Researchers at ISE are laying the groundwork for cooperative robots that might be able to read our minds.
Richard B. Sowers
Primary Research Area
- Data Analytics
Professor of ISE & Mathematics; Associate Head of Undergraduate Programs
104C Transportation Building
phone: (217) 333-6246
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- M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland at College Park, 1988.
- Ph.D. Applied Mathematics, University of Maryland at College Park, 1991.
- 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.
- Data Analytics
- Decision and Control Systems
- Financial Engineering
- ASRM 406 - Lin Algebra & Financial Apps
- CS 481 - Stochastic Processes & Applic
- GE 199 - ISE iCommunity
- IE 300 - Analysis of Data
- IE 410 - Stochastic Processes & Applic
- IE 526 - Stochastic Calculus in Finance
- MATH 410 - Lin Algebra & Financial Apps
- MATH 441 - Differential Equations
- MATH 461 - Probability Theory
- MATH 492 - Virtual Reality, Visual Cliffs
- MATH 492 - Undergraduate Research in Math
- MATH 492 - Geometry of Traffic
- MATH 597 - Reading Course
- SE 261 - Business Side of Engineering
- TE 401 - Develop Breakthrough Projects
ISE faculty, students, and alumni are wiring up the Internet of Things.
A research project co-led by Professor Richard Sowers could help cities better analyze traffic data and solve traffic-related problems.