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Wicked problems? Bring them on.

As the home to UVA's recognized undergraduate and graduate degree programs in civil and systems engineering, we are a leader in the study of human and socio-technical systems. Our faculty and students create innovations that will help address society’s most wicked problems, which are often emergent, large scale, and complex in areas ranging from public health to smart cities to environmental resilience. In a rapidly changing world, we believe that a better future is possible for all by training the leaders of tomorrow in a collaborative academic environment that encourages excellence in the classroom and laboratory.

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Phone: 434-924-2813

Jennifer Lobo

Courtesy Appointment in the Department of Engineering Systems and Environment, Associate Professor - Department of Public Health Sciences

Research Areas
  • Decision analysis
  • Markov decision processes
  • Markov models
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Phone: ​434-982-2067

Roman Krzysztofowicz, Ph.D.

Professor of Systems Engineering, Professor of Statistics in College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

Research Areas
  • Bayesian Forecast-Decision Theory
  • Judgmental, Probabilistic, and Ensemble Forecasting
  • Forecast Combining, Verification, Economic Value
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Dr. Nicholas J. Garber

Henry L. Kinnier Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Areas
  • Traffic Operations
  • Highway Safety
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