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consultant , Engineering educator

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, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, 1984-1989;associate professor, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, 1989-1993;professor electrical and computer engineering, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, 1993-1997;professor manufacturing engineering, Boston University, since 1997. Consultant, faculty affiliate Network Dynamics, Inc., Burlington, Massachusetts, since 1988. Visiting scholar Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1990.

Visiting professor U. Catholic de Louvain, Belgium, 1993.

Achievements

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

Works

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 of Governors).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: traveling.

Connections

Married Carol Ellen Kamm, May 30, 1991. 1 child, Monica Georgia.

father:
George Cassandras

mother:
Venetsiana (Zervopoulou) Cassandras

spouse:
Carol Ellen Kamm

child:
Monica Georgia Cassandras