Paul Dubrule Professor of Sustainable Development
Anheuser-Busch Professor Emeritus of Management Science
Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Kleindorfer is Paul Dubrule Professor of Sustainable Development & Distinguished Research Professor in Technology and Operations Management at INSEAD. He is also the Anheuser-Busch Professor Emeritus of Management Science at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Kleindorfer was a faculty member at Wharton from 1973 to 2006. He graduated with distinction (B.S.) from the U. S. Naval Academy in 1961. He studied on a Fulbright Fellowship in Mathematics at the University of Tabingen, Germany (1964/65), followed by doctoral studies at Carnegie Mellon University, from which he received his Ph.D. in 1970 in Systems and Communication Sciences at the Graduate School of Industrial Administration. Before joining INSEAD in 2006, Dr. Kleindorfer held university appointments at Carnegie Mellon University (l968/9), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1969/72), The Wharton School (1973 - 2006), and several universities and international research institutes, including the University of Frankfurt, INSEAD, Ulm University, IIASA and The Science Center (Berlin). Dr. Kleindorfer has published over 25 books and many research papers in the areas of risk management, managerial economics and regulation. His most recent book, The Network Challenge, co-authored with Jerry Wind (Wharton Publishing, 2009) examines global interdependencies arising from the network economy. Dr. Kleindorfer’s current research is on carbon-leveraged investments arising from legislation and regulations to mitigate the consequences of industrial activity on the biosphere and climate.