Christos Cassandras, PhD | College of EngineeringCHRISTOS G. CASSANDRAS
Distinguished Professor of Engineering
Head, Division of Systems Engineering
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
15 St. Mary’s St., Boston University
Brookline, MA 02446
Tel. (617) 353-7154  Fax: (617) 353-4830

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B.S. Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut (1974-77)
M.S.E.E. Stanford University, Stanford, California (1977-78)
S.M. Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (1978-79)
Ph.D. Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (1979-82)

Professional Experience

9/14 – present Distinguished Professor of Engineering, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
7/08 – present Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts. Head, Division of Systems Engineering, and  Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
1/97 – 6/08 Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts. Professor of Manufacturing Engineering, and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
9/93 – 12/97 University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts.Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
9/89 – 8/93 University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts. Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
2/84 – 8/89 University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts. Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
9/82 – 1/84 ITP Boston, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts. Senior Systems Engineer
6/79 – 9/82 Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Research Assistant, Decision and Control Group, Division of Applied Sciences
11/80 – 9/82 C.S. Draper Laboratory, Cambridge, Massachusetts.Participated in industrial automation projects as part of Ph.D. Thesis research

Visiting Appointments

9/90 – 1/91
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Visiting Scholar (on sabbatical), Division of Applied Sciences

3/93 – 7/93
Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Visiting Professor (on sabbatical)

9/03 – 10/03
Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Visiting Professor (on sabbatical), Center for Intelligent and Networked Systems

7/10 – 8/10
Unversidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia

Visiting Professor (on sabbatical)


2/84 – 6/87
ITP Boston, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts
Development of advanced software tools for computer integrated systems; capacity and production planning of manufacturing systems
1/88 – present
Network Dynamics, Inc, Natick, Massachusetts
Development of decision support systems for manufacturing systems and computer/communication networks
9/99 – 11/03
Alphatech, Inc., Burlington, Massachusetts
Modeling and decision support for command-control systems
9/03 – 12/08
The Mathworks, Inc., Natick, Massachusetts
Development of discrete event simulation tools