Faculty Profile

Luis F Rodriguez

Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Luis F Rodriguez
Luis F Rodriguez
Associate Professor
  • Graduate Advising
376C Agricultural Engr Sciences Bld
1304 W. Pennsylvania
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 333-2694

Affiliation

  • Graduate Advising

Primary Research Area

  • Biological Engineering

Education

  • Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering and Bioresource Engineering, Rutgers University, 2002

Academic Positions

  • Associate Professor, 2012-present, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Assistant Professor, 2005-2012, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Research Scientist, 2004-2005, Universities Space Research Association NASA Johnson Space Center
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2003-2004, National Research Council
  • Senior Principal Systems Analyst, 2000, Orbital Space Sciences Corporation NASA Ames Research Center
  • Graduate Assistant, 1996-1998, 1999-2002, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
  • Teaching Assistant, 1995, 1998-2000, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

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Research Interests

  • Big Data, Modeling, and Analytics
  • Food and Energy Security
  • Environmental Impacts of Food and Agricultural Production and Processing
  • Social Constraints on Engineered Systems
  • Reliability and Sustainability
  • Decision support
  • Life support systems

Research Areas

  • Biological Engineering

Honors

  • North American College Teachers of Agriculture, North American College Teachers of Agriculture Teacher Fellow Award, 2011
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Engineering, Engineering Council Outstanding Advisor, 2012
  • Center for Teaching Excellence, Named to the List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, 2012, 2014, 2015