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Examining the threats of our time...locally, regionally, and globally.

Barry G. Silverman
Professor of Electrical and Systems Engineering, Computer and Information Science, Operations and Informationa Management, and General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
- Director of Ackoff Center for the Advancement of the Systems Approach


  • Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management
  • Intelligent Software Agents for Human Training and Decision Support
  • Edutainment System Generators
  • Consumer Decision Making Research


  • BSE University of Pennsylvania, 1975
  • MSE University of Pennsylvania, 1977
  • Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, 1977

Positions Held

  • Co-Director, Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Medical Informatics, University of Pennsylvania VA Medical Center
  • Core Faculty Member, Institute for Research in Cognitive Science
  • Core Faculty Member, Center for Human Modeling and Simulation

Professional Service/Activities

  • Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • Fellow, Washington Academy of Science

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