Paul Dreyer

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Senior Mathematician; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Santa Monica Office


Ph.D. in mathematics, Rutgers University; B.S. in mathematics and history, Duke University

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Paul Dreyer is a mathematician at the RAND Corporation specializing in modeling and simulation, using these tools on a wide variety of financial, military, energy, and security issues. His recent work has concentrated on financial markets, weapon effectiveness, aircraft survivability, and how airbases operate while under attack. Dreyer has been a professor of public policy at the Pardee RAND Graduate School, teaching courses on mathematics in policy analysis and large-scale optimization, as well as a lecturer at UCLA in their Electrical Engineering and Financial Engineering departments. He has worked at the National Security Agency, the IDA Center for Computing Sciences, and Jane Street Capital. Dreyer received his Ph.D. in mathematics from Rutgers University.

Concurrent Non-RAND Positions

President, American Regions Mathematics League