Igor Linkov

Dr Igor Linkov is Senior Science and Technology Manager with the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), and Adjunct Professor with Carnegie Mellon University. He is responsible for ERDC’s project portfolio in the areas of crises mitigation and resilience, including cyber resilience. He develops methods and tools for measuring resilience in interconnected network and applies these tools to critical infrastructure, transportation, energy and cyber systems, supply chains as well as command and control systems. He is Army representative at the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) and Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program. Dr Linkov is a member of Transportation Research Board’s “Transportation, Sustainability and Resilience” committee. He has organised more than thirty national and international conferences and continuing education workshops, including over twenty NATO events. He has published widely on environmental and technology policy, climate change, and risk and resilience analytics, including twenty five books and over 450 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters in top journals, like Nature, Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Climate Change, among others. Dr Linkov is Elected Fellow with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and Society for Risk Analysis and received multiple awards for his scientific achievements from the Army and other organisations. Dr Linkov has received multiple USACE, Army and DOD Awards and Civilian Service medals, including 2020 DOD Top Scientist Award and 2022 Army Humanitarian Assistance Medal. He received multiple awards from the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) and is recipient of 2021 Arthur Flemming Award for outstanding public service and 2022 Edgeworth-Pareto Award from the International Society for Multi Criteria Decision Making (MCDM).