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Stephane Lafortune

Stéphane Lafortune Voted HKN 2019 Professor of the Year in ECE

An expert in discrete event systems, Lafortune is currently teaching a sophomore level class in Signals and Systems.

Xiang Yin receives honorable mention for ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award

Yin researched cyber-physical systems and discrete-event systems.

Stéphane Lafortune receives Research Excellence Award from College of Engineering

The award honors his contributions to system and control theory.

Stéphane Lafortune named Fellow of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC)

Prof. Lafortune has been a leading researcher in the field of discrete event systems (DES) for the last 25 years. His fundamental work covers the gamut from modeling, analysis, diagnosis, control, and optimization.

Xiang Yin earns Pre-Doc Fellowship for research in cyber-physical systems

Xiang’s research focuses on developing new methods to synthesize different control and sensing strategies in a discrete-event system.

ECE welcomes new engineering robotics center

The center, to be built on North Campus, will offer state-of-the-art facilities in a 3-story, 100,000 square foot building.

Yi-Chin Wu receives ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award for research in network security

Her dissertation focused on “opacity,” which captures whether a given secret of the system can be inferred by intruders who observe the behavior of the system.

Four ECE faculty selected for 2014-15 College of Engineering Awards

Congratulations to Profs Guo, Lafortune, Liu, and Lu!

U-M researcher involved in $10 million project to advance computer programming

The five year project includes multiple research institutions, partners in industry, and educational outreach to the next generation of computer scientists.

Hongwei Liao, EE Systems Grad Student, awarded Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship

Liao’s research contributes theoretical developments on the control of Petri nets, and has potential to be extended to a broader class of resource allocation systems.

EECS Faculty receive 2010 HP Labs Innovation Research Awards