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Mark G. Stewart is Professor of Civil Engineering and Director of the Centre for Infrastructure Performance and Reliability at The University of Newcastle in Australia. He is the author of Probabilistic Risk Assessment of Engineering Systems; Terror, Security, and Money: Balancing the Risks, Benefits, and Costs of Homeland Security; co-author (with John Mueller) of Chasing Ghosts: The Policing of Terrorism; and Are We Safe Enough? Measuring and Assessing Aviation Security. His edited books include Climate Adaptation Engineering: Risks and Economics for Infrastructure Decision-making; and Engineering for Extremes: Decision Making in an Uncertain World, as well as more than 500 technical papers and reports.
Professor Stewart is also the Editor-in-Chief of Structural Safety, and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.