Yannis Paschalidis

Professor, College of Engineering

Yannis Paschalidis is a professor in the College of Engineering at Boston University with a joint appointment in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Division of Systems Engineering. He is director of the Center for Information and Systems Engineering (CISE) – a Boston University research center with 39 affiliated faculty, more than 100 affiliated graduate students and on the order of $6.6 million of annual research expenditures from sponsored research directed by CISE faculty. He is also affiliated with the BioMolecular Engineering Research Center (BMERC).

In September 1996 he joined Boston University. He has held visiting appointments with MIT, and the Columbia University Business School. His current research interests lie in the fields systems and control, networking, applied probability, optimization, operations research, computational biology, and bioinformatics. Specific applications of interest include: communication and sensor networks, protein docking, manufacturing systems, and supply chains.

His work on communication networks has been recognized with a CAREER award (2000) from the National Science Foundation and the second prize in the 1997 George E. Nicholson paper competition by INFORMS. He was an invited participant at the 2002 Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, organized by the National Academy of Engineering. He has served in the program committees of several conferences, including, the INFORMS Applied Probability Conference, the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, and the IEEE INFOCOM. He is a senior member of the IEEE and an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control and the Operations Research Letters.