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Control Systems Society President’s Interview

  In this issue of IEEE Control Systems Magazine (CSM) we speak with Christos Cassandras, 2012 IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS) president. Christos is head of the Division of Systems Engineering and professor of electrical and computer engineering at Boston University. He served as editor-in-chief of IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control from 1998 through 2010, […]

Valet Parking: The App

Imagine entering your office address and a price range into a GPS or mobile device just before your morning commute, and getting directions to the appropriately priced parking spot closest to your office, reserved just for you. That “smart parking” scenario may be just a click away, thanks to the efforts of Christos Cassandras, a […]

Christos Cassandras Named President-Elect of the IEEE Control Systems Society

Professor Christos Cassandras (ECE), head of the Division of Systems Engineering at Boston University, was recently named president-elect of the IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS). “It is always flattering to be asked by one’s colleagues within a scientific community to take on a leadership position,” said Cassandras. “The challenge is to manage to make a […]

Systems Engineering Team Aims to Boost UAV Autonomy

While unmanned systems currently rely on the automation of low-level functions, such as navigation, stabilization and trajectory, operating these systems is still quite labor-intensive for Air Force pilots given the variable flying conditions experienced by UAVs. The BU team, led by Dr. David Castañón and Dr. Christos Cassandras, has focused their work on optimizing “mission […]