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UI Professor Studies Mathematics of Disaster Relief
IOWA CITY, IA (CBS 2/FOX 28) -- Researchers at the University of Iowa are studying logistics to help with disaster relief.
They are employing mathematical modeling and computing to develop quicker ways to move things from one place to another.
Professor Ann Campbell has a specialty in vehicle routing.
She hopes to help commercial supply chains get supplies to disaster areas faster.
Campbell's current research will help drivers decide which roads are useable and which are blocked because of disaster.