About the Creator of AHP and ANP
Thomas Saaty holds the Chair of University Professor, Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, Ph.D. Mathematics Yale University, previously professor, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, prior to which he was involved in research at the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, the State Department, in Washington, on nuclear arms reduction negotiations with the Soviets in Geneva. His current research is in decision-making, planning, conflict resolution and neural synthesis. He developed the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) and its generalization to feedback, the Analytic Network Process (ANP) (co-developed Expert Choice for AHP and Super Decisions for ANP) to deal with decision-making, weapons tradeoffs, and resource allocation. He has written more than 300 articles and 33 books on mathematics, operations research and decision-making. His latest books are The Brain: Unraveling the Mystery of How It Works and Creative Thinking, Problem Solving & Decision Making. He has consulted for many corporations and governments.