Science and Engineering
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Dr. Richard Sincovec is
Emeritus Henson Professor of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) and
Senior Science Fellow in the Office of the Executive Vice President and
Provost. From August 2000 to
August 2008, he served as Chair of CSE.
While on Faculty Development Leave in 2008-09, he served as the
Coleman-Richardson Chair of Computer Science at the U.S. Air Force
Academy. Prior to joining UNL, he
held positions as Director of the Computer Science Division at the
University of Texas at San Antonio, Director of the Computer Science and
Mathematics Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), and
Director of the Research Institute for Advanced Computer Science (RIACS)
located at the NASA Ames Research Center near Mountain View, California.
He has also held various positions at the University of Colorado at
Colorado Springs, Boeing Computer Services in Seattle, Kansas State
University, and Exxon Production Research in Houston.
Dr. Sincovec has over 45 years of
experience in scientific computing, parallel computing, numerical
algorithms and the application of modern software engineering and
computer science concepts to scientific computing including the use of
MatLab. The results of his
research have been used widely in the solution of scientific and
engineering problems. He is the co-author of five books, co-editor of a
two-volume conference proceeding, numerous papers, and a member of SIAM
and ACM. Dr. Sincovec received his
B.S. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Colorado and his M.S.
and Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from Iowa State University.