Professor Richard  Steinberg

Professor Richard Steinberg

Chair in Operations Research

Department of Management

+44 (0)20 7106 1207
Room No
NAB 3.08
Key Expertise
Auctions and mechanism design, Internet economics

About me

Professor Steinberg is Chair in Operations Research. He served as Head of the Management Science Group from 2010 to 2013. Previously, he held faculty positions at Columbia University, the University of Chicago, and the University of Cambridge. He has held visiting positions at Stanford University, MIT, the University of Oxford, CORE (Université catholique de Louvain), and the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics at the University of Cambridge. He has also served as Member of Technical Staff at Bell Laboratories, and Visiting Researcher at Microsoft Research.

Professor Steinberg has advised the US Federal Communications Commission regarding the design of combinatorial auctions for the allocation of spectrum. During 2013-14, he served as Supporting Advisor and Project Lead for the UK National Audit Office on a project to evaluate the UK 4G spectrum auction held in January-February 2013. During 2015, he provided bidder support in the Canadian 2500 MHz auction.

Professor Steinberg is Associate Editor at Manufacturing & Service Operations Management and Senior Editor at Production and Operations Management.

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Expertise Details

Auctions and mechanism design; Internet economics

My research

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