David D. Sworder



Office: 6608 Engineering Building Unit 1

Mailing Address:
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0407
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093-0407

Email: dsworder@ece.ucsd.edu
Phone: (858) 534-4498
Fax: (858) 534-2486


Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles, 1965

Systems and Control
D. Sworder was a Senior Engineer at Litton Systems Inc. from 1959-65. Following this, he was with the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of Southern California for 13 years. Professor Sworder joined the faculty at UC San Diego in 1977. He is currently the acting Dean of Graduate Studies and Research.

Research Interests

Systems subject to random disturbances and man-in-the-loop systems, stochostic jump systems



Honors and Distinctions
  • Fellow of IEEE
  • Past Assoc. Editor, IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control
  • Past Assoc. Editor, journal of Economic Dynamics & Control

    Selected Publications

    D. D. Sworder and R. Vojak, "Tracking Mobile Vehicles Using a NonMarkovian Maneuver Model," Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 17, No. 4, July 1994, 870-872.

    D.D. Sworder, R. Vojak, R. G. Hutchins, and M. Kent, "Renewal Models for Maneuvering Targets," IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. AES-3 1, No. 1, January 1995, 138-150.

    D.D. Sworder, P. F. Singer, D. Doria, and R. G. Hutchins, "Image Enhanced Estimation Methods," IEEE Proceedings, Vol. 81, No. 6, June 1993, 797-812.

    Last Updated: 5/3/97