Dr. Richard F. Sincovec

Emeritus Henson Professor

Senior Science Fellow


Computer 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.




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