Dr. Igor Linkov is Risk and Decision Science Focus Area Lead with the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center and an Adjunct Professor of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Linkov has managed multiple risk assessments and risk management projects in the areas of environmental health, climate change, homeland security, energy, infrastructure, emerging materials, Cybersecurity and systems vulnerability. He has published widely on environmental policy, environmental modeling, and risk analysis, including thirteen books and over 200 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters. Dr. Linkov has organized more than twenty national and international conferences and continuing education workshops. He is the recipient of the 2005 SRA Chauncey Starr Award for exceptional contribution to Risk Analysis and was elected SRA Councilor (2009-2012).