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Are there any COVID-19 (coronavirus) related optimization problems with input datasets that we can “crowd solve”?

Is anyone aware of a medicine/vaccine related challenges with a good problem definition and some available input datasets, ideally related to COVID-19? What kind of constraint solving challenges would ...
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Might you know any simple puzzles similar to $n$ queens? Anything parametized worth running to a constraint solver

In the $n$ queens puzzle, we have to put $n$ queens on an $n \times n$ chessboard, without any $2$ queens being able to attack each other. Finding a single feasible solution is not NP-complete. It's ...
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Funding sources in the US for applied OR projects

What types of organizations/sponsors in the US support applied OR research? I'm familiar with NSF and NIH.