Ralph and Catherine Fisher Professor of Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Professor Alleyne received his B.S. in Engineering Degree from Princeton University in 1989 in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering in 1992 and 1994, respectively, from The University of California at Berkeley. He joined the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 1994 and is also appointed in the Coordinated Science Laboratory of UIUC. He currently holds the Ralph M. and Catherine V. Fisher Professorship in the College of Engineering, was awarded the ASME Dynamics Systems and Control Divisionís Outstanding Young Investigator Award in 2003, and was a Fulbright Fellow to the Netherlands where he held a Visiting Professorship in Vehicle Mechatronics at TU Delft. His research interests are a mix of theory and implementation with a broad application focus. He is a Fellow of the ASME, a senior member of the IEEE, and is involved with several other societies where he has contributed extensively as an editor, associate editor, author, reviewer, and organizer. Further information about the toys he and his students play with can be found at the following website: http://mr-roboto.me.uiuc.edu.