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Munther Dahleh

Munther Dahleh

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Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1962
  • Age: 61
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Munther Abdullah Muhammad Dahleh (27 August 1962 in Tulkarem) is a Palestinian scientist, professor and academic, born in the Palestinian city of Tulkarem. He is an internationally known scientist in the field of control, and has scientific contributions in the fields of control engineering, technology, smart cities and sustainable development, and has a number of patents. The invention is officially registered in his name, and he is the head of the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society at MIT, and has won a number of international awards.

His upbringing and education
Scientist Munther Abdullah Muhammad Dahleh was born in the city of Tulkarem in the West Bank on August 27, 1962. He obtained a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering in 1983 from Texas A&M University in the United States of America, and a doctorate in electrical engineering in 1987 from Rice University in the United States. United States of America.

his working life
Monther Dahleh has been working as an academic and professor at MIT since 1987, and on July 1, 2015 he assumed the position of President of the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society at MIT.

Featured Memberships
Member of the MIT Laboratory for Information Systems and Decision Making.
Notable Fellowships
Fellow of the International Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
Fellow of the International Federation of Automation Control (IFAC).
Fellowship of the American Automation Council.
his most important research
Munther Dahleh presented dozens of researches, and his researches combined received more than 10,000 citations and citations, and among his most important researches, which received more than 500 citations for each of them:

Real-time motion planning for agile autonomous vehicles, 2002.
Distributed control of spatially invariant systems, 2002.
Control of uncertain systems: a linear programming approach, 1994.
Bayesian learning in social networks, 2011.
"optimal feedback controllers for MIMO discrete-time systems", 1987.
Maneuver-based motion planning for nonlinear systems with symmetries, 2005.
His most prominent books
Control of Uncertain Systems: A Linear Programming Approach, 1995, ISBN 978-0132806459.
Computational Methods for Controller Design, 1998, ISBN 978-1852330750.
The book "Lectures on Dynamic Systems and Control".
11 Robust Control: Theory, Computation and Design, 1995, ISBN 978-0849385704.
His most important patents
Munther Dahleh filed a set of patents officially registered in his name, and the United States Patent Office (USPTO) registered them. Among the most important of these inventions:

"Electric vehicle and method of battery set-point control", Patent No. 9545915.
“Hybrid electric vehicle and method of path dependent receding horizon control”, Patent No. 8612077.
"Electric Vehicle and Method of Battery Set-Point Control", Patent No. 20140095003.
“Hybrid Electric Vehicle and Method Of Control Using Path Forecasting,” Patent No. 20120010767.
"Hybrid Electric Vehicle and Method Of Path Dependent Receding Horizon Control", Patent No. 20120010768.

Achievements and Awards

The most prominent international awards
Dean's Honor Award from the University of Texas, (Deans Honor Award), 1983.
Ralph Budd Award for Best Research in Engineering, 1987.
George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award, 1989, from the International Federation of Automation.
Presidential Young Investigator Award, 1991, awarded by the US President.
Finmeccanica Career Development Chair Award, 1992.
"Donald Eckman Award", in 1993, as the best control engineer.
Graduate Council Teaching Award, 1995.
Honorary Fellowship from the Institution of Electrical Engineers, 2000.
George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award, 2004, awarded by the International Federation of Automation.
The Hugo Schuck Award, 2008, in recognition of excellence in scientific and technological contributions.
George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award, 2010, from the International Federation of Automation.
William Coolidge Chair Award, 2014.
George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award, 2015 in Japan, from the International Federation of Automation.
IFAC Fellow and Award, 2016.


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