Mathukumalli Vidyasagar

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Mathukumalli Vidyasagar
Born (1947-09-29) 29 September 1947 (age 69)
Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India
Nationality Indian American
Fields Control Systems
Alma mater University of Wisconsin
Doctoral advisor Thomas J. Higgins
Known for Contributions to control theory

Mathukumalli Vidyasagar FRS[1] (born 29 September 1947) is a leading control theorist and a Fellow of Royal Society. He is currently the Cecil & Ida Green (II) Professor of Systems Biology Science at the University of Texas at Dallas and distinguished Professor in Systems and Control at IIT Hyderabad. Prior to that he was an executive vice-president at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) where he headed the Advanced Technology Center. Earlier, he was the director of Center for Artificial intelligence and Robotics (CAIR), a DRDO defence lab in Bangalore. He is the son of eminent mathematician M V Subbarao.

Awards and honors[edit]

Vidyasagar received several awards and honors, including:


  • 2006. Robot modeling and control. with S. Hutchinson and Mark W. Spong
  • 2003. Learning and Generalization With Applications to Neural Networks, (Second Edition)
  • 1997. A Theory of Learning and Generalization: With Applications to Neural Networks and Control Systems
  • 1993. Nonlinear Systems Analysis, (Second Edition)
  • 1989. Robot dynamics and control. with Mark W. Spong
  • 1985. Control System Synthesis: A Factorization Approach (out of print)
  • 1981. Input-Output Analysis of Large-Scale Interconnected Systems: Decomposition, Well-Posedness and Stability
  • 1978. Nonlinear Systems Analysis
  • 1975. Feedback Systems: Input-Output Properties. with C. A. Desoer


  1. ^ a b "Royal Society Fellowship Page". Royal Society. Retrieved April 23, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Fellows - V". IEEE. Retrieved January 21, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Past Frederick Emmons Terman Award Winners". American Society for Engineering Education. Retrieved January 21, 2011. 
  4. ^ "IEEE Control Systems Award Recipients" (PDF). IEEE. Retrieved January 21, 2011. 
  5. ^ "IEEE Control Systems Award". IEEE Control Systems Society. Retrieved January 21, 2011. 

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