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Richard Engelbrecht-Wiggans

IBE Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Business Administration


Educational Background

Ph.D., Games and Optimization, Cornell University, 1978
A.B., Cum Laude, Chemistry and Physics, Harvard University, 1973

Positions Held

IBE Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Business Administration, University of Illinois, 2011
Part time faculty (German), Parkland Community College, 2013-2014
IBE Distinguished Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois, 2006-2011
Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois, 1989-2011
Associate Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois, 1985-1989
Assistant Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois, 1982-1985
Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois, 1980-1983
Research Associate and Lecturer, Yale University, 1977-1980
Mathematical Analyst, Logistics Systems, Inc., 1973-1974

Recent Publications

Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R., Katok, E. 2009. A Direct Test of Risk Aversion and Regret in First Price Sealed-Bid Auctions. Decision Analysis, 6: 75-86

Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R., Katok, E. 2008. Regret and Feedback Information in First-Price Sealed-Bid Auctions. Management Science, 54: 808-819

Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R., Haruvy, E., Katok, E. 2007. A Comparison of Buyer-Determined and Price-Based Multi-Attribute Mechanisms. Marketing Science, 26: 629-641

Teaching and Research Interests

Teaches courses in operations research, quantitative analysis of decisions and mathematical programming for management science.

Research focuses on operations research, decision sciences.