Professor and Director of Statistical Consulting Collaboratory
Ph.D., Statistics, Iowa State University, 1985
Professor Jeske joined UCR in the Fall of 2003, coming from Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies, where he was a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff and a Technical Manager in the High Performance Communication Systems Lab. During his 17-year career at Bell Laboratories, he worked in an internal consulting environment developing and applying statistical analysis methodologies to solve a diverse array of engineering problems. Examples of recent problems include development and application of practical software reliability models, design of geolocation prediction algorithms for wireless networks, development of signal-to-noise ratio estimators for wireless networks, derivation of improved network clock offset estimation methods, and design of highly reliable shared mesh networks.
He was a Visiting Part-Time Lecturer in the Department of Statistics at Rutgers University for 10 years, teaching a variety of traditional graduate-level courses. He collaborated with the Rutgers Statistics department on a consulting project for the FAA that utilized text data analysis and classification methodologies to manage risk indicators. After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Austin Peay State University in 1980, he received a Master of Science degree (1982) and a Ph.D. (1985) in Statistics from Iowa State University.