Dr. Leigh S Tesfatsion

  • Professor Emerita of Economics
  • Courtesy Research Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering


Contact Info

375 Heady Hall, 518 Farm House Lane,


  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1975
  • B.A., Carleton College, 1968


Awards and Honors

  • Keynote Address:  Social Simulation Conference (Virtual), Sponsored by the European Social Simulation Association (ESSA), September 20-24, 2021
  • Recipient of the 2020 David A. Kendrick Distinguished Service Award, Society for Computational Economics (SCE)
  • Outstanding Reviewers for 2020 Award, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems
  • Keynote Address: Computational Social Science Society of the Americas, October 25-28, 2018
  • Keynote Address: Duke Forest Conference, Durham, North Carolina, November 11-13, 2016
  • Keynote Address: International Economic Science Association (IESA) Conference, Arlington, VA, June 2009
  • Plenary Address: 12th International Conference on Computing in Economics and Finance, Society for Computational Economics (SCE), Cyprus, July 22-24, 2006
  • Member: NRC 12-Member Task Force on Societal Modeling, National Academies of Science, March 2005 - March 2008

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