William O’Neill, PhD

Professor of Bioengineering

  • Place of Birth

    Chicago, Illinois

  • Citizenship


  • Education

    • B.A. Liberal Arts
    St. Thomas University 1959

    • B.S. Electrical Engineering
    Notre Dame University 1961

    • M.S. Electrical Engineering
    Notre Dame University 1963

    • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering
    Notre Dame University 1965

  • Honors

    • B.A. and B.S. Degree with honors

    • NASA Fellowship for graduate degrees

  • Research and Professional Experience

    • Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 1973-1999.

    • Professor of Bioengineering 1999-present, University of Illinois at Chicago.

  • Consultantships

    • Argonne National Laboratory
    • Textile Industries Incorporated
    • Space Sciences Incorporated
    • Industrial Council of Northwest Chicago
    • Atlas Chemical Industries
    • Chicago Police Department
    • Chicago Park District
    • Department of Homeland Security

  • Journals Reviewed

    • IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering
    • IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics
    • IEEE Transactions on Robotics
    • IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control
    • IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems
    • IEEE Transactions on Information Theory

  • More Journals Reviewed

    • Methods of Information in Medicine
    • Journal of Neural Engineering
    • Biophysical Journal
    • Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control
    • Information Sciences
    • Annals of Biomedical Engineering

Research Support History

Period Research Topic Agency
1965-1969 Neurological Control Systems NIH
1970-1972 Vision During Manned Booster Operation NASA
1973-1974 Vision Azimuthal Sighting Optimization DOD
1975-1981 Population Feedback Models in Economics NIH
1982-1984 Crime Mapping in Neighborhoods NIJ
1985-1993 Information Models of Economic Markets NSF
1994-1998 Models of Neurological Noise NIH
1999-2008 Statistical Models of Workload CPD