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Erin Rickard

Associate Professor, Computing Sciences

Contact Erin Rickard

Penny Hall (PENN) Room 220

Student/Office Hours Fall 2023

All Computing Sciences faculty members have time dedicated to assisting students out of class.  These are hours when faculty are in their offices ("office hours") available for student assistance.  

  • Monday: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Erin Rickard received a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering in 1999 and a Master of Engineering in electrical engineering in 2001, both from the University of Louisville. In 2008 she earned a Ph.D. in computer science engineering, also from the University of Louisville; her research focus was the effectiveness of self-organizing maps for mammographic image analysis.


Ph.D. in Computer Science Engineering, University of Louisville
M.Eng. in Electrical Engineering, University of Louisville
B.S.E.E. in Electrical Engineering, University of Louisville

Teaching/Research Interests

Biomedical image analysis, clustering algorithms, computational intelligence, image processing, machine learning, medical image perception, neural networks