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Vicki Bier

Vicki Bier

Expert on risk analysis and decision analysis, as applied to nuclear power safety, homeland security and critical-infrastructure protection

Professor, industrial and systems engineering; director, Center for Human Performance and Risk Analysis College of Engineering Work: 608-262-2064 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Applications of game theory to homeland security
  • Risk analysis of nuclear power plants
  • Women in science and engineering


  • Vice president and president-elect, Decision Analysis Society, 2008-10
  • Co-editor, "Game Theoretic Risk Analysis of Security Threats," 2009
  • Distinguished Achievement Award, Society for Risk Analysis, 2007