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Emeritus Professor of Practice

David Keck is an Emeritus Professor of Practice in the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management and in the School of Computing at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Keck is also a Courtesy Professor in the College of Business.

Keck developed and continues to teach the Raikes School’s core sequence in Data and Models, which includes topics from probability, statistics, data science, machine learning, simulation, forecasting, and optimization. He also teaches the School’s finance course.

Keck served as the founding director of the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management, a renown interdisciplinary school at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, from 2001 to 2015.

Keck’s career includes technical and management positions at three computer systems companies, The Hewlett-Packard Company, Convex Computer Corporation and Alliant Computer Systems; two engineering software companies including Engineering Systems International, the developer of Pam-Crash software, in Paris; Nippon Kokan K.K., a Japanese multinational in Tokyo; and the research faculty at Georgia Tech where he was an instructor for both undergraduate and graduate engineering courses, as well as a principal developer of the Georgia Tech Structural Design Language software.

Keck holds a doctoral degree in engineering from Georgia Tech, as well as master’s degrees in business from Southern Methodist University, in finance from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, and in engineering from Georgia Tech. He received his bachelor's degree in engineering from Georgia Tech.