Abbas, Ali

Full Name: 
Abbas, Ali

Researcher Profile

Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Public Policy, Director National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE)
Affiliation: 
University of Southern California
Phone: 
+1 2137400898
Office Address: 
3710 McClintock Ave, RTH 316A
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States
Research Expertise: 
Decision Analysis , Risk Analysis , Multiattribute Utility Theory , Data-based Decision Making
Bio: 
Dr. Ali Abbas is Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Professor of Public Policy at the University of Southern California. A leading authority in the field of decision and risk analysis, Dr. Abbas received his PhD in management science and engineering and Phd minor in electrical engineering from Stanford University. He is Editor of the Decision Analysis area for IIE Transactions, and Associate Editor for the Operations Research and Decision Analysis journals of INFORMS. The recipient of multiple awards from the National Science Foundation for his work, Dr. Abbas’ research focuses on decision analysis, risk analysis, multiattribute utility theory, and data-based decision making. He is widely published in books, journals, and conference publications, and has shared his expertise through television appearances, TEDx and numerous other invited talks.
Education: 
DegreeYearUniversity
Ph.D., Management Science and Engineering
2004
Stanford University
Ph.D. Minor, Electrical Engineering
2004
Stanford University
Master of Science in Engineering Economic Systems and Operations Research
2001
Stanford University
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
1998
Stanford University
Professional Experience: 
Organization/CompanyStarting YearTo Present
University of Southern California
2014
to Present
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2004
2014
Schlumberger Oilfield Services
1991
1997

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