Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Peter Caines received the BA degree in mathematics from Oxford University in 1967, and in 1970 the DIC and PhD degrees in systems and control theory (supervised by David Mayne, FRS) from Imperial College, University of London. He has taught at UMIST, Stanford, UC Berkeley, Harvard, Toronto and the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and been a visiting research fellow at the Technion, the University of Florence and Hong Kong University. Since 1980, he has been with McGill University, Montreal, where he is Macdonald Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Peter Caines is a Fellow of the IEEE, the CIAR, and was elected to the Royal Society of Canada in May, 2003; he is the author of Linear Stochastic Systems, John Wiley, 1988. His research interests lie in the areas of hierarchical, hybrid, adaptive and discrete event systems and stochastic systems theory.