Ricardo Valerdi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Systems and Industrial Engineering, University of Arizona
Founder and Chief Scientist, Science of Sport
Batter Up: The Science of Sports
Friday, May 26, 2017 | 9:45 am - 10:45 am

Ricardo Valerdi, Ph.D. is the founder of Science of Sport, a non-profit dedicated to sparking interest in STEM through sports. His programs have been adopted by the Arizona Diamondbacks, San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Colorado Rockies, Washington Nationals, Houston Astros, Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Galaxy, and Orlando Magic. He is an Associate Professor of Systems & Industrial Engineering and Director of the Sports Management Program at the University of Arizona. He teaches courses in product development, cost analysis, and sports analytics.