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educator , Chemical engineer

Manfred Morari, American Chemical engineer, educator. Recipient D.P. Eckman award American Automatic Control Council, 1980. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper award 1990), National Academy of Engineering, AIChE(A. P. Colburn award 1984, Professional Progress award 1995), American Society forEngring. Education (Curtis W. McGraw research award 1989), American Chemical Society.

Background

Morari, Manfred was born on May 13, 1951 in Graz, Austria. Son of Manfred and Hilde (Florian) Morari. came to the United States, 1975.

Education

Diploma Chemical Engineering, Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, Switzerland, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, University Minnesota, 1977. Dr h c, Babes Bolyai University, 2003.

Career

Assistant professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1977-1981; associate professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1981-1983; professor chemical engineering, California Institute Technology, Pasadena, 1983-1994; McCollum-Corcoran professor, California Institute Technology, Pasadena, 1991-1994; Executive officer, California Institute Technology, Pasadena, 1990-1993; professor control and dynamical system, California Institute Technology, Pasadena, 1993-1994; Executive officer, 1993-1994; head automatic control laboratory, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule. Gulf visiting professor chemical engineering Carnegie Mellon U., 1987.

Achievements

  • He received in 2005 the IEEE Control Systems Award, and in 2011 the Richard E. Bellman Control Heritage Award.

Membership

Fellow: American Institute of Chemical Engineers (A.P. Colburn award 1984, Professional Progress award 1995, Computing in Chemical Engineering award 2002), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper award 1990, Control Systems Field award 2005), American Society Engineering Education (Curtis W. McGraw research award 1989), American Chemical Society. Member: National Academy of Engineering.

Connections

Married Marina Korchynsky, May 12, 1984.

father:
Manfred Morari

mother:
Hilde (Florian) Morari

spouse:
Marina Korchynsky