Carnegie Mellon University

Baruch Fischhoff

Baruch Fischhoff

Howard Heinz University Professor, Engineering and Public Policy
Institute for Politics and Strategy

Address
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Bio

Fischhoff is the Howard Heinz University Professor in the departments of Institute for Politics and Strategy and of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. A graduate of the Detroit Public Schools, he holds a BS in mathematics and psychology from Wayne State University and an MA and PhD in psychology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Research

Fischhoff’s research focuses on risk communication, analysis and management, decision-making, security and environmental protection.

Baruch Fischhoff, a professor of Social and Decision Sciences and Engineering and Public Policy, presented about how human behavior will affect energy futures at the symposium celebrating the launch of the institute.