To maintain the high academic standards for decision and risk management curriculum in our university partnerships, SDG has assembled an academic council to guide its certificate programs, chaired by Professor Ronald A. Howard, professor emeritus of Stanford University and a founder of the academic field of decision analysis.

Ron Howard, Academic Chair

Professor (emeritus), Management Science & Engineering
Stanford University

HowardEric Bickel

Academic Director, SDRM Certificate Program
Associate Professor and Director, Graduate Program in Operations Research & Industrial Engineering
The University of Texas, Austin

Barbara Mellers

I. George Heyman University Professor; Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School
Professor of Psychology, School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania

Carl Spetzler

Strategic Decisions Group