Dr David Rieken
Chief Data Scientist, Aclara
Dr. Rieken is Aclara’s Chief Data Scientist and leads the Research and Advanced Product Development team, which is charged with innovating and developing novel smart grid and communications technologies. He has been at Aclara since 2006 where has conducted research in power line communications and distribution network sensing. Prior to 2006 he performed research in communications and remote sensing at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, and Boeing’s Phantom Works.
David Rieken received the B.S. in computer engineering in 1994 and the M.S. in electrical engineering in 1996 both from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the doctor of science in electrical engineering in 2002 from Washington University in St. Louis. In addition to his industrial research, he is presently on the adjunct faculty for the university of Missouri St. Louis – Washington University joint engineering program. He is also a bassist/vocalist in an alternative rock band.