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Detlof Von Winterfeldt

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J.A. Tiberti in Ethics and Decision Making and Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Policy, Planning and Development

Education

  • 1976, PhD, Other Psychology, University of Michigan Ann Arbor
  • 1971, Masters, Psychology, University of Hamburg
  • 1969, Bachelors, Other Psychology
  • Bachelors, Psychology, University of Hamburg

Biography


Dr. Detlof von Winterfeldt is the Director of the Center. He is a Professor of Public Policy and Management and Deputy Dean of USC's School of Policy, Planning and Development. He is an expert in decision and risk analysis with particular interest in the application of these fields to environmental, technology, and safety problems.

Dr. von Winterfeldt received his Ph.D. in mathematical psychology from the University of Michigan.

Research Summary


* Decision Analysis
* Risk Analysis
* Environmental and Technology Management
* Safety and Security

Awards


  • 1970 Fulbright Scholarship
  • 1987 Phi Kappa Phi, Honorable Mention USC Faculty Recognition Award
  • 1994 Society for Risk Analysis Fellow of Society for Risk Analysis
  • 1997 Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research and the Management Sciences Finalist
  • 1999 USC Franklin Award for Outstanding Faculty, SPPD
  • 2000 Society for Risk Analysis Distinguished Service Award
  • 2000 INFORMS Frank P. Ramsey Medal
  • 2004 USC Franklin Award for Outstanding Contributions to SPPD
  • 2004 INFORMS Fellow of INFORMS
  • 2007 Society for Risk Analysis Best Article Award in Decision Science 2007
  • 2009 International Society for Multi-Criteria Decision Making Gold Medal
  • 2011 International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Honorary Research Scholar
  • 2012 Society for Risk Analysis 2012 Distinguished Achievement Award
Appointments
  • Director, USC Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism (CREATE)
  • Daniel J Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • USC PRICE School of Policy Planning and Development

Office
  • OHE 310E
  • Olin Hall of Engineering
  • 3650 McClintock Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • USC Mail Code: 193

Contact Information
  • (213) 740-0992
  • detlof@sppd.usc.edu

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