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Christos George Cassandras

Christos George Cassandras, Greek, American engineering educator, consultant. Achievements include pioneering contributions to field of discrete event system theory and its applications to manufacturing, computer networks and transportation. Fellow Lilly Foundation, 1991; research grantee various federal agencies and industrial organizations, since 1985.

Background

  • Cassandras, Christos George was born on September 19, 1955 in Athens, Greece. Came to the United States, 1974. Son of George and Venetsiana (Zervopoulou) Cassandras.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Yale University, 1977. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 1978. Master of Science, Harvard University, 1979.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1982.

    Career

    • Senior systems engineer Institut für Theoretische Physik Boston, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1982-1984. Assistant professor University Massachusetts, Amherst, 1984-1989, associate professor, 1989-1993, professor electrical and computer engineering, 1993-1997. Professor manufacturing engineering Boston University, since 1997.

      Consultant, faculty affiliate Network Dynamics, Inc., Natick, Massachusetts, since 1988. Visiting scholar Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1990. Visiting professor University Catholic de Louvain, Belgium, 1993.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include pioneering contributions to field of discrete event system theory and its applications to manufacturing, computer networks and transportation.

    Works

    • Introduction to Discrete Event Systems
    • This book is a comprehensive introduction to the field of discrete event systems, offering a breadth of coverage that makes the material accessible to readers of varied backgrounds.

    Membership

    Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (editor Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Transactions on Automatic Control 1994-1998, editor-in-chief since 1998). Member Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (senior ), Control Systems Society (board governors).

    Connections

    • Married Carol Ellen Kamm, May 30, 1991. 1 child, Monica Georgia.
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    Born September 19, 1955
    (age 62)
    • 1977
      Yale University
    • 1978
      Stanford University
    • 1979
      Harvard University
    • 1982
      Harvard University
    • 1982 - 1984
      Senior, systems engineer Institut fur Theoretische Physik Boston
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1984 - 1989
      assistant, professor University Massachusetts
      Amherst, Ohio, United States
    • 1997
      professor, manufacturing engineering Boston University
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