Portrait Photograph of Rob Nowak

Rob Nowak

McFarland-Bascom Professor

College of Engineering | Electrical & Computer Engineering

Hometown: Greendale

Rob Nowak is the McFarland-Bascom Professor in Engineering at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where his research focuses on signal processing, machine learning, optimization, and statistics. The BeerMapper and NEXT systems are recent applications of his research. Rob is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, as well as being affiliated with the departments of Computer Sciences, Statistics, and Biomedical Engineering. He is also a Fellow of the IEEE and the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, a member of the Wisconsin Optimization Research Consortium and Machine Learning at Wisconsin, and organizer of the SILO seminar series.


Machine Learning and Data Science at UW–Madison

Professor Nowak will explain the basic ideas and applications of machine learning in data science, including highlights of ongoing projects at UW-Madison related to healthcare and education.