Christos Cassandras

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

Distinguished 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, IEEE, 1996
    Fellow, IFAC, 2008
    Fellow, IETI, 2018

    Harold Chestnut Prize, IFAC Best Control Engineering Textbook, 1999
    IEEE Control Systems Technology Award, 2011
    Distinguished Member Award, IEEE Control Systems Society, 2006
    Zhu Kezhen Award, 2012
    EEE Distinguished Lecturer, 2001-2004
    2014 IBM/IEEE Smarter Planet Challenge competition prize (student team led by Theodora Brisimi)
    2011 IBM/IEEE Smarter Planet Challenge competition prize (student team led by Yanfeng Geng)
    Lilly Fellow, 1991 – 1992
    Kern Fellow, 2012

    Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 1998-2009
    Department Editor, Journal of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, 1989-Present
    Editor, Automatica, 2015-present
    Senior Editor, Journal of Control and Decision, 2013-Present

    President, IEEE Control Systems Society, 2012
    Chair Professor, Tsinghua University, 2014-present
    Honorary Professor, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 2003
    Honorary Professor, Wuhan University of Science and Technology, 2003

    Plenary/Keynote Speaker, 36 international conferences
  • Classes Taught SE/EC/ME 733 Discrete Event and Hybrid Systems
    EK 500 Probability and Statistical Methods
  • Areas of Interest Analysis and control of discrete event and hybrid systems
    Stochastic control and optimization
    Distributed systems and cooperative control
    Dynamic control of computer/communication and sensor networks
    Performance analysis and control of manufacturing systems
    Computer simulation
    Performance analysis and control of transportation systems
    Smart Cities

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