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Michael George Safonov

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Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering

Education

  • 1977, PhD, Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 1971, Bachelors, Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 1971, Masters, Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Biography


Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, 1977, MIT, Cambridge, MA.

Research Summary


Control and decision theory.

Awards


  • 1983 Cambridge SERC Senior Visiting Fellowships
  • 1987 Imperial College SERC Senior Visiting Fellowships
  • 1989 IEEE Fellow
  • 1990 National Science Foundation Panels Member
  • 1991 American Control Conference Best Presentation Award
  • 1998 National Science Foundation Panels Member
  • 1999 National Science Foundation Panels Member
  • 2000 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science JSPS Fellow
  • 2005 IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 2005 Outstanding Reviewer
  • 2005 Irish Signals and Systems Conference Invited keynote speaker
  • 2005 NATO Research and Technology Organization (RTO). Research Award
  • 2005 American Automatic Control Council Chairman, Richard E. Bellman Control Heritage Award Committee
  • 2006 American Automatic Control Council Invited to Chair AACC Awards Committee
  • 2008 2009 European Control Conference Honory Advisor
  • 2008 2008 Third IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS 2008) Keynote Speaker
  • 2008 International Federation of Automatic Control Fellow
  • 2012 7th IFAC Symposium on Robust Control Design (ROCOND 12). Aalborg, Denmark Keynote Speaker
Appointments
  • Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering - Systems

Office
  • Hughes Aircraft Electrical Engineering Center
  • 3740 McClintock Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • USC Mail Code: 2563

Contact Information
  • (213) 740-4455
  • michael.safonov@usc.edu

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