"Space is a risky business. It's not the only risky business. Finance is a risky business. Drilling oil is a risky business. Nuclear plants are risky. Risk is a part of our lives, and it's something to consider with attention."
"As a researcher, I'm most proud to have been a member of the group of scholars who introduced more nuanced behavioral portraits of people into decision-making theory. As a teacher, I am most proud when an ex-student calls me to say they benefited from something they learned in my classroom."
"I see investiture as recognition of my efforts and success in publishing quality research and teaching. As far as day-to-day life is concerned, in terms of what I do, I think that largely remains unchanged in the sense that we continue to do our research, contribute to the broad domain of supply chain management, and try to publish in the best possible research outlets."
"I've been here almost 10 years, and I've been extremely impressed by the growth of the Naveen Jindal School of Management and the University. Given the increasing stature of a global nature of UT Dallas, it's really a tremendous honor to be so recognized by my peers and the administration."