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Tryphon Georgiou  2013

Tryphon T. Georgiou
Vincente Hermes Luh Chair


Area of expertise: Control engineering and systems theory

Ph.D., EE, 1983, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, United States
Diploma, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, 1979, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece

Contact information
Office: 5-179 Keller Hall
Telephone: (612) 625-3303
E-mail: Georgiou (at)
Personal Web Site:

2011 Elected Foreign Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, IVA
Fellow of the IEEE, January 2000, for contributions to the theory of robust control
2003 IEEE Control Systems Society G.S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award
1999 IEEE Control Systems Society G.S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award
1992 IEEE Control Systems Society G.S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award

My research interests are in the general areas of System Theory and Control Engineering. For further information, please see my web page.

Selected publications
T.T. Georgiou, "The Caratheodory-Fejer-Pisarenko decomposition and its multivariable counterpart," IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, 52(2): 212-228, February 2007.

T.T. Georgiou, "Distances and Riemannian Metrics for Spectral Density Functions," IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, 55(8): 3995-4003, August 2007.

T.T. Georgiou, "An intrinsic metric for power spectral density functions," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, 14(8): 561-563, August 2007.

T.T. Georgiou, "The maximum entropy ansatz in the absence of a time-arrow: fractional pole models," IEEE Trans. on Information Theory, 53(8): 2841-2851, August 2007.

T.T. Georgiou, Oleg Michailovich, Yogesh Rathi, James Malcolm, and Allen Tannenbaum, "Distribution Metrics and Image Segmentation, Linear Algebra and its Applications, "425(2-3): 663-672, September 2007.