Yannis Paschalidis

Yannis Paschalidis is a Professor and Distinguished Faculty Fellow of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering at Boston University. He is the Director of the Center for Information and Systems Engineering (CISE). He obtained a Diploma (1991) from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, and an M.S. (1993) and a Ph.D. (1996) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), all in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He has been at Boston University since 1996. His current research interests lie in the fields of systems and control, networks, applied probability, optimization, operations research, computational biology, medical informatics, and bioinformatics.

Prof. Paschalidis’ work has been recognized with an NSF CAREER award and the second prize in the George E. Nicholson paper competition by INFORMS. Joint work with students has been recognized with the best student paper award at WiOpt (a wireless networks conference),  an IBM/IEEE Smarter planet award, an IEEE Crowdsourcing prize (for work in medical informatics), and a finalist best student paper award in ICRA (a robotics conference). His work on protein docking (with his collaborators) has been recognized for best performance in modeling protein-protein complexes. He was an invited participant at the 2002 Frontiers of Engineering Symposium organized by the National Academy of Engineering, and at the 2014 National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (NAFKI) Conference.  Prof. Paschalidis is a Fellow of the IEEE and the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems.