Tetsuya Iwasaki

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Telephone: (310) 206-2533
E-mail: tiwasaki@ucla.edu

Tetsuya Iwasaki joined UCLA in 2009 as Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1987 and 1990, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Purdue University in 1993. He was a Post-Doctoral Research Associate at Purdue University (1994-1995), Research Associate (1995-1996), Lecturer (1996-1997) and Associate Professor (1997-2000) at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, and Assistant Professor (2000-2002), Associate Professor (2002-2004), and Professor (2004-2009) at the University of Virginia.

Dr. Iwasaki's research interests include neuronal control mechanism of animal locomotion, nonlinear oscillators, global pattern formation through local interactions, and robust/nonlinear control theory and its applications. Dr. Iwasaki is a Fellow of IEEE and a member of ASME and SICE, and has served as associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Systems and Control Letters, IFAC Automatica, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, and SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization. He has received CAREER Award from NSF, Pioneer Prize from SICE, George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award from IEEE, Rudolf Kalman Best Paper Award from ASME, and Steve Hsia Biomedical Paper Award from WCICA.

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