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== Education ==
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<big> '''Stéphane Lafortune''' | [[Contact Information]] | [[Career]] | [[Research]] | [[Publications]] | [[Related Links]] </big>
<big>''' École Polytechnique de Montréal''' </big>
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:B.S. Electrical Engineering 1980
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<big>''' McGill University''' </big>
 
:M.S. Electrical Engineering 1982
 
  
<big>''' University of California at Berkeley''' </big>
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<big> Welcome / Bienvenue ! </big>
:Ph.D. Electrical Engineering 1986
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== Professional Career ==
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<big> Please follow the above links. I hope that you find the information you need. </big>
<big> '''University of Michigan, Ann Arbor''' </big>
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:Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science since 1986
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<big> '''Elected Fellow of the IEEE (1999) '''</big>
 
:Contributions to the theory of discrete event systems
 
:Served on the editorial boards of the Journal of ''Discrete Event Dynamic Systems: Theory and Applications and of the International Journal of Control''
 
  
<big> '''Axelby Outstanding Paper Award from the IEEE Control Systems Society'''</big>
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[[File:Lafortune-mar2014-lowres.jpg|300px|March 2014]]
:'''1994''' - [http://scholar.google.com/citations?view_op=view_citation&hl=en&user=5wgTi1AAAAAJ&cstart=120&pagesize=100&sortby=pubdate&citation_for_view=5wgTi1AAAAAJ:jFemdcug13IC Limited Lookahead Policies in Supervisory Control of Discrete Event Systems]
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::Co-author(s): Sheng-Luen Chung, Feng Lin
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:'''2001''' - [http://scholar.google.com/citations?view_op=view_citation&hl=en&user=5wgTi1AAAAAJ&cstart=120&pagesize=100&sortby=pubdate&citation_for_view=5wgTi1AAAAAJ:anf4URPfarAC Decentralized Supervisor Control with Communicating Controllers]
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::Co-author(s): George Barrett
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<big> Biographical sketch </big>
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Stéphane Lafortune was born in Montréal, Québec, Canada.  
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He received the B.Eng degree from École Polytechnique de Montréal in 1980, the M.Eng degree from McGill University in 1982, and the Ph.D degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 1986, all in electrical engineering. Since September 1986, he has been with the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
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In March 2018, he was appointed as the N. Harris McClamroch Collegiate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
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Lafortune is a Fellow of the IEEE (1999) and of IFAC (2017).
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He received the Presidential Young Investigator Award from the National Science Foundation in 1990 and the Axelby Outstanding Paper Award from the Control Systems Society of the IEEE in 1994 (for a paper co-authored with S.-L. Chung and F. Lin) and in 2001 (for a paper co-authored with G. Barrett).
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Lafortune's research interests are in discrete event systems and include multiple problem domains: modeling, diagnosis, control, optimization, and applications to computer and software systems.
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He is the lead developer of the software package UMDES and co-developer of DESUMA with L. Ricker.
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He co-authored, with C. Cassandras, the textbook <i>Introduction to Discrete Event Systems </i> (Second Edition, Springer, 2008).
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Lafortune is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems: Theory and Applications.

Latest revision as of 20:53, November 12, 2018

Stéphane Lafortune | Contact Information | Career | Research | Publications | Related Links


Welcome / Bienvenue !


Please follow the above links. I hope that you find the information you need.


March 2014


Biographical sketch

Stéphane Lafortune was born in Montréal, Québec, Canada. He received the B.Eng degree from École Polytechnique de Montréal in 1980, the M.Eng degree from McGill University in 1982, and the Ph.D degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 1986, all in electrical engineering. Since September 1986, he has been with the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. In March 2018, he was appointed as the N. Harris McClamroch Collegiate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Lafortune is a Fellow of the IEEE (1999) and of IFAC (2017). He received the Presidential Young Investigator Award from the National Science Foundation in 1990 and the Axelby Outstanding Paper Award from the Control Systems Society of the IEEE in 1994 (for a paper co-authored with S.-L. Chung and F. Lin) and in 2001 (for a paper co-authored with G. Barrett). Lafortune's research interests are in discrete event systems and include multiple problem domains: modeling, diagnosis, control, optimization, and applications to computer and software systems. He is the lead developer of the software package UMDES and co-developer of DESUMA with L. Ricker. He co-authored, with C. Cassandras, the textbook Introduction to Discrete Event Systems (Second Edition, Springer, 2008). Lafortune is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems: Theory and Applications.

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