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Venkataramanan "Ragu" Balakrishnan

Charles H. Phipps Dean of Engineering, Case School of Engineering
Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering
Investigates numerical methods and optimization for systems and control, control theory, application of systems theory in communication, signal processing, robotics and VLSI

Education

M.S., Statistics , Stanford University , 1992
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University , 1992
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University , 1988
B.Tech., Electrical Engineering , Indiana Institute of Technology , 1985

Awards and Recognitions

2012, IEEE Fellow,

Professional Leadership and Service

Monday, January 1, 2001 - Jan. 1, 2003, Associate Editor IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control
Friday, January 1, 1999 - Jan. 1, 2001, Chairman IEEE Control Systems Society Technical Committee on Robust Control
Wednesday, January 1, 1997 - Jan. 1, 1999, Member Conference Editorial Board for the American Control Conference and the Conference on Decision and Control
Sunday, January 1, 1995 - Jan. 1, 1999, Chairman IEEE Control Systems Society Working Group on Robust Control
Saturday, January 1, 2005 - PRESENT, Senior Member Control Systems Society
Tuesday, January 1, 2002 - PRESENT, Registration Chair American Control Conference
Friday, January 1, 1999 - PRESENT, Member, Technical Program Committee IEEE American Control Conference
Friday, January 1, 1999 - PRESENT, Co-Registration Chair IEEE Conference on Control Applications
Friday, January 1, 1999 - PRESENT, Conference session co-organizer and co-chair “Optimization-based CACSD,” 1999 IEEE International Conference on Control Applications and IEEE International Symposium on CACSD
Thursday, January 1, 1998 - PRESENT, Conference session co-chair, Session TA–05 “Linear Matrix Inequalities II,” IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
Monday, January 1, 1996 - PRESENT, Conference session co-organizer, Session MA–01 “Algorithms and Software Tools for LMI Problems in Control,” IEEE International Symposium on CACSD
Monday, January 1, 1996 - PRESENT, Conference session co-chair, Session WP–13 “Robust Control of Time-Delay Systems,” IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
Sunday, January 1, 1995 - PRESENT, Member Control Systems Society
Saturday, January 1, 1994 - PRESENT, Workshop co-organizer and presenter “Computer-aided Control System Design Using Linear Matrix Inequalities,” American Control Conference
Saturday, January 1, 1994 - PRESENT, Conference session co-organizer and co-chair, Session WA–02 “Linear Matrix Inequalities in Control Theory–I,” American Control Conference
Saturday, January 1, 1994 - PRESENT, Conference session co-organizer and co-chair, Session WM–02 “Linear Matrix Inequalities in Control Theory–II,” American Control Conference
Friday, January 1, 2016 - PRESENT, Director of Operations IEEE Control Systems Society Executive Committee
Saturday, January 1, 1994 - PRESENT, Conference session co-chair, Session WP–15 “Optimal Control: Numerical Methods,” IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
Thursday, January 1, 2015 - PRESENT, Deputy Director of Operations IEEE Control Systems Society Executive Committee
Friday, January 1, 1993 - PRESENT, Workshops co-organizer and presenter “Convex Optimization Techniques in Robust Control,” IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 - PRESENT, Appointed to the Board of Governors IEEE Control Systems Society
Wednesday, January 1, 1992 - PRESENT, Conference sessions co-chair, Session TM–9 “Robust stability and performance,” IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
Saturday, January 1, 2011 - PRESENT, Program Vice Chair Joint IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference