Seth Guikema


Industrial & Operations Engineering

1847 IOE

[email protected]

(734) 764-6475


Dr. Guikema is a co-founder and the Director of Research and Education for the Center for Risk Analysis Informed Decision Engineering (RAIDE) and is a Professor in the Departments of Industrial and Operations Engineering and Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan. He is also a Professor II (adjunct) in the Department of Safety, Economics, and Planning at the University of Stavanger (Norway) and a Research Fellow at One Concern, Inc., a Silicon Valley start-up. Dr. Guikema was the President of the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) in 2020 and is a Fellow of SRA. He is an Area Editor for the journal Risk Analysis and serves on the editorial boards of other journals in the engineering risk analysis area. He has published over 120 peer-reviewed journal papers and won numerous publication awards for his research. He also has extensive risk analysis consulting experience in the DoD, Intelligence, and Commercial sectors. He has B.S., M.Eng., and M.S. degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Cornell University, the University of Canterbury, and Stanford University respectively and a Ph.D. in Engineering Risk and Decision Analysis from Stanford University.