Richard B. Sowers

Richard B Sowers

Professor & Associate Head of Undergraduate Programs

104C Transportation Building

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Associate Head Undergraduate Programs

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Education

  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland at College Park, 1988.
  • Ph.D. Applied Mathematics, University of Maryland at College Park, 1991.

Academic Positions

  • Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, 2012-present.
  • Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Statistics (courtesy), 2011-present.
  • Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Mathematics, 2006-present.
  • Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign, Department of Mathematics, 2001-2006.
  • Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign, Department of Mathematics, 1996-2001.
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Northwestern University, Department of Mathematics, 1994-1995 (with NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship).
  • Visitor, University of Maryland, Department of Mathematics, 1993-1994 (with NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship).
  • Research Assistant Professor (Postdoctoral), University of Southern California, Center for Applied Mathematical Sciences, 1991-1993.

Other Professional Employment

  • Research Principal, Office of Financial Research, 2012-present.

Courses Taught

  • CS 481 - Stochastic Processes & Applic
  • GE 199 - ISE iCommunity
  • IE 300 - Analysis of Data
  • IE 410 - Stochastic Processes & Applic
  • IE 420 - Financial Engineering
  • IE 522 - Statistical Methods in Finance
  • IE 526 - Stochastic Calculus in Finance
  • MATH 410 - Lin Algebra & Financial Apps
  • MATH 424 - Honors Real Analysis
  • MATH 441 - Differential Equations
  • MATH 595 - Large Deviations
  • MATH 597 - Reading Course

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