Dr. Kenneth Loparo
ISSACS: Institute for Smart, Secure and Connected Systems, Co-Academic Director, IoT Collaborative, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
Kenneth A. Loparo is an IEEE Life Fellow, AIMBE Fellow and the Arthur L. Parker Professor in the Department of Electrical, Computer Systems Engineering with academic appointments in the Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Case Western Reserve University. He is the Founder and Faculty Director of the Institute for Smart, Secure and Connected Systems (ISSACS) and the Co-Academic Director of the Internet of Things Collaborative (IOTC). He has received numerous awards including: John S. Diekoff Award for Distinguished Graduate Teaching, Tau Beta Pi Outstanding Engineering and Science Professor Award, Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award, Carl F. Wittke Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching, Srinivasa P. Gutti Memorial Engineering Teaching Award. He was the Chair of the Department of Systems Engineering from 1990 -1994, Associate Dean of Engineering from 1994 -1997, and Chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from 2013 - 2017. His research interests include stability and control of nonlinear and stochastic systems with applications to large-scale complex systems; nonlinear filtering with applications to monitoring, fault detection, diagnosis, prognosis and reconfigurable control; information theory aspects of stochastic and quantized systems with applications to adaptive and dual control and the design of distributed autonomous control systems.