Primary AffiliationIllinois Language and Literacy Initiative
Status Affiliate Faculty
Home Department of Accountancy
Professor Brunner is a professor in the Department of Astronomy and Accountancy, and is also an affiliate faculty member of the Image Formation and Processing Group at Beckman Institute. Robert completed a postdoctoral position at the California Institute of technology. Professor Brunner is now focused on the nascent field of data science and is leading new educational opportunities in data science as well as working with companies as the data science expert in residence at the University of Illinois Research Park.
Ph.D., John Hopkins University
Statistical and Machine Learning
Advanced Computational Techniques
Transient and Variable Phenomena
The development of data science, the application of machine learning, algorithmic optimization, statistical uncertainty and its incorporation in machine learning, data management, effective visualization, and data storytelling.