Hamerschlag University Professor of Engineering; Professor, Engineering and Public Policy; Co-Director, Center for Climate and Energy Decision Making; Co-Director, Electricity Industry Center; Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Granger Morgan has served for 38 years as founding Department Head, Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University.
His research addresses problems in science, technology and public policy. Much of it has involved the development and demonstration of methods to characterise and treat uncertainty in quantitative policy analysis. He works on risk analysis, management and communication; on problems in climate change and moving to a low-carbon energy system, focused particularly on electric power; on improving health, safety, and environmental regulation; and on several other topics in technology and public policy.
Professor Morgan holds a BA from Harvard College (1963) where he concentrated in Physics, an MS in Astronomy and Space Science from Cornell (1965) and a Ph.D from the Department of Applied Physics and Information Sciences at the University of California at San Diego (1969). He is a member of the US National Academy of Science, a Fellow in several professional societies, and is involved in a wide variety of advisory roles
Interview with Prof. Morgan on the occasion of IRGC’s 10 year anniversary [pdf]