Granada 13 - 14 February, 2014
Mario Fedrizzi has been working since 1986 as full professor of Mathematical Methods for Economics at University of Trento, Italy. He served as a dean of the Faculty of Economics from 1989 to 1995, and as a deputy rector from 2004 to 2008. Starting from 2007, he is adjunct professor at Åbo Akademi University, Finland, member of the international advisory board of KEDRI, Auckland University of Technology (NZ) and of the Systems Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw (PL). His research activities have been focused on utility and risk theory, group decision making, fuzzy decision analysis, consensus modelling in group decisions and decision support systems. He has published, among the others, on European Journal of Operational Research, Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Decision Support Systems, Mathematical Social Sciences, International Journal of Intelligent Systems, Information Fusion, Expert Systems with Applications. He is member of the editorial board of the following journals: Control and Cybernetics, Group Decision and Negotiation, International Journal of Uncertainty, Fuzziness and Knowledge-Based Systems, Applied Computational Intelligence and Soft Computing. He was also involved in consulting activities in the areas of management information systems, quality control, project management, and e-learning. From 1995 to 2006 he was appointed as chairman of a regional bank, of a real estate company, and as a member of the board of directors of one of the largest European banking groups.
In 2012 he received the honour of First Class Knight of the Order of Lion of Finland.