John G. Truxal

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John G. Truxal
Residence United States
Citizenship American
Fields Control theory
Notable awards IEEE James H. Mulligan, Jr. Education Medal (1974)
Rufus Oldenburger Medal (1991)
Richard E. Bellman Control Heritage Award (1991)

John G. Truxal (February 19, 1924 - February 16, 2007) was an American control theorist and a Distinguished Teaching Professor, Emeritus at the State University of New York. Truxal was a member of the National Academy of Engineering and is noted for his numerous contributions to control theory, for which he received the Richard E. Bellman Control Heritage Award (1991).[1] He moved to the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn and became professor and chairman of the electrical engineering department there in 1957. Four years later, he was named vice president of the school, and held that position for 11 years.[2]

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