Chair in Operations Research
Faculty Group: Public Management and Governance
Professor Steinberg is Chair in Operations Research. Previously he has served on the faculties of Columbia University, the University of Chicago and the University of Cambridge. He has also held visiting positions at Stanford University, MIT, the University of Oxford, and CORE (Université catholique de Louvain). He has also worked at Bell Laboratories and Microsoft Research Laboratories.
Professor Steinberg has advised the U.S. Federal Communications Commission regarding the design of combinatorial auctions for the allocation of spectrum. During 2009, he advised the U.K. Department of Energy and Climate Change on the design of an auction for the European Union to select demonstration projects for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS). During 2013-14, he served as Supporting Advisor and Project Lead for the U.K. National Audit Office on a project to evaluate the U.K. 4G spectrum auction held in January-February 2013.
Professor Steinberg is Associate Editor at Manufacturing & Service Operations Management and Senior Editor at Production and Operations Management.
Auctions and mechanism design
Steinberg, Richard (2012) Auction pricing. In: Özer, Özalp and Phillips, Robert,(eds.) Oxford Handbook of Pricing Management. Oxford handbooks in finance. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, pp. 679-712. ISBN 9780199543175
Congestion-dependent pricing and forward contracts for complementary segments of a communication network
Reiter, Miklós and Steinberg, Richard (2012) Congestion-dependent pricing and forward contracts for complementary segments of a communication network. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 20 (2). pp. 436-449. ISSN 1063-6692
Congestion pricing and noncooperative games in communication networks. Ganesh, Ayalvadi, Laevens, Koenraad and Steinberg, Richard (2007) Operations Research, 55 (3). pp. 430-438. ISSN 0030-364X
A contract and balancing mechanism for sharing capacity in a communication network.
Anderson, Edward, Kelly, Frank and Steinberg, Richard (2006) Management Science, 52 (1). pp. 39-53. ISSN 0025-1909
A combinatorial auction with multiple winners for universal service.
Kelly, Frank and Steinberg, Richard (2000) Management Science, 46 (4). pp. 586-596. ISSN 0025-1909