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Michael Ford

Associate Laboratory Director for Engineering, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL)

Location: PPPL, MS-38, LSB 380
Phone Number: 609-243-2866
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Technology development and engineering risk; assessment of complex technologies that may support decarbonization of the energy system.  Fission and fusion systems R&D; reactor safeguards, regulatory policy and proliferation risk; Research employs process modeling, systems engineering, engineering economics, and quantitative risk and decision analysis.

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John Pickering

Andlinger Center Non-Resident Fellow

Chief Executive Officer, Evidn.

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Specializes in the design and delivery of population-level behavior change programs

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Eldar Shafir

Class of 1987 Professor in Behavioral Science and Public Policy

Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs

Inaugural Director, Kahneman-Treisman Center for Behavioral Science & Public Policy

Andlinger Center Associated Faculty

Location: 531 Peretsman Scully Hall
Phone Number: 609-258-5624
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Behavioral interventions; reasoning, judgment, and decision-making, and issues related to behavioral economics, with an emphasis on descriptive studies of how people make judgments and decisions in situations of conflict and uncertainty

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Elke U. Weber

Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment

Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs

Associate Director for Education, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Andlinger Center Executive Committee

Location: 86 Olden Street
Phone Number: 646-896-9410
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Questions at the intersection of psychology, economics, engineering, and policy that address the importance and role of descriptive/behavioral models of judgment and decision-making under risk and uncertainty and for decisions with long time horizons in environmental and energy-related decision making and policy. Psychologically appropriate ways to measure and model individual, group, or cultural differences in risk taking and time discounting across domains.

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