Dr. Vicki Bier

Title/Position: 
Research Area Leader for Risk Assessment

Dr. Vicki Bier serves as Research Theme Leader for Risk Analysis at USC's National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE) and holds a joint appointment in the Departments of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Vicki Bier holds a joint appointment in the Departments of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has directed the Center for Human Performance and Risk Analysis (formerly the Center for Human Performance in Complex Systems) since 1995, and chaired the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering since 2011.

She received a B.S. in Mathematical Sciences from Stanford University in 1976, and a Ph.D. in Operations Research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1983.