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3270A Mechanical Engineering Building
1513 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706

Ph: (608) 262-2064
Fax: (608) 262-8454
bier@engr.wisc.edu

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Professor Bier is a risk analyst and decision analyst specializing in probabilistic risk analysis for homeland security and critical infrastructure protection.Her current research interests include the application of game theory to identify optimal resource allocation strategies for protecting critical infrastructure from intentional attacks.Other interests include: the use of accident "precursors" or near misses in probabilistic risk analysis; the use of expert opinion; and methods for effective risk communication, both to decision makers and to the general public.

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