Professor Desheng Dash Wu is Distinguished Professor/Professor/Affiliate Professor at University of Chinese Academy of Sciences/Stockholm University/University of Toronto. He studies mathematical modeling of management systems under risks and uncertainty, especially for maximizing operational and financial goals using the methodologies of game theory and large-scale optimization. He published more than 150 papers in refereed journals such as the Decision Sciences, Risk Analysis, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, IEEE TKDE, Production and Operations Management, IEEE TSMC.
Several of his papers were recognized as some of the best in respective journals. Prof. Wu’s papers are selected as “10 Big Impact Articles”, “TOP25 Hottest Article in Elsevier Journals”, “Top 20 Most Cited Articles”. There are more than 6400 Google-Scholar literature citations to his publications. He is ranked first (together with David Olson) of the leading scholars in the area of Enterprise Risk Management based on their publications on “enterprise risk” between 2005 and 2014. He developed a comprehensive risk management methodology, which was termed as “W-O” ERM Model and Methodology by international scholars.
He is an internationally renowned scholar and teacher focusing on the area of risk analysis, with a particular interest in operations and finance interface. He is the editor of Springer Book Series on “Computational Risk management” (with David Olson and John Birge). He has been an Associate Editor/Guest Editor for more than 15 journals including the IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, Annals of Operations Research, Computers and Operations Research, International Journal of Production Economics, Risk Analysis, and Omega. He is the Chair of the IEEE Social and Economic Security Technical Committee, IEEE Analytics and Risk Technical Committee, and leads more than 15 international committees and meetings.