Blog

Decision Analysis Around the World: INFORMS Int’l in Hawaii

DA around the World Column Editors: Chen (Mavis) Wang and Matthias Seifert In this column we introduce Decision Analysis communities around the world with the purpose of promoting their visibility and strengthening the ties between DA researchers and practitioners across borders. In the current issue we would like to summarize two exciting events that took…
Read more

New book finally out!

I am very pleased to announce that my new book,¬†Winning at Litigation through Decision Analysis, is finally out and available. It is published as part of the Springer series in operations research and financial engineering. With materials that progress from introductory to advanced and practice problems at the end of each chapter, this book is…
Read more

Decision Analysis Conference Co-Chair

I just returned from a great trip to Kailua-Kona where I was co-chair of the Decision Analysis track for the international conference of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS). My co-chair was Professor Vicki Bier of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It was a great opportunity…
Read more

2016 Safe Patient Handling & Mobility Conference

  It was great to join the team from the Tampa VA and "the usual suspects" at the 2016 Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Conference in Glendale, Arizona. This year, I had the privilege of prevention with Bob Williamson of Ascension Health on the combined mobility and falls prevention program we worked on for Ascension.…
Read more