Prof. Mo Jamshidiposition: Honoray Professor
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Mo M. Jamshidi (Fellow IEEE, Fellow ASME, A. Fellow-AIAA, Fellow AAAS, Fellow TWAS, Fellow NYAS) received BS in EE, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA in 1967, the MS and Ph.D. degrees in EE from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA in June 1969 and February 1971, respectively. He holds honorary doctorate degrees from University of Waterloo, Canada, 2004 and Technical University of Crete, Greece, 2004. Currently, he is the Lutcher Brown Endowed Chaired Professor and Leader of Sustainable Energy Research Group at the University of Texas, San Antonio, TX, USA. He has also been the founding Director of Center for Autonomous Control Engineering at the University of New Mexico in 1995, and has moved the Center to University of Texas, San Antonio in 2006. He was a Senior Research Advisor at US Air Force Research Laboratory, KAFB, NM from 2002-2005 and 1984-1990. He was also a consultant with US Department of Energy Office of Industrial Technologies and DOE Laboratories Oak Ridge, Sandia and Los Alamos. He was also an advisor for the NASA Headquarters from 1998-2004 and on NASA JPL's Pathfinder Project mission and Surface Systems Track Review Board. He has worked in various academic and industrial positions at various national and international locations including with IBM and GM Corporations. In summer 1999, he was a NATO Distinguished Professor in Portugal conducting lectures on intelligent systems and control. He has over 600 technical publications including 62 books (12 text books), research volumes, and edited volumes. His most recent edited books are on system of systems engineering. Six of his books have been translated into at least one foreign language. He is the Founding Editor or co-founding editor or Editor-in-Chief of 5 journals including IEEE Control Systems Magazine and the IEEE Systems Journal. Dr. Jamshidi is a Fellow or member of 8 societies and academies. He is the recipient of the IEEE Centennial Medal and IEEE Control Systems Society Distinguished Member Award and the IEEE CSS Millennium Award, and NASA National Service Award in 2005. He was on the Board of Governors of the IEEE Society on Systems, Man and Cybernetics and is currently on the board of the IEEE Systems Council. He is an Honorary Professor at three Chinese Universities and Deakin University in Australia. In October 2005 he was awarded the IEEE's Norbert Weiner Research Achievement Award. He was a UK Royal Academy of Engineering distinguished fellow at Cardiff University, Wales, UK in 2009-2010. He is the lead on Sustainable Energy Research Group at the University of Texas, San Antonio.