Alan Pisano

Alan PisanoAssociate Professor of the Practice
PhD, Northeastern University, 1974

Information Sciences and Systems
(617) 353-6264
office: PHO 522
office hours:
Tuesday, 3-5 p.m.
Wednesday, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Honors, Awards, and Editorships

  • General Electric Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Seven issued patents

Classes Taught

  • EC 402 Feedback Control Systems
  • EC 417 Electric Energy Systems: Adapting to Renewable Resources
  • EC 463 Senior Design I
  • EC 464 Senior Design II

Research Interests

  • Power Systems and Smart Grid
  • MIMO Control Systems
  • Aircraft Survivability
  • Prognostics and Health Management as Applied to Rotorcraft
  • Jet Engine Diagnostics

Selected Publications

  • A. Pisano, B. Rufleth, and C. Frankenberger, “The T700 SECAD Project – Damage Tolerant Control Design for Turboshaft Engines,” American Helicopter Society 64th Annual Forum, Montreal, 2008.
  • A. Pisano and B. Rufleth, “The CEDAR Project – Commercial Engine Damage Assessment and Reconfiguration,” AIAA Infotech@aerospace Conference, Rohnert Park, Calif., May 2007.
  • A. Pisano and C. Frankenberger, “The SECAD Project: Vulnerability Reduction via Propulsion Control Logic,” Aircraft Survivability, Summer 2005.