George Yin received the B.S. degree in Mathematics from
the University of Delaware in 1983, M.S. degree in Electrical
Engineering, and Ph.D. degree 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 SIAM (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 for 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 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 a Fellow of SIAM.
EducationPh.D., Brown University, 1987
Awards and grants
Research supported by NSF, Army Research, and Air Force Office of Scientific Research