Hovakimyan named IEEE Fellow
Professor Naira Hovakimyan was named a Fellow of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) “for contributions to control with applications to aerospace and robotic systems.”
The grade of Fellow is conferred upon those with an outstanding record of accomplishments in IEEE fields of interest. Less than 0.1% of voting members are selected annually for this member grade elevation.
Hovakimyan is a leader at the forefront of the field of robust adaptive control systems. She joined the MechSE Department in 2008, and is an affiliate faculty in the departments of Aerospace Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering, as well as a professor in the Coordinated Science Lab, Beckman Institute of Science and Technology, and the Information Trust Institute. She earned her PhD in physics and mathematics from the Russian Academy of Sciences in 1992.
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