Anna Jean Wirth

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Physical Scientist
Pittsburgh Office


Ph.D. in chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; B.S. in chemistry, College of William and Mary


Anna Jean Wirth is a physical scientist at the RAND Corporation. Wirth's work focuses on problems where modeling, simulation, and quantitative data analysis can help inform decision-making, particularly in national security and defense. Her recent research has included study of how resource allocation impacts mission performance, the assessment of the impact of anti-access area denial environments on sortie generation, and measurement of the risks of command and control force postures on operational capability.