List of people in systems and control
This is an alphabetical list of people who have made significant contributions in the fields of system analysis and control theory.
Eminent researchers[edit]
The eminent researchers (born after 1920) include the winners of at least one award of the IEEE Control Systems Award, the Giorgio Quazza Medal, the Hendrik W. Bode Lecture Prize, the Richard E. Bellman Control Heritage Award, the Rufus Oldenburger Medal, or higher awards such as the IEEE Medal of Honor and the National Medal of Science. The earlier pioneers such as Nicolas Minorsky (1885–1970), Harry Nyquist (1889–1976), Harold Locke Hazen (1901–1980), Charles Stark Draper (1901–1987), Hendrik Wade Bode (1905–1982), Gordon S. Brown (1907–1996), John F. Coales (1907–1999), Rufus Oldenburger (1908–1969), John R. Ragazzini (1912–1988), Nathaniel B. Nichols (1914–1997), John Zaborszky (1914–2008) and Harold Chestnut (1917–2001) are not included.
Eminent researchers of USSR (including Russian SFSR, Ukrainian SSR, Byelorussian SSR, etc. from 1922 to 1991)[edit]
Other active researchers[edit]
Name | Institution | Nationality | Contributions | Field | Awards |
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Damiano Brigo | Imperial College | ^{[19]} Works on nonlinear filtering (jointly introduced with Bernard Hanzon and François Le Gland the projection filters). | |||
William L. Brogan | University of Nevada, Las Vegas | Author of book Modern Control Theory. ISBN 0-13-589763-7 | |||
Munther A. Dahleh | Massachusetts Institute of Technology | ^{[20]} Co-author of Control of Uncertain Systems: A Linear Programing Approach (Prentice Hall, 1995). | |||
Moonyong Lee | Yeungnam University | ^{[21]} Adviser of Process Systems Design and Control Laboratory. Working on IMC based Optimal Design of Industrial Three Term Controllers, Robust Analytical Design of Multi-loop PID Controllers, Optimization Based Controller Design for Constrained Optimal Control, Advanced Control for Thermally Coupled Distillation Process, Real-time Monitoring and Control Software Package, Optimal Design of Thermally Coupled Distillation Process Including Divided Wall Column. | |||
Karl Henrik Johansson | KTH Royal Institute of Technology | Sweden | ^{[22]} Works in many areas, including application of hybrid systems and networked control system, security of cyber-physical systems, and model reduction. | IEEE Fellow 2013, Fellow of Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Science 2017 | |
Mehran Mesbahi | University of Washington | ^{[23]} Works on networks, distributed robotics, aerospace GN&C, and optimization. Co-author of the book "Graph Theoretic Methods in Multiagent Networks" (Princeton, 2010). | |||
Jan H. van Schuppen | Free University of Amsterdam and CWI | ^{[24]} is author of more than one hundred publications in control theory, system identification, realization theory and filtering. | |||
Arjan van der Schaft | University of Groningen | ^{[25]} He is notable for his contributions to network modeling and control of complex systems as Port-Hamiltonian systems, Passivity-based Control,^{[26]} Nonlinear H_infty control and Hybrid systems. He is a Fellow of the (IEEE). | |||
S. S. Sritharan | Naval Postgraduate School | ^{[27]} ( Developed Deterministic and Stochastic Control Theory and nonlinear filtering for Fluid Dynamics and MHD using Navier–Stokes equations and magnetohydrodynamic equations as state space models). | |||
Peter Stoica | Uppsala University | ^{[28]} Works on System Identification and Modeling. | |||
Jakob Stoustrup | Aalborg University | ^{[29]} Works on loop-transfer recovery, gain scheduled control, fault tolerant control and several other areas. | |||
Roberto Tempo | CNR-IEIIT, Politecnico di Torino | ^{[30]} Author of the book titled Randomized Algorithms for Analysis and Control of Uncertain Systems, with Applications (Springer-Verlag, 2013). | |||
Kevin Warwick | University of Reading | ^{[31]} Developed the first state-space based self-tuning controller, now involved more in application studies of feedback control, particularly where a human is part of the system. | |||
Stephen Yurkovich | University of Texas at Dallas | ^{[32]} Fellow of the IEEE, and holds the Louis Beecherl, Jr. Distinguished Chair in Engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas, where he is also Program Head of Systems Engineering. | |||
Yutaka Yamamoto | Kyoto University | Japan | ^{[33]} Author of the book Repetitive Control (in Japanese) and a large number of research, survey and tutorial articles. Fellow of the IEEE. Former Chair of the IEEE Control System (CSS) Society. | ||
Masayuki Fujita | Tokyo Institute of Technology | Japan | ^{[34]} works on passivity-based control in robotics, multi-agent robotics, and robust control. co-author of Passivity-Based Control and Estimation in Networked Robotics. | IEEE Fellow 2016 |
Historical figures in systems and control[edit]
These people have made outstanding historical contributions to systems and control.
Given Names | Last Name | Institution | Year | Contributions |
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George Biddell | Airy | 1840 | Early investigations into the instability phenomenon in Watt governors. | |
William Ross | Ashby | University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign | Made many early contributions to cybernetics and complex systems, such as the concept of variety (cybernetics). | |
Robert H. | Park | 1929 | Published last century's 2nd-ranked power engineering paper for developing Park Transform of AC machines with time-invariant-coefficient LDEs, widely used for vector control in AC drive & other power electronics applications. | |
Richard | Bellman | 1953 | Developed dynamic programming | |
Harold Stephen | Black | Worcester Polytechnic Institute | 1927 | Invented the negative-feedback amplifier |
Hendrik | Bode | 1945 | Published Network Analysis and Feedback Amplifier Design (Van Nostrand), invented the Bode plot and introduced the Bode integral formula. | |
Nikolay | Bogolyubov | Together with Nikolay Krylov developed the describing function method as an approximate procedure for analyzing nonlinear control problems. | ||
Leonhard | Euler | Developed the Laplace transform, the main tool for analyzing LTI systems. His Euler–Lagrange equation is the basis for model predictive control. | ||
Rudolf | Kalman | 1960 | Pioneered the state-space approach to systems and control. Introduced the notions of controllability and observability. Developed the Kalman filter for linear estimation. | |
Walter R. | Evans | Developed the root locus method for feedback design. | ||
Gene F. | Franklin | His 1958 text "Sampled-Data Control Systems" introduced digital control to a discipline which had previously operated almost exclusively in the analog domain. | ||
Joseph | Fourier | Introduced the Fourier series, allowing analysis in the frequency domain. | ||
Ernst A. | Guillemin | Developed techniques for analysis and synthesis of networks of RLC components. | ||
Harold | Hazen | 1934 | Author of Theory of Servomechanisms. | |
Faina | Kirillova | National Academy of Sciences of Belarus | Developed a constructive theory of extremal problems, proved the quasi-maximum principle for discrete systems, and developed algorithms for adaptive optimization. | |
Andrey | Kolmogorov | Co-developer of the Wiener–Kolmogorov filter. Formulated the Kolmogorov forward and backward equations in the theory of stochastic processes. | ||
Nikolay | Krylov | together with Nikolay Bogolyubov developed the describing function method as an approximate procedure for analyzing nonlinear control problems. | ||
Irmgard | Flügge-Lotz | Stanford University | Developed discontinuous automatic control, which laid the foundation for automatic on-off aircraft control in jets. | |
Alexander | Lyapunov | 1892 | His paper Sur le problème général de la stabilité du mouvement (in French) marks the beginning of stability theory. | |
James Clerk | Maxwell | 1868 | Paper "On governors" investigated the stability of governors in a systematic way and discovered the necessary conditions for stability. | |
Nicolas | Minorsky | 1922 | Ship designer, was the first to provide an analysis of the three term (or PID) controller and to suggest its use for ship steering. | |
Nathaniel B. | Nichols | 1947 | Developed the Nichols plot. Published Theory of Servomechanisms with H. M. James and R. S. Phillips. | |
Harry | Nyquist | 1927 | Developed the Nyquist stability criterion for feedback systems (1932) and co-developed Nyquist–Shannon sampling theorem. | |
Lev | Pontryagin | Main author of Pontryagin's minimum principle for optimal control problems. | ||
Vasile | Popov | Developed the Kalman–Yakubovich–Popov lemma and the Popov criterion for stability. | ||
John R. | Ragazzini | 1954 | His book Sampled-data control systems introduced digital control and the z-transform. | |
Edward John | Routh | Early theorist, developed Routh–Hurwitz theorem and Routh–Hurwitz stability criterion. | ||
Claude E. | Shannon | Developed information theory and pioneered switching theory. | ||
John | Tukey | Developed the Fast Fourier transform algorithm, which made frequency analysis easy to implement. | ||
Norbert | Wiener | Co-developer of the Wiener-Kolmogorov filter. Coined the term Cybernetics. Studied the stochastic process known as the Wiener process. | ||
W. Murray | Wonham | 1974 | Linear Multivariable Control.^{[35]} Supervisory control theory. Internal Model Principle. Pole Assignment Theorem.^{[36]} | |
Vladimir Andreevich | Yakubovich | Saint Petersburg State University | 1996 | Pioneered the usage of linear matrix inequalities in control theory.^{[18]} |
George | Zames | McGill University | Developed robust control theory, including the small-gain theorem and H-infinity control. |
See also[edit]
References[edit]
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- ^ "Petar V. Kokotovic". Archived from the original on August 31, 2005.
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- ^ "Jan C. Willems".
- ^ ^{a} ^{b} History of LMIs in Control Theory
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- ^ "Munther Dahleh Research Group". Retrieved 2023-03-31.
- ^ "PSDC". psdc.yu.ac.kr.
- ^ "Karl Henrik Johansson's Webpage".
- ^ "Mehran Mesbahi". Archived from the original on April 1, 2011.
- ^ "Jan van Schuppen". Archived from the original on December 28, 2008.
- ^ "Arjan van der Schaft".
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- ^ "S. S. Sritharan". Archived from the original on 2009-09-03. Retrieved 2009-10-09.
- ^ Peter Stoica
- ^ "Jakob Stoustrup". Archived from the original on 2002-10-05. Retrieved 2002-10-07.
- ^ "Roberto Tempo".
- ^ "Kevin Warwick". Archived from the original on 2007-08-10. Retrieved 2007-08-31.
- ^ "Steve Yurkovich - Systems Engineering and Management at the University of Texas at Dallas". Archived from the original on 2011-07-12. Retrieved 2012-03-25.
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External links[edit]
- People in control, in: IEEE Control Systems Magazine, Volume 24, Issue 5, Oct. 2004 pp 12–15.
- ISA, the International Society for Measurement and Control, homepage.