Gang Yin

Gang Yin

Distinguished Professor


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Gang Yin

George Yin received a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Delaware in 1983, M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Ph.D. in applied mathematics from Brown University in 1987. He joined Wayne State University in 1987, and became a professor in 1996. His research interests include stochastic systems and applications. He coauthored 9 research books and numerous refereed journal papers.

He was chair of SIAMĀ  (Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics) Conference on Control & Its Application, 2011, and co-chair of two AMS-IMS-SIAM [AMS (American Mathematical Society), IMS (Institute of Mathematical Statistics)] Summer Research Conferences; he also chaired a number SIAM prize selection committees. He was chair of SIAM Activity Group on Control and Systems Theory, and served on the Board of Directors of American Automatic Control Council; he also served on numerous technical and conference committees forĀ  IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and IFAC (International Federation of Automatic Control).

He is editor-in-chief of SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, senior editor of IEEE Control Systems Letters, associate editor for applied mathematics and optimization; and on the editorial boards of over 20 other journals and book series. He is a fellow of IEEE, a Fellow of IFAC and SIAM.


Ph.D., Brown University, 1987

Awards and grants

  • SIAM Fellow
  • IEEE Fellow
  • IFAC Fellow
  • Research supported by NSF, Army Research and Air Force Office of Scientific Research

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