Prof. Shinji Hara
Professor Emeritus of Tokyo Institute of Technology and University of Tokyo
Shinji Hara received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in engineering all from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, in 1974, 1976, and 1981, respectively. In 1984, he joined Tokyo Tech. as an Associate Professor and has served as a Full Professor for ten years. Since 2002 he had been a Full Professor of Det. of Information Physics and Computing, The University of Tokyo until March in 2017. He is Professor Emeritus of Tokyo Institute of Technology and University of Tokyo. His current research interests are in robust control, decentralized cooperative control for large-scale networked dynamical systems, system biology, and glocal control. Dr. Hara received the George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award from the IEEE Control System Society in 2006. He was the President of SICE in 2009 and the Vice-President of the IEEE CSS in 2009-2010, IFAC Council member in 2011-2017, and Fellow of IFAC, IEEE and SICE.