Richard B. Sowers

In The News

  • Urban commuters may be less likely to encounter automobile accidents if they are willing to increase trip time, researchers report. A new study from the University of Illinois introduces a tool that helps quantify the connection between traffic accidents and city road networks.

  • As part of establishing its academic and research activities, DPI announced nine recipients of its first round of seed funding awards, including three headed by professors in the College of LAS. These projects represent the types of work that DPI will undertake, seeking solutions to grand challenges that produce real-world impact. The project “Air quality in the home: from smart sensing to action” will be led Richard B. Sowers, professor of mathematics; Paul Francisco, senior coordinator at the Applied Research Institute; and Charles Catlett, the University of Chicago.