David Castañón

David CastañónProfessor (ECE, SE)
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976

Information and Data Sciences
Information and Data Sciences Laboratory

(617) 353-9880
office: PHO 434
office hours: contact for appointment

Honors, Awards, and Editorships

  • President, IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS)
  • IEEE CSS Distinguished Member Award.
  • Air Force Advisory Board member
  • 2007 ECE Teaching Award
  • Associate Editor, Computational Optimization and Applications
  • Past Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control

Classes Taught

  • EK521 Parallel Computation for Engineering
  • EC330 Applied Algorithms for Engineers
  • EC381 Probability Theory in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • EC401 Signals and Systems
  • EC402 Control Systems
  • EC416 Introduction to Digital Signal Processing
  • EC501 State Space Control
  • EC505 Stochastic Processes
  • EC/ME701 Opt & Robust Control
  • EC702 Recursive Estimation and Optial Filtering
  • EC719 Statistical Pattern Recognition

Research Interests

  • stochastic control
  • estimation optimization
  • image understanding and parallel computation

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