Dr. Richard Povinelli
Dr. Richard J. Povinelli, P.E.Marquette University

Haggerty Hall, 221

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-7088Website
Curriculum Vitae


Electrical and Computer Engineering


Google Scholar Page


Ph.D., 1999, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Marquette University
M.S., 1989, Computer and Systems Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
B.S., 1987, Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois
B.A., 1987, Psychology, University of Illinois

Research Interests

  • Machine Learning
  • Signal Processing
  • Dynamical Systems and Chaos

Selected Recent Publications

David R. Friedland, Taiwo Fasae, Heidi A. Richburg, Richard J. Povinelli. (2020) “Influence of Age on Patient-Reported Symptoms in BPPV,” American Otological Society Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia.

Michele R. B. Malinowski, Richard J. Povinelli. (2020) "Using Smart Meters to Learn Water Customer Behavior," IEEE Transaction on Engineering Management, 1-13.

Masabho P. Milali, Samson S. Kiware, Nicodem J. Govella, Fredros Okumu, Naveen Bansal, Serdar Bozdag, Jacques D. Charlwood, Marta F. Maia, Sheila B. Ogoma, Floyd E. Dowell, George F. Corliss, Maggy T. Sikulu-Lord, Richard J. Povinelli. (2020) "An Autoencoder and Artificial Neural Network-based Method to Estimate Parity Status of Wild Mosquitoes from Near-infrared Spectra," PLOS ONE, vol. 15, no. 6, 1-16.

Masabho P. Milali, Maggy T. Sikulu-Lord, Samson S. Kiware, Floyd E. Dowell, George F. Corliss, Richard J. Povinelli. (2019) "Age grading An. gambiae and An. arabiensis using near infrared spectra and artificial neural networks," PLOS ONE, vol. 14, no. 8, 1-17.

Md Osman Gani, Taskina Fayezeen, Richard J. Povinelli, Roger O. Smith, Muhammad Arif, Ahmed J. Kattan, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed. (2019) "A light weight smartphone based human activity recognition system with high accuracy," Journal of Network and Computer Applications, no. 141, 59-72.

Colin O. Quinn, Richard J. Povinelli, Jaired R. Collins, and Jake Norment. (2019) "Predicting Natural Gas Pipeline Alarms," International Symposium on Forecasting, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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Dr. Majeed M. Hayat
Chair and Professor
Phone: (414) 288-6820
Fax: (414) 288-7082

Marquette University
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Olin Engineering Room 206
1515 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53233

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