Ronald K. Klimberg, Ph.D.

Professor, Decision & System Sciences
Office: 263 Mandeville Hall
Phone: (610) 660-1625
Fax: (610) 660-1229

Before joining the faculty of Saint Joseph’s University in 1997, he was a professor at Boston University (10 years), an operations research analyst for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (10 years) and a consultant (7 years).  Ron was the 2007 recipient of the Tengelmann Award for his excellence in scholarship, teaching, and research.


Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1987

MS, George Washington University, 1978

BS, University of Maryland, 1974

Courses Taught

Business Statistics

Quantitative Methods for Business

Advanced Decision-Making Tools


Research Skills

Decision Making Competencies


Dr. Klimberg’s current major interests include multiple criteria decision making (MCDM), multiple objective linear programming (MOLP), data envelopment analysis (DEA), facility location, data visualization, data mining, forecasting, statistics, workforce scheduling, and modeling in general, such that the results add value to the organization and the results are effectively communicated.  Dr. Klimberg has published over 30 articles and made over 30 presentations at national and international conferences in the areas of management science, information systems, statistics, and operations management. 

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