Michael Athans

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Michael Athans
Born (1937-05-03) May 3, 1937 (age 79)
Drama, Greece
Residence United States United States
Citizenship United States American, Greece Greece
Nationality Greece Greek - United States American
Fields Automatic Control theory
Institutions Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Alma mater University of California, Berkeley
Known for Optimal Control Theory
Notable awards Richard E. Bellman Control Heritage Award (1995)
Donald P. Eckman Award

Michael Athans (born Michael Athanassiades , May 3, 1937) is a Greek-American control theorist and a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a Fellow of the IEEE (1973) and a Fellow of the AAAS (1977). He is the recipient of numerous awards for his contributions in the field of control theory.

Athans received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 1958, 1959, and 1961, respectively.



  1. ^ "Richard E. Bellman Control Heritage Award". American Automatic Control Council. Retrieved 2013-02-10. 
  2. ^ "Cerimónia de Atribuição do Grau de Doutor Honoris Causa". IST. 2011-05-27. Retrieved 2011-05-30. 

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