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researcher , electrical engineering educator

Anthony Nikolaus Michel, American electrical engineering educator, researcher. Registered professional engineer, Wisconsin. grantee National Science Foundation, since 1972, Department Defense, 1968-1972; fellow Fulbright Foundation, 1992; recipient Alexander von Humboldt Research award United States Senior Scientists, 1998, Distinguished Alumnus award College Engineering Marquette University, 2005.


Michel, Anthony Nikolaus was born on November 17, 1935 in Rekasch, Romania. Came to the United States, 1952. Son of Anton Michel and Katharina (Metz) Malsam.


Biosystems Engineering.E., Marquette University, 1958. Master of Science in Mathematics, Marquette University, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, Marquette University, 1968.

Doctor of Science in Mathematics, Technology University Graz, Austria, 1973.


Engineer in training United States Army Corps of Engineers, Milwaukee, 1958-1959. Project engineer Air Corps Electronics division General Motors Corporation, 1959-1962, senior research engineer, 1962-1965. Assistant professor electrical engineering Iowa State University, Ames, 1968-1969, associate professor, 1969-1974, professor, 1974-1984.

Professor electrical engineering University Notre Dame, Indiana, 1984-1987, chairman department electrical and computer engineering, 1984-1988, Frank M. Freimann professor engineering, 1988—2002, dean college engineering, 1988—1998, dean emeritus, from 1998, professor emeritus, from 2002. Consultant Houghton Mifflin Company, 1975, Academy Press, 1983. Consultant editor William C. Brown Company Publications, Dubuque, Iowa, 1982-1983.

Visiting professor Technology University Vienna, 1992, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany, 1999, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria, 2004.


  • For his contributions as a researcher and educator he was elected a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, he was named Frank M. Freimann Chaired Professor of Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, he was appointed Matthew H. McCloskey Dean of Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, he was appointed editor-in-chief of the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems (1981–1983), and he served as the president of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society in 1989. He was a Fulbright scholar in Austria in 1992 and he was awarded Germany’s Alexander von Humboldt Research Award in 1998. He received the George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award of the IEEE Control Systems Society in 1978, the Guillemin-Cauer Best Paper Award of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society in 1984, and the Charles A. Desoer Technical Achievement Award of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society in 1995. He received the IEEE Centennial Medal in 1984, the Golden Jubilee Medal of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society in 1999, and the IEEE Third Millennium Medal in 2000.



Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (managing editor transactions on Circus and Systems 1981-1983, Best transactions Paper award 1978, 83, 93, Centennial medal 1984, Millenium medal 2000). Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Circus and Systems Society (pres.s 1989, Myril B. Reed Outstanding Paper award 1993, Technology Achievement award 1995, Golden Jubilee medal 1999), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Control Systems Society (Distinguished Member award 1998), Russian Academy Engineering (honorary), Sigma Xi, Eta Kappa Nu, Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Kappa Phi.


Married Leone Lucille Flasch, August 17, 1957. Children: Mary Leone, Katherine Jean, John Peter, Anthony Joseph, Patrick Thomas.

Anton Michel Malsam

Katharina (Metz) Malsam

Leone Lucille Flasch

Mary Leone Michel

Katherine Jean Michel

John Peter Michel

Anthony Joseph Michel

Patrick Thomas Michel