Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering and Public Policy
Porter Hall 126B1
129 Baker Hall
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Alex Davis is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. He is a member of the Behavior, Decision, and Policy Group, the Carnegie Electricity Industry Center (CEIC), and the Center for Climate and Energy Decision Making (CEDM). He is currently CMU's acting director of a multi-year, multi-institutional research project on the relationship between science and proven experience. His research focuses on the behavioral foundations of policy, applied to innovation and entrepreneurship, energy, the environment, health, and information and communication technologies. He teaches graduate courses in applied data analysis (19-704) and stochastic discrete choice models (19-786). Alex earned his B.S. from Northern Arizona University in Psychology (2007) and his M.S. (2009) and Ph.D. (2012) from Carnegie Mellon University in Behavioral Decision Research. He worked as a postdoctoral fellow and research scientist at Carnegie Mellon University prior to joining the faculty at Carnegie Mellon.