Ben H. Thacker, Ph.D., P.E.
Executive Director, Southwest Research Institute
Dr. Thacker is an active member of the AIAA Non-Deterministic Technical Committee and the ASME Standards Committee on Verification and Validation. He has instructed at the “Probabilistic Analysis and Design: Computational Methods and Applications” annual short course at the Southwest Research Institute since its inception. He received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from University of Texas at Austin.