Jonathan P. Stewart, professor and chair of the civil and environmental engineering department at University of California, Los Angeles, was chosen as the 2018 recipient of the Bruce A. Bolt Medal.Read More
NEWS & EVENTS
Proceedings of the First International Colloquium on Catastrophic and Existential Risk, B. John Garrick (Ed), Published by The B. John Garrick Institute for the Risk Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, Dec 2017
Prof. Ali Mosleh presented a Keynote “On the merits of the Hybrid Causal Logic method for maritime risk management” at the 2nd International Workshop on Maritime Safety and Smart Shipping (MSSS) in Wuhan, China.Read More
"It is clear that much more could be done to quantify existential risks even with current methods, but the case has not been made for the need to do so. Nevertheless, there is a need for additional specialized methods and technology to analyze global and existential threats."
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On March 27-29, 2017, the B. John Garrick Institute for the Risk Sciences will sponsor an international colloquium on catastrophic global risks that could threaten human existence - existential risk.Read More
At the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), some 40 distinguished philosophers, physicists, engineers, lawyers, social scientists, administrators, students and writers are spending two and a half days at an event sponsored by the B. John Garrick Institute for the Risk Sciences, examining the issue of catastrophic risks facing humans, including risks that threaten the entire future of humanity – that is ‘existential risks.’ Click to see full list of attendees.Read More
Will humans make it through the next century?
It's not a frivolous question. A surprising number of futurists give us a good chance of not making it - as there is no shortage of existential risks..Read More
Institute Director, Professor Ali Mosleh, gave the keynote speech in Kuwait for the Japan Joint International Conference RISK MANAGEMENT For Integrity Of Oil Production And Refining FacilitiesRead More
Distinguished Professor Ali Mosleh, the Evalyn Knight Chair in Engineering at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, has been named the first director of the B. John Garrick Institute for the Risk Sciences at UCLA.Read More