Christos Cassandras

Professor (ECE, SE) Head of the Division of Systems Engineering

Professor (ECE, SE)
Head of the Division of Systems Engineering

  • Primary Appointment ECE
  • Education PhD, Harvard University, 1982
  • Additional Affiliations Division of Systems Engineering (Head)
    Center for Information and Systems Engineering
    Clean Energy and Environmental Sustainability Initiative
  • Honors and Awards Fellow, Kern, 2012
    Fellow, IFAC, 2008
    Fellow, IEEE, 1996
    Lilly Fellow, 1991 – 1992
    Member, INFORMS

    Zhu Kezhen Award, 2012
    President, IEEE Control Systems Society, 2012
    Plenary Speaker, 24th Chinese Control and Decision Conference, May 2012
    BU Office of Technology Development Ignition Award, 2012
    Control Systems Technology Award, IEEE, 2011
    IBM/IEEE Smarter Planet Challenge Competition 2nd prize, Student team led by Yanfeng Gang, 2011
    Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 1998 – 2009
    Associate Editor, International Journal of BioSciences and Technology, 2008 – Present
    Associate Editor, International Journal of Intelligent Computing and Cybernetics, 2007 – Present
    Distinguished Member Award, IEEE Control Systems Society, 2006
    Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE, 2001 – 2004
    Honorary Professor, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 2003
    Honorary Professor, Wuhan University of Science and Technology, 2003
    Former Associate Editor, Automatica, 1993 – 2002
    Harold Chestnut Prize, IFAC Best Control Engineering Textbook, 1999
    Former Editor, Technical Notes and Correspondence, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 1994 – 1998
    Former Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 1991 – 1993
    Department Editor, Journal of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, 1989 – Present
    Member, IEEE Control Systems Society Board of Governors
  • Classes Taught SE/EC/ME 733 Discrete Event and Hybrid Systems
    EK 500 Probability and Statistical Methods
  • Areas of Interest discrete event and hybrid systems
    stochastic control and optimization
    computer and communication networks
    wireless sensor networks
    manufacturing systems
    supply chain management
    computer simulation
    command-control systems

Affiliation: Administration & Staff (SE), Primary & Affiliated Faculty (ECE), Primary & Affiliated Faculty (SE), Primary Faculty (SE),