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researcher , Electrical engineering educator

Abraham Herzl Haddad, American electrical engineering educator, researcher.

Background

Haddad, Abraham Herzl was born on January 16, 1938 in Baghdad, Iraq. Came to the United States, 1963. Son of Moshe M. and Masuda (Cohen) Haddad.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, 1960. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, 1963. Master of Arts in Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, 1964.

Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, 1966.

Career

Assistant professor electrical engineering University Illinois, Urbana, 1966-1970, assoc professor, 1970-1975, professor, 1975-1981. Senior staff consultant Dynamics Research Corporation, Wilmington, Massachusetts, 1979. Program director National Science Foundation, Washington, 1979-1983.

Professor Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 1983-1988. Professor, chairman Department Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Northwestern University, 1988-1998, professor Department Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, since 1996, interim chairman Department Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 2001—2002, 2004—2005, director master information and technical, since 1998. Director Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems Program, 1987—1988.

Advisory United States Army Missle Command, Huntsville, Alabama, 1969—1979. Visiting associate professor Tel Aviv University, Israel, 1972—1973. Consultant Lockheed-Georgia Company, 1984—1988.

General chairman American Control Conference, 1993. Secretary American Automatic Control Council, 1990—2003. Chairman policy committee International Federation Automatic Control, 1996—2002, chairman awards committee, 2002—2005, member council, since 2005.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Non-linear Systems, 1975. Associate editor Control Engineering Practice, since 1999.

Membership

Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, The International Federation of Automatic Control, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (editor transactions on Automatic Control 1983-1989, Centennial medal 1984, member awards board 1997-1999, third millenium medal 2000). Member Control Systems Society of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (general chair 1984 Conference on Decision and Control, Distinguished member award 1985, vice president finance affairs 1989-1990, president-elect 1991, president 1992, associate editor at large transactions Automatic Control 1998-2003, chair Axelby award committee 2002-2005).

Connections

Married Carolyn Ann Kushner, September 9, 1966. Children: Benjamin, Judith, Jonathan.

father:
Moshe M. Haddad

mother:
Masuda (Cohen) Haddad

spouse:
Carolyn Ann Kushner

children:
Jonathan Haddad

Judith Haddad

Benjamin Haddad