Eric Rouchka


Eric C. Rouchka, D.Sc. is the Director of the University of Louisville Bioinformatics and Biomedical Computing Laboratory. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Louisville's Speed School of Engineering where he is heavily involved with the Kentucky Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network.He earned his Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) degree in Computer Science degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 2002. Members of his final dissertation committee include: Warren Gish, Ron Cytron, Sean Eddy, Wiexiong Zhang, Michael Brent, and David States.From 1994-1996, he was at Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, where he worked with Chip Lawrence on modifications to Gibbs Sampling routines. He earned undergraduate degrees in Computer Science, Biology, and Mathematics from Rockhurst College in Kansas City, Missouri.


  • D.Sc. in Computer Science, Washington University - St. Louis, 2002
  • M.S. in Computer Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1996
  • B.S. in Mathematics, Computer Science, Biology, Rockhurst College, 1994


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