Anthony D. Rosello, Michael Schwille, Michael Shurkin, and Jonathan P. Wong, Enabling the Global Response Force: Access Strategies for the 82nd Airborne Division, RAND Corporation (RR-1161-A), 2016