About the Author
Charles S. Tapiero is the Topfer Chair Distinguished Professor of Financial Engineering and Technology Management at the New York University Polytechnic Institute. He is also chair and founder of the Department of Finance and Risk Engineering. He has a worldwide reputation as an active researcher, consultant, and board member to large firms and to academic journals. Currently he is also co-founder and co-editor in chief of Risk and Decision Analysis (IOS Press). His fields of interest span financial engineering, risk assessment and analysis, actuarial and insurance finance, computational finance, and networks and supply chain risks. Professor Tapiero has held numerous public positions of responsibility at the highest levels of an industrial conglomerate (Koor Industries, 1994-2000) and at quasi-government agencies (1978-1982), as well as professorial positions in the United States, Europe, and Israel.
Professor Tapiero has published 13 books and over 350 papers on a broad range of issues spanning risk analysis, actuarial and financial risk engineering, and management. His books include Applied Stochastic Models and Control in Finance and Insurance
(Kluwer Academic Press, 1998), Risk and Financial Management: Mathematical and Computational Methods
(John Wiley & Sons, 2004), and Supply Chain Games
(Springer, 2007). For a complete list, refer to his web sites: