08 November 2016

Detlof von Winterfeldt appointed J.A. Tiberti Chair in Ethics and Decision Making

Congratulations to former IIASA Director Professor Detlof von Winterfeldt for his recent appointment recognizing his exceptional distinction as a faculty member in the University of Southern California.

Detlof von Winterfeld © IIASA

Detlof von Winterfeld © IIASA

Detlof von Winterfeldt is Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering of the Viterbi School of Engineering, Professor of Public Policy and Management at the Price School of Public Policy and current director of the National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE) at the University of Southern California.

He served as IIASA Director from 2009-2012 and was a research scholar at the institute in 1975-1978. From 2008-2012, he was also the Centennial Professor of the London School of Economics and Political Science. Prof. von Winterfeldt co-founded CREATE in 2004 and served as director from 2004-2008, being reappointed in 2015. His research interests are in the foundation and practice of decision and risk analysis applied to technology development, environmental risks, natural hazards and terrorism. 

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