Member, Oversight Committee
Dr. Krieger earned an S.B. from MIT in Pure Mathematics, an S.B. in Management Science, and an S.M. in Management Science all from MIT in 1972. He earned an S.M. from Harvard in 1973 and a PhD in 1974 both in Mathematical Statistics. He came to Wharton as an assistant professor in 1994 and has moved through the ranks over the last nearly 40 years. Currently, Dr. Krieger is the Robert Steinberg Professor of Statistics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He currently holds secondary appointments in the Departments of Operation and Information Management and Marketing. He served as the chair of the Statistics Department for six years, and is currently a Fellow of the two leading statistical societies: American Statistical Association and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. Dr. Krieger has served in many academic administrative roles including chair of the committee to evaluate the Department of Statistics at Harvard and chair of the committee to evaluate all of the academic statistics programs in Israel.
Dr. Krieger has received the following teaching awards at the University of Pennsylvania: The Lindback Award, which is a university wide award; The Anvil Award given to the best professor in the MBA program; and the Hauck Award given to the best professor in the undergraduate program at Wharton. He has been elected to various committees by colleagues at Wharton, including the Dean Search committees in 1990 and 2000 and the Committee for Academic Freedom and Responsibility. He has published over 125 scholarly articles, and is currently the principal investigator of a large grant on autism awarded by the Simons Foundation. In addition, Dr. Krieger is also a major collaborator on NIH grants in Neurology.
Over the years, Dr Krieger has served a consultant role to many of the Fortune 500 companies; most notably, Paul E. Green and Abba were the consultants when EZ Pass was launched in the early 1990s.