Semyon M. Meerkov
Professor, College of Engineering
University of Michigan
Semyon M. Meerkov received the MS in EE from the Polytechnic of Kharkov, Kharkov, Ukraine, in 1962, and the PhD in Systems Science from the Institute of Control Sciences, Moscow, Russia, in 1966. He was with the Institute of Control Sciences until 1977. From 1979 to 1984, he was with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL. Since 1984, he has been a Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. He has held visiting positions at UCLA, Stanford, Technion (Israel), Tsighua (China) and Ben Gurion University (Israel).
His research interests are in Systems and Control, Production Systems Engineering, and Resilient Monitoring and Control. He has published over 300 papers and co-authored two monographs. He was the Editor-in-Chief of Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Department Editor for Manufacturing Systems of the IIE Transactions, and an Associate Editor of several other journals. At present, he is on the Editorial Boards of International Journal of Production Research and Automation and Remote Control. He is a Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences and a Life Fellow of IEEE. He received numerous award and recognitions for teaching and research.